Guilty Simpson

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Guilty Simpson
Guilty Simpson.jpg
In Atlanta, Georgia in March 2008
Background information
Birth name Byron Simpson
Born January 11, 1980
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres Hip Hop
Occupation(s) rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1996 – present
Labels Stones Throw Records
Associated acts
Website Twitter

Byron Simpson (born January 11, 1980), better known by his stage name Guilty Simpson is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan. He was previously known as Guilt. 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.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

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)

Collaborations[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
U.S.
200
U.S.
R&B
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

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 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)

Singles[edit]

  • 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)

Appearances[edit]

2001

2002

  • "Dirty District Theme" (with MarvWon (billed as Guilty & Marv )) by Slum Village from Dirty District

2003

2004

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

  • "My Guitar Whales (Remix)" by Paul White from And The Purple Brain

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

References[edit]

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

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