Birth Place: Oakland, California
Years Active: 1995 - 2007
Genres: Hip Hop
The Luniz were a rap duo that hailed from Oakland, California, formed by two friends from high-school, Yukmouth and Numskull. The duo started out as Luni Tunz and rose to fame on Dru Down's “Explicit Game” album. The duo released their first single in 1995, “I Got 5 on It,” which featured guest vocals by Michael Marshall and became an international success. The duo's debut album, “Operation Stackola,” followed, knocking Michael Jackson's “History” off the top of the R&B charts.