- B.G. Knocc Out
Infobox musical artist
Name = B.G. Knocc Out
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Arlandis Hinton
Origin = Compton,
Genre = Hip hop
Years_active = 1993-present
Label = Ruthless, Def Jam, Outburst
URL = [http://www.bgknoccout.com bgknoccout.com]
Al Hasan Naqiyy [cite web|url=http://www.discogs.com/artist/B.G.+Knocc+Out|title=B.G. Knocc Out|format=HTML|publisher=Discogs|accessdate=2008-08-07] , known by his stage name B.G. Knocc Out, is an American West Coast rap legend best known for collaborating with
Eazy-Eon the 1993 single " Real Muthaphuckkin G's". He is also the younger brother of Dresta, who also collaborated in the song. Along with his brother, he is Cripsgang member, associated with Nutty Blocc Compton Crips set. [cite web|url=http://www.greatonline.org/Conference/PDF/Cuthbertson_Media_Violence.pdf|title=Crips|format=PDF|publisher=Gang Resistance Education And Training|accessdate=2008-08-07]
Life and music career
Born in Compton, B.G. Knocc Out grew up in neighbouring cities, Compton and Watts. He started rapping after being inspired by
Eazy-E's song Boyz-n-the-Hood. B.G. Knocc Out was also a part of a short-lived group called Youths At Risk. [http://www.illhill.com/article.asp?topic_id=751 B.G. Knocc Out Interview] (HTML) Illhill.com. Retrieved on 2008-08-31]
Knocc Out appeared on
Eazy-E1993 double-platinum EP It's On ( Dr. Dre) 187um Killa. Thanks to the success of the album's signature track, " Real Muthaphuckkin G's", which dissed Death Row recording artists Dr. Dre(with whom Eazy had bitterly parted ways in 1991) and Snoop Dogg, he and Drestahad gained exposure, and they were inspired to record an album of their own. Dresta and B.G. Knocc Out released their first album " Real Brothas" in 1995. B.G. Knocc Out made three guest appearances in Eazy-E's posthumous album Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton.
B.G. Knocc Out was sentenced to 10 years in prison in 1998, but it was reduced with a release date scheduled for August 2006. While incarcerated, he converted to Islam. During September 2007 his official website confirmed reports that he was back in prison and released a statement by his wife in which she states that he has been wrongfully charged and arrested on false allegations. [cite web|url=http://www.dubcnn.com/arc8-2007.html|title=B.G. Knocc Out news|publisher=Dub CNN|date=2007-09-23|accessdate=2007-10-05] According to his website he is to be released on November 21.
* [http://www.bgknoccout.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.discogs.com/artist/B.G.+Knocc+Out Discography] at
NAME=Naqiyy, Al Hasan
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=B.G. Knocc Out
SHORT DESCRIPTION=American gangsta rapper.
DATE OF BIRTH=
January 23 1975
PLACE OF BIRTH=Compton,
DATE OF DEATH=
PLACE OF DEATH=
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