Prozak (rapper)

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Prozak
Birth nameSteven T. Shippy
Born (1977-08-25) 25 August 1977 (age 42)
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • director
  • paranormal investigator
Years active1999–present
LabelsStrange Music
Associated acts
Websitewww.HitchcockOfHipHop.com

Steven T. Shippy, better known by his stage name Prozak, is an American independent rapper and film director from Saginaw, Michigan. He's a member of the group Project:Deadman with Mike E. Clark as well as the group Bedlam with Madness and Staplez. He is one of the few rappers of Chaldean (Iraqi) descent. In 2011, he officially signed with Strange Music, although he had previously released albums with the label.[1]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Details Peak chart positions
US
[2]
US
Ind

[3]
US R&B
[4]
US
Rap

[5]
Tales from the Sick 25 50 20
Paranormal
  • Released: 24 April 2012
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD
90 15 13 8
We All Fall Down
  • Released: 17 September 2013
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD
122 23 20 11
Black Ink
  • Released: 9 October 2015
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD
97 24 18 13

EPs[edit]

Year Details
2001 Aftabirth
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Mentality, Newport Music
  • Format: CD
2012 Nocturnal
  • Released: 11 December 2012
  • Label: Strange Music
  • Format: CD

with Madness & Staplez as Bedlam[edit]

  • Chemical Imbalancez Volume One (1999)
  • Chemical Imbalancez Volume Two (2001)
  • Shock Treatment (2002)
  • Bedlamitez Rize (2003)
  • Chemical Anthology - Re-release of Vol-1 and 2 (2003)
  • The Wickedstock Detroit Show (2003)
  • Rare and Unheard (2012)

with Mike E. Clark as Project:Deadman[edit]

  • Self Inflicted (2004)

Collaborations[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Released a VHS with his group Bedlam entitled HellRidez[6]

He has also directed music videos, notably Tech N9ne's Bout ta Bubble, as well as several of his own videos.[7]

Shippy and his paranormal crew filmed a movie called SEEKERS: A Haunting on Hamilton Street, which is based in Saginaw, MI, where Shippy, Brian Harnois, Father Calder, and his crew go into reportedly haunted places and try to find evidence of the paranormal by video and EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon). The DVD was released Friday, 29 October 2010.

Vol. 2 - A Haunting on Hamilton Street 2 premiered at the Temple Theater in Saginaw, MI on 28 and 29 October 2011.

Vol. 3 - A Haunting on Potter Street was released in 2012.

Vol. 4 - A Haunting in Saginaw, Michigan was released in 2013

Vol. 5 - A Haunting on Washington Avenue: The Temple Theatre was released in 2014

Vol. 6 - A Haunting at the Hoyt Library was released in 2015

Vol. 7 - A Haunting on Dice Road: The Hell House was released in 2016

Vol. 8 - A Haunting on Dice Road 2: Town of the Dead was released 3 November 2017[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Announcement" on YouTube. Strange Music, Inc. Retrieved 12 December 2011
  2. ^ "Billboard 200 Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Independent Albums Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
  4. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Rap Albums Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 17 June 2010.
  6. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HztHI7B9Nf4
  7. ^ "Both Sides of the Lens – Prozak And Tech N9ne's Crossover To Film [Editorial]".
  8. ^ Saginaw, Haunted. "Home". Haunted Saginaw.
  9. ^ "Haunted Saginaw". www.facebook.com.

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