Bad Azz | Interview
From Long Beach, CA, Bad Azz was kicked out of high school for his behavior and frequented the streets. Bad Azz ran into Snoop Dogg at VIP Records shortly after Doggystyle was released. Bad Azz left with motivation to make a career from rapping. He freestyled and performed at house parties in Long Beach before joining Snoop’s label Doggystyle Records, a sub-label of Death Row Records. Bad Azz made various guest appearances before debuting on Priority Records in 1998 with the album Word On Tha Street with features from Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Tha Outlawz, and Lady Of Rage. Bad Azz followed up with his second solo album in 2001, Personal Business, with features from Ice Cube, Daz Dillinger, Goldie Loc, and Busta Rhymes. As an original member of the LBC Crew and Tha Dogg Pound, Bad Azz is also featured on the song “Krazy” from 2Pac’s album Makaveli: The Don Killuminati 7 Day Theory. Bad Azz dropped an album, Thug Pound, with Bizzy Bone and the single “As Long As I Can”.