Pretty Interesting Qb Information:
Here's a timeline I got from nas' site, I Am Nas.com - it was posted by someone (730stix),
Mid to late 80's - QB resident marley marl (producer, for all yall young niggaz out there) discovers a QB park battle rapper name MC Shan, a thug staight outta jail nigga name tragedy da intelligent hoodlum, a little street sexy bad ass 14 year old bitch named Roxxane Shante and QB freestyle wizard named Craig G. It's the first time in Hip Hop's short history that so many rappers came from the same neighborhood /projects.
Late 80's- mc shan and marley put out "the bridge" the song is a anthem about their projects. KRS one takes it as them saying hip hop started in QB, so he comes back at them with "south bronx" where he disses marley and shan.
mc shan put's out his first album "down by law" which has hip hop classics on it like "project ho" "left me loney" and "kill that noise"
9/6/88 - marley put out the first compilation crew album "in control vol 1" featuring the entire Juice Crew. Which is his QB artist plus Big daddy kane, biz markie, master ace, kool g rap and polo
11/7/89-Roxxane Shante put out her first album "Bad sister" she's about 15-16 years old. She called the bitch of hip hop (sort of like the way people look at foxy brown today)
10/24/89- Craig g puts out his first album "King Pin"
7/10/90 - tragedy and marley put out tragedy's first album 'intelligent hoodlum" which had the sone "back to reality" on it. tragedy talks about the old days in QB where he use jump out of his window to go to the park james in River Park the QB.
Marley is considered the best producer in hip hop, he's slowy building a empire.
3/19/91 - Craig G release his second album "now thats more like it. Buy this time other juice crew members like kane and BIz has blown with thier solo albums.
MC Poet releases a joint "beat you down" going at krs one in defense of QB
7/15/91 - Main Source drop their classic first album "breaking adams. on the song "live at the bbq" they feature two new artist from queens, akanelli (how ever you spell that shit) from lefrak and Nas from QB. Nas steals the show with the first shock rap lyrics (i went to hell to snuffing jesus) Every A&R in the industry starts to look for the nigga. Nas best friend ILL Will gets shot twice in the back on the 40 side of vernon blvd because some dumb bitch got some bklyn niggaz to come to queens and shoot him over a fight she had with him earlier. Nas little brother Jabari (jungle) is shot in the leg in the cross fire. will dies at astoria gerneral hospital. Nas is fucked up by this and disapears from the scene. A&R's are going crazy trying to find the nigga.
10/1/91 - Marley desides to put out 'in control vol 2 with new juice crew members, but with out the original juice crew niggaz the album was not excepted well.
1992 - Louie "Screwball" green eyes is shot in the face on 41 side 12st in QB. he dies instantly.
10/6/92- Roxxane Shante put out here second album "The bitch is back" where she go's to war with every other chick in hip hop, mc lyte, antonette, jj fad etc... she disses everybody and is now a hip hop legend!!
Capone shoots a cop in the projects, police helicopters land in the projects looking for the nigga, swat teams are on the roof, etc... They catch him on the 41 side 12st, the copter dam nears land on his back as he gives up and lays face down in the middle of the basketball court.
10/23/92 - The Zeebrahead soundtrack is released. Nas has a song called Half Time on the soundtrack the song is instant classic.
1992 - lake go's to jail for shooting a nigga 4 times in the stomach on the 40 side of 10th street
6/23/93 - tragedy releases his secord album "saga of a hoodlum" with little production from Marley.
9/8/93- two little niggaz called mobb deep release their debut album "junenile hell"
The juice crew starts to fall apart, marley leaves QB and relocates in up state NY and builds his house of hits studio up in spring valley.
QB already go's down in history as being a hot spot for talent thanks to marley. there's a new generation of QB mcs on the rise.
Richie lou is killed by cops in QB, and riot breaks out in the projects. Cops are getting hit with bottle and rocks. The cops are scared to death, niggaz are actually chasing cops and knocking them off of those little buggy's they be in. Niggaz are taking them and driving around the projects in those little police buggy's wilding.
MC search (known crook) finds Nas and takes him to Columbia Records where a freaky A&R named faith newman fucks his dick to sign Nas to the label. Mc search comes away fat while nas gets jerked behide the deal.
1/18/94 - Columbia puts out "half time" by Nas, the song is again a instant classic. word spreads quike through NY that his album is called illmatic. The album is deamed a classic before it even hits stores.
3/29/94- Illmatic hits stores - Classic!!!
2/6/95 - After leaving their first label mobb deep signs to loud records and releases thier single "shook ones" the street is crazy!!
4/18/95 - mobb Deep release their second album "infamous" the album is classic!! they feature a new rapper from havocs block BIG NOID
6/25/96 - After finding new managment who had big plans to blow him up, nas releases It was written. Faith newman the oringial A&R who signed Nas is aganist the album, saying the special thing about Nas was his true hip hop essence. Steve Stout says fuck you bitch we taking this shit to the bank, get lauren hill's people on the phone bitch!! Stout hooks Nas up with trackmasters and Lauren hill on the first single and Nas is now a super star, over 2 million sold!!!!
10/29/96 - Mobb deep come back with "Hell on earth" on it they have a song going at 2pac "drop a gem on em" also some loose niggaz from Havocs block is fetured on this album, infamous mobb is born!!
1996 - Big noid release "episodes of a hustler" on Tommy Boy, he misses promotional dates, the feds are running up in the label looking for him and the label drops him
Around this time Capone meets nore in jail. Tragedy signs them to his 12 2 life management and label
6/10/97 - Penalty records snake tragedy and put out the "war report" the album is a underground classic
Capone go's back to jail on a parole violation, Nore is forced to hold shit down for dolo
1997 - 730 stix is shot on the 40 side vernon blvd. THAT SHIT HURT LIKE A MAFUCKA!!
Rap group Kamakazie (which would be screwball later) release a single on Warner Bros.
January 97- Hostyle from Screwball is shot in the face by the cops on the 41 side vernon blvd. He's hit in the neck and cheek. Later on that same year he's shot again by the cops with a tazer dart. The dart go's in his left eye, he loses is left eye.
1998- N.O.R.E is put out- it go's platnum ofF OF the strenth of super thug. the neptunes are born!!
3/30-99 - Nas releases I AM.
1999 - Nore puts out "melvin Flint"
8/10/99 - Mobb deep put's out Murda Muzik, and scores big with "Quiet Storm" it's thier first Platnum ablum!!
11/16/99 - Nas puts out Nastradamus, the album receives much flack and is not his best effort.
10/19/99 Screwball release the album "Y2K"- it's hot ablum, people sleep on it and the label drops them.
Tragedy and Capone almost fight at screwball album release party. Niggaz has to separate the two. Capone still thinks tragedy jerked CNN on the deal they had, and Tragedy feels the group betrade him and went to penalty!
11/14/00 - Capone is out of jail and CNN release the reunion on Tommy Boy Records.
2001 - Nas puts out QB finest album. The first hood album.
2001 Cormega put out his first album (about time)
2001- Lake go's back to jail for buking at cops!
Marley Marl (41 side 12st)
MC Shan (41 side 12st)
Roxxane Shante (41 side 10st)
Craig G (41 side vernon)
Tragedy (41 side 12st)
Nas (40 side vernon)
730 stix (40 side vernon)
Lake (41 side 10st)
Screwball (41 side 10th st, except KL 41 side vernon)
Infamous mobb all 3 of them niggaz (41 side 12st)
Big Noid (41 side 12st)
Barz and hooks (41 side 12st)
Mega (40 side vernon)
Wiz (40 side vernon)
Horse (40 side vernon)
Killah kidz, prince ad, baby sham (41 side vernon)
Mobb Deep (41 side 12st)
shut up illicon, you make it seem like Capone is representing for your kind of people. Last I checked, he wasn't a spoiled Canadian bitch. you are a bad ass, illicon.
"wwwaaaaaaaaaaa, my parents took me to court because I got mad that I couldn't touch my trust fund until 25 so I took out the car, but I can't drive because I'm 12 and I need a booster seat, and I got caught." -Illicon
go to thaformula.com (i think) they have the cormega interview - he speaks on why they have problems with one another. It involves The Firm.
man it was cooL but i don't see anything about nature on there not even a album release i think nature is beyond underated
that is interesting
It didnt say nuthin about the firm shit and why Cormega and NAs have beef...Be good to know, right?? Im not gonna believe the source, hate that magazine..
Good post. That set alot of shit straight for me.
jay-z fake? because he never got caught? say what?
Capone shoots a cop in the projects, Capone meets nore in jail, Capone go's back to jail on a parole violation
word to real thugs not fake ass jay z faggits
dope history lesson...shit's cool, man