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Thee Suspect
Thee Suspect
Westminster, CA  USA
July 25, 2006
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Thee Suspect first came upon the scene in 1987, he began performing at backyard parties and small clubs around Santa Ana, Ca. After entering and winning several rap contests in the LA/OC area he succeeded in opening up for such notable rap acts as the LA Dream Team, the World Class Wrecking Crew, and Uncle Jamms Army. He then went on to release several singles and an underground album. After leaving the scene to raise his newborn son he returned in 1999 and since then has been an unstoppable force, releasing his 5th album, a european tour,and appearances in videos with Christina Aguilera, Latin Godfather(the movie)and a number of made for tv movies on Showtime, HBO, and Cinemax. He continues with his sights now set on his forthcoming album and running his own independant record label.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
I always play live. I've been touring since 1987. As for special moments, I'd have to say being able to go overseas to Europe and play for fans over there. That was a highlight of my career. How many raza actually go to Western Europe and perform.
Your musical influences
Ice T, Rakim, Kool Moe Dee, Arabian Prince, Newcleus, Rich Cason, Curtis Mayfield, Ramsay Lewis, Boosty Collins, and believe it or not, John Fogarty.
What equipment do you use?
Micro-Korg vocoder, live DJ, Synthesized Keyboards, and my InterGalactic Funk crew.
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