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Three 6 Mafia

Three 6 Mafia are an Academy Award-winning, American hip hop group originating from Memphis, Tennessee. Formed in 1991as Triple 6Mafia,by DJ Paul, Juicy J, & Lord Infamous, the group at its most featured six members including; Crunchy Black,Gangsta Boo and KoopstaKnicca (whowere all added shortly before the release of their debut album Mystic Stylez). Thegroup has also collaborated with many rappers ontheir ownlabel; Hypnotize Minds, where they have kick started the careersfor many Memphis rappers, such as; Frayser Boy, Gangsta Blac, LilWyte andIndo G. The group frequently collaborates wit ...read more

Three 6 Mafia are an Academy Award-winning, American hip hop group originating from Memphis, Tennessee. Formed in 1991as Triple 6Mafia,by DJ Paul, Juicy J, & Lord Infamous, the group at its most featured six members including; Crunchy Black,Gangsta Boo and KoopstaKnicca (whowere all added shortly before the release of their debut album Mystic Stylez). Thegroup has also collaborated with many rappers ontheir ownlabel; Hypnotize Minds, where they have kick started the careersfor many Memphis rappers, such as; Frayser Boy, Gangsta Blac, LilWyte andIndo G. The group frequently collaborates withProject Pat (Juicy J's older brother). Their 2005 song "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp"won BestOriginal Song at the 78thAcademy Awards.

The group released their debut underground album Mystic Stylez in 1995 through Prophet Entertainment, a record label theycreated buthavesince relinquished control of. Their musical style—which initially featured dark, menacing beats with equallygritty lyrics—has since movedto amore mainstream sound. The group has also had numerous lineup changes, and nowconsists only of original members Juicy J and DJPaul.Nonetheless, they have cultivated a sizable and diverse cult followingthat has only increased since their Oscar win. They have releasedtwoRIAA rated platinum albums; When the Smoke Clears:Sixty 6, Sixty 1 and Most Known Unknown, the latter featured their well knownsingleStay Fly, which is said to be the causeof their rise to fame and the mainstream. They have since gone on to collaborate with many wellknownsingers and rapperssuch as Akon, Tech N9ne, Insane Clown Posse, Paul Wall, Ludacris, Sean Kingston and Flo Rida. Their latest albumwithLexLuger (producer) entitled Laws of Power is set to be released Fall of 2011. « hide

Similar Bands: Da Mafia 6ix, Project Pat, Kingpin Skinny Pimp, Koopsta Knicca, Juicy J

LPs
Laws of Power
2010

2.3
12 Votes
Last 2 Walk
2008

2.7
55 Votes
Most Known Unknown
2005

3.5
120 Votes
Choices II: The Setup
2005

3
11 Votes
Da Unbreakables
2003

3.5
85 Votes
Choices: The Album
2001

2.6
6 Votes
When the Smoke Clears
2000

3.6
84 Votes
Chapter 2: World Domination
1997

3.7
98 Votes
Chapter 1: The End
1996

3.9
69 Votes
Mystic Stylez
1995

4.2
225 Votes
Smoked Out, Loced Out
1994

3.6
37 Votes
EPs
Live By Yo Rep (Bone Dis)
1996

3.9
36 Votes
Compilations
Most Known Hits
2005

3.6
15 Votes
Underground Vol. 3: Kings of Memphis
2000

3.5
11 Votes
Underground Volume 2: Club Memphis
1999

4.1
11 Votes
Underground Vol. 1: 1991-1994
1999

4.2
46 Votes

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