King Gordy

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King Gordy
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King Gordy in 2010.
Background information
Birth name Waverly W. Alford III
Also known as Cobain The Dead, The King Of Horrorcore, Dark Lord Vader
Born (1977-08-18) August 18, 1977 (age 37)
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres Hardcore hip hop, horrorcore
Years active 2000 – present
Labels Web Entertainment, KLP Management, Morbid Music LLC
Associated acts Fat Killahz, D12, Bizarre, Project: Deadman, Prozak, Krizz Kaliko, The R.O.C., The Davidians, Tech N9ne, Proof, Eminem, Swifty McVay, SykoCutter, Royce Da 5'9', Obie Trice, potluck, snowgoons, Big Herk
Website www.kinggordy.com

Waverly W. Alford III (born August 18, 1977), better known by his stage name King Gordy, is an American rapper. His career has a span of nearly ten years. He is best known for his 2003 album The Entity and his appearance in the 2002 film 8 mile. His album the Entity has been considered to be his best because it was produced by Eminem and Web Entertainment. Another one of his more popular albums would be Xerxes The God-King as it was also a Web Entertainment album. Gordy has also appeared in nearly a dozen music videos.[1]

Biography[edit]

King Gordy is a horrorcore rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He appeared on Bizarre's solo album. Gordy and Bizarre have been good friends since childhood.[2] He is well known for having his hair braided into two horns on his head. In 2012 Twitter suspended Gordy for various reasons as he mentions on his album Hail Dark Lord Vader.[3]

Film career[edit]

Aside from his hip hop career, King Gordy has appeared in the film 8 Mile (film), starring Eminem, in which King Gordy played the fictional rapper, "Big O" his character was regularly mentioned by character Wink Harris as "the fat man flipping burgers at Mickey D's",[4] He has also appeared in the films Beef 4 and The Hitchcock of Hiphop.

The Davidians[edit]

Consisting of King Gordy and Bizarre of D-12, Davidians was featured on Esham's mixtape The Butcher Shop, but no material has been released by the group since then.

Confrontations[edit]

Haystak

After rapper Haystak made a diss track towards Eminem, then D12 rapper Bizarre collaborated with King Gordy to create a diss track called "Hey, Haystak." They collaborated once more for a second Haystak diss track, titled "R.I.P Haystak." Rapper Brabo Gator, who knew Haystak, then dissed King Gordy, Obie Trice, D12 and Eminem. King Gordy explained this confrontation in more detail during an interview with a Detroit radio station.

Lupe Fiasco

On June 28, 2013, King Gordy challenged the rapping ability of Lupe Fiasco and other mainstream rappers (such as Mac Miller, Yelawolf, and Tyler the Creator) on Twitter. Lupe Fiasco then continued to fuel the fire by responding to King Gordy. The back and forth continued for over eight hours. Both rappers explicitly expressed their respect for each other's craft, but insisted they would beat each other in a rap battle.

Shooting and robbery[edit]

On February 6, 2013, King Gordy was shot 5 times during a robbery. He has recovered and is again doing music videos.

King Gordy has stated via Twitter that he will no longer perform horrorcore music unless he is paid to do so; Gordy also stated that he will be unable to attend the Gathering of the Juggalos this year, due to his recording schedule.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EP's[edit]

  • 2011: Jesus Christ's Mistress[6]
  • 2012: Hail Dark Lord Vader

Albums with Fat Killahz[edit]

  • 2004: WFKR 31.3 FKM: FK Radio The Mixtape
  • 2005: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
  • 2011: The EP

Guest appearances[edit]

  • 2001: Pass The Lighter (Remix) (DJ Butter)
  • 2001: Everybody's Trippin' (DJ Butter ft.Shim-E-Bango, SLICKONEZ, Dogmatic, B-Boy & R.E.G.)
  • 2002: Life (Promatic)
  • 2003: Definition (Woof Pac)
  • 2004: Access Denied (Project Deadman, Tech N9ne)
  • 2004: No Rest For The Wicked (Project Deadman)
  • 2004: Rob U N Da Club (1st Born featuring Proof & D.U.)
  • 2004: Run Up on Us (Proof featuring T-Flame, Banzi & Young Breed)
  • 2005: Ghetto Music (Bizarre) featuring Swifty McVay & Stic Man
  • 2005: No T. Lose (Proof)
  • 2005: Cobain The Dead Intro (Devil's Nite 2005)
  • 2005: Scream (Mr. Wrong a.k.a. Bareda featuring Swifty McVay
  • 2005: Evil (Fatt Father)
  • 2005: Dance (Fatt Father featuring Marv Won & Lovejoy)
  • 2006: Oh Mary! (Bizarre featuring Livio & Gambino)
  • 2006: Six Deaths (Fury) featuring Mattrix
  • 2006: Evil (Supa Emcee, Sal)
  • 2006: Antidote Medicine (Esham) featuring Lavel
  • 2007: Don't Hate (D12)
  • 2007: Put Your Hands Up For Detroit (Fedde Le Grand) featuring Bizarre
  • 2007: Rock Out (Bizarre)
  • 2007: Knock Em Out (Bizarre) featuring Tech N9ne
  • 2007: Animal (Bizarre) featuring Razaaq
  • 2007: Wicked (Bizarre) featuring Twiztid
  • 2007: Cakin (Bizarre) featuring Dub, Gam, & Scarchild
  • 2007: Fat Boy (Bizarre)
  • 2007: Monster (Jehovah Jihad)
  • 2007: 1980's (Bizarre)
  • 2007: Stay Calm (Bizarre)
  • 2007: Look Out below (Guilty Simpson featuring Bizarre)
  • 2007: Squeez EZ (Guilty Simpson featuring Fatt Father)
  • 2008: I Am Gone (D12)
  • 2008: This Situation (D12)
  • 2008: Cheating In The Bedroom (D12)
  • 2008: Win Or Lose (Swifty McVay)
  • 2008: You're Not Gangsta (D12)
  • 2008: Mrs. Pitts (D12)
  • 2008: Psycho, Psycho, Psycho (Prozak) featuring Bizarre
  • 2008: Tyler Durden (on the Tunnel Runners album released on Hatchet House.)
  • 2008: Dangerous (on DJ Clay's Let 'Em Bleed: The Mixxtape, Vol. 2) featuring The R.O.C.
  • 2008: Mirror Mirror (Krizz Kaliko), originally released on the clean edition of Vitiligo, later released in explicit form on the Strange Noize Tour '08 tour exclusive album
  • 2008: Mr. Christian Man (Kapital Punishment)
  • 2008: Let It Rain (Spooky Z Tha Gravedigguh ft. King Gordy, DieNasty & D-Evil) (on the album "Poetry of Worms" Released on Head Hurtz Recordz)
  • 2008: Everyday (Bizarre)
  • 2008: Bitch You Think You Special (Bizarre)
  • 2008: Your Face Is Fucked Up (Fury)
  • 2008: Holocaust Interlude (Fury)
  • 2008: Detroit Playaz (Fatt Father)
  • 2009: The Only Ones featuring Prozak (on Mike E. Clark's Psychopathic Murder Mix Volume 1 released on Psychopathic Records)
  • 2008: Oh X-mas Tree (Fatt Father featuring Guilty Simpson & Phat Kat)
  • 2009: High (Woof Pac)
  • 2009: The Ultimate Villain (Hades)
  • 2009: Horns (Tech N9ne) featuring Prozak
  • 2009: In My Hood (Kamp Crystal Lake)
  • 2009: Neverland (Bloodshot)
  • 2009: Hey Haystak (Haystak Diss) (Bizarre)
  • 2009: Ghetto World (Dogmatic)
  • 2009: Welcome to Hell (Madecipha)
  • 2010: Whatcha Smokin' On (Bizarre)
  • 2010: Wild Like Us (Bizarre)
  • 2010: Rock It Out (Bizarre)
  • 2010: Kick The Door Down (RYM Crew)
  • 2010: Welcome (Ninja Newman, Yung Rob)
  • 2010: Untitled (Krazy Killaz)
  • 2010: Until (Robert Illo featuring Scales Of Nappy Routes)
  • 2010: Cold Hearted (Sodoma Gomora)
  • 2010: Invincible (Nick Rage)
  • 2010: I Ain't Crazy (Potluck, D12)
  • 2010: Intro (Sinn)
  • 2010: When You See Me (Whiteout, Kryptik, Grewsum)
  • 2010: Fatal Masochist (T.O.N.E-z, Bad Dream)
  • 2010: Wicked Minds (Three One Se7en)
  • 2010: Kill Her (John Drama)
  • 2011: Wicked Minds (Remix) (Three One Se7en featuring Bizzy Bone)
  • 2011: Blood Sacrifice (Akvon)
  • 2011: No Regrets (Dark Half, Bizarre)
  • 2011: Alleywayz (Hoodu, Outsider)
  • 2011: Thirteen (Kamp Crystal Lake)
  • 2011: Lite That Shit Up(Potluck Ft. King Gordy)
  • 2011: Fresh Meat (Cannibal Carib)
  • 2011: Taking Lives (Fury ft. Bizarre & King Gordy)
  • 2011: Welcome to Armageddon (Prophet the Revolution
  • 2012: Fall from Grace (Jimmy Donn featuring Bizarre))
  • 2012: Freedom (K.Daver ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: Nightmare (Soulja ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: Justin Bieber (Bizarre ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: Snatch Yo Carties (Bizarre ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: I Don't Know What I Did Last Night (Bizarre ft. Brotha Lynch Hung, Fury & King Gordy)
  • 2012: Moonlight (Whiteout, Ether, Freeze, Dr Gigglez, Fury ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: Raw Sh!t (Fatt Father ft. King Gordy, Seven the General and Phat Kat)
  • 2013: Underground All Stars (The Anthem) (Bloodstepp ft. King Gordy, The Jokerr, Lo Key, Mister K.A, T.O.N.E-Z, Molly Gruesome, Playboy The Beast, Mars, Razakel, Tre lb, Axe Murder Boyz, Grewsum, Mastamind, Insane Poetry, Basick, Spice 1, and KidCrusher)

Music videos[edit]

  • 2003: "Nightmares"
  • 2005: "Rockstar" (cameo appearance) (Bizarre)
  • 2007: "Fat Boy" (Bizarre)
  • 2007: "Where You From" (Bizarre, Kuniva)
  • 2009: "1980's" (Bizarre)
  • 2009: "RIP Gaystak" (Bizarre)
  • 2010: "Watcha Smokin' On" (Bizarre)
  • 2010: "Rap's Finest" (Cameo Appearance) (Bizarre & Royce da 5'9")
  • 2010: "Down This Road" (Cameo Appearance) Bizarre Feat. Yelawolf
  • 2010: "Wild Like Us" (Bizarre)
  • 2010: "Sing For The Dead"
  • 2011: "Taking Lives" Fury ft. Bizarre & King Gordy)
  • 2012: "The Rapture" (Snowgoons ft Meth Mouth, Swifty McVay (D12), Bizarre (rapper), King Gordy & Sean Strange)
  • 2012: "Justin Bieber" (Bizarre ft. King Gordy)
  • 2012: "Snatch Your Carties" (Bizarre ft. King Gordy & Calicoe)
  • 2012: "Psycho Bill" (ft. Bizarre)
  • 2012: "Jigsaw Carnival" (Jigsaw & Power Dise)
  • 2013: "Freestyle 2013″ (Bizarre, Big T, King Gordy)
  • 2013: "I Got an Attitude" (Bizarre)

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