|King T Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||December 14, 1968|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
King T is an American West Coast Hip hop rapper, MC, and producer who is regarded as an influence upon the gangsta rappers of the early to mid-1990s. He emerged as one of Compton’s earliest hip hop artists and went on to released several albums and tracks such as At Your Own Risk, Act a Fool, IV Life, Tha Triflin’ Album, Thy Kingdom Come, Payback’s a Mutha, At Your Own Risk, Bass, Diss You, The Coolest, Got It Bad Y’all, Black Togetha Again, and Way Out There. Moreover, King T has also served as the CEO of his own record label, King T Inc.
King T, King Tee
Compton, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
King T attended high school.
Rapper, MC, Producer
King T has been signed with Table Records Music Distribution.
West Coast Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Vocals, Drums, Keyboards, Drum Machine, Sampler
Capitol, MCA Records, Aftermath, Ruthless Records, Boss’Up
6 ft or 183 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Note – King T’s daughter, Heaven, died at the age of 16 after a car accident on May 19, 2009
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
King T Facts
- On November 15, 1988, he released his debut studio album Act a Fool through Capitol Records and it included songs like Guitar Playin’, Flirt, Baggin’ on Moms, Ko Rock Stuff, Let’s Dance, Act a Fool, I Got a Cold, and Just Clowning (ft. Breeze and Mixmaster Spade). It peaked at #35 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #125 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- 5 out of 11 tracks of Act a Fool were later included on the rapper’s greatest hits album Ruff Rhymes: Greatest Hits Collection.
- The Notorious B.I.G. was influenced by his deep voice, flow, and rhyme style and King T was one of Biggie’s favorite rappers.
- King T released his 3rd studio album Tha Triflin’ Album on January 26, 1993, and the album consists of tracks like King Tee’s Beer Stand (ft. Ice Cube), Where’sa Hoe Sat, I Gotta Call Earl, Black Togetha Again, Tha Great, Blow My Sox Off, Drunk Tekneek, and Just Flauntin’. The album peaked at #17 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #95 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- His 4th studio album titled IV Life was released on March 28, 1995, through MCA Records and it peaked at #10 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, at #23 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #171 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- King T made his first theatrical film appearance as Liquor Store Thug in the 2000 comedy film 3 Strikes, starring Brian Hooks, N’Bushe Wright, Faizon Love, and David Alan Grier.
- He has stated that working on Xzibit‘s song Louis XIII motivated him to record his last album and King T announced in early 2013 that he wanted to record his final album.
Featured Image by King T / Instagram