BG Knocc Out & Gangsta Dresta are rappers from Compton Ca, they was discovered by Eazy-E and eventually signed to Ruthless Records. Al Hasan Naqiyy born Arlandis Hinton (born January 23, 1975), also recognised by his stage name B.G.Knocc Out, who is an American rap artist known for working together with Eazy-E on the 1993 single “Real Muthaphuckkin G’s”. He is also the half-brothers of Andre DeSean Wicker (born April 18, 1971), better known by his stage name Gangsta Dresta. They both was born and raised in Compton Ca,where they stayed on the eastside before eventually moving to the westside of the C.P.T. and ended up being affiliated with the W/S Nutty Blocc Compton Crips.
January 14, 1994, Tyrone Thomas additionally referred to as (Tony Bogard), Dresta and Rodney Compton were associated with a gang conflict in Imperial Courts housing projects. Thomas and Compton were once members of the Grape Street Watts Crips and Thomas had a hand in helping to arrange a truce on behalf of Crips and Bloods in Watts, L.a in 1992. At around 6:30 p.m., a confutation led to a shootout in the parking area of the PJs apartment complex on the 2200 block of East 114th Street. fatal shots were fired, 6 of which struck Thomas, who was pointed out as the main target of the shooting. Based on witnesses, Thomas was carrying a handgun and he fired back at the attackers, potentially injuring 2 of them. Thomas and Dresta were consequently hospitalized in Martin Luther, Jr (MLK) medical center . Thomas was pronounced, dead on arrival (DOA). While Dresta was placed in (ICU) Intensive Care Unit, critical condition. Compton was shot in the arm and received medical treatment at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood. Compton was accused of the murder of Thomas, however he was set free after pleading no contest to one count of voluntary manslaughter on May 31, 1994. The shooters were believed to be associated with the PJ Watts Crip.
DPG Killa & The Game
BG Knocc Out & Gangsta Dresta, both were signed to Ruthless Records, around the same time Dr. Dre released his debut album The Chronic, the first single was Dr. Dre where they take shots mainly at Eazy-E and Miami Rapper Luke, along with the help of his protegé Snoop Doggy Dogg. Eazy-E responded with the release of his 1993, multi-platinum EP It ‘s On
(Dr. Dre) 187um Killa on the single ” Real Muthaphukkin G’s” radio version “Real Compton City G’s” in order to achieve MTV, BET, and radio airplay), which featured B.G. Knocc Out and Dresta. Dreath Row Records released Snoop Dogg’s Murder Was The Case (Soundtrack) in 1994, which featured a song by The Dogg Pound titled ‘What Would You Do” where Daz single out BG Knocc Out “Oh Yeah F**k BG Knocc Out And Everybody Down With Him.” BG Knocc Out & Dresta would later retaliate by releasing a diss track titled (DPG Killas) on their debut album titled Real Brothas in 1995. They also was involved in an altercation at a video shoot with The Dogg Pound and Death Row Records affiliates. Nate Dogg (RIP) is captured on camera striking Dreasta with a gulf club, Method Man also attended the video shoot. Gangsta Dresta and The Game became engaged in a confutation thru e-mails. allegedly Game wanted to signed Dresta to Black Wall Street Records, but became hostile after Dresta turned down his offer. Dreasta released a couple of diss tracks one called (Why Me) where he flows over Dr. Dre (Bar One) beat, and (Waring) which he rap over Game own beat (Start From Scratch).
In 1995, they was featured on Eazy-E’s posthumous album Str8 off tha Streetz of Muthaphukkin Compton. The following year in 1996 they both made a featured on DJ Yella of N.W. A’s first and only solo cd “One Mo Nigga Ta Go.” BG Knocc Out was found guilty and sentenced to 10-12 years behind bars for gang-related attempted murder in 1998. He transformed to Islam jail and was set free in Aug. 2006. Eventually he changed his name to Al Hasan Naqiyy. On September 2007, his website verified reports that indicated he was in jailed once more for parole violation until 2009. Knocc Out dropped a self release album called Eazy-E’s protegé, he was planning on releasing a follow-up cd labelled Nutty By Nature at some point in 2012, however the project was called off for spiritual reasons. B.G. Knocc Out’s imprisonment in 1998, Dresta worked with Death Row Records. Dresta appeared on two tracks from Death Row’s Too Gangsta for Radio compilation, but never actually signed to the label. Dresta mentioned in an interview that he is presently putting together his Dirty West mixtape series and an upcoming studio LP. Dresta additionally composed a track or two for Dr. Dre’s future project Detox, however Dre didn’t desire to work together with him. He publicy spoke out about the D.R.E for placing himself with mediocre musicians and repeated delays of Detox. BG Knocc Out & Dresta has squash their beef with The Dogg Pound, they also collaborated on songs such as Dresta Ft. Nate Dogg Victims Of Reality, 1st Generation (Super West Coast Collaboration Project) which featured Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, King Tee, Jayo Felory, Ice Cube, Maylay, Chill, Mc Eiht, and many more. On 28 November 2012, BG Knocc Out sent a statement to RuthlessFamily.com stating he was quitting the music business due to religious reasons, commenting that his upcoming album Nutty By Nature would be his final studio album “till music come back to reality”,as he mentioned on his twitter profile on May 5th 2013.
- BG Knocc Out & Dreasta -Real Brothas
- BG Knocc – Eazy-E Protege
- Dreasta – Dirty West Mixtape (Series)
- C-Bo Ft MC Eiht & Knocc Out – Murder One
- MC Eiht Ft. King Tee & Dresta – Stright Outta Compton
- Lazy Bone Ft. BG Knocc Out – Look At Me Now
- Lil Eazy E Ft. Bg Knocc Out & Dresta – Gangsta Movement
- DJ Yella Ft. BG Knocc Out – Dat’s How I’m Livin
- DJ Yella Ft. Dresta – The Streets Wont Let Me Go
- Spider Loc Ft. Dresta, C-Bo, Roccett & Jayo Felony – C.R.I.P