The Game

The Game

 

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Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), better known by his stage name The Game (or simply Game), is an American rapper and actor. The Game is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre's signers under Aftermath Records. Born in Compton, California, he released his first mixtape You Know What It Is Vol. 1 in 2002; shortly after, he was signed to Dr. Dre's Aftermath Entertainment 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.[1][2][3] 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 Entertainment and signed with Geffen Records, another label under Universal Music Group's Interscope-Geffen-A&M division, 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 straight 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.[4]

His next album LAX was released in 2008. With his eighth studio album The R.E.D. Album, The Game again debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. In addition to music, The Game has starred in motion pictures and founded The Black Wall Street Records. In September 2011, The Game started working on his ninth studio album, Jesus Piece, which was released on December 11, 2012, his final album released by Interscope. After releasing a mixtape OKE, on October 12, 2013, Birdman announced The Game had signed to Cash Money Records, which is distributed by Republic Records. However, The Game later refuted this claim. His latest album 1992 was released on October 14, 2016, and spawned two official singles.

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Highlights12

Oh I
Song
Oh I is a song by The Game, released on October 26, 2017.
Heaven 4 A Gangster
Song
Heaven 4 A Gangster is a song by The Game, released on September 13, 2017.
The R.E.D. Album
 
The R.E.D. Album is the fourth studio album by American rapper Game.
The Documentary
 
The Documentary is the debut studio album by American rapper The Game.

Photos - The Game1000

Popular Albums61

Album Appearances & References181

Popular Songs57

Song Appearances & References23

Musical Groups2

Films4

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows15

Video Game References3

Collaborators & Influencers126

Other Music-Related Relationships12

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships5

Awards & Nominations9

Events1

You May Also Be Interested In65

Videos64

Spotify - Albums & Singles223

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts15

News Articles8

'Weed is legal lol!' The Game laughs off footage of Chris Brown 'passing him a marijuana cigarette' at star-studded basketball game
  –  February 17, 2018
Chris Brown was caught on camera apparently passing a marijuana cigarette to The Game at a star-studded basketball game on Friday. But rapper The Game - who has his own brand of cannabis and owns a marijuana dispensary - has laughed off the footage ...
Chris Brown is caught on camera stylishly passing a blunt to rapper The Game in the middle of NBA All-Stars game (Video)
  –  February 17, 2018
Singer, Chris Brown was caught on camera stylishly passing the blunt to rapper The Game in the middle of NBA All-Stars game, which held in Los Angeles last night. Watch the video below. Previous articlePhotos: Check out Ebuka’s traditional Benin attire ...
Cryptocurrency Pot Project Endorsed By The Game, Hit With Lawsuit From Angry Investors
  –  February 13, 2018
It turns out that a lot of investors in cryptocurrency company Paragon are no longer content with the endorsement it got from rapper The Game. The company, which purportedly seeks to transform the pot industry through the magic of blockchain, is now facing ...
The Game Pens An Emotional Tribute To His Late Father: 'Your Absence Is Eating Away At My Soul'
  –  February 5, 2018
Early Sunday morning (Feb. 4), The Documentary 2 rapper took to Instagram to share an emotional ... being able to see him again in the physical form 😔 A post shared by The Game (@losangelesconfidential) on Feb 4, 2018 at 8:22am PST "I come to you ...
"Of Course There Are Rules!" - Talking The Game With Masta Ace
  –  February 16, 2018
Nowadays everyone got a shorter attention span and music doesn’t last longer than a month ... This is way before SP’s and MPC’s/ And long before CD or MP3’s/ The game start to bloom and blossom/ And masters ready for the ceremony, like a groom ...
Super Bowl Soundtrack: How the Music Industry Gets In the Game
  –  February 5, 2018
Justin Timberlake, like many Super Bowl performers, will likely see a spike in streams of his songs on Spotify. Credit: Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images The Super Bowl is about football and commercials, but also it's about music. It wasn't always ...
Witcher 3: Musical Composers Discuss The Game's Inspirational Music and its "Beautiful Ugliness"
  –  January 10, 2018
Though the Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt has been out for awhile now, it still continues to prove that it is no where near running out of juice. Even this year, it still managed to outsell many of the AAA games that released in 2017. The testament of a truly ...
Get Jazzy with the Game Music Covers of "Press Start"
  –  November 21, 2017
When you're looking to chill out with some music, the last tunes you're likely to think of are platformer themes or the eternal Tetris earworm. But in the hands of California jazz duo 8-Bit Jazz Heroes, your favorite themes have turned into a relaxing ...

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