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Kurupt was born Ricardo Brown in Philadelphia, Pa. He moved to Long Beach, California, where he met and befriended such rappers as Snoop Dogg and Daz Dillinger. He worked as a rapper on "Death Row Records" (Label run by Marion 'Suge' Knight), releasing one album with Daz Dillinger titled "Tha Dogg Pound" (selling 4 million copies to date) and ... See full bio »

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 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "What Would U Do" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2015 Modern Drug (Short) (performer: "The Next Episode")
 2015 Entourage (writer: "What Would U Do?" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (performer: "The Next Episode", "C-Walk") / (writer: "What Would U Do" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Ride On (Caught Up)" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2011 The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- Asian Nerd Says N-Word (2011) ... (writer: "Bitches Ain't Shit")
 2011 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Sweet Home (2011) ... (writer: "What Would U Do" - uncredited)
 2008 Vice (performer: "Scrape Thru Tha Hood") / (writer: "Scrape Thru Tha Hood" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2007 Dead Tone (performer: "Let's Get High") / (writer: "Let's Get High" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2005 Be Cool (performer: "G's & Soldiers") / (writer: "G's & Soldiers" - as R. Brown)
 2003 DysFunktional Family (Documentary) (performer: "I'm Back")
 2002 Dark Blue (performer: "Streets on Fire")
 2001 How High (writer: "Chin Check" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2001 Bones (performer: "Fuck with Us") / (writer: "Fuck with Us" - as Ricardo Brown)
 2001 Dark Angel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bag 'Em (2001) ... ("Space Boogie", uncredited)
 2001 Bully (performer: "We About to Get Fucc Up", "Coastin", "Work Dat Pussy" - as Young Gotti) / (writer: "We About to Get Fucc Up", "Coastin", "Work Dat Pussy" - as R. Brown)
 2000 Angel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- First Impressions (2000) ... (performer: "Ride With Us" - uncredited)
 2000 Big Momma's House (performer: "Radio") / (writer: "Radio")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "Mamacita") / (writer: "Mamacita" - as R. Brown)
 1998 The Players Club (performer: "All Day and Night") / (writer: "All Day and Night")
 1998 Caught Up (performer: "Ride On/Caught Up!")
 1996 Sunset Park (writer: "Just Doggin'" - as Kurupt the Kingpin)
 1995 Murder Was the Case: The Movie (Video short) (writer: "Doggy Dogg World" - as Ricardo Emmanuel Brown Jr.)
 1994 Above the Rim (performer: "Dogg Pound 4 Life" - as Kurupt the Kingpin) / (writer: "Mobbin' with Tha Dogg Pound", "Dogg Pound 4 Life" - as Kurupt the Kingpin)
 1993 Poetic Justice (writer: "Niggas Don't Give a Fuck" - as Kurrupt)
 1992 Police Story 3: Supercop (writer: "I'LL DO IT" - as R. Brown)
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