Mo B. Dick
|Mo B. Dick|
|Birth name||Raymond E. Poole Jr.|
|Also known as||The Shaman Mahatmah, R. Poole, Ruhi Anubis Yazid, Ruh, Cool Jazz, Cuz, Mobidiqulus Maximus, MC TrapNasty, Mo B. Dick|
July 4, 1965 |
Morgan City, Louisiana, SiracusaVille, LA U.S.
|Origin||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Genres||Contemporary R&B, Hip hop soul, Hip hop, Dirty rap, Jazz rap, G-funk|
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, Singer, Rapper|
|Instruments||Vocals, Keyboards, synthesizer, sampler, Pro Tools drum machine, Piano, Cornet, drum kit|
|Years active||1988 — present|
|Labels||Starvin Artists Entertainment
No Limit Records
Priority Records (1995-1999)
Onher and iNher iNhertainment(2009-2010)
Out The Box Xploitations
|Associated acts||Beats By the Pound, Master P, C-Murder, Silkk The Shocker, TRU (group), Soulja Slim, Big Ed, Tre-8, Kane & Abel (group), Snoop Dogg, Mr. Serv-On, Mia X, Sons of Funk, KLC, UGK, Pimp C, Critical Condition, Fat 2sday, Cash Crop, 2RTina , Derhego & S.E. Trill, Rusty Jay, Tbks, Slice, T.W.I.N., Merge-N-Traffic, The Essentials, Kazmere Johnson, Janelle Nadine, Lok Akim, The Purple Pimpalishus Orchestra, The Grady Bunch|
|Website||outtheboxxploitations.com MySpaceFacebook page youtube Twitter Instagram Discogs|
Raymond Poole (born July 4, 1965) better known by his stage name Mo B. Dick is an music producer, singer, American rapper. He is a founding member of the production team The Medicine Men (formerly Beats by the Pound), which produced most of No Limit Records' releases from 1995 to 1999. During his stint at No Limit Records, He not only produced tracks, but was also a featured artist on over a dozen songs, As a member of Beats by the Pound, the production team collectively produced nearly all of the label's tracks. Mo B. Dick's own repertoire lists his production credits on over 170 recordings  and has his own record label Out The Box Xploitations.
All through high school he was in honors, state, district, parish, etc. He went on to college and marched in Southern University Band until he was kicked out. Afterward, he taught himself how to play piano. Music production started for him in 1988. At that time, he was attending Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana for marketing, then later dropping out. His first drum machine was a Rolland 606.
1995-99: No Limit, Beats by the Pound & Gangsta Harmony
In the mid 1990s Mo B. Dick would sign as an artist to his cousin Master P's label No Limit Records & would also join as a member in the prouction team Beats by the Pound. On April 13, 1999 Mo B. Dick would release his debut album, Gangsta Harmony, the album was successful, peaking at No. 66 on the Billboard 200 and No. 16 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Also in 1999, along with Beats by the Pound's lead producers, Mo B. Dick, KLC, Craig B and Odell, would disband from No Limit Records and would changed their name to The Medicine Men.
2009-14: Perverted XXXcursions & li se Sa li yE
In 2009 after taking a break from his music career to focus on producing. On January 13, 2009 Mo B. Dick would release his second album in over 10 years entitled Perverted XXXcursions. On April 1, 2014 Mo B. Dick would release his third album entitled li se Sa li yE via his label OTBX,LLC.
2016: #MoBDick - EP and Allegorical Love
New albums coming out January 29, 2016 and late 2016.
- Gangsta Harmony (1999)
- "Mo B. Dick song credits". All Music. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
- "Perverted XXXcursions by Mo B. Dick on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2009-01-13. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- "li se Sa li yE by Mo B. Dick on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2014-04-01. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
- "Raymond Poole Repertoire". BMI. Retrieved 17 July 2012.