Jamarr Antonio Stamps (born November 27, 1975), better known by the stage name Bad Azz, is an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.

Musical career

He was born in Hawaiian Gardens, California[3] and began his career rapping at house parties and joined the LBC Crew. After having a guest verse on the Tupac song "Krazy" in 1996 he was set to sign to Tupac's proposed record label, Makaveli Records.[5] After being briefly signed to Snoop Dogg's label Doggystyle Records, Bad Azz made various guest performances before debuting on Priority Records in 1998 with Word on tha Streets.

In 2001, he followed up with Personal Business whose single "Wrong Idea" (featuring Snoop Dogg, Kokane, and Lil' ½ Dead) reached #75 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

In 2009, he dropped an album with Bizzy Bone, "Thug Pound." In summer of 2010, he dropped a new single For As Long As I Can. In March 2013 Bad Azz got into a fight with Snoop Dogg's cousin Ray J, Bad Azz said it was revenge for getting jumped by Suge Knight and his entourage a decade earlier.

In 2011, he appeared on the shelved album Haven't You Heard? (We Givin' Something Bacc To Tha Street) which was released by Death Row Records and WideAwake on February 8, 2011.

In 2014, Bad Azz released a music video for a song titled "Baby Wut'z Up", featuring Turf Talk, he announced a new album title "The Nu Adventures Of Bad Azz", which is scheduled for release soon.

Discography

Studio albums

Collaborative albums