Suga Free

Suga Free, born Dejuan Walker on January 17, 1970, is an iconic figure in the world of West Coast hip-hop. Originally hailing from Gardena, California, and raised in Oakland, Suga Free later established his base in Pomona, California. His unique, rapid-fire and conversational style has earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase.

Suga Free began his professional rapping career in the early 1990s, working closely with renowned producer DJ Quik. His debut album, “Street Gospel,” released in 1997, reached number 37 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. As his career progressed, Suga Free made notable guest appearances on albums by other prominent artists, such as Xzibit’s “Restless” and Snoop Dogg’s “Tha Last Meal” in 2000.

In 2004, Suga Free released his second album, “The New Testament,” which peaked at number 72 on the Billboard 200. “Just Add Water” followed in 2006, showcasing the rapper’s charisma and humor, garnering praise from critics like AllMusic and the Chicago Tribune.

After taking a ten-year hiatus, Suga Free made a triumphant return to the music scene with his 2019 album, “The Resurrection.” Throughout his career, he has collaborated with various artists on multiple albums, such as “Thunder & Lightning” with Pimpin’ Young and “Sugakane” with Kokane. His discography also includes several compilation albums, like “The Konnectid Project, Vol. 1” with Mausberg and “Why U Still Bullshittin?: The Best of Suga Free.”

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