Pill (rapper)

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Pill
Pill (rapper) SXSW 2010.jpg
Pill at SXSW in 2010
Background information
Birth name Tyrone Rivers[1]
Born (1986-11-27) November 27, 1986 (age 27)
Atlanta, Georgia
Origin Atlanta, Georgia
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2008–present
Associated acts Freddie Gibbs, Killer Mike, Tech N9ne, Gunplay, Wale, Maybach Music Group, Yelawolf, Billy TooSlick, Cyhi the Prynce, SL Jones
Website Pill4180.com

Tyrone Rivers, better known by his stage name Pill, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

Career[edit]

In early 2009 Pill's first mixtape 4180: The Prescription and his first single "Trap Goin' Ham" was released.[1] Pill was featured in The Source's Unsigned Hype section.[3] The mixtape received praise from fellow Atlanta rapper André 3000.[4] Later that year he was featured in XXL Magazine's Show & Prove section.[1] He also appeared on Killer Mike's Underground Atlanta compilation on the tracks "Bunkin'" and "Grind Time."[1][5] His second mixtape 4075: The Refill and his second single off the mixtape "Glass" was released.

In 2010 he was featured on the cover of XXL as part of the XXL Freshman 10 line-up with Donnis, Nipsey Hussle, Jay Rock, J. Cole, OJ da Juiceman and more.[6] In June he released his third mixtape and first Gangsta Grillz mixtape 1140: The Overdose which was hosted by DJ Drama.[7] He later appeared on fellow XXL Freshman Freddie Gibbs's EP Str8 Killa No Filla on the track "Do Wrong." [8] He was also featured on "Introducing the Business" by Mark Ronson, which featured on Ronson's album Record Collection (album).

Maybach Music Group, the hip-hop imprint founded by Rick Ross, has announced a partnership with Warner Bros. Records. Maybach also announced its latest signee, Atlanta rapper Pill, on February 22, 2011.[9]

Recently Pill was featured on "Ya Killin Me", a song off of Tech N9ne's new All 6's and 7's album which appeared as a bonus track.[10]

On January 3, 2012, Pill announced that he was leaving Maybach Music Group Imprint and Warner Bros. Records via his Twitter account.[11]

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 4180: The Prescription (2009)
  • 4075: The Refill (2009)
  • 1140: The Overdose (2010)
  • The Diagnosis (2011)
  • The Epidemic (2012)

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