Eightball & MJG

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Eightball and MJG are a US rap duo from Memphis, Tennessee.

They are responsible for helping to develop much of the underground rap network in the deep south, and then helping to connect this network to other regional undergrounds in the United States, such as the rich scene in Houston, Texas. This was done both through collaborations and distribution deals.

They are often compared to the Texas duo UGK because both acts have gained a lot of underground respect and have funk-laced Southern rap styles.

They signed with Suave House records initially but moved to P. Diddy's Bad Boy Records in 2002.

Discography

  • Living Legends (2004)
  • On Top of the World (2003)
  • Almost Famous (2001) -solo album by Eightball
  • Space Age 4 Eva (2000)
  • In Our Lifetime (1999)
  • No More Glory (1998) -solo album by MJG
  • Lost (1997) -solo album by Eightball
  • On Top of the World (1995)
  • On the Outside Looking In (1994)
  • Comin' Out Hard (1993)

References

  1. Bad Boy Records signs Eightball & MJG to major record deal (http://www.memphisrap.com/community/article177.html) article on official Memphis rap website more news (http://www.memphisrap.com/community/modules.php?name=Search&query=Eightball%20&%20MJG)

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