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Not to be confused with DJ Pooh or Big Pooh.
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Lawrence Thomas aka Pooh-Man
Background information
Birth name Lawrence Lee Thomas
Also known as MC Pooh
Born (1971-01-25) January 25, 1971 (age 46)
Origin Oakland, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, gangsta rap
Years active 1990– Present
Labels Jive, Scarface, In-A-Minute, Killa Kali, AniraMusic

Pooh-Man, also known as MC Pooh or MC Pooh-Man (born Lawrence Lee Thomas, January 25, 1971)[1] is an American rap artist who has released several albums on various labels, including Jive Records.[2] His lyrics focused on the topics of sex, money and murder (his song "Sex, Money, and Murder" appeared on the soundtrack to the 1992 film Juice).[3] He also had a small role in the film Menace II Society, playing Doc.

He has been active in the music industry since the early 1990s onward.[4] His only charting album, 1992's Funky as I Wanna Be, gained notoriety for its risque cover, featured guest appearances by MC Breed, Too Short, and Ant Banks, and brought him his biggest success, peaking at #158 on the Billboard Top 200.

On February 28, 2000, Thomas pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery and was sentenced to 80 months in prison.[5]


Year Title Label US R&B Chart[6] US Top 200[6]
1990 Life of a Criminal Jive #39 -
1992 Funky As I Wanna Be Jive #38 #158
1993 Judgement Day Scarface #57 -
1994 Ain't No Love In-A-Minute #85 -
1997 State Vs. Pooh-Man Straight from San Quentin In-A-Minute - -
2001 Fukin' Wit Dank 2001 Killa Kali - -
2014 Kaos Theory Infinite Kaos - -


6. https://www.facebook.com/PoohMan510

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