Gang Starr Foundation

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Gang Starr Foundation
Origin Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Genres East Coast hip hop, alternative hip hop
Years active 1993–present
Labels Gang Starr Foundation/Year Round/7 Grand/Work or Mart
Associated acts Guru, Jay-Z, Mos Def, Nas, Rakim, The Notorious B.I.G., Afu-Ra, Big L, Bumpy Knuckles, Capone-n-Noreaga, Edo G, M.O.P., The Lox, KRS-One, Master Ace, AZ, Blaq Poet, Fat Joe, Kool G Rap, Reks, Cormega, Joell Ortiz, Bumpy Knuckles, Joey Bada$$, Papoose, Saigon, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul, Pete Rock, Das EFX, Mobb Deep, Big Daddy Kane, The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan, Termanology, Dynasty

Gang Starr Foundation is a collective of east coast rappers led by the hip hop group Gang Starr.[1] It was founded by The Vikar and established in 1993.

Current Members[edit]

Past Members[edit]


  • Gangstarr Foundation Sampler (1993)
  • Gangstarr Foundation & Ill Kid Records presents Krumb Snatcha Classics (2004)
  • Ahead of the Game (2005)
  • Big Shug / Gang Starr - The Jig Is Up / Doe In Advance
  • Big Shug - The Other Side of the Game (2008)
  • Big Shug (Hosted By: DJ Premier) - Never Say Die (The Pre-Album) (2005)
  • Bumpy Knuckles (Hosted By: DJ Premier) - Street Triumph: The Mixxxtape Vol. 1 (2006)
  • Bumpy Knuckles - Crazy Like a Foxxx (DELUXE EDITION) (2008)
  • Afu-Ra - State of the Arts (2005)


  1. ^ Gang Starr Foundation
  2. ^ DJ Premier Blog. "GANG STARR FOUNDATION MEMBER KRUMB SNATCHA RETIRES FROM HIP-HOP" (January 13th 2012). Retrieved from [1] on April 27, 2015.