The Grouch (rapper)

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The Grouch
Birth name Corey Scoffern
Born Oakland, California
Origin Oakland, California
Genres Alternative hip hop
Underground hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, producer
Years active 1994–present
Labels Legendary Music
Associated acts Living Legends
Website therealgrouch.com

Corey Scoffern, better known by his stage name The Grouch, is an American rapper and producer currently based in Maui, Hawaii but grew up and spent most of his time in the Bay Area (Oakland, CA) .[1] He is a founding member of Living Legends, an underground hip hop collective based in Los Angeles, California.[2]

History[edit]

The Grouch was born in Oakland, California, where he attended Skyline High School.[3]

He entirely produced Felt's debut album, Felt: A Tribute to Christina Ricci, in 2002.[4]

He collaborated with Eligh, Evidence and Zion I on the song "Amp Live for President" in 2011.[5]

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Don't Talk to Me (1995)
  • Nothing Changes (1996)
  • Success Is Destiny (1997)
  • Fuck the Dumb (1998)
  • "You're Not the 1" (1998)
  • "Simple Man" (1999)
  • Making Perfect Sense (1999)
  • "Wish You A Good Day" (2000)
  • They Don't Have This (2000)
  • Servin' Justice (2003) DVD
  • Crusader for Justice (2003)
  • My Baddest Bitches (2005)
  • Simple Man: Beans and Rice Sampler '07 (2007)
  • Show You the World (2008)
  • "Artsy" (2008)
  • Three Eyes Off the Time (2009)
  • Lighthouses (2014) (disc 2 of The Tortoise and the Crow)

The Grouch/Daddy Kev/D-Styles[edit]

  • Sound Advice (2004)

The Grouch & Eligh[edit]

  • "G&E Music Volume 1" (1998)
  • "G&E Music Volume 2" (2000)
  • G&E Music Volume 1 & 2 (2000)
  • "The Clap" (2003)
  • No More Greener Grasses (2003)
  • "No More Greener Grass" (2004)
  • "All In" (2009)
  • Say G&E! (2009)
  • 333 (2014) (disc 1 of The Tortoise and the Crow)

The CMA[edit]

  • Overall (1999)
  • "Windows" (2004)
  • All Over (2004)

Zion I & The Grouch[edit]

  • Heroes in the City of Dope (2006)
  • "Hit 'Em" (2006)
  • "Lift Me Up" (2007)
  • Heroes in the Healing of the Nation (2011)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Scarub - "Love vs. Hate" from A Fact of the Matter (1999)
  • Zion I - "Flow" from Deep Water Slang V2.0 (2002)
  • Scarub - "You Know" from A New Perspective (2004)
  • Fat Jack - "Without Love" from Cater to the DJ 2 (2004)
  • Pigeon John - "Sleeping Giants" from Sings the Blues (2005)
  • Edit - "Artsy Remix" "Back Up Off the Floor Pt. 2" from Certified Air Raid Material (2008)
  • Sunspot Jonz - "Ride the Rhythm" from Never Surrender (2008)
  • Eligh & Jo Wilkinson - "By and By" from On Sacred Ground (2009)
  • Eligh - "Shine" from Grey Crow (2010)
  • Mystik Journeymen - "The Doorman Song" from Return 2 the Love (2010)
  • Eligh & AmpLive - "Destination Unknown" from Therapy at 3 (2011)
  • Lateef the Truthspeaker - "Oakland" from Firewire (2011)
  • Pretty Lights - "Let's Get Busy" from "A Color Map Of The Sun" (2013)

Productions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilhelm, Kalani (May 25, 2011). "The Grouch Ain’t Grumpy". Honolulu Weekly. 
  2. ^ Maesyn (November 13, 2010). "Hip-Hop icons The Grouch and Scarub sell out Casanova’s". Maui Now. 
  3. ^ Swan, Rachel (May 14, 2008). "Anti-Artsy Emcee". East Bay Express. 
  4. ^ Horgen, Tom (September 19, 2002). "Slug loves Christina Ricci". Minnesota Daily. 
  5. ^ shamz (December 26, 2011). "Video: The Grouch, Evidence, Zion I & Eligh "Amp Live For President"". Okayplayer. 

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