Guilty Simpson

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Guilty Simpson
Guilty Simpson.jpg
In Atlanta, Georgia in March 2008
Background information
Birth name Byron Simpson
Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Hip Hop
Occupation(s) rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1991 – present
Labels Stones Throw Records

Byron Simpson, better known by his stage name Guilty Simpson is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He was previously known as Guilt. Over time, he saw that there were more mcs using the alias. In order to set himself apart from the others, he added his last name to become Guilty Simpson. He is signed to Stones Throw Records. He is also known for being a favorite of the late producer J Dilla.[1] His debut album, Ode to the Ghetto includes production from J Dilla, as well as other frequent collaborators Madlib and Black Milk. Along with Sean Price and Black Milk, Guilty Simpson formed the rap trio Random Axe. Simpson is also affiliated with the Detroit hip hop collective Almighty Dreadnaughtz. His major influences were Big Daddy Kane, N.W.A, Scarface, and Kool G Rap.[1] He is currently working on a new album entirely produced by Katalyst of hip hop producer group Quakers.



Year Title Chart positions
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Top Heatseekers
2008 Ode to the Ghetto 69 23
2010 O. J. Simpson (produced by Madlib) 62 37
2015 Detroit's Son (produced by Katalyst of Quakers)[2]
TBA O. J. Simpson 2 (produced by Madlib)


Year Title Chart positions
2011 Random Axe with Black Milk & Sean Price 83 15
2012 The Mission EP with Eric Lau
  • Released: February 3, 2012
  • Label: Kilawatt Music
2012 Dice Game with Apollo Brown
  • Released: November 13, 2012
  • Label: Mello Music Group
2013 Highway Robbery with Small Professor
2014 The Simpson Tape with Oh No


  • 2007: Stray Bullets (mixed by DJ Rhettmatic) (Stones Throw)
  • 2009: Madlib Medicine Show Vol.1: Before the Verdict (Feat. Guilty Simpson) (produced by Madlib)
  • 2010: Ghettodes (Beats by Oh No)
  • 2010: OX to the D (With Roc C) (produced by Soul Professa)


  • 2007: "Man's World" 12" (Prod. J Dilla)
  • 2007: "Getting Bitches" 12" (Prod. Mr Porter) b/w "She Won't Stay At Home" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2008: "Ode To The Ghetto" 12" (Prod. Oh No) b/w "Home Invazion (Madlib Robbery Remix)" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2008 "Guilt Trip" b/w "Trusted (Lying Bitch)" Digital Single (Prod. L.G.P)
  • 2008: "Footwork (Size 12 Version)" 7" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2009: "Stress" 12" (Prod. J Dilla)
  • 2009: "Coroners Music" 12" (Prod. Madlib) b/w "OJ Simpson" (Prod. Madlib)
  • 2009: "Acquired Taste" 7" (Prod. Metro)
  • 2013: "Gees" 7" (Prod. Musca)
  • 2014: "Assam" 7" (Prod. Musca)



  • "Dirty District Theme" (billed as Guilty & Marv with Marv Won) (Slum Village – Dirty District: Vol. 1)



  • "Alert" (B.R. Gunna – Dirty District: Vol. 2)




  • "Rapcats Can't Fuck" feat. Mr Smee (DJ LKB & Miles Flint – Spezial Blend EP)
  • "Bad Man" feat. Scorpion (Fat Ray & Black MilkThe Set Up)
  • "Just LIKE A Man" (88-Keys – Adam's Case Files: The Mixtape)
  • "Middle Of The Map Pt. 2" feat. Black Milk (Kidz In The HallThe In Crowd)
  • "Can't F*** With My City" (Trick Trick)
  • "Psycho (Guncheck)" (D3CCPT – Psycho (Guncheck) 12")
  • "Strategies" (Shawn Jackson – First Of All...)
  • "Ferocious" (DJ Design – Jetlag)
  • "Do My Thing" feat. Royce Da 5'9" (DJ Revolution – King Of The Decks)
  • "Blow The Horns On 'Em"; "Go!" (MadlibWLIB AM: King of the Wigflip)
  • "R U Listening" (Illa JYancey Boys)
  • "It Dont Stop" (Dj Wich – The Golden Touch)
  • "Unstoppable" (Dj Wich – The Golden Touch)





  1. ^ a b "Guilty Simpson – Stones Throw Records". Retrieved 9 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Guilty Simpson". Real Detroit Weekly. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Guilty Simpson - Detroit's Son [Explicit]". Retrieved 2015-10-25. 
  4. ^ "iTunes – Music – Highway Robbery by Guilty Simpson & Small Professor". iTunes. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 

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