The Medicine Men

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The Medicine Men
OriginNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
GenresHip hop, hip hop soul, jazz rap, R&B
Occupation(s)Record production team
Songwriting team
Years active1994 — present
Associated actsTRU, Mia X, Fiend, Mystikal, Snoop Dogg, UGK, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Montell Jordan, Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey, Foxy Brown (rapper), Big Pun, Mýa, Charlie Wilson (singer)
Websitebbtp page bbtpmusic page
Mo B. Dick
Craig B
Carlos Stephens
Past membersD. Bazile
DJ Don Juan
Elvin Presley
Richard Weber

The Medicine Men (or Beats by the Pound) are a Louisiana-based American music production team made up of four men.[1]

The collective, with the members (KLC, Mo B. Dick, Craig B, O'Dell) helped sell 30 million records for Master P's No Limit Records, from 1995 to 1999, as well the majority of releases from No Limit Records during the days it was distributed by Priority Records.[2][3] They would later receive nomination for Producers of the Year and collectively be voted as one of Hip-Hop's "Thirty Most Powerful People" by The Source in 1999. From 1995 to 1999 many of The Medicine Men productions feature hooks from Mo B. Dick or O'Dell credited as a featured artist.[2]

Singles produced[edit]

List of singles produced, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
"I'm Bout' It, Bout It"
(TRU featuring Master P & Mia X)
1995 True
"Mobbin Through My Hood"
(TRU featuring Big Ed & King George)
"Playaz from the South"
(Master P, Silkk & UGK)
Down South Hustlers: Bouncin' and Swingin'
"Bounce That Azz"
(Master P, Gangsta T, King George & Silkk)
"Wanna Be With You"
(Mia X)
Good Girl Gone Bad (Mia X album)
"Mr. Ice Cream Man"
(Master P featuring Silkk)
1996 90 55 12 Ice Cream Man
"No More Tears"
(Master P featuring Silkk and Mo B. Dick)
78 15
"The Shocker"
(Silkk featuring Master P)
The Shocker
(Kane & Abel featuring Master P & Mo B. Dick)
7 Sins
"I Always Feel Like"
(TRU featuring Mia X & Mo B. Dick)
1997 71 27 11 Tru 2 da Game
"The Party Don't Stop"
(Mia X featuring Master P and Foxy Brown)
Unlady Like
"My Best Friend "
(Mr. Serv-On featuring Master P)
Life Insurance
"Ain't No Limit"
(Mystikal featuring Silkk the Shocker)
63 Unpredictable
"R.I.P. Tupac"
(Master P)
West Coast Bad Boyz II
"Is There a Heaven 4 a Gangsta?"
(Master P)
Rhyme & Reason: Music from the Motion Picture
"6 in the Mornin'"
(Master P)
In tha Beginning...There Was Rap
(Master P featuring Silkk the Shocker)
Scream 2: Music from the Motion Picture
"I Miss My Homies"
(Master P featuring Pimp C and Silkk the Shocker)
25 16 1 Ghetto D
"If I Could Change"
(Master P, Steady Mobb'n, Mia X, Mo B. Dick & O'Dell)
48 23 7 I'm Bout It: Music from the Motion Picture
"Pushin' Inside You"
(Sons of Funk)
97 I'm Bout It: Music from the Motion Picture & The Game of Funk
"I Got the Hook Up!"
(Master P featuring Sons of Funk)
1998 16 11 1 I Got the Hook Up: Music from the Motion Picture
"Make 'Em Say Uhh!"
(Master P featuring Silkk the Shocker, Mia X, Fiend & Mystikal)
16 18 6
  • RIAA: Platinum[4]
Ghetto D
"Kenny's Dead"
(Master P)
Chef Aid: The South Park Album
"Thinkin' Bout U"
(Master P featuring Mia X and Mo B. Dick)
MP da Last Don
"How Ya Do Dat"
(Master P & Young Bleed featuring C-Loc)
29 I'm Bout It: Music from the Motion Picture & My Balls and My Word
"Times So Hard"
(Young Bleed featuring Master P, Fiend, Mo B. Dick and O'Dell)
My Balls and My Word
"Just Be Straight with Me"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring Master P and Destiny's Child)
57 36 12 Charge It 2 da Game
"It Ain't My Fault"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring Mystikal)
18 5 1
"Give Me The World"
"Express Yourself"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring O'Dell)
43 Straight Outta Compton: N.W.A 10th Anniversary Tribute
"A 2nd Chance"
(C-Murder featuring Mo B. Dick, Master P & Silkk the Shocker)
Life or Death
"Making Moves"
(C-Murder featuring Master P & Mo B. Dick)
"Sons Reasons"
(Sons of Funk)
The Game of Funk
"Take My Pain"
(Fiend featuring Master P, Silkk The Shocker & Sons of Funk)
11 There's One in Every Family
"From What I Was Told"
(Soulja Slim)
I Got the Hook Up: Music from the Motion Picture & Give It 2 'Em Raw
"Street Life"
(Soulja Slim featuring Master P, Silkk The Shocker & O'Dell)
Give It 2 'Em Raw
"Time After Time"
(Kane & Abel featuring Master P & O'Dell)
18 Am I My Brother's Keeper
"Boss Chick"
(Mac featuring Mia X)
Shell Shocked
"Liquidation Of The Ghetto"
(Prime Suspects featuring Mystikal, O'Dell and Ms. Peaches)
Guilty 'til Proven Innocent
"Studio B"
(Gambino Family featuring Snoop Dogg & Mo B. Dick)
Ghetto Organized
"Childhood Years"
(Gambino Family featuring C-Murder & Porsha)
"What'cha Wanna Do?"
(Mia X featuring Charlie Wilson)
12 10 3 Mama Drama
"Imma Shine"
(Mia X)
20 17 6
"I'm a Soulja"
(Ghetto Commission featuring Master P and Mystikal)
Wise Guys
"Ghetto Life"
(Steady Mobb'n featuring Snoop Dogg)
Black Mafia
"The Quickest Way To Die"
(Full Blooded featuring Mo B. Dick & The Hounds of Gert Town)
Memorial Day
"Close 2 You"
(Lil Soldiers featuring Mo B. Dick)
Mean Green: Major Players Compilation & Boot Camp
"Where the Little Souljas At?"
(Lil Soldiers)
We Can't Be Stopped & Boot Camp
"Ghetto Fame"
(Lil Italy featuring Silkk The Shocker)
On Top of da World
(Snoop Dogg featuring Fiend & Mystikal)
1999 62 31 Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told
"That's the Nigga"
60 Ghetto Fabulous
"Light It Up"
(The No Limit All Stars)
Light It Up: Music from the Motion Picture
"It Ain't My Fault, It Ain't My Fault Pt. 2"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring Mystikal)
13 4 1 Made Man
"Somebody Like Me"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring Mýa)
57 43 1
"Ghetto Rain"
(Silkk the Shocker featuring Master P & O'Dell)
"From N.Y. To N.O."
(Mr. Serv-On featuring Big Pun)
Da Next Level
"Like A Jungle"
"I Remember"
(C-Murder featuring Magic & Porsha)
"Nothing Stays The Same"
(O'Dell & Porsha)
Foolish: Music from the Motion Picture
(Master P, Magic & Mo B. Dick)
"Shoot' m up Movies"
(Mo B. Dick)
Gangsta Harmony
"Hoody Hooo"
31 Da Crime Family
"Tru Homies"
(TRU featuring O'Dell)
"It's Your Thing"
(Mercedes featuring Master P)
71 12 4 Rear End
"N's Ain't Shit"
(Mercedes featuring Mia X)
"Mr. Whomp Whomp"
Street Life
"Talk It How I Bring It"
"Hot Boys and Girls"
(Master P featuring Mystikal, Mia X, Silkk the Shocker and Kane & Abel)
87 MP da Last Don
"Make 'Em Say Uhh! #2"
(Master P featuring Fiend, Snoop Dogg, Mia X and Silkk The Shocker)
19 13
"Goodbye to My Homies"
(Master P featuring Mo B. Dick, Sons of Funk and Silkk the Shocker)
27 38 5
"Thug Girl"
(Master P featuring Snoop Dogg and Silkk the Shocker)

Other production[edit]

Artist(s) Year Album
TRU 1995 True
Tre-8 1995 Ghetto Stories
Mia X 1995 Good Girl Gone Bad
Master P 1996 Ice Cream Man
Silkk the Shocker 1996 The Shocker
Skull Duggrey 1996 Hoodlum fo' Life
Kane & Abel 1996 7 Sins
Various artists 1997 West Coast Bad Boyz II
TRU 1997 Tru 2 da Game
Young Bleed 1998 My Balls and My Word
Silkk the Shocker 1998 Charge It 2 da Game
C-Murder 1998 Life or Death
Various artists 1998 I Got the Hook-Up
Sons of Funk 1998 The Game of Funk
Fiend 1998 There's One in Every Family
Soulja Slim 1998 Give It 2 'Em Raw
Master P 1998 MP da Last Don
Kane & Abel 1998 Am I My Brother's Keeper
Mac 1998 Shell Shocked
Snoop Dogg 1998 Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told
Big Ed the Assassin 1998 The Assassin
Skull Duggery 1998 These Wicked Streets
Magic 1998 Sky's the Limit
Various artists 1998 Mean Green
Prime Suspects 1998 Guilty 'til Proven Innocent
Gambino Family 1998 Ghetto Organized
Mia X 1998 Mama Drama
Ghetto Commission 1998 Wise Guys
Steady Mobb'n 1998 Black Mafia
Full Blooded 1998 Memorial Day
Various artists 1998 We Can't Be Stopped
Mystikal 1998 Ghetto Fabulous
Silkk the Shocker 1999 Made Man
Mr. Serv-On 1999 Da Next Level
C-Murder 1999 Bossalinie
Various artists 1999 Foolish
Mo B. Dick 1999 Gangsta Harmony
Lil Soldiers 1999 Boot Camp
Snoop Dogg 1999 No Limit Top Dogg
Various artists 1999 Who U Wit?
TRU 1999 Da Crime Family
Mercedes 1999 Rear End
Fiend 1999 Street Life
Lil Italy 1999 On Top of da World
Magic 1999 Thuggin'


Current members
  • KLC (1995–present)
  • Mo B. Dick (1995–present)
  • Craig B (1996–present)
  • O'Dell (1997–present)
Former members
  • Carlos Stephens (1995–1999)
  • DJ Daryl (1996–1998)
  • Elvin “Playa Pizzle” Presley (2006–2016)
  • Richard Weber (2006–2009)
  • C.Smith (2006–2009)
  • DJ Don Juan (2006–2010)
  • Tic Toc (2006–2009)
  • Tre-8 (1995)


  1. ^ "Rap Coalition update 2000". Retrieved 2006-09-09.
  2. ^ a b "Vh1 Master P Biography". Retrieved 2006-09-09.
  3. ^ "Allmusic Guide for Beats by the Pound". Retrieved 2006-09-09.
  4. ^ a b c "Diddy searchable database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved January 31, 2016.