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|Origin||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
Westside Connection was an American hip-hop supergroup formed by Mack 10, WC and Ice Cube. The group's debut album, Bow Down, reached the number 2 position on the Billboard 200 in 1996, going platinum that year.
Westside Connection began performing together in 1994, appearing on Mack 10's self-titled debut album, Mack 10, on the song "Westside Slaughterhouse". A few months later, the group again joined forces, this time appearing on WC's album, Curb Servin', on the song "West Up!". It was around this time the group began work on their debut album, Bow Down, which was released October 22, 1996.
Individually, Mack 10, WC and Ice Cube continued working on solo projects in between group albums. Together, as Westside Connection, they produced several songs released on film soundtracks and compilations including "Bangin'" (from West Coast Bad Boyz II), "Let It Reign" (from Thicker than Water) and "It's the Holidaze" (from Friday After Next).
Mack 10 quit the group in 2005 due to a conflict with Ice Cube, and Westside Connection subsequently disbanded. However, Ice Cube and WC continued to collaborate, having since appeared on each other's albums.
In 2008, HipHopDX reported that Ice Cube and WC were planning to relaunch the Westside Connection project with The Game being proposed as Mack 10's replacement (having appeared with WC on Ice Cube's album Raw Footage that same year), however the rumored relaunch never came to fruition. In an interview with VladTV in 2020, Mack 10 commented in retrospect that any reunion without his involvement would still require his being paid, as he owns the trademark on the group's name due to their second album being released through his record label.
|Title||Release||Peak chart positions||Sales||Certifications|
|The Best of Westside Connection: The Gangsta, The Killa & The Dope Dealer||
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|"Bow Down"||1996||21||19||1||Bow Down|
|"Gangstas Make the World Go Round"||40||30||10|
|"It's The Holidaze"||2002||—||—||—||Friday After Next|
|"Gangsta Nation"||2003||33||22||9||Terrorist Threats|
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.|
As featured artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
(Mariah Carey featuring Westside Connection)
|"Whatcha Gonna Do (Remix)"
(Jayo Felony featuring Redman, Mack 10 and WC)
|Title||Year||Other Performer(s)||Group performers||Album|
|"Bangin'"||1997||Master P||Mack 10, WC, Ice Cube||West Coast Bad Boyz II|
|"Westside Connect OG's"||The Comrads, Allfrumtha I||Mack 10, WC, Ice Cube||The Comrads|
|"Maniac in the Brainiac"||1998||None||Ice Cube, Mack 10||Bulworth soundtrack|
|"Dopest on da Planet"||Squeak Ru||Mack 10, Ice Cube||Allfrumtha I|
|"My Hoodlums & My Thugz"||E-40||WC, Mack 10||The Element of Surprise|
|"Freestyle"||Funkmaster Flex||Ice Cube, Mack 10||The Mix Tape, Vol. 3: 60 Minutes of Funk (The Final Chapter)|
|"Murderfest '99"||1999||Road Dawgs, MC Eiht, Boo Kapone, Boobie||Mack 10, Ice Cube||Don't Be Saprize|
|"You Ain't Know"||Road Dawgs, Young Pretty, Q.S. Bandit||Ice Cube, Mack 10|
|"III tha Hood Way"||MC Eiht||Ice Cube, Mack 10||Section 8|
|"Callin' All Hogs"||2000||Boo Kapone||Mack 10, WC||None|
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- "Bulworth (soundtrack)". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
- "Allfrumtha I - Allfrumtha I". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-02-23.
- "The Element of Surprise - E-40". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
- "The Mix Tape, Vol. 3: 60 Minutes of Funk (The Final Chapter) - Funkmaster Flex". AllMusic. Retrieved 2020-06-30.
- "Don't Be Saprize - Road Dawgs". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
- "Charmbracelet Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-08-30.
- "Reflection of Reality - Boo Kapone". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-10-22.