WC and the Maad Circle

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WC and the Maad Circle
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WC (front), DJ Crazy Toones(middle) and Big Gee (back)
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres West Coast hip hop, Political Rap, G-funk
Years active 1990–1996, 2007–2014
Labels Priority
Pay Day
Psychopathic Records
Associated acts Low Profile, Ice Cube, MC Eiht, Chilly Chill, Mack 10
Past members WC
Chilly Chill
Coolio
DJ Crazy Toones (deceased)
Sir Jinx
Big Gee

WC and the Maad Circle was a hip hop group from Los Angeles, California that consisted of WC, Chilly Chill, Big Gee, Sir Jinx, Coolio and DJ Crazy Toones.[1]

History[edit]

MAAD stands for Minority Alliance of Anti-Discrimination.[citation needed] Following the dissolution of Low Profile, the rapper WC formed the group and released the albums, Ain't a Damn Thang Changed in 1991 and Curb Servin' in 1995. The albums spawned some popular singles, notably "Dress Code", "West Up!" and "The One".

WC would later leave the group and form the gangsta rap supergroup Westside Connection with Ice Cube and Mack 10. WC and Crazy Toones continued working together at Ice Cube's Lench Mob Records.

On January 9, 2017, Crazy Toones died at age 45 of a heart attack.[2] Big G deceased died at 55::January 28th 2018

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Release Peak chart positions[3]
US US
R&B
US
Heat
Ain't a Damn Thang Changed 1991 52 29
Curb Servin' 1995 85 15

Singles[edit]

Title Release Peak chart positions[4] Album
US US
Rap
US
R&B
"Dress Code" 1991 Ain't a Damn Thang Changed
"West Up!" (featuring Mack 10 and Ice Cube) 1995 88 16 50 Curb Servin'
"The One" 1996 40 76
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

References[edit]

  1. ^ WC interview
  2. ^ Fitzgerald, Trent (January 9, 2017). "DJ Crazy Toones Dies at 45; Snoop Dogg, Kam, DJ Premier and Others React". TheBoombox.com. Retrieved January 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Albums chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  4. ^ "Singles chart history". Allmusic. Retrieved 2007-11-01.