The Game

The Game



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.



Oh I
Oh I is a song by The Game, released on October 26, 2017.
Heaven 4 A Gangster
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.

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Popular Songs57

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TV Shows16

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The Game Locks Multi-Million Dollar Deal with Vape Company
  –  April 13, 2018
The Game's been dabbling in the cannabis biz for a few years now, but he's about to get people even more lit with his own line of vape pens ... TMZ has learned. The rapper's teaming with LINX Vapor to make the gear, which they're calling LINX x TREES by Game.
The Game seeking lawyers’ fees in sexual assault lawsuit
  –  April 13, 2018
Rapper The Game is seeking payment for lawyers’ fees in his sexual assault lawsuit. The Dreams hitmaker, real name Jayceon Taylor, was sued for $10 million (£7 million) by Priscilla Rainey, a contestant on his U.S. reality series She’s Got Game ...
Fortnite: Drake Says He'll Rap for the Game if They Add Hotline Bling Emote
  –  April 11, 2018
Rapper Drake already made headlines when he played the popular ... pretty epic memes and we definitely wouldn't mind seeing it come to life once more within the game. Emotes offer a fun way for players to express themselves ... you know, when they're ...
The Game defends Fabolous’ family, and Twitter destroys him
  –  April 5, 2018
They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. We don’t know what rapper The Game’s aim was when he hopped onto social media in an attempt to defend excoriated rapper Fabolous’ family against “culture vultures” who were, in his opinion ...
The Game Responds To Fabolous Domestic Assault Arrest
  –  April 5, 2018
The Game has given his strong opinions on the matter. The Game has weighed in on Fabolous’ recent shocking arrest for domestic abuse. The Compton rapper addressed the dramatic situation on Instagram, claiming that social media has contributed to breaking ...
The Game Speaks Out About Fabolous’ Domestic Violence Case
  –  April 5, 2018
Although leaked video of an altercation offers insight into the hostility of the situation at hand, The Game has decided to come to Fab’s defense... sort of. The Compton rapper took to Instagram, via The Shaderoom, and accused social media of being ...
‘Another Black Family Torn Apart’ The Game’s Take on Fabolous’ Domestic Incident Is Not Well Received
  –  April 4, 2018
As Fabolous’ dust-up with girlfriend Emily B continues to make headlines, rapper The Game has given his two cents on the matter. However, the MC’s remarks weren’t well received. “Another Black family [is] torn apart over social media,” he wrote ...
The Game Weighs In on Fabolous’ Assault Arrest
  –  April 4, 2018
The Game continues his streak as an outspoken figure. The controversial rapper opens up about Fabolous’ recent arrest and also Blac Chyna’s stroller squabble on Instagram. Chuck Taylor first addressed social media’s impact on Fab’s family.
The Game Weighs in on Fabolous’s Domestic Abuse Case: 'Another Black Family Torn Apart'
  –  April 4, 2018
The situation has predictably stoked plenty of social media chatter, and rapper The Game has had enough of it. The Game took to Instagram today to call out The Shade Room for a post they shared regarding the situation with Fabolous and Emily B. In a ...
The Game Comments On Fabolous' Alleged Domestic Assault
  –  April 4, 2018
The Game is never one to hold his tongue on social media. On Wednesday (April 4), the Compton-bred rapper commented on The Shade Room’s post about Fabolous’ alleged domestic assault on longtime girlfriend Emily B. Fab was arrested on March 28 and since ...
The Game Laments Fabolous' Assault Case: "Another Black Family Torn Apart"
  –  April 4, 2018
The Game weighs in on the Fabolous domestic assault controversy. Over the weekend, the generally respected rapper Fabolous found himself at the center of a disturbing domestic abuse incident, in which he reportedly assaulted Emily B, the mother of his ...
The Game On Fabolous’ Domestic Abuse Case: “Another Black Family Torn Apart”
  –  April 4, 2018
As Fabolous domestic abuse scandal continues to unravel, a new report claims the rapper has officially been charged with aggravated assault. While their is damning evidence suggesting he committed the crime he is accused of, The Game is stepping in to ...
The Game Faces Deadline In $7.1 Million Sexual Battery Case
  –  March 22, 2018
West coast rapper The Game is facing a court deadline to hand over financial records and related documents regarding a 2016 sexual assault battery case that was decided in Chicago. The artist born Jayceon Taylor has just a short window of time to hand over ...


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