Yukmouth Declares His Independence with Free At Last
After being in the game for nearly 20 years, Yuk has seen and been stuck in every deal imaginable. From spending time at Virgin Records through multiple other labels he eventually landed at Rap-A-Lot Records putting out multiple records. Since leaving the label, Yukmouth couldn't imagine a better time than to take his fate into his own hands and going independent with Smoke-A-Lot Records.
Pulling out all stops, Yuk enlists some of the industry's best up and coming heavy weights. In addition to recruiting Young Money's Gudda Gudda for the single "Smell It On Me" Yuk also brought on Ya Boy & Jay Rock for "The Life" with Mistah FAB rounding out the New West features on "That's Outta Here".
Having provided the instantly recognizable anthem "I Got 5 On It" as a part of the 90's group The Luniz, Yuk is also a member of the groups Thug Lordz, (C-Bo), and the Regime (Tech N9ne and Tha Realest).
Yukmouth, born in East Oakland, California originally went on to sign a solo record deal at Rap-A-Lot Records, releasing three albums, each selling at least 200,000 copies with little airplay.
Since leaving Rap-A-Lot, Yuk founded his own label, Smoke-A-Lot Records, and has released both the DVDs, and the soundtracks for his series titled "United Ghettos of America."
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