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The Game

The Game


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Jayceon Terell Taylor

Birth Date :

November 29, 1979

Birth Place :

Compton, California, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "The Documentary" (2005)


Never ceases to entertain his numerous fans around, The Game seems quite determined to spend the rest of year 2006 greeting the devoted followers through some performances he is about to hold either on screen or on stage. Already taping several of them for "Last Call with Carson Daly" and "CD USA", the rapper next can also be seen appearing on "The Late Show with David Letterman" aired on November 16 before showing up live on date 21 at the Avalon in Hollywood for Flash Concerts 2006. Following this, there will be a series of other live gigs set to kick off abroad on December 4 in Manchester, U.K then runs up to date 22 with stops that include venues in Scotland, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, and Germany.

Considered to be a pioneer in bringing back the West Coast hip-hop scene also breaking the East Coast emcees' dominance in the rap circuit, The Game was born Jayceon Terell Taylor on November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Compton alongside a Crip gang neighborhood known as Santana Blocc. This rough surrounding inescapably forced him to face the gloomy side of life since a very young age as he often witnessed both of his parents preparing to do drive-bys while out there, neighborhood friends got murdered for little more than the shoes on their feet. "My childhood was fucked up," he admitted. "But it wasn't really that different from anyone else who lived in the 'hood."

Latest News

Videos: The Game Brings Out Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar for 10th Anniversary Concert in L.A.

January 20, 2015 04:53:13 GMT

's debut album "" turned 10 this year. To celebrate it, the rapper took over The Belasco Theater in Los Angeles for a special concert on Sunday night, January 18 and invited some of his famous pals to perform with him on the stage.

The Game Hires Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and More for Michael Brown Tribute Song 'Don't Shoot'

August 28, 2014 06:33:10 GMT

has enlisted a number of hip-hop's famous faces for a new track called "Don't Shoot". The star-studded cut came in the wake of a recent shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teen, by a cop in Ferguson, Missouri.

The Game Releases Creepy Visuals for 'Bigger Than Me'

June 19, 2014 07:14:21 GMT

has unveiled the official music video "Bigger Than Me", his new track that arrived earlier this week. Directed by Matt Alonzo, the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"-inspired visuals was shot at a historic mansion in South Los Angeles.

Ed Sheeran and The Game Readying a Joint Album

May 01, 2014 06:24:56 GMT

and are joining forces for a collaborative album. The rapper announced the news in a new interview with MTV, saying that he and the British redhead had started recording new tracks for the joint record.

The Game and T.I. Defended Friends in Police Standoff

May 01, 2014 00:12:11 GMT

and were involved in an intense standoff with the police and club bouncers on early Wednesday, April 30 morning. The incident that almost turned into violence was captured on camera.

The Game Hit With Restraining Order

April 12, 2014 02:54:53 GMT

's former fiancee Tiffney Cambridge was granted restraining order against the rapper on April 2. According to TMZ, the rapper was ordered to stay at least 100 yards away from Cambridge after he allegedly attacked her during an altercation which took place last month. He, however, may visit his children on weekends. Another court session is scheduled for later this month.

The Game and Gang Leaders Raising Donation for 7-Year-Old Boy Killed in Shooting

December 05, 2013 08:32:35 GMT

Rapper has joined forces with some gang leaders to cover the funeral expenses of a 7-year-old boy, Talib Pecantte, who was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in L.A. recently. The Game told TMZ on Wednesday, December 4 that he wanted to do something for the boy's family since it was close to Christmas.

The Game Signed to Cash Money Records

October 14, 2013 08:10:25 GMT

Rapper has been announced as the latest addition to Cash Money Records. Cash Money CEO made the announcement on Saturday, October 12, tweeting, "S/O 2MY@thegame Westcoast makit Official. RICHGANG. YMCMBusine$$."

The Game Lashes Out at Paparazzi Who Swarm Khloe Kardashian

October 09, 2013 06:41:33 GMT

Rapper blasted paparazzi who tried to take pictures of . The rapper, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor, was leaving Tru Nightclub with Khloe and her bodyguards in Los Angeles on Monday, October 7 when he got angry at paparazzi who surrounded them.

Drake and The Game Donate $10,000 Each to Ohio House Fire Victim

September 18, 2013 09:00:00 GMT

West Coast hip-hop artist and Toronto rapper have joined forces, not on a track or on a live performance, but rather in the charitable deed of donating $10,000 each to an Ohio house fire victim. Ana Angel, a fast food chain employee who lost her five children and boyfriend when their mobile home got burned down on Sunday morning, will be the recipient of the generous donation to cover the funeral costs.

Rapper The Game to Give Away $1 Million to the Poor by Christmas

September 11, 2013 08:24:35 GMT

wants to help people in need with his fortune. The rapper, born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, is committed to give away $1 million to the poor and he wants to fulfill the target of $1 million by Christmas. He has also created an Instagram account which will document his kind gestures. He named the mission "The Robin Hood Project".

The Game Premieres 'Ali Bomaye' Music Video Featuring 2 Chainz and Rick Ross

July 03, 2013 04:36:42 GMT

has just dropped the visuals for "Ali Bomaye" featuring and . In the video, the three rappers are seen rapping in various locations around Los Angeles. The five-and-a-half-minute video also features cameo appearances from , and .

The Game Releases New Track 'Murder' Featuring Kendrick Lamar and Scarface

December 10, 2012 08:02:18 GMT

Rapper has premiered his new track "Murder" as part of his promotion for his upcoming LP "". The star-studded single features two hip-hop greats and rapping about other well-known faces in the music industry. "Murder" is the last part of The Game's "Sunday Service" promo where he promised to release something new every Sunday leading to his new album release.

The Game Helps Transport Hurricane Sandy Victims to Vote on Presidential Election Day

November 07, 2012 04:01:04 GMT

At least five hundred New Yorkers who are stranded by Hurricane Sandy are able to go to polling stations and cast their ballots, thanks to . According to TMZ, the rapper gives $10,000 to the voters to help them pay for gas and other form of transportation.

The Game Parties With Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne in 'Celebration' Video

September 19, 2012 02:24:42 GMT

invites his A-list collaborators to appear in "Celebration" music video, which has been made available for viewing pleasure. In the visuals, the "Hate It or Love It" hitmaker throws an outdoor party with , and , who are featured in the song.

The Game Sued by Producer for Using Beats Without Paying

August 04, 2012 18:38:44 GMT

is accused of stealing beats from Hip-Hop producer Infamous. In his lawsuit, Infamous claimed that he was never paid for his work that appeared on the rapper's mixtape "".

The Game Broke Two Bones in Basketball Game

July 30, 2012 17:32:57 GMT

played it hard when taking the ball in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 29. The rapper broke two bones, his thumb and a bone in his wrist, in a basketball game at the King Drew High School.

New Videos: Kerli's 'Zero Gravity' and The Game's 'The City'

March 22, 2012 07:54:11 GMT

and release a new music video each. The Estonian singer premieres a clip inspired by manga to support her single "Zero Gravity", while the Cali rapper pays homage to his hometown of Los Angeles to promote his single "The City".

2012 NAACP Image Awards Nominations in TV: 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'The Game' Top List With 6

January 20, 2012 03:03:07 GMT

The NAACP has announced the nominees for its 43rd annual Image Awards on Thursday, January 19 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, revealing the domination of "" and "" in TV field. The two shows are tied on top with six mentions each.

The Game Confronted Fan Who Threw Bottle at Him

December 22, 2011 18:10:27 GMT

picked a fight with his fan when he was hurled by a bottle. The rapper even went to the length of stopping the show in Oslo, Norway on Tuesday, December 20 night to confront the rowdy fan.

Star-Studded Video Feat. Kim Kardashian, Kanye, and More Taken Down

December 10, 2011 18:54:03 GMT

A quirky, but star-studded, music video was released in support of popular file-hosting service Megaupload. , , , , , and are only some of the famous faces that appear on the video which has been taken down on YouTube but is still available on other sites.

Video: The Game Surprises Longtime Girlfriend With a Proposal

October 13, 2011 05:52:07 GMT

is making an honest man of himself. The "Hate It or Love It" hitmaker surprised his girlfriend of seven years, Tiffany Cambridge, with a proposal on Wednesday, October 12 afternoon, and camera crews were present at Frank D. Parent Elementary school in Inglewood, California to document the special moment.

The Game Slams Gay Rappers Who Stay in the Closet

September 05, 2011 07:12:33 GMT

is likely to stir another controversy with his comment about gay rappers. The West Coast rhymer said in an interview with VladTV that he has no problem with gay in general, but he does have an issue with gay rappers who choose to remain in the closet.

Game's 'R.E.D. Album' Knocks Jay-Z and Kanye's Off Hot 200

September 01, 2011 05:51:06 GMT

's "" lands at number one on Billboard Hot 200 this week, shoving previous champion, and 's "", to second place. Game's fourth studio album sold 98,000 copies, a number which although is low, still delivers him the throne.

Video: The Game Gets Physical in Hollywood Street Fight

August 24, 2011 08:20:28 GMT

has got involved in a street fight. In a video documenting the early Tuesday (August 23) morning incident, the "Hate It or Love It" rapper can be seen yelling in frustration and being restrained by his friends as he engaged in a physical altercation in front of Colony nightclub in Hollywood.

The Game Cleared of Charges After Apologizing for Twitter Phone Prank

August 18, 2011 03:39:47 GMT

is off the hook for jamming calls at a Compton sheriff's station with a message on Twitter. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has announced that they will not be seeking criminal charges against the "Hate It or Love It" hitmaker after he made public apology for the "joke gone wrong".

Authorities to Investigate The Game's Tweet and May File Charges

August 13, 2011 18:37:54 GMT

is in trouble with the law after tweeting the phone number of a sheriff station in Compton, CA. With 580,000 followers and a promise of "internship" with his Black Wall Street label, the rapper's tweet caused a telephone flash mob which delayed emergency services.

Video Premiere: The Game's 'Pot of Gold' Ft. Chris Brown

July 26, 2011 07:07:56 GMT

's "Pot of Gold" music video which features has been debuted. The rapper reminisces about his childhood as nostalgic images from his past flash in this clip. He also enjoys some father-and-son time with his oldest son Harlem.

The Game Disses Jay-Z and Beyonce to Keep Boredom Away

July 23, 2011 03:36:26 GMT

has spoken up in response to controversy surrounding his song "Uncle Otis" which goes after and his wife . "Every now and then, s*** needs to be shaken up. Hip Hop is cool in the club, but in the daytime, we're f***in' bored. We need substance," the rapper said when talking to HipHopDX about the track.

The Game's 'Ain't No Doubt About It' Video Ft. Justin Timberlake

July 04, 2011 03:48:37 GMT

Long-delayed music video for 's song "Ain't No Doubt About It" has finally arrived for fans' viewing pleasure. Filmed over a year ago, the clip follows the West Coast rapper cruising the ocean on a yacht with his pals and . He also brings in some fine ladies to keep them company.

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