Mack 10

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the rapper. For the automatic firearm, see MAC-10.
Mack 10
Birth name Dedrick D'Mon Rolison
Born (1971-08-09) August 9, 1971 (age 45)
Origin Inglewood, California, U.S.
Genres West Coast Hip hop, gangsta rap
Occupation(s) Rapper, actor
Years active 1994–present
Labels Hoo-Bangin' Records, Priority Records
Associated acts Westside Connection, Tha Dogg Pound, MC Eiht, Chilly Chill, Xzibit, Knoc-turn'al, Glasses Malone, goddzhuys, Birdman, Ice Cube, WC

Dedrick D'Mon Rolison[1] (born August 9, 1971), better known by his stage name Mack 10, is an American rapper and actor. He has sold nearly 11 million records independently combining his solo and group works. Mack 10 made his first appearance on Ice Cube's 1994 "Bootlegs & B-Sides" compilation on the remixed track "What Can I Do?" and was a member of hip hop supergroup Westside Connection along with Ice Cube and WC. Mack 10 is also the founder of independent record label Hoo-Bangin' Records and got his stage name from the Ingram MAC-10 submachine gun.


Mack 10 made his first appearance on Ice Cube's "Bootlegs & B-Sides" compilation on the track "What Can I Do? (Remix)"

His debut, gold selling album “Mack 10” was released in 1995 on the Priority label. He made his hip hop debut with the hit single, "Foe Life", off his self-titled cd. His next two releases “Based on a True Story” (1997) and “The Recipe” (1998) also reached gold certification and peaked at #14 and #15 on the Billboard 200, respectively.

Rolison is also the founder of independent record label Hoo-Bangin Records. He appeared with Ice Cube and W.C. in the 1996 all-star side project Westside Connection, and formed his own production company, Mack One-O, which signed the acts Allfrumtha-I and the Comrads.

His most recent album, 2009’s “Soft White” was released on his independent label Hoo-Bangin' Records and Fontana Distribution. The first single was "Big Balla" featuring Birdman and Glasses Malone.

Personal life[edit]

Rolison married Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, from R&B trio TLC in August 2000. They have one daughter named Chase Anela Rolison, born on October 20, 2000.[2] In June 2004, T-Boz filed for divorce.


Main article: Mack 10 discography
Studio albums
Collaboration albums
  • Money Music (April 12, 2011) (with Glasses Malone)[3]
  • In tha Beginning...There Was Rap (November 25, 1997) - Dopeman (Original song by NWA)



Year Notes
1997 -
1999 Thicker Than Water (Movie) -
2001 Dark Angel season 1, episode # 10
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2005 -
2006 -
2010 Concert in San Bernardino, California


External links[edit]