40 Glocc

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40 Glocc
Birth nameLawrence White
Also known asBig Bad 4-0, Tory Gasaway
Born (1974-12-16) December 16, 1974 (age 44)
Galveston, Texas
OriginColton, California, U.S.
GenresHip hop, West coast hip hop
Years active1997–Present
LabelsZoo Life
Associated actsSpider Loc, G-Unit, Prodigy

Lawrence White (born December 16, 1974), best known by his stage name 40 Glocc, is a rapper from Colton, California.

Early life[edit]

White was born in Galveston, Texas on December 16, 1974. At the age of ten, he moved with his mother to various locations in California, until finally settling in the Inland Empire city of Colton. He began rapping with friends and by 1997, his group, the "Zoo Crew", were recording and promoting their first album, Migrate, Adapt or Die, produced by Tony G and Julio G.[1]


40 Glocc negotiated a deal with Empire Musicwerks, with distribution by BMG. It was through this deal, he recorded and released his first solo effort, "The Jakal", which featured such guests as Bad Azz, Ras Kass, Kurupt, Mac Minister, and several others; and such producers as Battlecat and Dr. Dre among several others. It was after this album that he decided to part ways with Empire Music.

His manager was also managing Mobb Deep, who were then signed to G-Unit Records.[2][3] 40 Glocc joined their label, Infamous Records, under the G-Unit imprint.[4][5]

40 Glocc has worked with artists such as Dr. Dre, The Alchemist and Havoc. He has also been working with his group, the "Zoo Babies", while also promoting his label "ZooLife Ent.".[6] He has also been on tour with such acts as G-Unit, Mobb Deep, Ray J, Snoop & Doggpound & many more. He's released a song entitled "Where the Hammers At?",[7] the beat for which was later used as the beat for G-Unit's song Rider Pt. 2.[2] He later released a remix to "Hammers" which features G-Unit and their respective verses of Rider Pt. 2.[8] In late fall 2010, 40 Glocc signed affiliated rapper Ras Kass to his label Zoo Life. He released a digital street album that year called "COPS" with various features from Jayo Felony, Tip Toe, Tony Yayo and more. in 2011, 40 Glocc and Spider Loc released an album "Graveyard Shift". The following year, he released his first solo album.

Legal issues[edit]

In 1996, White was arrested following a shootout with police outside the Arbor Terrace apartment complex in Colton, and was charged with attempted murder of a police officer.[9][better source needed] In October 2010, a California judge ruled that White, who is a gang member with the Colton City Crips, would be included in an injunction prohibiting gang members from congregating near the Arbor Terrace apartments, which was believed to be the gang's headquarters.[10] However, White was arrested on January 24, 2011 in San Bernardino after a loaded 9mm handgun was found in his car, and was found loitering a block away from the Arbor Terrace at the time of his arrest. The charges were ultimately dropped due to lack of evidence.[11]

On October 3, 2011, White was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with 3 counts of domestic battery by strangulation and coercion with force. 40 allegedly hit his girlfriend several times around the head, face, legs, and rib area and choking her to the point she could not speak or breathe. Once he fell asleep, she was able to sneak away and dial 911. Police arrested 40 as he was trying to flee his home. The woman claims 40 had been assaulting her for over a year and she was afraid to go to the law, in fear she might be killed. [12]

White has additionally been involved in multiple altercations with fellow rap artists. In July 2012, he was involved in a fight with rapper Jayceon "The Game" Taylor and his friends outside of a mansion in Hollywood.[13] White sued Taylor for $4.5 million in damages for assault and battery, as well as damage to his reputation.[14][15] White was awarded $3,000 in 2015, and an additional $200,000 in 2017.[16] In June 2008, a video was posted online of 40 Glocc holding two diamond Young Money necklaces, previously taken from Young Money recording artist Tyga. 40 Glocc held the necklaces for ransom after a fellow member of his entourage took them from Tyga. Both necklaces were reportedly bought back by Lil Wayne in "Cash Money".[17]

In October 2009, a video was posted online showing 40 Glocc and members of his Zoo-Life Crip Gang showing up to Florida rapper Plies' video shoot to test his street credibility. The video shoot, which also featured Jamie Foxx, was being filmed in L.A. Jamie Foxx, who was standing next to Plies when he was about to be approached by 40 Glocc, confirms that Plies ran towards the bathrooms and locked himself inside. He claims Plies was afraid for his life and returned to the video shoot wearing no jewelry. [18] In May 2011, 40 Glocc and Black Wall Street's Compton Menace got into a physical altercation during the Cage vs. Cons event at the L.A. Sports Arena in Los Angeles. The fight allegedly stemmed from G-Unit and Black Wall Street having a long lasting dispute.[19]


Studio albums[edit]

Collaboration albums[edit]

  • Migrate, Adapt or Die (with Zoo Crew) (1997)
  • Charisma (with Kool Savas on John Bello Story 2) (2008)
  • Concrete Jungle (with Zoo Life) (2009)
  • The Graveyard Shift (with Spider Loc, hosted by DJ Drama) (2011)
  • C.O.P.S: Crippin' on Public Streets (with DJ Nik Bean) (2011)[20]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Thicker than Water Dog Fight Host
2000 Tha Eastsidaz Himself Uncredited
2002 Book of Love Entourage Leader
2009 Miss March Posse Member #2


  1. ^ The Zoo Crew: Migrate Adapt or Die at ARTISTdirect. ArtistDirect. Retrieved August 12, 2008.
  2. ^ a b Jay, Lil (June 2008). Lloyd Banks & Tony Yayo Interview. DuBCNN. Retrieved July 28, 2008.
  3. ^ Reid, Shaheem (January 25, 2006) Mobb Deep, 50 Cent Get Tattoos To Prove Loyalty MTV Accessed August 15, 2008.
  4. ^ a b Milne, Conan (May 2007) Review of "That New Nigga". DubCNN. Retrieved August 11, 2008.
  5. ^ G4 – The Feed – Freestyle 101: 40 Glocc & Gail Gotti (G-Unit) G4TV Accessed August 14, 2008.
  6. ^ DubCNN News Archive. (You may have to scroll down to find the particular section.) DubCNN.com Accessed August 12, 2008.
  7. ^ 40 Glocc & Sam Scarfo "Where the Hammers At?" on DubCNN.com DubCNN.com Accessed August 7, 2008.
  8. ^ 40 Glocc ft. 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck, Tony Yayo "Hammers" G-Unit remix on DubCNN.com DubCNN.com (March 2008).
  9. ^ https://www.facebook.com/notes/thisis50/in-the-news-again-colton-rapper-40-glocc-scoffs-at-gangster-i/24201188050
  10. ^ Gamble, Ronnie. (2010-09-08) 40 Glocc Banned From California Apartment Complex As Part of Gang Injunction. BallerStatus.com. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  11. ^ Rapper 40 Glocc arrested in San Bernardino. Latimesblogs.latimes.com (2011-01-24). Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  12. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus. (2011-12-10) G-Unit's 40 Glocc Arrested Over Domestic Dispute, "[I] Could Not Speak Or Breathe". Sohh.Com. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  13. ^ Starbury, Allen. (2012-07-08) The Game, 40 Glocc Fight In Los Angeles – Game Leaks Footage. BallerStatus.com. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  14. ^ Horowitz, Steven J.. (2013-03-11) 40 Glocc Suing Game For $4.5 Million Over Assault | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales. HipHop DX. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  15. ^ Exclusive! 40 Glocc Allegedly Knocks Out Game's Manager Taydoe. ThisIs50.com (2013-01-01). Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  16. ^ http://thesource.com/2015/12/26/the-game-ordered-to-pay-40-glocc-3k-for-assault/
  17. ^ Hale, Andreas. (2008-06-10) 40 Glocc Steals Chains From Tyga? | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales. HipHop DX. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  18. ^ 40 Glocc, Lil Boo Reply To Plies’ Diss With ‘Return to Sender’. AllHipHop.com (2009-11-24). Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  19. ^ Langhorne, Cyrus. (2011-06-03) 40 Glocc Says Don't Be A Menace, "He Wanna B*tch Up Now?". Sohh.Com. Retrieved on 2013-04-20.
  20. ^ "40 glocc – C.o.p.s "Criping On Public Streets" Hosted by dj nik bean // Free Mixtape @". Datpiff.com. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2012-03-30.
  21. ^ "Outspoken on DatPiff". Datpiff.com. Archived from the original on August 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  22. ^ "Outspoken 2 on Dat Piff". Datpiff.com. 2006-08-26. Archived from the original on August 30, 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-07.
  23. ^ 40 Glocc Outspoken Vol. 3 Download at DuBCNN.com. Retrieved July 9, 2008.
  24. ^ That New Nigga at DatPiff.com. Retrieved July 10, 2008.
  25. ^ 40 Glocc Releases Star-Studded Mixtape Online. HipHopDX.com. Retrieved January 9, 2009.

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