Krazy (rapper)
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Krazy Rapper
Krazy
Michael Wilson
Crazy, Krazy 504 Boy
BornAugust 20, 1976
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana
GenresHip hop
Rapper
1994--present
LabelsBreather Entertainment, No Limit Forever
Murder Inc., 504 Boyz, Master P, C-Murder, Silkk the Shocker, Soulja Slim, Snoop Dogg, Mr. Marcelo, Ghetto Commission, Lil' Keke

Krazy, born Michael Wilson, is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He formerly started his music career in a rap group called, Murder Inc. Krazy later signed to No Limit Records and joined the 504 Boyz in 2000. Krazy is currently signed with No Limit Forever Records.

Career

1994-97: Music beginning

Crazy formerly started his music career in 1994 when he signed to independent New Orleans record label, Hard Head Records and became a member of the rap group, Murder Inc. with artists Legend Man, MC L and Alamo. Their debut album entitled; "Playin' For Keeps" was released on September 25, 1995. They would release a second and final album, entitled; "Let's Die Together" in 1997 named in tribute to the passing of their CEO/founder of Hard Head Records, Roderick Smith whom was shot and killed in May 1996. Crazy and Legend Man signed to a second independent record label, Ruff Era Records in 1996-1997. Legend Man signed in 1996, and Crazy followed in 1997, along with MC L signing to Bally Boy Records and Alamo deciding to end her rap career.

1998-99: Solo career

Crazy started his solo career in 1997 when he signed to New Orleans record label, Ruff Era Records. His debut 'solo' album, entitled; "I Shed Tears For The World" was released on July 21, 1998 and would be declared one of the "Best of the Best Top 204 Independent Rap Albums" by Murder Dog Magazine. On August 10, 1999 he released his second studio album, entitled; "Please Don't Kill Me" titled in reference to the controversial subject of abortion.

2000-04: No Limit, 504 Boyz, etc.

He joined Master P's newly formed rap group, the 504 Boyz in 2000, after being scouted out during his time as a 'solo artist' by New Orleans rapper C-Murder. He would then change his artist name to Krazy. His third studio album, entitled "Breather Life" was released by No Limit Records on August 7, 2001 under the subsidiary label of Soulja Army Records. This album reached No. 91 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and No. 31 on the Top Independent Albums charts.[1] Crazy's fourth studio album was entitled; "Us Killing Us" and released on July 6, 2004 through his own record label, Breather Entertainment.

Artistry

Musical style

Krazy's musical style and similar deep toned enunciation have made his music comparable to that of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur, as a result bootleggers in the past have released copies of his songs and claimed that they were unreleased 2Pac songs/material.

Discography

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US R&B
I Shed Tears For The World
(as Crazy)
  • Released: July 21, 1998 (US)
  • Label: Ruff Era Records
  • Format: CD, Cassette,
-- --
Please Don't Kill Me
(as Crazy)
  • Released: August 10, 1999 (US)
  • Label: Ruff Era Records
  • Format: CD, Cassette,
-- --
Breather Life
  • Released: August 7, 2001 (US)
  • Label: No Limit, Soulja Army Records, Southwest
  • Format: CD, Cassette,
-- 91
Us Killin' Us
(as Crazy)
  • Released: July 6, 2004
  • Label: Breather Entertainment
  • Format: CD,
-- --
Black America TBR

Collaboration albums

List of collaboration albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
US R&B
Playin' For Keeps
(by Murder Inc.)
  • Released: September 25, 1995
  • Label: Hard Head Records
  • Format: CD, Cassette, LP
-- --
Let's Die Together
(by Murder Inc.)
  • Released: 1997
  • Label: Hard Head Records
  • Format: CD, Cassette,
-- --

Singles

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
"Get Cha Mind Right"
(Soulja Slim featuring Krazy & X-Conn)
2001 -- -- -- The Streets Made Me
"Rock It"
(Master P featuring Weebie & Krazy)
2002 -- 72 -- Game Face

Filmography

Films
2004 Still Bout It Unknown Support role

References

  1. ^ "Krazy Album & Song Chart History". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved 2010.

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