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Black Rob (a.k.a. Robert Ross) is a rapper currently signed to Bad Boy Entertainment. He began associating with the label as early as 1996, appearing on the Bad Boy remix to 112's "Come See Me". He was then featured on several other Bad Boy releases including remixes to Faith Evans's "Love Like This" (1997) and Total's "What About Us" (1998), the single "24 Hours To Live" (1997) from Mase and albums by The Family (1997) & The Notorious B.I.G. (1999). He also made two appearances on CRU's 1997 album "Da Dirty 30", as well as albums by Ol Dirty Bastard, Channel Live, The Madd Rapper, Benzino, Tony Touch, and others. West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg performing for the US Navy For information on rap music, see hip hop music. ... Bad Boy Records is an East Coast hip hop record label founded by producer and rapper Sean P. Diddy Combs in 1992. ... 112 (pronounced One-TWELVE) is an American R&B quartet from Atlanta, Georgia. ... Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter and producer. ... Total is an American R&B girl group and one of the signature acts of Puff Daddys Bad Boy Records during the 1990s. ... Mason Durrell Betha (born August 27, 1975 in Jacksonville, Florida),[1] known by stage name Ma$e, is an American rapper, best known as an artist on Sean Diddy Combs hip hop label Bad Boy Records during the late 1990s. ... Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an American record producer and CEO and founder of Bad Boy Entertainment, one of the driving forces in hip hop in the mid to late 1990s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Yogi (born Jeremy A. Graham) is an African-American music producer and member of Rap group CRU. He has been associated with Diddy and his Bad Boy labels releases since the 1990s, producing for Diddy himself and artists such as Black Rob, G-Dep, Loon & Shyne. ... Russell Jones appears as Dirt McGirt Ol Dirty Bastard (also known as ODB, Dirty, Dirt McGirt, Dirt Dog, Big Baby Jesus, Osirus, Joe Bannanas, and Unique Ason), born Russell Tyrone Jones (November 15, 1968–November 13, 2004), was an African American rapper with one of the most highly distinctive... Deric D-Dot Angelettie (born July 31, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York) is a rapper, record producer, CEO and entrepreneur. ... Raymond Scott (born October 24, 1965) is a rapper known as Benzino. ... Tony Touch, also known as Tony Toca, is an American hip hop DJ and producer from New York City, who is of Puerto Rican descent. ...


These guest appearances earned him a media buzz and he kept attention with the smash hit single "Whoa!". Following this, the album Life Story was released in 1999 and rose above Platinum sales. Despite subsequently appearing on releases by P. Diddy & The Bad Boy Family and G-Dep, he was unable to follow up with another hit single and seemingly fell into obscurity. His second album, The Black Rob Report failed to perform as strongly as his debut and quickly disappeared from the Billboard 100 charts. Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... P. Diddy Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, entrepreneur, and rapper. ... G-Dep (born Trevell Coleman) nicknamed The Deputy joined Bad Boy Entertainment in 1999 after Black Rob recommended him to P. Diddy who listened to his demo and decided to put him on a couple of tracks on Black Rob’s album: ‘Life Story’. Impressed by G-Dep’s unique... The Black Rob Report is the second album from rapper Black Rob. ...


Ross has a history of arrests spanning from his childhood to even after his record label signing and album release. This culminated in him recently being sentenced to seven years in prison for failing to show up to court for a hearing concerning a grand larceny charge from 2004, in which he was accused of robbing more than $6,000 worth of jewelry from a woman's hotel room. His accomplice was Adeel Ahmad, a Ruff Ryders member. Ruff Ryders Entertainment is a New York-based record label and management company, specializing in hip hop music. ...


Discography

Albums

Year Title Chart positions Label
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Top Rap Albums UK Album Chart
2000 "Life Story" #3 #1 - - Bad Boy
2005 "Black Rob Report" #40 #10 #7 - Bad Boy

The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart was established by Billboard magazine in 1984. ... The UK Albums Chart is a chart of the sales positions of albums in the United Kingdom. ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 other events of 2000 list of years in music 2000s in music // John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ... Life Story is the debut album by Black Rob, an American hip hop musician that P. Diddy signed to try to fill the void of The Notorious B.I.G.[1] Life Story attempts to showcase Black Robs struggle through hard beats and well constructed rhymes. ... Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, CEO, and rapper. ... See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 other events of 2005 list of years in music 2000s in music January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock and roll songs recorded in 1954... Black Rob Rebort, is the second album released by Hip Hop artist Black Rob on Bad Boy records. ... Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, CEO, and rapper. ...

Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US R&B/Hip-Hop US Rap UK Singles Chart
2000 "Whoa" #9 #8 - - Life Story
2005 "Ready" - #49 - - The Black Rob Report

  Results from FactBites:
 
Bad Boy Blog » Black Rob (432 words)
Details are sketchy right now, but I've just had it confirmed to me that Black Rob has been released from jail.
Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob (born Robert Ross) was sentenced to up to seven years in jail for grand larceny Thursday (March 30) in New York.
Rob was picked up on a fugitive warrant February 24 after skipping out on an agreement to turn himself in January 24 to begin serving a two-to-six-year sentence on the charges.
Rob Black (272 words)
Black, R.X., 2002: Stratospheric forcing of surface climate in the Arctic Oscillation.
Black, R.X., 1998: The maintenance of extratropical intraseasonal transient eddy activity in the GEOS-1 assimilated dataset.
Black, R.X., and K.J. Evans, 1998: The statistics and horizontal structure of anomalous weather regimes in the Community Climate Model.
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