DJ Pooh

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Not to be confused with Pooh-Man.
DJ Pooh
Born Mark Jordan
(1969-04-14) April 14, 1969 (age 45)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Pooh
Years active 1984 - present

DJ Pooh (born Mark Jordan on April 14, 1969 in Los Angeles, California) is an American record producer,[1] rapper, screenwriter[2] and film director.[3][4]

Biography[edit]

DJ Pooh has produced albums for Del tha Funkee Homosapien, LL Cool J, Tha Dogg Pound (most notably "New York, New York"), King Tee and 2Pac.[1] He usually collaborates with rapper Ice Cube. In 1996, DJ Pooh provided the bulk of the production for Snoop Dogg's second album, Tha Doggfather. The album was certified double-platinum.

DJ Pooh began in film by producing the drive-by shooting sequence in the 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood. He then went on in 1995 to help write the film Friday, in which he portrays the character "Red".

Pooh plays all three "Mack" characters in the video for the Ice Cube song "Who's the Mack?", AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted.[5]

He has also written, produced and directed his own films, which include the 2000 film 3 Strikes and 2001's The Wash, which stars Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.

DJ Pooh has been credited as co-producer and writer to the successful game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

DJ Pooh was a creative consultant on the highly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V[6] and is also a co-writer of the online version,[7] in addition to being a DJ on the radio station "West Coast Classics" within the game.[8]

Discography[edit]

Album information
Bad Newz Travels Fast
  • Released: July 15, 1997
  • Chart positions: #116 US, #34 Top R&B/Hip Hop
  • Last RIAA certification: Gold
  • Singles: "Whoop Whoop"

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