Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He is best known as a rapper in the West Coast hip hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre's signees under Aftermath. Born in Compton, California, he initially released a series of mixtapes upon being discovered by fellow West Coast rapper JT the Bigga Figga. After releasing his debut independent album Untold Story in 2004, he was eventually discovered by Dr. Dre and signed to his Aftermath 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.
|Birth name:||Jayceon Terrell Taylor|
|Born:||November 29, 1979, Compton, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||Hip hop, gangsta rap, West Coast hip hop|
|Occupation(s):||Rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor|
|Labels:||Blood Money, E1 (current), Aftermath, DGC, Geffen, G-Unit, Interscope, Get Low, The Black Wall Street (former)|
|Associated acts:||G-Unit, 50 Cent, Chris Brown, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Jeremih, JT the Bigga Figga, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Nas, Pharrell, Stat Quo, Travis Barker|
|Twitter:||The Game (rapper)'s Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||The Game (rapper)'s Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||The Game (rapper)'s Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||The Game (rapper)'s Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||The Game (rapper)'s IMDb|
|Spotify:||The Game (rapper)'s Spotify|
About The Game
Born Jayceon Taylor, he is an American rapper who released three #1 albums between 2005 and 2011. He became a leader in the West Coast hip hop scene.
He lived in foster care as a child and was signed by Dr. Dre to his label Aftermath Entertainment in 2003.
His debut album The Documentary (2005) sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
He began his career as a member of 50 Cent's rap group, G-Unit.
Information related to The Game (rapper)
- G-Unit Records artists
- Compton High School alumni
- DGC Records artists
- Aftermath Entertainment artists
- Musicians from Compton, California
- Geffen Records artists
- World Music Awards winners
- American shooting survivors
- Rappers from Los Angeles
- Interscope Records artists
- Gangsta rappers
- West Coast hip hop musicians
- American music industry executives
- Businesspeople from Los Angeles
- American rappers