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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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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 >

The Game -- My 49ers Would LOVE Ray Rice, But ...

The Game
My 49ers Would LOVE Ray Rice But ...

With the Ray Rice sweepstakes officially underway, rapper The Game tells TMZ Sports he would LOVE to see RR on his favorite squad ... the 49ers ... but there's one big caveat. Game -- rockin' a… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
Musician Skylar Grey -- Hey Kid, Quit Using My Fake Name

Musician Skylar Grey
Hey Kid, Quit Using My Fake Name

Musician Skylar Grey is claiming a 14-year-old street artist has ripped off her name, and she wants him to change it ... or else.According to a letter obtained by TMZ ... Skylar wants 14-year-old… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
The Game -- Warns Cardinals Fans ... Careful Where You Wear RED in L.A.

The Game
Warns Cardinals Fans Careful Where You Wear RED in L.A.

Cardinals are red ... Dodgers are blue ... But be careful where you rock those colors ... Or it could mean THE END of you. At least, that's what The Game told us out in L.A. the other day --… READ MORE >

- 77 days ago
Chris Brown & The Game -- Bloods Brothers Play in Anti-Gang Basketball Game

Chris Brown & The Game
Blood Brothers Play In Anti-Gang Hoops Game

Chris Brown and The Game have been recruited in the fight to rid L.A. of violent gangs ... problem is, they both openly promote the Bloods.A popular L.A. radio station -- Power 106 -- has… READ MORE >

- 95 days ago
Khloe Kardashian & The Game -- Breakup Buddies (VIDEO)

Khloe Kardashian & The Game
Breakup Buddies

With French Montana on the outs, Khloe Kardashian was reunited Monday night with the guy she always seems to turn to during breakup times ... The Game. Khloe and Game have been BFFs for a while… READ MORE >

- 97 days ago
VMA Party Gunman -- Caught on Tape ... But No One's Talkin'

VMA Party Gunman
Caught on Tape But No One's Talkin'

The man who shot Suge Knight and 2 others at a pre-VMA party early Sunday is on tape clear as Knight -- problem is ... so far the eyewitnesses are clamming up.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ...… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
VMA Party Shooting -- Cops Focusing on Gang Rivalry as Motive

VMA Party Shooting
Cops Focusing on Gang Rivalry as Motive

Cops are focusing on beef between gang members that triggered the nightclub shooting that landed Suge Knight in an ICU with multiple bullet wounds ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.We're told… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Suge Knight -- Shot Multiple Times After VMA Party Turns Violent

Suge Knight
SHOT Multiple Times After VMA Party turns Violent

5:45 AM PT -- Suge is out of surgery … according to family sources. We're told Suge was shot 6 times. He's currently in ICU, but is expected to recover.Shots rang out at 1OAK nightclub in… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Kylie Jenner Booze and Adults Everywhere

Kylie Jenner
Booze and Adults Everywhere

Kylie Jenner celebrated her 17th birthday this weekend with all sorts of friends, including 34-year-old rapper The Game ... everyone holding full bottles of liquor.TMZ posted video Sunday of Kylie… READ MORE >

- 132 days ago

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