Tame One

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Tame One
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Background information
Birth name Rahem Brown
Also known as Tamer Dizzle
Born (1970-03-20) March 20, 1970 (age 48)
Origin Newark, New Jersey
Genres Hip-Hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1983 – present
Labels
Associated acts
Website http://www.tame-one.com/

Rahem Brown (born March 20,[1] 1970), better known by his stage name Tame One, is an American hip hop recording artist from New Jersey. He is founding member of duos such as Artifacts and Leak Bros, as well as the hip hop supergroup The Weathermen. Tame One, along with Jay Burnz Jay, are Founder and Co-founder of the super hip hop group The Boom Skwad since 1992, of which Tame One is President. He appointed Jay Burnz Jay as Vice President of The Boom Skwad.

Musical career[edit]

Tame One together with El Da Sensei released their "graffiti-honoring debut" album Between a Rock and a Hard Place in 1994, and a follow up album That's Them in 1997. Tame One has released two albums with the Artifacts, six solo albums, three mixtapes, and three collaborations one with former labelmate Cage as Leak Bros (Waterworld), one with Del The Funky Homosapien (Parallel Uni-verses) and The Revolution album with Dro Pesci and Nick Jackelson. He has worked with artists such as Aesop Rock, El-P, DJ Mr Len, Breeze Brewin, Travis McCoy, Dro Pesci, Vast Aire, Yak Ballz, Hussein Fatal, Mos Def, and KRS-One.[2] He joined the underground supergroup the Weathermen which was formed in 2002 by Cage and El-P, and the same year he released his first solo album and EC debut named When Rappers Attack. His second solo album O.G. Bobby Johnson appeared in 2005. Next year he issued his next album called Slow Suicide Stimulus, a cooperative project with the Dusted Dons.[3]

In July 2009 Tame One released a music video for his single "Anxiety Attacks" the video was directed by Derek Pike. Credited for making HipHop's first song about "Molly" (MDMA, the active ingredient in Ecstasy). At this time Tame met Staten Island rapper Dro Pesci and producer Nick Jackelson together they recorded the yet to be released album "The Revolution".

He also has released a new EP for free download at slangcorp.com called "Hell or High Water", produced entirely by DJ Junkwaffel. Currently working on a reunion Artifacts album with El Da Sensei and DJKaos 1200 (2014) as well promoting a Boom Skwad Recordings solo mix cd entitled "Skwadzilla"

Personal life[edit]

He is Redman's first cousin.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Albums [4]
Year Title Label
2003 When Rappers Attack High Times Records
2005 O.G. Bobby Johnson Eastern Conference
2006 Spazmatic Blazin' Records
2007 The Grudge Division East
2008 Da Ol Jersey Bastard Amalgam Digital
2009 Acid Tab Vocab with Parallel Thought Parallel Thought LTD.
2009 Parallel Uni-Verses with Del The Funky Homosapien Gold Dust Media
2010 Hell or High Water (EP) Slangcorp
2014 Skwadzilla Blingnot Media

Singles[edit]

Singles [4]
Year Title Label
1998 In The Area / Human Torch with Ammbush Not On Label
1999 Trife Type Times Fat Beats
2000 Crazee Boom Skwad Recordings
2003 When Rappers Attack Eastern Conference
2004 Da Muzik Ahead Recordings
2010 Hell Or High Water EP Slangcorp

Artifacts[edit]

The Weathermen[edit]

  • The Conspiracy (2003)

Leak Bros[edit]

Slow Suicide Stimulus[edit]

  • Slow Suicide Stimulus (2006) (with Dusted Dons)

with Del the Funky Homosapien[edit]

with Dro Pesci and Nick Jackelson[edit]

  • The Revolution (2014)

References[edit]

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