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Hoodsta Dob The Great, born (Daryl Henderson), is a native out of West Los Angeles California. The Rollin Sixties Crips was the local gang that controlled his neighborhood. Being the baby boy of (3) older sisters, inabled young Hoodsta to get up close and personal, with the shot callers of the gang. This was because Hoodsta's sisters would either date one of the Rollin 60's, or they were a classmates from school. House parties were every Friday night at Hoodsta's house. His older sister Chery was contemporarys with the O.G.s, so when she through a party all the O.G.'s came. And where ever the O.G.s go, the whole hood follows.
At the ripe age of 10 yrs. old, Hoodsta Dob begin to become infuience by his enviorment. One day walking down the street aimlessly, one of the O.G.s (Big Banker T,) from Hoodsta's sister Cheryl's house party, seen Hoodsta as he drove down the same block. " Aye little nigga ain't you Cheryl and Baby Cal little brother? " Born with status. Hoodtsa Dob was born with status. " Yea." Hoodsta replyed feeling proud being acknowlege by a real gang leader. "Were you going?" Banker T asked. " No where." Said Hoodsta. Banker T stop his car and said: " Then roll with me." Thats how it all started. And befor the day was over, little Daryl became Young Dob. 1 year later, Baby Rascal. By the sweet years of 12 years old, Young Dob became Hoodsta Dob. He grew in ranks swiftly. But how? Remember he was born with status. He knew the right people from his beginning. Music was in his blood. Hoodsta Dob's mother Darlene, and father Dewitte had a band in the 1960's. Dewitte on the drums, Darlene singling the lyrics. After Darlene relased her first single pofessionally, she later ended her career do to pregnantcy, and spousual abuse.
Hoodsta Dob had to have inherited his mothers gift, becuse at the age of 13, he was the Jr. High free stlye king. Even in his neighborhood, all the O.G.'s called for the young Hoodsta to kick a gang rap using there names in it. As he got older he got better. This inspired the young Hoodsta Dob to master gang rap. His crimminal ways were maturing at the same time. The young Hoodsta would spend the next 10 years behind bars for murder. now 25 yrs old, Hoodsta Dob comes home during a good time. Everybody is talking about gangs now. Undiscovered Hoodsta Dob, and homeboy Lil Kev-mac, decided to record a compulation of the hottest rappers in the Rolling 60's. The name of the compulation? Hood Unit. Nipsey Hussle was just beginning to showcase his talent in the hood as well; but, for some reason he did make it on the mixtape. Hoodsta Dob used his expert style of a gang roll calling, on the song "6x10" produced by Gary Lloyd. It was a neighborhood hit. Then he hit them with "Lil Homies," which has over 60,000 Youtube views (serch: Hoodsta Dob) at this present time. Living the life of a real Hoodsta has its down falls. After independently releasing Hood Unit #2, Hoodsta Dob remix the smash hit " Americas Most Wanted" by: TuPac & Snoop Dog. He created a knew neighborhood anthem, "Never Turn Down A Fade," which in up being a well known saying throughout the state of California. Now his street status is O.G. and Hoodsta is still battling with his demons. He severed his 2nd California State Prison term for sales of cocain. Slausonboys, was a group Hoodsta Dob and Nipsy Hussle put together befor Hoodsta left. As Hoodsta was serving his joke, Nipsey Hussell continues on launching his solo career. He gets signed by Epic Records, and is now the youngest hottes artist on the West Coast.
Hoodsta comes home and now realize, his chance of actually being a true Hip Hop Icon is a reality. Recieving mentorship from Big U ( Uneek Music Group ) and Nipsey Hussle ( All Money In Records Inc ) Hoodsta Dob creats Hoodstafied Records Inc. and decides to go independent. " Being the voice for my Hoodsta Nation, " became his goal in life. He released his first mixtape " Go Hard Or Go Home, " which independently sold 1200 units off line. "Straight Riders, " was another one of Hoodsta's street hits. The attitude of a True Hoodsta is illustrated in this record. Hoodsta Dob's fan base begins to grow. His gang life experiences are well told in his lyrics. So well told Hoodstas all over America began to vote Hoodsta Dob to be the voice for their kind. Go Hard Or Go Home Mixtape Vol.1 was mentored by Slyky Fyne. Another West Coast legend. Hoodsta Dob is now beginning to find his true talent through film. Producing and directing his first music video "Lil Homies," Hoodsta Dob falls in love with media. He challenged himself by doing, " Hood The Movie Trailor ) befor the script was ever written. While all this is going on, Hoodsta hooks up with now close brodie, Cell On The Track ( Producer ). Hoodsta Dob's buzz independently throughout the world was brewing, while his first album is about to concieved. While Hoodsta Dob, now at his peek, is writting a classic record, Cell On The Track is producing one as well. During the processes of producing Hoodsta Dob's debute album, C-bo ends up falling through at Uneek Music Studios, where Dob and Cell was recording at. The Rolling 60's collabing with The 29th Street Garden Bloc Gator C-Bo The Ball Head Nutt was all Hood. " Crimminal Record, " was the name of the record they created that night. The first time Hoodsta Dob and C-Bo ever met lasted 6 hrs. They never seen or spoke to one another again. Hoodsta Dob goes back to prison, this time for 15 months. ( Terrist Threat. ) During this time his eyes open and he begins to realize things. He writes and completes Hood The Movie script. He finish his term, hooks back up with Cell Ont The Track, and completes his debute album " Current Event Thesis. " " Current Event Thesis, " is a album thats giving you the up date on whats been going on in Hoodsta Dob's life today. But this album also gives you a idea on whats going on in the world as a whole for all Hoodstas and Hoodlets. Albulm release date: 1/1/13