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Birthday
15, 1967
Birthplace
Vallejo, CA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1967 (age 50)
Birthplace
Vallejo, CA

About

Pioneering Bay Area rapper who gave rise to the West Coast sound and made Oakland a hub of rap culture. He had his biggest commercial success in 2006 with his single "Tell Me When to Go." His birth name is Earl Stevens.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Bay Area hip-hop group The Click before making his solo debut in 1993.

Trivia

His flamboyant lyrics and a willingness to experiment with musical techniques like overdubbing made him an influence throughout the U.S.

Family Life

He was born in Vallejo, California. His son Earl Jr. also became a rapper under the name Droop-E.

Associated With

He revived his fame in 2006 with the single "Tell Me When to Go," which was produced by Lil Jon.

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