Radric Davis, 2 February 1980, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. This Atlanta-based gangsta rapper followed in his hustler fathers footsteps in his teens, and after being caught selling drugs on the streets received a custodial sentence. Gucci Mane had already dabbled in the rap scene prior to his incarceration, and following his release threw himself into music in an attempt to stay on the straight and narrow. He made his debut in 2005 with the independently released Trap House. The hard-hitting gangsta lyrics fitted in perfectly with the Atlanta rap scene and the album was a major local success, also generating the hit, Icy. The follow-ups, 2006s Hard To Kill and 2007s Trap-A-Thon, received national distribution through Tommy Boy Entertainment, and saw the rapper making the national charts for the first time. At the end of 2007, he made his mainstream debut on Atlantic Records with Back To The Trap House. Gucci Mane has also released several...