Saturday July 14th 2012
RAPPIN 4 TAY & BENNI BOOM "Born to be a Playa Tour"
also performing KNAPPSACC NILLA LUCK Y.A.K. SAY J RAY MAC MOETROUBLE & DJ BILLYMIXX OMGSMH CLICK
Rappin' 4-Tay, is an American rapper from the Fillmore District of San Francisco, California. 4-Tay made his debut on the Too Short album Life Is...Too Short, right after high school. Later he was convicted on drug charges and served ten months in prison. Upon his release from prison he released his debut album Rappin' 4-Tay Is Back in 1991, and followed up in 1994 with Don't Fight the Feelin', which included the hits "Playaz Club" (which sampled the song "Private Number" by William Bell and Judy Clay and hit #36 on the Billboard Hot 100), the "Dank Season" featuring Seff Tha Gaffla and "I'll Be Around" (which hit #39 on the Billboard Hot 100).
In 1995, two Rappin' 4-Tay songs - "Problems" and "A Message For Your Mind" - were featured on the Dangerous Minds soundtrack. "A Message For Your Mind" sampled I Want You Back by The Jackson 5.
Rappin' 4-Tay's mainstream success has been scarce since then, but he was featured in 2Pac's All Eyez on Me album on the track "Only God Can Judge Me" in 1996 and Master P's West Coast Bad Boyz II compilation in 1997. 4-Tay was also an original member of Bay Area supergroup T.W.D.Y. in 1999.
In 2003 Rappin' 4-Tay released the album Gangsta Gumbo with the single "Burning, Burning", followed up by the album That's What You Thought in 2007.
In February Rappin' 4-Tay collaborated on the song Picture A Nigga with Lil' Gang$ta. Discography
1991: Rappin' 4-Tay is Back 1994: Don't Fight the Feelin' 1996: Off Parole 1997: 4 Tha Hard Way 1998: Bigga Than Da Game 1999: Derty Werk (with T.W.D.Y.) 1999: Introduction to Mackin 2003: Gangsta Gumbo 2007: That's What You Thought 2011: Still Standing 2011: Where Is The Love?
Benni Boom officially began his professional music campaign in 2010 when he started working on an album, "SFG", that was released online in early 2011. It quicly began to make noise on the internet and in the underground rap community. Recently, he has released 2 projects, "Its Just Business" and "Rackstar" via iTunes and others stores and has played several shows in the Northern California area. He is currently on tour and working on an album with bay area legend Rappin' 4-Tay. He has worked and performed with many great bay area artists such as; Erk tha Jerk, J. Stallin, the Jacka, Hussulah, Fed-X, Rydah J. Klyde, Celly Cel, Ray Luv, Tac from 51/50, and many more
Live at The Underground in Reno Nevada