- B.G. (rapper)
B.G. Birth name Christopher Dorsey Also known as B. Gizzle Born September 3, 1980
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres Hip hop, Gangsta rap Occupations Rapper, actor Years active 1992–present Labels Chopper City, Cash Money, Grand Hustle Records Associated acts Cash Money Millionaires Chopper City Boyz, The B.G.'z, Birdman, Lil Wayne Website www.bgizzle.com
Christopher Dorsey (born September 3, 1980), better known by his stage name B.G. (short for "Baby Gangsta"'), is an American Southern rapper, actor, and record producer from New Orleans, Louisiana. His music career started by signing with Cash Money Records in 1993 with Lil Wayne as half of the duo The B.G.'z . Both artists, along with fellow Southern rappers Juvenile and Turk collectively formed the group, the Hot Boys in 1997. In 2010, B.G. resigned from Cash Money Records, and created his own label, Chopper City Records in 2001.
main article: B.G. discography
- Studio albums
- 1995: True Story
- 1996: Chopper City
- 1997: It's All on U, Vol. 1
- 1997: It's All on U, Vol. 2
- 1999: Chopper City in the Ghetto
- 2000: Checkmate (B.G. album)
- 2003: Livin' Legend
- 2004: Life After Cash Money
- 2005: The Heart of Tha Streetz, Vol. 1
- 2006: The Heart of Tha Streetz, Vol. 2 (I Am What I Am)
- 2009: Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood''
- 2010: HollyHood
- with Hot Boys
- 1997: Get It How U Live!
- 1999: Guerrilla Warfare
- 2000: Baller Blockin' Soundtrack
- 2003: Let 'Em Burn
- with Chopper City Boyz
On November 3, 2009, B.G. was arrested in New Orleans after police pulled over his Chevrolet Tahoe for a routine traffic stop. It is rumored that he was leaving the home of his girlfriend in Uptown New Orleans when he was stopped by the police in New Orleans. During a search of the vehicle, police found three guns, two of which were reported stolen. Police also found loaded magazines and two extended clips. B.G. was booked into the Orleans Parish Prison on an illegal carrying of weapons charge. B.G. appeared in court on November 5 and his incarceration and bond information are unknown to the press at the time. On February 11, 2010, he appeared in court and entered a not guilty plea.
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- ^ "Rapper B.G. pleads innocent to gun charge". NOLA.com. http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/02/rapper_bg_pleads_innocent_to_g.html. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
- Official site
- Atlantic Records page
- B.G. on Myspace
- B.G. at the Internet Movie Database
- B.G. Interview, 05/07/09
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