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Encyclopedia > Bushwick Bill
Bushwick Bill da ghetto boy
Background information
Birth name Richard Shaw
Also known as Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir,The Fucking Rambling Midget,Chuckwick
Born December 8, 1966 (1966-12-08) (age 40)
Kingston, Jamaica
Genre(s) Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapping
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1988present
Label(s) Noo Trybe
Wrap Records
Nu Wave
Adex
Lightyear
Website [1]

Richard Shaw (born December 8, 1966), officially named The fucking rambling midget, but better known as Bushwick Bill, is a member of the rap group Geto Boys. In 1991 he shot himself while drunk after his girlfriend refused to shoot him. A graphic picture of him in the hospital with his injury was on the cover of the Geto Boys' album We Can't Be Stopped. Bushwick Bill detailed the incident in the song Ever So Clear, as well as perfected his psychotic "Chuckwick" persona, (portraying himself as Chucky from the Child's Play movie) on his first solo album Little Big Man (1992). He is one of the few people with dwarfism to become known in the hip hop industry. “Libel” redirects here. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... The City of Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Rapping, also known as Emceeing, MCing, Rhyme spitting, Spitting, or just Rhyming, is the rhythmic delivery of rhymes, one of the central elements of hip hop music and culture. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Present may mean: present (time): time that is neither past nor future a gift: thing given free of charge, gratis This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Light year, a measure of distant Lightyear (band), a ska-punk band from the UK Buzz Lightyear, a character in the animated film Toy Story. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... The Geto Boys are a rap group from Houston, Texas, consisting of Scarface, Willie D and Bushwick Bill. ... The Geto Boys 4th studio alblum, it contains the tracks: 1. ... See Childs Play for the charity organization that organizes toy donations to childrens hospitals Chucky The Childs Play series is a series of five horror movies featuring a doll named Chucky. ... Childs Play is a horror film written by Don Mancini and directed by Tom Holland. ... see dwarf, and for insular dwarfism and other meanings see Dwarf (disambiguation). ...

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Name changes

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Bushwick Bill

Shortly before the release of his second album Phantom of the Rapra (1995), Richard Shaw again changed his name. He summarizes his name change in an interview:[citation needed] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 367 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (848 × 1383 pixel, file size: 138 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Cropped by User:Quadzilla99 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 367 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (848 × 1383 pixel, file size: 138 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Cropped by User:Quadzilla99 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

My new name is Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir. I call myself Dr. because that is someone who must be precise when they execute their job. The Wolfgang is because on the cool, I'm classical music and my favorite artist is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Bushwickin has to do with me being a father now and producing my own next of kin. So now I'm reproductive both verbally and physically. The Barbarian is to show that I still have the mind of a lunatic and that nothing's changed as far as me coming hard-core rough and rugged. Mother Funky Stay High is a manifestation of the aftermath of chronic-izm. Dollar Bill because I'm currently currency in the United States and abroad. Finally, "stir" is on the end because when I kick shit I always manage to stir something up, whether it's the police, parents, or pussy.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... pussy. ...

Released albums

His first solo album was Little Big Man (1992).


His second album was Phantom of the Rapra (1995) which spawned the single "Who's The Biggest".


Bushwick Bill later released No Surrender...No Retreat in 1998 and Universal Small Soldier in 2001. No Surrender...No Retreat was dedicated to Gil Epstein, a Fort Bend County assistant district attorney who was murdered in 1996 outside the Jewish Community Center off South Braeswood in Houston, Texas. (The two men involved in Epstein's murder received the death penalty.) The two became friends after Epstein was assigned to Bushwick's possession of marijuana case and Epstein convinced Bushwick that he was wasting his talents abusing drugs and alcohol. Fort Bend County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ...


In late 2004 the Geto Boys reformed for a new album called "The Foundation" and shortly afterwards Bushwick Bill announced the birth of two new media companies and released a Remix solo album called Gutta Mix.


Christian Rap

In 2006, Bushwick Bill became a Born-Again Christian and is currently set to release an album entitled, "Testimony of Redemption" in 2007.


Television Appearences

Bushwick bill has appeared in a 1993 episode of Martin, a 1999 episode of Law and Order, and an episode of Ego Trip's The White Rapper Show in 2007. Martin was an American television sitcom produced by HBO Independent Productions (a subsidiary of HBO, in turn a division of Time Warner) that aired for five seasons from August 27, 1992 to May 1, 1997 on FOX. The show starred comedian Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell. ... Law and Order may refer to: Law and order (politics), a term common in political debate and discussion, generally indicating support of a strict criminal justice system Law and Order Offensive Party, a minor German political party In entertainment: Law & Order franchise, a number of related NBC television shows created... Template:Wikifi To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... ego trips The White Rapper Show is an American reality television series on the VH1 cable network. ...


Discography

Album cover Album information
Little Big Man
  • Released: September 8, 1992
  • Billboard 200 chart position: #32
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #15
  • Singles: "Ever So Clear"/"Call Me Crazy"
Phantom of the Rapra
  • Released: July 11, 1995
  • Billboard 200 chart position: #43
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #3
  • Singles: "Who's The Biggest"/"Only God Knows"
No Surrender...No Retreat
  • Released: October 27, 1998
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #84
  • Singles:
Universal Small Souljah
  • Released: March 13, 2001
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: -
  • Singles: "Unforgiven"
Gutta Mixx
  • Released: March 29, 2005
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: -
  • Singles: 20Minutesormore
Testimony of Redemption
  • Released: 2007
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: -
  • Singles: k/A

Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Little Big Man is the debut album from rapper, Bushwick Bill. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Phantom of the Rapra is the sophomore album by rapper, Bushwick Bill. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... No Surrender. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Universal Small Souljah is the fourth album from rapper, Bushwick Bill. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gutta Mixx is the fifth album from rapper, Bushwick Bill. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Nocover. ... Testimony of Redemption is going to be the 1st Christ Rap album by dwarf rapper Bushwick Bill Categories: | | | ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is now the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

See also

This is a list of hip hop artists and bands from Houston, Texas. ...

External links

  • http://media.dubcnn.com/newsimages/bushwickeyebig.jpg

Picture of Bushwick Bill

  • http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=115069596

Bushwick Bill's Myspace page


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