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Origin Oakland, California, United States
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1994–Present
Labels C-Note/Noo Trybe/Virgin/EMI Records
Ball or Fall
Associated acts Dru Down, The Regime, Spice 1, E-40, Thug Lordz, C-Bo
Members Yukmouth

Luniz or Da Luniz (formerly The LuniTunes) was an American platinum-selling hip hop duo from Oakland, California, formed by Yukmouth (Jerold Ellis III) & Numskull (Garrick Husbands). The group released an internationally successful hit in 1995 titled "I Got 5 on It"—two versions of which appeared on the group's album Operation Stackola. A third version of the song, featuring Oakland rappers Dru Down, Shock G, Richie Rich, E-40 and Spice 1, also gained radio airplay. The track sold over one million copies in the United States alone.[1]


Main article: Luniz discography



Grammy Award nominations[edit]

Year Category Genre Song Result
1997 Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
(with Luke Cresswell, Fiona Wilkes, Carl Smith, Fraser Morrison, Everett Bradley, Mr. X,
Melle Mel, Yo-Yo, Chaka Khan, Charlie Wilson, Shaquille O'Neal, Quincy Jones & Coolio)
R&B "Stomp" Nominated


  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 333. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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