Pill at SXSW in 2010
|Birth name||Tyrone Rivers|
November 27, 1986 |
|Associated acts||Freddie Gibbs, Killer Mike, Tech N9ne, Gunplay, Wale, Maybach Music Group, Yelawolf, Billy TooSlick, Cyhi the Prynce, SL Jones|
In early 2009 Pill's first mixtape 4180: The Prescription and his first single "Trap Goin' Ham" was released. Pill was featured in The Source's Unsigned Hype section. The mixtape received praise from fellow Atlanta rapper André 3000. Later that year he was featured in XXL Magazine's Show & Prove section. He also appeared on Killer Mike's Underground Atlanta compilation on the tracks "Bunkin'" and "Grind Time." 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. In June he released his third mixtape and first Gangsta Grillz mixtape 1140: The Overdose which was hosted by DJ Drama. He later appeared on fellow XXL Freshman Freddie Gibbs's EP Str8 Killa No Filla on the track "Do Wrong."  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.
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.
On January 3, 2012, Pill announced that he was leaving Maybach Music Group Imprint (though he was technically never on the label) and Warner Bros. Records via his Twitter account.
- 4180: The Prescription (2009)
- 4075: The Refill (2009)
- 1140: The Overdose (2010)
- The Diagnosis (2011)
- The Epidemic (2012)
- XXL Magazine November 2009 Issue
- Lipshutz, Jason (February 22, 2011). "Rick Ross' Maybach Music Partners with Warners Bros., Signs Pill". Retrieved 1 August 2012.
- The Source Issue #234 September/October 2009 Issue
- Andre 3000 Gives Atlanta MC Pill His 'Stamp Of Approval' MTV News
- Amazon.com: Underground Atlanta: Killer Mike: Music
- XXLmag.com - >> XXcLusive: XXL's 10 Freshmen for '10 Cover Revealed
- XXL & LiveMixtapes Present Pill's "1140: The Overdose"
- XXLmag.com ->> Download Freddie Gibbs's 'Str8 Killa No Filla' Mixtape Now
- "Tech N9ne f. Pill 'Ya Killin' Me'". June 8, 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2012.