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Xzibit

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Xzibit

American rapper and actoradd

Category: Music

Born in 1974.

Countries: United States (73%), Europe (9%), Germany (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem

Linked to: Columbia Records, West Coast Customs, MTV, Serial Killers

 

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Xzibit was born in 1974 add something


1984

Xzibit lived in Albuquerque from age 10 to 17, this is when he began writing rhymes. add something

 

Xzibit started to rap at the age of 14, shortly after his relocation from Albuquerque to Los Angeles , under the pseudonym “Exhibit A”. add something


1996

After touring with Likwit Crew the same year, Xzibit signed to Loud Records and released his acclaimed debut album, At the Speed of Life in October 1996, which peaked at number 74 on the Billboard Hot 200 and reached 38 on the Canadian Albums Chart. add something


1998

Gregory Dark - Dark's 1998 video "What U See Is What U Get" for Xzibit remained at the top of the Charts on BET for almost a year and won a Source *award


2000

Dre invited Xzibit to perform on his American Up in Smoke Tour in mid-2000, which featured Snoop Dogg, Eminem, and Ice Cube, among many others. add something


2001

Dre’s 6x platinum album 2001, on the songs “Lolo”, “Some L.A. Niggaz”, and “What’s the Difference” with Eminem. add something

 

He continued to star in films involving fellow rap artists such as The Wash, co-starring Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, in 2001 and The Slim Shady Show and 8 Mile, co-starring Eminem, in 2001 and 2002, respectively. add something

 

He released two concert films in 2001, Xzibit: Restless Xposed, centered around the recording of his third studio album and various live-performances and was seen in Tha Alkaholiks: X.O. The Movie Experience by the rap group of the same name. add something

 

The same year, he starred in the direct-to-video crime film Tha Eastsidaz by the group of the same name and was a playable character in the football game Madden NFL 2001. add something


2002

In 2002, he guest-starred in the comedy series Cedric the Entertainer Presents as Mack Daddy in the eponymous episode and released his fourth studio album Man vs. add something


2003

He continued to collaborate with his closest West Coast colleagues, primarily Ras Kass and Saafir, with whom he formed The Golden State Project rap collective, and Tha Alkaholiks, along with bigger names like Snoop Dogg and Eminem, whom he accompanied on his All Access Europe tour in 2003. add something


2004

The popular MTV show Pimp My Ride boosted his popularity even further, as it introduced him to a major audience in 2004. add something

 

Musically, he started the year off with the release of his second compilation album Appetite for Destruction featuring 50 Cent on one track, consisting mostly of tracks from his Dre period and songs that didn’t make the cut for his fifth studio album Weapons of Mass Destruction, which was released in December 2004, entering the charts at 43 in the U.S. For this album, he reunited with Columbia Records, after having parted ways with producer and mentor Dr. Dre. The album managed to go gold, but yet again Xzibit was unhappy with the promotion and backing of his label, claiming add something

 

Timbaland - In 2004 Timbaland produced singles for LL Cool J, Xzibit, Fatman Scoop, and Jay-Z, and he produced the bulk of Brandy?s fourth album, Afrodisiac.


2005

In 2005, he collaborated with shock rock legend Alice Cooper on a track entitled “Stand” from the album “Dirty Diamonds”. add something

 

University of California, Los Angeles - Past performers include Thrice and Common in 2005, Xzibit and Rooney in 2006, T.I. in 2007, The Cool Kids, Estelle, Hellogoodbye in 2008, LMFAO and Clipse in 2009, Ying Yang Twins, Travis McCoy and The Cataracs in 2010

 

University of California at Los Angeles - Past performers include Thrice and Common in 2005, Xzibit and Rooney in 2006, T.I. in 2007, The Cool Kids, Estelle, Hellogoodbye in 2008, LMFAO and Clipse in 2009, Ying Yang Twins, Travis McCoy and The Cataracs in 2010


2006

In 2006, he starred in the drama Gridiron Gang as Malcolm Moore and made two guest-appearances in the animated sitcom The Boondocks. add something

 

JT the Bigga Figga - In 2006, JT worked with Snoop Dogg on a documentary DVD entitled "Mandatory Business", which featured such names as Russell Simmons, Spike Lee, Xzibit, Young_Buck and 50 Cent

 

Ice Cube - In October 2006, Xzibit, Lil_Jon and WC from the Westside Connection honoured Ice Cube at VH1's Annual Hip Hop Honors, performing some classic Ice Cube tracks, and Ice Cube performed "Why We Thugs" and "Go To Church" from his album Laugh Now, Cry Later, where the New York crowd were greeted with Cube's vintage Cali sound.


2007

After the cancellation of Pimp My Ride in 2007, 2008 was the first year where Xzibit did not release an album in his former two year cycle. add something

 

He continued hosting the show until its cancellation in 2007, those years can easily be seen as the most successful in his career. add something

 

The problems started after Pimp My Ride was cancelled: in 2007 he earned $497,175, and after the cancellation his 2008 income was reported as $67,510. add something

 

In June 2007, Xzibit left the Rove Live studios in Australia before a scheduled appearance. add something


2009

In 2009, he played the mob leader Big Fate in the acclaimed The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans and reprised his role as Abbott in the enhanced remake of 2004's The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, while Sony released his first greatest hits album, entitled The Greatest Hits. add something

 

Even though his financial troubles were increased even further, as he had to file for bankruptcy in July 2009 and January 2010, although both attempts were dismissed and his houses and belongings liened. add something

 

He tried to file for bankruptcy twice, in July 2009 and January 2010, but both times his bankruptcy filings were dismissed due to various reasons. add something

 

The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans - "'The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans"' is a 2009 American crime drama film directed by Werner Herzog and starring Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Tom Bower, Jennifer Coolidge, Xzibit, Val_Kilmer and Brad Dourif


2010

After a four year hiatus, he planned to release his seventh studio album MMX in 2010, but due to label issues the album was not released by the end of year. add something

 

In 2010 he had a guest-spot in the crime series Detroit 1-8-7, in the episode Royal Bubbles / Needle Drop. add something

 

According to public records, as of late 2010 Xzibit owed more than $959,523 in delinquent federal taxes. add something


2011

In March 2011, he teamed up with Extreme Music, to release a new compilation of material titled Urban Ammo 2. add something

 

In April 2011 he teamed up with Pakistani rapper Adil Omar for a single off his debut album The Mushroom Cloud Effect titled “Off The Handle” which is produced by longtime collaborator Fredwreck, and was released on May 24, 2011, with a video by Matt Alonzo. add something

 

In April 2011 he teamed up with Pakistani rapper Adil Omar for a single off his debut album The Mushroom Cloud Effect titled Off The Handle which is produced by longtime collaborator Fredwreck, and was released on May 24, 2011, with a video by Matt Alonzo add something

 

On May 29, 2011, Xzibit announced via Twitter that the new album was to be renamed, quote from his Twitter: MMX was the tend. title of the new album add something

 

On October 19, 2011 it was announced that the title of the album has been changed to "Napalm" add something


 

On October 9, 2012, "Napalm" was released and Xzibit had made an appearance on the BET Cypher in the 2012 BET Hip Hop awards add something

 

On October 29, 2012, Xzibit announced the "Collateral Damage" tour with the first 16 shows in Canada starting in early November add something

 

On November 19, 2012, Xzibit was announced as a partner in The Bonita Spirits Company's ultra-premium tequila "Bonita Platinum" add something


2013

The Xbox 360 sponsored tour eventually grew to 18 shows and Xzibit announced this was the first leg on a global tour that would continue into 2013 add something

 

On November 8, 2013, Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation revealed the title, artwork and track listing of their upcoming sixth studio album, "Hydra" add something


2016

He confirmed a brand new album to be released in 2016 with Dr. Dre as a featured producer add something

 

On February 25, 2016, it was announced that he would be joining the cast of Empire add something