The Game
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1979-11-27
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The Game

The Game Biography (Wikipedia)

Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name The Game (or simply Game), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene, as well as being one of 50 Cent's signees under G-Unit Records.

Born in Compton, California, he initially released a series of mixtapes upon being discovered by fellow West Coast rapper JT the Bigga Figga. After releasing his debut independent album Untold Story in 2004, he was signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. He rose to fame in 2005 with the success of his major-label debut album The Documentary and found continued success with the 2006 follow-up Doctor's Advocate. The Recording Industry Association of America certified The Documentary Double Platinum in March 2005.

A rising artist in the 2000s, The Game was considered to be a driving force in bringing back the West Coast hip hop scene into the mainstream and competing with many of his East Coast counterparts. The Game was placed into G-Unit by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. As a result of his disputes with 50 Cent, Game left Aftermath and signed with Geffen, another label under Universal's Interscope Geffen A&M unit, to terminate his contractual obligations with G-Unit in the summer of 2006. The Game's second major label album Doctor's Advocate was released on November 14, 2006 and it became his second album to debut at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. Doctor's Advocate did not feature any production from Dr. Dre. Pitchfork Media placed The Documentary at number 35 on their list of Top 50 Albums of 2005. The Game was nominated with a total of two nominations, including Grammy Award for Best Rap Song and Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the smash single "Hate It or Love It". The New York Times named Doctor's Advocate best hip-hop album of 2006.

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Hate It Or Love It (feat. 50 Cent)
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Hate It Or Love It (feat. 50 Cent)
Anderson .Paak
Room In Here (feat. The Game & Sonyae Elise)
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Room In Here (feat. The Game & Sonyae Elise)
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It's Okay (One Blood)
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It's Okay (One Blood)
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Hate It Or Love It (G-Unit Remix) (feat. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck & Tony Yayo)
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Hate It Or Love It (G-Unit Remix) (feat. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck & Tony Yayo)
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Put You On The Game
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Put You On The Game
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My Life (feat. Lil Wayne)
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My Life (feat. Lil Wayne)
The Game
How We Do (feat. 50 Cent)
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How We Do (feat. 50 Cent)
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How We Do
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How We Do
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Dreams
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Dreams
Mary J. Blige
MJB Da MVP (feat. The Game & 50 Cent)
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MJB Da MVP (feat. The Game & 50 Cent)
The Game
DTF (feat. Y.G., Ty Dolla $ign & Jeremih)
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DTF (feat. Y.G., Ty Dolla $ign & Jeremih)
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The Soundtrack (feat. Meek Mill)
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The Soundtrack (feat. Meek Mill)
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Young
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Young
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My Flag/Da Homies
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My Flag/Da Homies
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Compton
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Compton
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