Spliff Star

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Spliff Star
Birth name William A. Lewis
Also known as Mr. Lewis
Born (1975-04-16) April 16, 1975 (age 43)
Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s)
Years active 1996–present
Labels
Associated acts

William A. Lewis (born April 16, 1975), professionally known as Spliff Star, is an American rapper and producer from Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York.[1] He's best known for his work with Busta Rhymes.[1][2][3][4] Both Vibe and Complex listed Spliff Star as one of the best hype men in hip hop.[5][6]

He is a former member of the Flipmode Squad. He co-founded his own label, PaperRock Records in 2007, and released his first solo effort in 2008.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Song title Artist(s) Album
1996 "The End Of The World (Outro)" Busta Rhymes The Coming
1997 "Flipmode Iz Da Squad" Rampage, Lord Have Mercy, Serious Scout's Honor… by Way of Blood
"We Could Take It Outside" Busta Rhymes, Rampage, Lord Have Mercy, Rah Digga, Baby Sham When Disaster Strikes...
1998 "The Hit-Off" Kid Capri, Busta Rhymes Soundtrack to the Streets
"The Assignment" Noreaga, Busta Rhymes N.O.R.E.
"Take a Walk in My Shoes" Flipmode Squad Slam (soundtrack)
2000 "Outro" Busta Rhymes, Baby Sham Anarchy
"Intro" Rah Digga, Rampage Dirty Harriet
"Just For You" Rah Digga, Rampage, Roc Marciano, Busta Rhymes, Baby Sham, Lord Have Mercy
2001 "What It Is (Part II)" Busta Rhymes, Kelis, Flipmode Squad Dr. Dolittle 2 Soundtrack
"Can't Get Enough" Rah Digga, Meka Violator: The Album, V2.0
2002 "I Know What You Want" Busta Rhymes, Baby Sham, Rampage, Rah Digga, Mariah Carey It Ain't Safe No More...
"Make It Clap (Remix)" Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul
"Just Chill" Busta Rhymes, Rah Digga Friday After Next (soundtrack)
"Tonight I'm Gonna Let Go (Remix)" Syleena Johnson, Busta Rhymes, Rampage, Baby Sham Chapter 2: The Voice
2003 "We Got It" PBT Pimpin' My Pen
2006 "Touch It (Remix)" Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott The Big Bang
2009 "We Want In" Busta Rhymes, Show Money, Ron Browz Back on My B.S.
2014 "Help The Brovas" Cappadonna, Amar Divine Hook Off
2015 "We Forever" Cappadonna, Rampage The Pillage 2

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cirisano, Tatiana (13 September 2016). "Almost Famous: Why The Hype Man Matters to Hip-Hop". Pigeons and Planes. 
  2. ^ "Flipmode Squad biography". MTV. 
  3. ^ "Spliff Star Takes Center Stage on Flipmode Album". MTV. 3 August 2000. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Starbury, Allen (26 November 2007). "Spliff Star Not Leaving Flipmode, Pledges Allegiance To Busta Rhymes". BallerStatus. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "5 Hype Men Who Deserve More Credit in Hip-Hop". Vibe. 29 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "The 10 Greatest Sidekicks in Rap History". Complex Magazine. 5 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Eminem, Vitamin C, More Take On "Hip-Hop Witch"". MTV. 17 May 2000. 

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