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The Game

Biography

Given birth to Jayceon Taylor, he’s an American rapper that has notably released 4 consecutive #1 rap albums. He’s considered a head in today’s West Coast hiphop scene. He resided in foster treatment as a kid and was agreed upon by Dr. Dre to his label Aftermath Entertainment in 2003. His debut record The Documentary (2005) marketed over 5 million copies world-wide. He was involved to Valeisha Butterfield, however the wedding ceremony was known as off in 2006. He was also involved to Tiffney Cambridge. He provides two sons called Ruler and Harlem and a little girl called Cali. He started his profession as an associate of 50 Cent’s rap group, G-Unit.

Quick Facts


Full Name The Game
Date Of Birth November 29, 1979
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.92 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American
Children California Dream Taylor, Harlem Caron Taylor, King Justice Taylor, Hate It or Love It, How We Do, My Life
Siblings Big Fase 100, Jevon Taylor, Sherani Taylor, Tiasha Taylor, Hate It or Love It, How We Do, My Life
Music Groups G-Unit, 10. Pow Pow Pow!, 9. What More Can I Say?, 8. The Crying Game
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Has a daughter named Cali Dream Taylor (b. August 21, 2010).
2Promoting his upcoming sophomore album 'Doctor's Advocate' as well as his debut motion picture "Waist Deep". [April 2006]
3Filming the upcoming motion picture "Waist Deep" which will be in theaters June 2006. [November 2005]
4Releases his latest album ('Red Album'), after many delays, proclaiming it the best of the year. [August 2011]
5Scheduled to do a west coast tour with emcee Snoop Dogg [April 2005]
6Working with Black Wall Street Records artist Clyde Carson on his debut album. Also writing material for his (The Game's) third album. [July 2007]
7Released his second album, 'Doctor's Advocate', on November 13th (U.K.) and November 14th (U.S.). It is the #1 most anticipated hip-hop album of '06. [November 2006]
8Released the first single, "It's Okay (One Blood)", from his second album 'Doctor's Advocate'. [July 2006]
9Touring in Canada [March 2005]
10Released the music video for his new single "It's Okay (One Blood)" on August 22nd. [August 2006]
11Working on the follow up album to "The Documentary" tentatively titled 'Doctor's Advocate', which is slated for release on November 7th, 2006. [October 2005]
12Finishing up "How The West Was Won" Tour with Snoop Dogg [May 2005]
13Currently touring in Western Europe. [February 2005]
14Released "Big Dreams", the first single from his upcoming album 'L.A.X.'. [March 2008]
15Returned to Aftermath Ent. to record his fourth album, 'The Red Album' with further work from Dr. Dre and Kanye West.
16In 2007, he ranked #3 on MTV2's "Top Ten Hottest MCs in the Game".
17Girlfriend Tiffany Webb give birth their son King Justice on April 25, 2007.
18His father is of Spanish and Native American descent, his mother is African-American.
19Album 'Doctor's Advocate' sold 358,988 copies in the United States and 433,600 worldwide in its first week of release. It claimed the #1 spot on both The Billboard 200 (US) and the United World Chart. In 2007, it was certified Platinum in the United States by the RIAA and has sold 2 million copies worldwide.
20Created his own line of footwear called Hurricane, by 310 Motoring, which was released in stores December 26, 2005 and became one of the best-selling shoes of 2005/2006.
21His second album 'Doctor's Advocate' features production from some of the biggest names in hip-hop, such as Kanye West, Scott Storch, Timbaland and various others.
22Since his leave from the G-Unit group and record label, The Game has created his own record label, called Black Wallstreet Records. The label is still in development. Though none of the artist he signs appear on his own albums, he releases numerous mixtapes into the circuit featuring his collections and collaborations with them.
23Wanted to audition for the role of Tubbs" in the upcoming Miami Vice (2006) movie but couldn't, due to a heavy touring schedule.
24Drinks tea to calm his nerves on the road. Prefers camomile tea to green tea.
25Favorite movie is Blow Out (1981) starring John Travolta.
26Good friends with Long Beach, California rapper Snoop Dogg and Joel Madden.
27Participates in the annual Rucker's Basketball Championship in Harlem, New York
28Recorded many songs with San Fransisco producer JT The Bigga Figga. JT has made those songs into two albums, "West Coast Resurrection" and "Untold Story" released under Get Low Records.
29Good friends with veteran hip hop artist Nas, Raekwon, and Ghostface Killah.
30Sent demo to Dave Mays, the founder of The Source Magazine, in regards to wanting to be featured in the magazine as unsigned hype, but another L.A. MC was chosen instead.
31Played basketball with NBA basketball star Baron Davis in high school and the two Compton natives are still good friends.
32Graduated from Compton High School in 1999.
33Got four mics in The Source magazine for his album, "The Documentary".
34He and 50 Cent agreed to end their feud in early 2005 because neither wanted it to end in bloodshed. The two men have appeared in public on friendly terms since then.
35As of February 28, 2005, The Game was officially booted out of the G-Unit by rapper 50 Cent. Rumors had been circulating for a long time that the two emcees were not getting along. The final straw was when The Game declined any involvement surrounding the controversy of 50 Cent's new single "Piggy Bank".
36From the ages of 7 to 15 when was in foster care, he resided right outside of West Compton in Carson, California...
37The Game's debut album titled, "The Documentary" was released on January 18, 2005. His album sold more than 586,000 units in it's first week, and placed #1 on The Billboard charts.
38Has several role models including Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Jay Z, Rakim, KRS-One, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and most importantly 'Easy-E'.
39Established his own record label called "The Black Wallstreet". The Game has signed several artists and one of the more known artists, a female rapper named Vita. Vita was formerly a female rapper of Murder Inc.
40Is a member of the 'Cedar Block Piru Bloods'.
41Has a son called Harlem Caron Taylor was (b. June 30, 2003). Joel Madden is the boy's godfather.
42Signed to 50 Cent's record label, G-Unit Records, a subsidiary of Dr. Dre's Aftermath Records.
43Appeared on the show Change of Heart (1998) when he was 17.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gangsterdam2017performer: "Ali Bomaye" / writer: "Ali Bomaye" - as Jayceon Taylor
Straight Outta Compton2015performer: "Just Another Day" - as The Game / writer: "Just Another Day" - as Jayceon Terrell
How to Train Your Dragon 22014performer: "Pot of Gold" - as The Game, uncredited / writer: "Pot of Gold" - as The Game, uncredited
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game performer: "Ali Bomaye"
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The A-Team2010performer: "HOUSE OF PAIN" - as The Game / writer: "HOUSE OF PAIN" - as Jayceon Taylor
EntourageTV Series 1 episode, 2005 performer - 1 episode, 2008
Dead Tone2007performer: "How We Do" / writer: "How We Do" - as J. Taylor
So You Think You Can Dance2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Coach Carter2005as Jayceon Taylor, "Southside" / performer: "Southside"
NBA Live 20042003Video Game performer: "Can't Stop Me"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All-Star Weekend2017post-productionTanner
House Arrest2012/IDeAndre (as The Game)
Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club2008VideoG (as The Game)
Bigg Snoop Dogg Presents: The Adventures of Tha Blue Carpet Treatment2008Video voice, as The Game
The Game: My Life Featuring Lil Wayne2008Video shortGame
Street Kings2008Grill (as The Game)
Tournament of Dreams2007Troy (as The Game)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2007TV SeriesMusical Guest
Waist Deep2006Meat (as The Game)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video GameMark 'B Dup' Wayne / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice, as The Game)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Next Top Model2011TV Series creative consultant - 5 episodes
The Amazing Race Asia2006TV Series for - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Game: Life After the Math2008Documentary executive producer - as The Game

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Game2011/Iadditional programmer / composer: additional music

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Game: Documentary2005Video documentary as The Game

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth2017Documentary completed
Complex Conversations2017TV Series documentaryHimself
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight2016TV SeriesHimself
Streets of Compton2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Hell's Kitchen2016TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
The Real2015TV SeriesHimself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
BET Experience: Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game2015TV MovieHimself
Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHimself
Amp'd Up2014TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Marrying the Game2012TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005-2012TV SeriesHimself
Fashion News Live2011TV SeriesHimself
America's Next Top Model2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge & Rapper
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
2011 MTV Video Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (as The Game)
What's Trending2011TV SeriesHimself
RapFix Live2011TV SeriesHimself
The DUB Magazine Project2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Host (as The Game)
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South2010TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Check It Out! Video2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Parker Report2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Game: Life After the Math2008DocumentaryHimself (as The Game)
Snoop Dogg: Drop It Like It's Hot2008VideoHimself (as The Game)
Last Call with Carson Daly2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Bridging the Gap2008TV Series documentaryHimself (as The Game)
TMZ on TV2007TV SeriesHimself
Game Recognize Game2007Video documentary as The Game
Beef 42007Video documentaryHimself - Recording Artist (as The Game)
Def Jam: Icon2007Video GameHimself (voice, as The Game)
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops2006DocumentaryHimself (as The Game)
The Wendy Williams Experience2006TV SeriesHimself
2006 American Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself (as The Game)
Late Show with David Letterman2006TV SeriesHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as The Game)
Death Before Dishonor2006VideoHimself (as The Game)
The Album Chart Show2006TV Series
Beef: The Series2006TV Series documentaryHimself (as The Game)
In the Cutz2006TV Series
Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop2006Video documentaryHimself (as The Game)
The Come Up2006Video documentaryHimself (as The Game)
Jamie Foxx: Unpredictable2006TV Special documentaryHimself (as The Game)
Stop Snitchin, Stop Lyin2006Video documentaryHimself (as The Game)
Come Together Now2005Video documentary shortHimself
Beef III2005Video documentaryHimself - Recording Artist (as The Game)
React Now: Music & Relief2005TV MovieHimself (as The Game)
Made2005TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself (as The Game)
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHimself
The Game: Documentary2005Video documentaryHimself (as Chuck Taylor aka The Game)
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Total Request Live2005TV SeriesHimself
The 2nd Annual Vibe Awards2004TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Life in a Day: The DVD2004Video documentaryHimself (as The Game)
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
50 Cent: The New Breed2003Video documentaryHimself (segment "In Da Club") (as The Game)
Change of Heart2000TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
106 & Park Top 10 Live2006TV SeriesHimself
On a tout essayé2006TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationBest Limited SeriesStreets of Compton (2016)· Brad Abramson
· Elaine Frontain Bryant
· Mark Ford
· Alan Grunblatt
· John Morayniss
· Cash Jones
· Tara Long
· Kevin Lopez
· Shelly Tatro
2006GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance by a Duo or Group· 50 Cent


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#Quote
1New York is my second home, but LA is my first.
2My second album is the highest anticipated record coming out this year and I've been spending long hours in the studio to make sure it's a classic,
3"Dr. Dre makes good music. Eminem, 50 Cent, myself, we all sell records. We're all protégés of Dr. Dre. So me and 50's beef stays outside and we don't bring it in the house" - On his feud with 50 Cent.
4"It's called "The Dr.'s Advocate". It means Dr. Dre's the man; what he says goes. He's got the formula, we gonna make it happen" - On the title of his sophomore album.
5"Real situations and real problems can be solved with real talk".
6Me, myself, I'm not a star. I'm just a regular guy who has a great rap album and is the protégé of Dr. Dre. But I'm the most down-to-earth guy.
7"LA's crazy. When I was younger and watched The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) or Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), I used to think it was so far from the 'hood. We were just in Compton and saw the yellow tape out, the sheriffs pickin' up shells and looking for someone to arrest and take to jail. We get on the freeway for 10 or 15 minutes, and we're in Beverly Hills, where we can sit in a Subway with no problems".

#Trademark
1Wears black clothing and a black bandana representing The Blackwallstreet
2Prefers to wear red clothing and baseball caps. Usually wears a Cincinnati hat.
3Teardrop tattoo on corner of left eye

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