DJ Pooh

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DJ Pooh
Birth name Mark Jordan
Born (1969-06-29) June 29, 1969 (age 48)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation(s) Record producer, rapper, voice actor, screenwriter, actor, film director, mixing engineer
Years active 1984 - present
Associated acts King Tee, Chilly Chill, Kam, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg

Mark Jordan (born June 29, 1969 in Los Angeles, California), better known by his stage name DJ Pooh is an American record producer,[1] voice actor, rapper, screenwriter,[2] actor and film director.[3][4]

Biography[edit]

Most known for his acting role as "Red" in the first "Friday" movie with Ice Cube. DJ Pooh co-wrote "Friday" and helped with character development. As a legendary record producer and mixing engineer, DJ Pooh has produced albums for Ice Cube, Del tha Funkee Homosapien, LL Cool J, Yo-Yo, Tha Dogg Pound , King Tee, and many more. In 1996, DJ Pooh provided the bulk of the production for Snoop Dogg's second album, Tha Doggfather. The album was certified double-platinum.

DJ Pooh began in film by producing the drive-by shooting sequence in the 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood.[citation needed] He then went on in 1995 to help write the film Friday with Ice Cube, in which he portrays the character "Red".

Pooh plays all three "Mack" characters in the video for the Ice Cube song "Who's the Mack?" from AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted.[5]

He has also written, produced and directed his own films, which include the 2000 film 3 Strikes and 2001's The Wash, which stars Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.

DJ Pooh has been credited as co-producer and writer to the successful game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

DJ Pooh was a creative consultant on Grand Theft Auto V[6] and is also a co-writer of the online version,[7] in addition to being a DJ on the radio station "West Coast Classics" within the game.[8]

DJ Pooh appeared in 3 episodes of The Boondocks.

Discography[edit]

Album information
Bad Newz Travels Fast
  • Released: July 15, 1997
  • Chart positions: #116 US, #34 Top R&B/Hip Hop
  • Last RIAA certification: N/A
  • Singles: "Whoop Whoop"

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic ((( DJ Pooh > Overview )))
  2. ^ DJ Pooh
  3. ^ "Official website of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. - Ars Gratia Artis". MGM.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  4. ^ By ELVIS MITCHELLNOV. 15, 2001 (2001-11-15). "FILM REVIEW; With Just a Hint of a Plot, Taking It Easy. Very Easy.". New York Times. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  5. ^ Uploaded on Feb 24, 2007 (2007-02-24). "Who's The Mack by Ice Cube". YouTube. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  6. ^ Template:CrewCard.crew.name. "Rockstargames.com". Rockstargames.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  7. ^ "Djpooh.com". Djpooh.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 
  8. ^ Dyer, Mitch (2013-08-23). "IGN.com". IGN.com. Retrieved 2017-04-18. 

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