Mack 10

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This article is about the rapper. For the automatic firearm, see MAC-10.
Mack 10
Birth name Dedrick D'Mon Rolison
Born (1971-08-09) August 9, 1971 (age 43)
Origin Inglewood, California, U.S.
Genres West Coast Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, actor
Years active 1994–present
Labels Hoo-Bangin' Records, Fontana Records, Cash Money Records Lench Mob Records
Associated acts Knoc-turn'al, Xzibit, Westside Connection, Ice Cube, WC, MC Eiht, Glasses Malone

Dedrick D'Mon Rolison[1] (born August 9, 1971), better known by his stage name Mack 10, is an American rapper and actor. Mack 10 made his first appearance on Ice Cube's 1994 "Bootlegs & B-Sides" compilation on the remixed track "What Can I Do?" and was a member of hip hop supergroup Westside Connection along with Ice Cube and WC. Mack 10 is also the founder of independent record label Hoo-Bangin' Records. He takes his nickname from the Ingram MAC-10 submachine gun.


Mack 10 made his first appearance on Ice Cube's "Bootlegs & B-Sides" compilation on the track "What Can I Do? (Remix)"

His debut, gold selling album “Mack 10” was released in 1995 on the Priority label. He made his hip hop debut with the hit single, "Foe Life", off his self-titled cd. His next two releases “Based on a True Story” (1997) and “The Recipe” (1998) also reached gold certification and peaked at #14 and #15 on the Billboard 200, respectively.

Rolison is also the founder of independent record label Hoo-Bangin Records. He appeared with Ice Cube and W.C. in the 1996 all-star side project Westside Connection, and formed his own production company, Mack One-O, which signed the acts Allfrumtha-I and the Comrads.

His most recent album, 2009’s “Soft White” was released on his independent label Hoo-Bangin' Records and Fontana Distribution. The first single was "Big Balla" featuring Birdman and Glasses Malone.

Personal life[edit]

Rolison married Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, from R&B trio TLC in August 2000. They have one daughter named Chase Anela Rolison, born on October 20, 2000.[2] In 2004, T-Boz filed for divorce.


Main article: Mack 10 discography
Studio albums
Collaboration albums
  • Money Music (April 12, 2011) (with Glasses Malone)[3]
  • In tha Beginning...There Was Rap (November 25, 1997) - Dopeman (Original song by NWA)



Year Title Role[4][5] Notes
1997 I'm Bout It Perry's Cousin -
1999 Thicker Than Water DJ -
2001 Out Tacoma Bleed Dark Angel season 1, episode # 10
2002 Random Acts of Violence Lynch -
2003 Cutthroat Alley Brian Stokes -
2004 Def Jam: Fight for NY Himself -
2005 Halloween House Party Star -
2005 Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen D.K -
2006 It Ain't Easy The Mack -
2010 Holiday Jam Session Himself Concert in San Bernardino, California


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