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The Game

Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), known by his stage name Game, formerly The Game, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, record producer and actor. Game is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene, and for being one of Dr. Dre's most notable protégés. Born in Los Angeles, California, he released his first mixtape You Know What It Is Vol. 1 in 2002, and landed a record deal with the independent label Get Low Recordz owned by JT the Bigga Figga. Game's mixtape reached the hands of Sean Combs, founder of Bad Boy Records, who originally was on the verge of signing him to his label. Five months later, he was discovered by Dr. Dre who listened to the mixtape and signed him to his Aftermath Entertainment label in 2003. He rose to fame in 2005 with the success of his debut album The Documentary (2005) and Doctor's Advocate (2006). The Recording Industry Association of America certified his album The Documentary double platinum in March 2005 and it has sold over five million copies worldwide. A dying genre in the 2000s, Game is 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

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The Game -- Allegedly Attacks Another Guy Connected to Basketball Brawl

The Game
Allegedly Attacks Another Guy Connected to Basketball Brawl

The Game allegedly attacked a photog who was part of a team serving him with a lawsuit for allegedly assaulting a cop ... lots of allegeds here. TMZ broke the story… READ MORE >

The Game Sued By Cop ... You Damaged My Brain

The Game
Sued By Cop You Damaged My Brain

The Game is being sued for that punch he threw last month during a basketball game ... a punch the victim says may have screwed up his brain.  According to a lawsuit filed Monday, Onyebuchi… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
The Game -- SUSPENDED From B-Ball League ... For In-Game Sucker Punch

The Game
SUSPENDED From B-Ball League For In-Game Sucker Punch

The Game got slapped with much more than a foul for socking a basketball opponent -- 'cause the hoops league just suspended the rapper until cops and the D.A. decide his fate. TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 17 days ago
The Game -- Oh Crap!!! I Punched a Cop

The Game
Oh Crap!!! I Punched a Cop

The Game picked the wrong guy to sock in the mouth during a basketball game ... TMZ has learned his victim is an LAPD officer. Law enforcement sources tell us the guy who got into it with the… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
The Game -- He Threatened to Shoot Me ... Hoops KO Was Self Defense (VIDEO)

The Game
He Threatened to Shoot Me Hoops KO Was Self Defense [VIDEO]

TMZ obtained video of The Game unloading a punch on an opposing player during a pick-up basketball game -- but we're told the guy threatened to unload a gun in Game's ass before the fight.… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
The Game -- Accused of Unleashing Mike Tyson Fist in a Hollywood Basketbrawl

The Game
Accused of Unleashing Tyson In Hollywood Basketbrawl

Well, that didn't take long -- one week after The Game got Mike Tyson tatted on his hand ... he allegedly decked someone so hard during a basketball game ... police were called to the… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
The Game -- Meet Up With Justin Bieber's Ex-Chick ... Is All About The Biz

The Game
Meet Up With Bieb's Ex-Chick ... All About The Biz

The Game puts work before pleasure ... 'cause even though the rapper is hanging with one of Justin Bieber's former hookups -- it ain't funny business, just money biz. Sources close to model… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
The Game -- I Got Fists Like Mike Tyson ... Here's Proof

The Game
I Got Fists Like Mike Tyson ... Here's Proof

The Game just got a little more Iron in his diet -- getting Mike Tyson's face tattooed on his fist.  Besides being a huge Tyson fan, Game also has penchant for punching people ... including… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
The Game -- You're Not NBA Material ... Says Baron Davis

The Game
You're Not NBA Material ... Says Baron Davis

Baron Davis has a message for all the celebs who think they have NBA-level hoop skills -- you don't.  Davis is definitely a guy who would know ... the ex-NBA star just produced and directed… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Game and YG -- The Grammys Hate Gangster Rappers

The Game and YG
The Grammys Hate Gangster Rappers

The Game and YG think the Grammys are rigged ... because gangster rappers are getting screwed over.Game tells TMZ ... people at the Grammys "don't respect our culture or our music. Unless we… READ MORE >

- 123 days ago

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