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DJ Quik
Born: Jan 18, 1970 in Compton, CA
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: One of the premier West Coast gangsta rap artists of the early '90s, DJ Quik was a rapper as well as a producer whose career carried on well into the next decade, as he put his career aside and began working primarily as a beat-maker. Born David Martin Blake on January 18, 1970, in Compton, California, ...Read full biography
The Book of David
Released: 2011
Label: Mad Science Recordings
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While his only worthy contemporary, Dr. Dre, continued to tease with leaked tracks and missed release dates, West Coast rapper/producer DJ Quik kept banging them out, releasing The Book of David just two ...Read full review
Under tha Influence [Ark 21]
Released: 2002
Label: ARK 21
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During DJ Quik's decade-long descent from superstar status to near obscurity, he lost much of his fan base mostly because he failed to change his style. Ever since he became an overnight sensation back ...Read full review
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