DFC (group)

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DFC
Origin Flint, Michigan, USA
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1991–1999
Labels Big Beat/Atlantic, Penalty
Associated acts MC Breed
Past members Al Breed
T-Dub

DFC was an American hip hop duo[1] composed of Flint, Michigan natives Alpha "Al" Breed and Bobby "T-Dub" Thompson. They were closely associated with MC Breed who was also Al's cousin.

MC Breed and DFC released their collaborative debut album on November 11, 1991 entitled MC Breed & DFC, which charted at 142 on the Billboard 200 and featured their most successful single, "Ain't No Future in Yo' Frontin'".

After MC Breed & DFC, DFC signed with Atlantic Records and were placed on their subsidiary Big Beat Records. They then released 1994's Things in tha Hood which became their most successful album, peaking at 71 on the Billboard 200 and spawning the singles "Caps Get Peeled" and "Thing in tha Hood". They followed up with 1997's The Whole World's Rotten, but disbanded in 1999 after appearing on MC Breed's It's All Good.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
U.S. U.S. R&B
1991 MC Breed & DFC
  • Released: November 11, 1991
  • Label: Ichiban
142 38
1994 Things in tha Hood 71 7
1997 The Whole World's Rotten
  • Released: November 25, 1997
  • Label: Penalty
92

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B U.S. Rap
1991 "Ain't No Future in Yo' Frontin'" (with MC Breed) 66 47 12 MC Breed & DFC
1994 "Caps Get Peeled" (featuring MC Eiht) 78 16 Things in tha Hood
"Things in tha Hood" (featuring MC Breed and Nate Dogg) 98 23
1997 "Listen (Five Minutes)" 85 18 The Whole World's Rotten

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hess, Mickey (2009-11-25). Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide. ABC-CLIO. pp. 397–. ISBN 9780313343216. Retrieved 1 August 2012.