2nd II None

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2nd II None
2nd II None 2014.jpg
2nd II None in 2014
Background information
Origin Compton, California, U.S.
Genres hip hop
Years active 1987–present
Labels Profile, Death Row, Arista,
Associated acts DJ Quik, AMG, Hi-C, Penthouse Players Clique
Members BlaKKazz K.K.
Gangsta D

2nd II None is a rap group from Compton, California. It consist of cousins KK (born Kelton L. McDonald) and Gangsta D (born Deon Barnett). They were members of the Elm Street Piru Bloods.[1]


Early years[edit]

Their career started in 1990 after the release of "The Red Tape", they signed with Profile Records. They released their first album in 1991, the self-titled 2nd II None on Profile Records. Their second album, Classic 220 on Arista Records, released in 1999. Their albums were produced by 2nd II None and DJ Quik. In 2008, their 1994 unreleased album Tha Shit was leaked on the internet.



Year Title Chart positions[2]
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip hop albums Heatseekers
1991 2nd II None 83 26 3
1994 The Shit (Unreleased) - - -
1999 Classic 220 162 40 -
2014 Compton Muzik - - -


Year Title Chart positions[3] Album
Billboard Hot 100 Hot rap singles Hot R&B/Hip hop songs
1991 "Be True to Yourself" 78 9 54 2nd II None
1992 "If You Want It" 64 13 33
1994 "Didn't Mean to Turn You on" - - - Above the Rim (The Soundtrack)
1999 "Up n' da Club" - - - Classic 220


  1. ^ 2nd II None UnitedGangs.com Retrieved. 2015-10-03
  2. ^ "Albums chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Singles chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-15.