Playalitical

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Playalitical
Born (1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 35)
Origin Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Rap, Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rap Artist, Record Producer,
Years active 2001—present
Labels Illuminated Records, Koch Entertainment, Select-O-Hits Music and Video Distribution, Kritikal Records
Associated acts Bizzy Bone,
Chino XL,
Spoke-In-Wordz

Playalitical (born Dustin Robbins March 7, 1982 in Denver, Colorado) is an American rap artist and the founder of Illuminated Records. Known for his deep raspy voice, traditional lyricism, and word play he discusses lived stories. Playalitical has recorded with, performed, and produced for numerous artists.

Career[edit]

Released in 2006 and re-released in 2007 on a larger retail scale Playalitical's "Code Green" album is now respectively recognized as his debut album and first release. Although it was essentially his 4th solo album and 7th CD if you count the underground mixtapes and compilations. Playalitical was far from a new artist in 2006. He had already built a solid fan base in the midwest between a total of 6 releases.

2006 was the milestone for Playalitical's professional career. He signed Bizzy Bone, member of the multi-platinum Grammy Award winning rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to his label for a one album record deal. Produced in its entirety by Playalitical, Bizzy Bone's The Midwest Cowboy album was released July 11, 2006 through Real Talk Ent.. After this and the release of his Code Green album he moved on to produce the "King Me" album for rap artist Young Droop, which was later released Feb 12 2008. Towards the end of the year he and moviestar/rapper Chino XL began working on a group album together entitled "Something Sacred" which was released January 15, 2008.

In 2001 Playalitical released his 1st underground rap album entitled "The Fa. Q". To date he has released 4 solo albums, 4 compilations and has done 1 group album called "Something Sacred" with Movie Star and Rap musician Chino XL. Playalitical has produced numerous other albums for artist's like Ala Wrek, Young Droop, Bizzy Bone, Duce Stabs and Spoke-In-Wordz. In 2007 he signed a none exclusive label deal with the distribution company Select-O-Hits mostly known for platinum recording artist's like Jimmy Buffett, Kieth Bryant, Three Six Mafia, Haystak and more. The Code Green album was re-released by Select-O-Hits. In 2011 He produced the Lighter Shade of Brown album "It's A Wrap" released 11-18-2011, "Call Me Over" was the single featuring Playalitical and NB Ridaz.[1] on Feb 12 2012 rap artist Young Droop and Playalitical released a group album entitled "Chosen Children". Nothing more than a digital release, an EP. Most recently Playalitical released 3 free digital mixtapes on datpiff, soundcloud and other sites.

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

Album information
Code Green
  • Released: May 1, 2006 Re-released 8-21-2007
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #98
  • Singles: "Its Been One", "Doin It Wrong"(with Bizzy Bone)"
Something Sacred
  • Released: January 15, 2008
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Chow Down(featuring Spoke-In-Wordz)"
Pipe Dreams
  • Released: February 23, 2009
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Bygones Be Gone"
Americon
  • Released: May 1, 2004 re-release coming soon
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "The last rapping(featuring 777 of 2pacs outlaws and Morning Star)"
Political Playboy Music
  • Released: Dec 6, 2011
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Checkin My Fresh(feat Zig Zag of NB Ridaz),Bounce It Like A Bad Check(feat E40 and Rappin 4-Tay)[2]"

Produced[edit]

Album information
Bizzy Bone - The Midwest Cowboy
  • Released: July 11, 2006
  • Billboard 200 chart position: 164
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 65
  • Singles: "Thugz Need Love Too(featuring Playalitical)"
Young Droop - King Me
  • Released: Feb 26, 2008
  • Billboard 200 chart position: 197
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 78
  • Singles: "Like Dis Like Dat"
Duce Stabs - Im So Screwed
  • Released: May 10, 2005
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles:
Ala Wrek - Wreckonize
  • Released: Sep 18, 2003
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles:
Spoke-In-Wordz - Word Play
  • Released: Nov 3, 2007
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Blown Away(featuring Bizzy Bone)"
Lighter Shade Of Brown - It's A Wrap
  • Released: October 11, 2011
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 81
  • Singles: "Call Me Over(feat Playalitical & Zig Zag of NB Ridaz)What Ya Gon Do(featuring Playalitical)"

Compilations/Mixtapes[edit]

Album information
Catch The Buzz Vol 1
  • Released: June 6, 2002
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Don Blas & Jadakiss"
Catch The Buzz Vol 2
  • Released: January 1, 2003
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Duce Stabs, 777 of 2pacs Outlaws and Sir Sqausha"
Underground Bosses
  • Released: March 20, 2004
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Duce Stabs, Big Herb from KS107.5 and Sir Squasha"
Denver's Most Wanted Vol 3
  • Released: May 5, 2009
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Tech N9ne, J Diggs", Mr Kee, Simes Carter,

Daz Dillinger, Dank 1, Black C, Spoke-In-Wordz"

Catch The Buzz Vol 3

San Quinn, Supernatural, Chino XL, Bizzy Bone, Young Droop"

Singles[edit]

Year Singles U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B U.S. Rap Album
2006 "Doin It Wrong" (with Bizzy Bone) - - 73 Code Green: Operation Takeover
2006 "Its Goin Down[Remix]" (Yung Joc featuring Playalitical) 3 1 1 New Joc City
2006 "Thugz Need Love Too" (Bizzy Bone featuring Playalitical) - 71 27 Midwest Cowboy
2006 "Its Been One" (featuring Lil Flip) - - 61 Code Green
2007 "Buy U A Drank[REMIX] " (T-Pain featuring Playalitical & Yung Joc) 92 37 18 T-Pain

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