Mr. Capone-E

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Mr. Capone-E
Origin West Covina, California, U.S.
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2000–present
Labels Hi-Power Entertainment, Thump, SMC, PMC, Koch
Associated acts Mr. Criminal, Twista, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Snoop Dogg, Birdman, Lil Flip, Game, Nate Dogg, Ray-J, Too Short, Baby Bash
Website www.hipowermusic.com www.facebook.com/hipowerent www.instagram.com/mrcaponee www.twitter.com/mrcaponee

Mr. Capone-E (born April 27, 1976) is a Pakistan American rapper and owner of Hi-Power Entertainment. He was also signed with Thump Records, where he released his 2003 album Dedicated 2 the Oldies in which he interpolated songs like "Angel Baby" by Rosie & the Originals .[1] Even though, Mr.Capone-E has described his music as "Sureño hip hop. [2]

In 2006,Mr.Capone-E collaborated with Twista for the single "Don't Get It Twisted". The song charted at #40 on the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 chart [3]

Solo career[edit]

2001-2010[edit]

Mr.Capone-E released his first solo album in 2001 titled "Last Man Standing". in 2002 after signing a 3-year distribution deal with Thump Records, a partner of Universal Records. That year he met Mr. Criminal, a rapper from Silver Lake at a low rider car show. Thump Records Music Group which gained widespread international popularity in 2003.

In 2002, Mr. Capone-E released his DVD, A Day in the Life of Mr. Capone followed by in 2003 his 3rd album, Mr. Capone-E: Dedicated to the Oldies,[1] which sold over half a million copies and still continues selling units today.

Mr. Capone-E went back to Thump who released his 5th album, Soldier Story, in 2005 and his sixth album, Zap & Mr. Capone-E Vol.1 & 2,

Money issues began to surface between Mr.Capone-E and Thump, which ultimately led to unpaid royalties to Mr.Capone-E. He was encouraged to leave Thump based on the amount of albums he was selling per release, Mr.Capone-E received all the rights to his music released under Thump.

In 2006, Capone-E released his seventh album, distributed under SMC, Don’t get it Twisted, including the hit single “Don’t Get it Twisted” ft. Twista,[3] which peaked at #18 on the Top Heatseekers Album Chart, #25 on the Independent Albums Chart and #68 on the Billboard R&B/Rap Albums.[4]

In 2007, Mr.Capone-E signed an independent direct distribution deal with Koch and released his eighth album, Mr. Capone-E: Dedicated to the Oldies Part II in ’08, which peaked at #17 on the Top Heatseekers Albums Chart[4] and #66 on the Billboard R&B/ Hip Hop Album.[4]

In 2009, Capone-E released his ninth album, Diary of a G, including the single “Light my Fire” ft. Snoop Dogg and collaborations with The Game and Glasses Malone, which peaked at #18 on the Billboard Rap Album Charts and #24 on the Top Heatseekers Album Charts.[4]

Following the releases of his albums, Mr.Capone-E released The Blue Album in 2010 and Mr. Capone-E: Tears of a Soldier'.[1]

Hi Power Entertainment[edit]

Mr. Capone-E began to sign more underground artists which was the birth of Hi-Power Entertainment, Mr.Capone-E record label.[5]

Under Hi Power Ent., Mr. Capone-E signed over 30 artists including Bizzy Bone and Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Suga Free, MC Eiht and Lil Flip.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions[4]
U.S. R&B U.S. Heat
2000 Mr. Capone-E & the Southsiders
  • Released: October 24, 2000
  • Label: Hi-Power Entertainment (2020)
  • Format: CD
2001 Last Man Standing
  • Released: October 9, 2001
  • Label: Thump (579060)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2003 Dedicated 2 the Oldies
  • Released: March 18, 2003
  • Label: Thump (579099)
  • Format: CD
2004 Always and Forever
  • Released: September 28, 2004
  • Label: Thump (900012)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2005 Live In Japan Soundtrack
  • Released: May 31, 2005
  • Label: Eastside Records
  • Format: CD, digital download
2005 Zapp & Mr. Capone-E Ol' Skool Music Vol. 1 / Mr. Capone-E & Zapp Vol. 2
  • Released: November 08, 2005 / January 31, 2006
  • Label: Hi-Power (900012)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2006 A Soldier's Story
  • Released: April 18, 2006
  • Label: Thump (579214)
  • Format: CD, digital download
30
Don't Get It Twisted
  • Released: August 29, 2006
  • Label: SMC (150)
  • Format: CD, digital download
68 18
Connected (Lil Flip & Mr. Capone-E album) (with Lil' Flip)
  • Released: November 14, 2006
  • Label: Hi-Power (2058)
  • Format: CD, digital download
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2007 Dedicated 2 the Oldies 2
  • Released: September 11, 2007
  • Label: Hi-Power (2051)
  • Format: CD, digital download
66 17
Still Connected (with Lil' Flip)
  • Released: November 6, 2007
  • Label: Hi-Power (2058)
  • Format: CD, digital download
68
2008 Hi-Power Collectibles Presents: Mr. Capone-E Love Jams
  • Released: April 29, 2008
  • Label: Hi-Power (2073)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2008 Dedicated 2 The Fans (CD/DVD)
  • Released: September 30, 2008
  • Label: Hi-Power
  • Format: CD, digital download
2008 Still Connected Part 3 (Lil Flip & Mr. Capone-E album) (with Lil' Flip)
  • Released: October 28, 2008
  • Label: Hi-Power
  • Format: CD, digital download
2009 Diary of a G
  • Released: August 25, 2009
  • Label: Hi-Power (2110)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2009 The Lost Chapters
  • Released: October 27, 2009
  • Label: Hi-Power Ent.
  • Format: CD, digital download
2010 The Blue Album
  • Released: June 15, 2010
  • Label: PMC (72149)
  • Format: CD, digital download
88
2010 Hi-Power Collectibles Presents: Mr. Capone-E Gang Stories
  • Released: November 9, 2010
  • Label: PMC (72163)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011 South Side’s Most Wanted (with Mr. criminal)
  • Released: March 8, 2011
  • Label: Hi Power Ent. (72173)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011 South Side’s Most Wanted Createst Collaborations (with Mr. criminal)
  • Released: May 3, 2011
  • Label: Hi Power Ent. (72173)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2011 Tears of a Soldier
  • Released: July 12, 2011
  • Label: Hi Power Ent. (2181)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2012 Love Jams 2
  • Released: June 5, 2012
  • Label: Hi Power Ent.
  • Format: CD, digital download
2012 South Side’s Most Wanted The Return (with Mr. criminal)
  • Released: September 11, 2012
  • Label: Hi Power Ent. (72173)
  • Format: CD, digital download
2013 Oldies for Life
  • Released: September 24, 2013
  • Label: Hi Power Ent.
  • Format: CD, digital download
2016 For Respect
  • Released: May 13, 2016
  • Label: Hi Power Ent.
  • Format: CD, digital download
2016 No Regrets
  • Released: May 13, 2016
  • Label: Hi Power Ent.
  • Format: CD, digital download

Singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
U.S. Rhyth U.S. Latin Rhyth
2006 "Don't Get It Twisted" (featuring Twista) 40[3] 39[6] Don't Get It Twisted
2007 "You Should Be a Model" 32[7]
"Summertime Anthem" (featuring Fingazz) 29[8] Dedicated 2 The Oldies 2
"Mami Mira" (Mr. Criminal featuring Nate Dogg and Mr. Capone-E) 26[9] Ryder Muzic
2009 "Light My Fire" (featuring Snoop Dogg) 35[10] Diary of a G

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Birchmeier, Jason. "Mr. Capone-E > Biography". allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Capone-E vs. Sick Jacken". Mun2. September 30, 2008. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mr. Capone-E > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles". allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Mr. Capone-E > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  5. ^ hipowermusic
  6. ^ "Billboard chart search" (XML). Billboard.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Billboard chart search" (XML). Billboard.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Billboard chart search" (XML). Billboard.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Billboard chart search" (XML). Billboard.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Billboard chart search" (XML). Billboard.com. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 

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