Contact Us

Happy Birthday, Mack 10!

Mack 10
Bryan Bedder, Getty Images

The lineage of legends that rep the west coasts is definitely something to be proud of. The only real downside is that it leaves many overlooked talents. Mack 10 is one of them. The rapper born Dedrick D’Mon Rolison turns 44 years old (Aug. 9).

Throughout the 90s, Mack 10, a member of the Inglewood Family Gangster Bloods, joined the likes of Compton’s Most Wanted, Spice 1 and others in maintaining the west coast’s dominance. His debut self-titled album is considered by many to be a classic and his second album,  Based on a True Story, peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard 200 chart. Mack 10’s early career received a boost from former N.W.A member Ice Cube who gave guest verses and production assistance.

Mack 10 eventually teamed up with Ice Cube and WC to form the supergroup Westside Connection. Their 1996 debut album Bow Down reached platinum certification and their 2003 follow-up Terrorist Threats, which featured the hit “Gangsta Nation,” achieved gold certification.

Today, Mack 10 is keeping it independent. He released his last album, Soft White, back in 2009.

Watch Mack 10’s “On Them Thangs” Video

Subscribe to B93 on

See 100 Hip-Hop Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Best of B93

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b93.net using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for B93 VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive B93 VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.