Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Years Active: 1995-2003
Genres: West Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Westside Connection is a gangsta rap group formed by Ice Cube, WC, and Mack 10, based out of Los Angeles. The group's debut album, “Bow Down,” peaked at #2 on Billboard's Hot 200 chart in 1996; the album also hit platinum status later that year. The rap trio came together in 1994 when WC an Ice Cube worked on Mack 10's self-titled debut album, “Mack 10,” for the track “Westside Slaughterhouse.” The trio clicked musically and came together again for WC's album, “Curb Servin',” on the track “West Up!” By this time the trio knew that they wanted to write rhymes together and began working on material for their debut album, “Bow Down.” Aside from their solo careers and wor...
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