Guilty Simpson

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Guilty Simpson
Guilty Simpson.jpg
In Atlanta, Georgia in March 2008
Background information
Birth name Byron Simpson
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
Genres Hip Hop
Occupations rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1991 – present
Labels Stones Throw Records

Byron Simpson, better known by his stage name Guilty Simpson is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He was previously known as Guilt. Over time, he saw that there were more emcees using the alias. In order to set himself apart from the others, he added his last name to become Guilty Simpson. He is signed to Stones Throw Records. He is also known for being a favorite of the late producer J Dilla.[1] His debut album, Ode to the Ghetto includes production from J Dilla, as well as other frequent collaborators Madlib and Black Milk. Along with Sean Price and Black Milk, Guilty Simpson formed the rap trio Random Axe. Simpson is also affiliated with the Detroit hip hop collective Almighty Dreadnaughtz. His major influences were Big Daddy Kane, N.W.A., Scarface, and Kool G Rap.[1] He is currently working on a new album entirely produced by Quakers.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Top Heatseekers
2008 Ode to the Ghetto 69 23
2010 O. J. Simpson 62 37
TBA O. J. Simpson 2
TBA TBA

Collaborations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
U.S.
200
U.S.
R&B
2011 Random Axe with Black Milk & Sean Price 83 15
2012 The Mission EP with Eric Lau
  • Released: February 3, 2012
  • Label: Kilawatt Music
2012 Dice Game with Apollo Brown
  • Released: November 13, 2012
  • Label: Mello Music Group
2013 Highway Robbery with Small Professor
2014 The Simpson Tape with Oh No
2015 TBA with Quakers[3]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2007: Stray Bullets (mixed by DJ Rhettmatic) (Stones Throw)
  • 2009: Madlib Medicine Show Vol.1: Before the Verdict (Feat. Guilty Simpson) (produced by Madlib)
  • 2010: Ghettodes (Beats by Oh No)
  • 2010: OX to the D (With Roc C) (produced by Soul Professa)

Singles[edit]

  • 2007: "Man's World" 12" (Prod. J Dilla)
  • 2007: "Getting Bitches" 12" (Prod. Mr Porter) b/w "She Won't Stay At Home" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2008: "Ode To The Ghetto" 12" (Prod. Oh No) b/w "Home Invazion (Madlib Robbery Remix)" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2008 ""Guilt Trip" b/w "Trusted (Lying Bitch)" Digital Single (Prod. L.G.P)
  • 2008: "Footwork (Size 12 Version)" 7" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2009: "Stress" 12" (Prod. J Dilla)
  • 2009: "Coroners Music" 12" (Prod. Madlib) b/w "OJ Simpson" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2009: "Acquired Taste" 7" (Prod. Metro)
  • 2013: "Gees" 7" (Prod. Musca)
  • 2014: "Assam" 7" (Prod. Musca)

Appearances[edit]

2003

2004

  • "Alert" (B.R. Gunna - Dirty District: Vol. 2)

2006

2007

2008

  • "Rapcats Can't Fuck" feat. Mr Smee (DJ LKB & Miles Flint - Spezial Blend EP)
  • "Bad Man" feat. Scorpion (Fat Ray & Black Milk - The Set Up)
  • "Just LIKE A Man" (88-Keys - Adam's Case Files: The Mixtape)
  • "Middle Of The Map Pt. 2" feat. Black Milk (Kidz In The Hall - The In Crowd)
  • "Can't F*** With My City" (Trick Trick)
  • "Psycho (Guncheck)" (D3CCPT - Psycho (Guncheck) 12")
  • "Strategies" (Shawn Jackson - First Of All...)
  • "Ferocious" (DJ Design - Jetlag)
  • "Do My Thing" feat. Royce Da 5'9" (DJ Revolution - King Of The Decks)
  • "Blow The Horns On 'Em"; "Go!" (Madlib - WLIB AM: King of the Wigflip)
  • "R U Listening" (Illa J - Yancey Boys)
  • "It Dont Stop" (Dj Wich - The Golden Touch)
  • "Unstoppable" (Dj Wich - The Golden Touch)

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