Muggs Biography

1984: - STARTED DJ'ING. 1985: - I GOT MY FIRST SET OF TURNTABLES. 1986: - I MET SEN DOG AND B REAL. THEY WERE PART OF A CREW CALLED DVX. SEN AND HIS BROTHER WERE IN A GROUP AND JULIO 6 WAS THEIR DJ. SO ME AND B REAL LINKED, AND WE WERE OUR OWN GROUP. WE RECORDED A FEW DEMOS IN MY ROOM, CALLED "MY DJ AND THE SOLOIST." SEN DOG'S BROTHER WENT SOLO, MELLOW MAN ACE. AND CYPRESS WENT FROM BEING A STREET NAME IN A NEIGHBORHOOD TO A RAP GROUP. 1987: - I MET BRETT AND SHAWN B FROM 7A3, A GROUP DOWN WITH ICE-T AND STARTED DJ'ING FOR THEM. 1988: - RECORDED MY FIRST SONG CALLED "MAD MAD WORLD" FOR THE "COLORS SOUNDTRACK" THAT WAS ALSO MY FIRST GOLD RECORD. AND I RECORDED MY FIRST OFFICIAL PRODUCTION FOR THE MELLOW MAN ACE L.P. CALLED "RIVER CUBANOS", WHICH B REAL WROTE THE LYRICS FOR. I OFFICIALLY JOINED 7A3. CYPRESS WAS STILL A HOUSE PARTY RAP GROUP STILL IN DEVELOPMENT. LATER IN '88 7A3 GOT SIGNED TO GEFFEN RECORDS, AND WE WENT TO PHILIDELPHIA TO RECORD OUR L.P. "COLLIN IN CALI." 1989: - I WENT ON MY FIRST TOUR. IT WAS OPENING UP FOR SALT 'N PEPPER, KID IN PLAY, AND E.U. 89' WAS ALSO THE YEAR I WON THE WEST COAST D.M.C. CHAMPIONSHIP. 1990: - CYPRESS GOT SIGNED THIS YEAR. I WAS SO BROKE, I WAS LIVING ON A FRIENDS COUCH, WHILE I WASRECORDING THE L.P. OUR DEAL WAS FOR $75,000. PENNIES COMPARED TO WHAT GROUPS GET NOW. 1991: - WE RELEASE OUR ALBUM IN THE SUMMER OF '91 AND IT'S BEEN NON STOP EVER SINCE. 1992: - I PRODUCED THE HOUSE OF PAIN L.P. THIS YEAR, AND "JUMP AROUND" WAS MY FIRST DOUBLE PLATINUM SINGLE. I ALSO GOT CALLS FROM THE BEASTIE BOYS AND ICE CUBE FOR TRACKS AND U2 FOR A REMIX. 1993: - I RELEASED THE "BLACK SUNDAY" L.P. WHICH STAYED AT NUMBERE #1 FOR 4 WEEKS.IT WAS NONE STOP TOURS, PRODUCTIONS, T.V. APPERANCES, AND MORE TOURS. I LITE A JOINT ON SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE AND THE GROUP GOT BANNED FOR LIFE. SO THEY SAY. 1994: - TOURS, TOURS, AND MORE TOURS. 1995: - AFTER WORKING ON OUR 3RD L.P. FOR 8 MONTHS IT WAS RELEASED. 1997: - SOUL ASSASSINS CHAPTER I WAS RELEASED. I WAS VERY X-CITED ABOUT THIS RECORD. IT'S ONE OF MY FAVORITES. 1998: - PRODUCED TRACKS FOR KRS ONE, THAT WAS A DREAM COME TRUE. RELEASED CYPRESS L.P. HAD SOME DOWN TIME, SO I DID A PROJECT WITH TRICKY CALLED "JUXTAPOSE." 2000: - WITH NEW MANAGEMENT, A NEW LAWYER, AND ALL THE PLAYERS IN PLACE. "ROCK SUPER STAR" TAKES THE WORLD BY STORM. THERE IS NO STOPPING THE MACHINE! 2001: - 2001 WAS A BIG YEAR FOR ME. I SAW THE BIRTH OF MY CHILD WHICH IS THE MOST AMAZING THING I'VE EVER EXPERIENCED. ALSO I OPENED S.A. STUDIOS, A MULTI MEDIA PRODUCTION COMPOUND, WERE ALL MY PRODUCTIONS ARE HANDLED NOW. 2002: - THIS YEAR I'VE BEEN HOME MOST OF THE YEAR. THE FIRST TIME IN, I'D SAY 13 YEARS. I'VE BEEN DEEP IN THE TRENCHES RECORDIN' THE DJ MUGGS DUST L.P. IT HAS BEEN FUN BECAUSE I HAVEN'T TOOK MY TIME ON A L.P. LIKE THIS SINCE THE THIRD CYPRESS HILL L.P. IT'S VERY EXPERIMENTAL AND SHOULD OPEN UP EVERYONE TO WERE I HAVE BEEN MUSICALLY THIS YEAR. AS A PRODUCER, I LOOK FOR NEW CHALLENGES FOR MYSELF AND THIS IS ONE OF MY BIGGEST TO DATE. THE ALBUM WILL BE ON ANTI/EPITAPH RECORDS, COMING OUT THE FIRST WEEK OF MARCH. I TURNED IT IN OCTOBER FIRST. SO AFTER IT'S TURNED IN, I', GONNA CHILL FOR A MONTH IN N.Y. AND BEGIN THE PRODUCTION ON THE NEXT CYPRESS L.P. AND THE SOUL ASSASSINS PART III FEATURING ALCH-MEST. Book Muggs for shows and concerts at Heavy Rotation booking agency. Worldwide Bookings with HR Booking. Muggs Booking, Book Muggs. Book artists like Muggs, Muggs booking agent, contact Muggs email, Muggs manager, Muggs management for concerts, bookings, biography, pictures, videos. Muggs may be available for your club shows, private party, festivals or other events.

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