Tha Dogg Pound

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Urban & Rap
Descriptive "tags": hip-hop g-funk rap gangsta rap west coast rap west coast hip hop Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

The release of Tha Dogg Pound’s debut album in 1995 came at a time when their mentor and the best-known member of the Death Row Records / Dr. Dre enclave, Snoop Doggy Dogg, had just gone on trial charged with murder. The Los Angeles, California-based duo of Dat Nigga Daz (Delmar Arnaud, 25 May 1973, Long Beach, California, USA) and Kurupt Tha Kingpin (b. Ricardo Brown, 23 November 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) made their debut on Dogg’s multi-platinum Doggystyle, and were largely responsible for 1994’s Murder Was The Case movie soundtrack, which introduced a sound that used Dre’s patented G-funk formula as a launching pad.

The duo largely steered clear of gangsta rhetoric on their debut album, but with guests including Snoop Doggy Dogg himself, Nate Dogg, Lady Of Rage and Michel’le, Dogg Food was bound to attract interest from hardcore rap fans. The album also revealed a comparative deftness of touch and a...

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