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|Parent company||Universal Music Group|
(In the US)
Universal Music Group
(Outside the US)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location||Los Angeles, California|
Hoo-Bangin' Records is a record label founded by Dedrick "Mack 10" Rolison. He took the name from the name of the song "Hoo Bangin'" by his group, Westside Connection. Hoo-Bangin' Records was recently released from its contract at Priority Records and Capitol Records and now signed a deal with Fontana Distribution.
2011 - Present
In 2011, it was announced that Mack 10 has revived Hoo Bangin'. Mack has signed a new distribution with Fontana, and revealed that he has a new lineup of respected veteran MCs, most notably Xzibit. The platinum artist Xzibit will be joined by his former Strong Arm Steady band-mate Mitchy Slick, Oakland's Richie Rich, Glasses Malone and former Snoop Dogg group, The LBC Crew - with includes original Hoo Bangin' MC Techniec.
The first release for the revamped Hoo Bangin' is Mack 10 and Glasses Malone's collaborative release, Mack/Malone, due April 12. The long-delayed release will be Glasses' first retail album, while his Universal/Cash Money solo debut, The Beach Cruiser is planned to be released on August 30.
In a statement, Mack 10 said the following: "The Mack/Malone project is the perfect way to let folks know that Hoo Bangin' is coming back strong. We have been working really hard to make this release a memorable project for our fans. I want Hoo Bangin' to become the home of the best on the west."
In August, Mack 10 has now re-signed Los Angeles quintet the Young Hoggs. The group worked extensively on Mack's 2003 project, Ghetto, Gutter & Gangsta. Reports that the Hoggs' debut album, The Hottest Around, will features appearances by Julio G, Dre'sta tha Gangsta and Big Wy of The Relativez.
- CJ Mac - Platinum Game
- C.O.G. - Chilldrin of da Ghetto
- MC Eiht - Section 8
- Various Artists - Hoo-Bangin':The Mixtape, Vol. 1
- Various Artists - Thicker than Water (soundtrack)
- Mack 10
- Glasses Malone
- Ya Boy
- Richie Rich
- The LBC Crew (Bad Azz, Techniec, Lil' C-Style)
- Mitchy Slick
- Baby D
- Allfrumtha I (Binky Mack & Squeak Ru)
- Boo Kapone
- Chilldrin of da Ghetto (Bad Seed, Goldiiz & P Child)
- CJ Mac
- The Comrads (Gangsta & K-Mac)
- Da Hood (Cousteau, Deviossi, K-Mac, Mack 10, Skoop Delania & Techniec)
- MC Eiht
- Red Cafe
- Road Dawgs (G-Luv & Swamp Rat)
- Westside Connection (Ice Cube & WC)
- Bad Azz
- Thump Da Hooddwella(rapper)