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DJ Quik was born on January 18

Compton rapper and producer , born David Blake in 1970, is a West Coast pioneer. His sound defined much of the 1990s and he worked with legends including Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, Tony! Toni! Tone!, Kam, Eric Sermon, , and others.

His party has been a staple for generations of rap fans. His Quik is the Name was a top 10 release and went platinum. His later albums would never reach this level of success but his music has always been well-received by critics and fans.

Soulja Boy’s first rap name was Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em

Soulja Boy’s first rap name was Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em

Sean Price’s first rap name was Ruckus

Sean Price’s first rap name was Ruckus