Mac Dre was born on the fifth of July 1970 in Oakland, he grew up in Vallejo, California and lived there most of his life.
In 1989 Mac Dre launched his first album, an EP titled ‘Younger Black Brotha’ it had 4 tracks on it and one monitor ironicly titled ‘Too Laborious for the Fuckin Radio’ began getting air play in North Californian radio stations. In 1991 Mac Dre returned with ‘California Livin” and by the point he launched his third album ‘Whats actually goin on'(1992) his music was being performed throughout Vallejo and North California for that matter. In golf equipment and peoples automobiles, it appeared like Mac Dre was going to achieve the massive time. However his hopes and desires had been snatched away from him as he was put into jail because the police believed he was behind a number of financial institution robberys. Mac Dre was adopted 300 miles by police from the ‘Bay Space’ to Fresno, his pal was wired and recorded a dialog which he began asking Mac Dre in regards to the financial institution robberys. He was sentenced to 5 years inprisonment in 1992 for this however he wasn’t carried out making albums but. ‘Again N Da Hood’ was what his fourth album was referred to as, it was an EP which was recorded from Fresno county Jail by telephone. The album reveals that Mac Dre doesn’t want numerous takes to have a track the best way he needs it. In the identical 12 months he recorded some extra songs over the telephone and his document firm made an album from them and a few of his beforehand launched songs, the album was referred to as ‘Younger Black Brotha: The Album’.
Mac Dre was launched in 1995. He acquired on his compilation ‘The Rompilation’ which was launched below his new document firm ‘Romp Information’ and bought over 60,000 copies, within the Rompalation Mac Dre seems on eight tracks alongside a few of his ‘homies’ reminiscent of Mac Mall, Da Unda canine and JT the Bigga Figga. After his launch he began working like loopy on his albums averaging on two albums a 12 months. His first solo launch after his launch from jail was referred to as ‘Silly Doo Doo Dumb’, the exact same 12 months he launched ‘Don’t hate the Participant, Hate the Sport’. Within the subsequent three years that adopted he launched 11 albums the newest of them ‘Thizzelle Washington’ acquired him essentially the most followers and respect. In 2003 he made ‘al boo boo’ which was a cd with a free dvd and he launched a dvd referred to as Treal TV. His followers cherished the dvd because it opened a window into how he lived his life.
When you ask a fan of Mac Dre whats Mac Dres greatest album they’re likly to say all of them, this reveals the consistincy of his work it was all implausible. His profession in rap was not a good one although, he by no means acquired the industrial reward he definatly deserved. In 2004 Mac Dre launched three albums ‘Genie of the Lamp’, ‘Ronald Dregan: Dreganomics’ and ‘The Sport is thick, Vol 2’. These albums had North California buzzing with excitment they thought this could be the person to place the highlight again on westcoast rap.However this as of now has not occurred. On November 1st 2004 Mac Dre was sufferer of a drive-by on Freeway 71, Kansas Metropolis. The incident occurred simply after a live performance he was doing in Kansas, the taking pictures was a shock, followers in Kansas loved the present, noone from Kansas had any proper to shoot a North Californian rapper because the Kansas Metropolis rap scene was getting respect and cash from that space. When Mac Dres mom Wanda Salvatto heard in regards to the taking pictures she didn’t consider it. This was as a result of she was advised beforehand her son was lifeless from an overdose of medicine however but he was positive, different Vallejo residents didn’t consider this both and had been shocked and unhappy after they heard that it was true. Mac Dre was buried at Moutain View Cemetary, Oakland, CA.
Now in 2005 Mac Dre has many die-hard followers and new ones too, he’s nonetheless releasing albums too! ‘Da US Open’ was launched on the twenty second of March it’s a collaberation between Mac Dre and Mac Mall wherein they choose up the alter egos ‘Andre Macassi’ and ‘Mall Macenroe’. Later ‘Cash iz Motive’ was launched, it wasn’t a Mac Dre solo it was an album made by the ‘Cutthoat Committee’ which Mac Dre was part of. ‘Treal TV 2’ is presently in its last levels earlier than its launched, on high of that Mac Dres document label ‘Thizz Leisure’ has some unreleased Mac Dre materials that they are going to be promoting within the close to future. To Mac Dres followers he’ll all the time be one of the best rapper from the ‘Bay Space’.
RIP Andre ‘Mac Dre’ Hicks