Summary

Craig G (born Craig Curry in Queensbridge, New York)Hess, Mickey (2009) Hip Hop in America: a Regional Guide: Volume 1 - East Coast and West Coast, Greenwood Publishing Group, ISBN 978-0-313-34323-0, p. 55Bry, David (2001) "Something in the Water", Vibe, March 2001, p. 80 is an American rapper from Queensbridge, New York. He is perhaps best known as one of the members of hip hop producer Marley Marl's Cold Chillin' Records group the Juice Crew.Birchmeier, Jason "[http://www.allmusic.com/artist/craig-g-p14978/biography Craig G Biography]", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-01-27

He recorded the single "Shout Rap" with Marley Marl in 1985 at 12 years old and in 1988 recorded "The Symphony (song)" with the Juice Crew, described by Allmusic as "a landmark moment in the evolution of hardcore rap". He was then signed by Atlantic Records who released two albums, in 1989 and 1991, with little promotion After his experience with Atlantic his career went quiet for much of the 1990s although later in the decade he regained popularity with underground rap fans. He released another album in 2003 on the D&D label, This Is Now, featuring collaborations with Marley Marl, DJ Premier, and Da Beatminerz.Bush, John "[http://www.allmusic.com/album/this-is-now-r640884/review This Is Now Review]", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-01-27

Craig G was a leading freestyle battle rapper, memorably battling Supernatural on several occasions,DiPasquale, Cara & Karnopp, Kris (2003) "Craig G's battle for relevance", Chicago Tribune, May 20, 2003, p. 29 and in the early 2000s wrote and coordinated the battle verses used by Eminem and his opponents in the film 8 Mile

The next year he wrote the character Dangerous' lyrics in 50 Cent's feature film ''Get Rich or Die Tryin'.Hall, Rashaun (2003) "[http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Xg4EAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA23&dq=%22craig+g%22+%228+mile%22&hl=en&ei=mdJBTcjoO9KGhQeO7_DHAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CDoQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=%22craig%20g%22%20%228%20mile%22&f=false Words & Deeds: Now Is the Time]", Billboard, June 7, 2003, p. 23, retrieved 2011-01-27

In 2008, he was part of a reunited Juice Crew, performing at the A3C Hip Hop Festival in Atlanta, Georgia."[http://www.hiphop-elements.com/article/read/4/17461/1/ Juice Crew Reunites at the A3C Hip Hop Festival]", Hip-Hop Elements, March 10, 2008, retrieved 2011-01-27

In 2012 he released his album Ramblings Of An Angry Old Man''.

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He is currently recording an as yet to be titled E.P. With Da Beatminerz

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