Spider Loc

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Spider Loc
Birth name Marvell Williams
Born (1979-01-19) January 19, 1979 (age 35)
Compton, California
Origin Los Angeles, California
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, actor
Years active 2000–present
Labels Death Row (former), Koch Records, Baymaac, G-Unit Records, G-Unit West
Associated acts 50 Cent, Tony Yayo, Young Buck, G-Unit, 40 Glocc, Slim the Mobster, Jay Rock, Crooked I, Kurupt

Curtis Norvell Williams (born January 21, 1979 in Compton, California), more commonly known as Spider Loc is an American rapper and actor. He is currently signed to G-Unit Records. Loc is also the CEO of G-Unit West.

Biography[edit]

Spider Loc, member of the Eastside 97th Eastcoast Crips gang in South Los Angeles, was first discovered by Suge Knight and tagged along with Death Row Records, which appears on the Dysfunktional Family soundtrack, and Kurupt Against tha Grain under the name "Spider", but never signed an agreement. In September 2004 Spider Loc met rapper Young Buck in Atlanta and performed for him. A week later in Los Angeles, Young Buck introduced him to 50 Cent on the set of "Shorty Wanna Ride" video and he performed a freestyle rap. After four months the rapper signed a record deal with G-Unit.

Spider Loc has since been featured on many G-Unit mixtapes such as G-Unit Radio Part 18 - Rags to Riches and has also released his own mixtape G-Unit West title Bangadoshish with artists Young Buck, Big Syke (from Thug Life), 50 Cent, and Olivia.

In September 2007, he released a street album, West Kept Secret: The Prequel and the following June released a follow-up project Da 1 U Luv 2 Hate.

In an interview with HipHopDX released 03/27/2011 Spider Loc confirmed that he is still signed to G-Unit and did not move to EMI.[1] In 2011 Spider stated that G-Unit West was back and up and running with the arrival of Slim da Mobster.

Controversies[edit]

In 2005, while Spider Loc and friends were engaged in a fight with rapper Yukmouth and his companions in a Los Angeles nightclub, one of Spider Loc's friends stole jewelry from Yukmouth, which was later ransomed by its owner, Yukmouth.[2] Yukmouth has said that the two have made up.[3]

In July 2008, Spider Loc, 40 Glocc, Village Boo and a large amount of Crips are seen on a YouTube video taunting Lil Wayne, Birdman and Slim of Cash Money Records. Lil Wayne was leaving his "Get Money" video shoot in Los Angeles when his two SUV's were blocked off by surrounding cars on a One-Way Street. Spider Loc is seen walking around the cars and banging on the windows. [4]

Filmography[edit]

In 2004, Spider Loc played a small role alongside former Death Row artist Crooked I in Bank Brothers In 2005 he made his first voice acting appearance in 50 Cent: Bulletproof. In 2007, Spider Loc made his first TV appearance in an episode of Cold Case in 2007 he saw more performances on screen, starring in his own movie with the title of Master P parolee named CJ Tillman Spider Loc went on to play a small role in an episode of Numb3rs as a prisoner before an appearance on the hit show Weeds as a character named Two-strike.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2005: Brainless: The Prequel
  • 2005: G-Unit Radio: Part 18 - Rags 2 Riches (DJ Whoo Kid)
  • 2006: Bangadoshish (DJ Whoo Kid)
  • 2006: Bangadoshish 2 (DJ CRASH D with Papa Smurf)
  • 2006: Southwest Influence (DJ Flipcyde)
  • 2006: Connected (DJ Felli Fel)
  • 2007: Paroled (The Official Movie Mixtape w/ DJ Crash D)
  • 2007: Connected 2 (DJ Felli Fel & Nik Bean)
  • 2007: Global Warning (DJ Woogie)
  • 2007: Connected 3 (DJ Whoo Kid & DJ Crash D)
  • 2008: The King Of R&B (Rapping & Banging) : Vol. 1 (DJ Crash D)
  • 2008: Connected 4 (DJ Whoo Kid & Dj Crash D)
  • 2008: The Best Of Spider Loc: Volume 1 (DJ Whoo Kid)
  • 2008: Bangadoshish 3 (DJ Warrior & DJ Woogie)
  • 2009: Connected 5 (DJ Whoo Kid & DJ Crash D)
  • 2009: The King Of R&B (Rapping & Banging): Vol. 2 (DJ Nina 9 & DJ Crash D)
  • 2009: Arachnophobia (Shadyville DJs)
  • 2009: Land Of The Lost (DJ Crash D)
  • 2009: We On Top (DJ Crash D)
  • 2009: The King Of R&B : Vol. 3
  • 2009: Reptible (Shadyville DJs)
  • 2009: Connected 6 (DJ Whoo Kid& DJ Crash D)
  • 2009: Jac´n 4 Beats (Hosted by Gangsta Granny & DJ Crash D)
  • 2010: B.A.Y.M.A.A.C (DJ Crash D)
  • 2011: @ All Costs (Coming Soon)
  • 2013: Streets May Be Icy: The Realist (with Cash Daddy) (DJ 1Hunnit & DJ RNS)

DVDs[edit]

  • 2005: Brainless: The Prequel (Directed by Marcus DJ Crash D Miller)
  • 2006: Bangadosish (Directed by Marcus DJ Crash D Miller)
  • 2011: Paroled (Directed by Sal Martino)

Guest appearances[edit]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2004: Bank Brothers
  • 2005: Bulletproof (Video Game) (Additional Voices)
  • 2007: Paroled (CJ Tillman)
  • 2007: Numb3rs (Prisoner #3)
  • 2007: Weeds (Two-Strikes)
  • 2007: Cold Case (Delonte)
  • 2008: Shark ( er)
  • 2009: Saving Grace (Marquis Smith)
  • 2009: Doesn't Texas Ever End (Spyder)
  • 2010: Boys on the Run
  • 2010: Hollywont (Jasper)

References[edit]

  1. ^ by . (2011-03-26). "Spider Loc & 40 Glocc Talk "Graveyard Shift" Release, Status Of Crips & Bloods | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  2. ^ "The West Kept Secret". January 30, 2006. Archived from the original on May 29, 2006. Retrieved April 26, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Crash & SPI present STREET TV Volume 2 featuring Bishop, Yukmouth, Hustleboyz, Joe Clair & More!". YouTube.com. 
  4. ^ http://www.thisis50.com/profiles/blogs/784568:BlogPost:5453189
  5. ^ "The West Kept Secret: The Prequel - Spider Loc". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved January 20, 2010. "This Album has never charted." 
  6. ^ "The One You Love to Hate - Spider Loc". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved January 20, 2010. "This Album has never charted." 

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