Assassin (3)

Craig S. Venegas "Nitty " Alvarado

Also known as Assasin, DJ Assassin, King Assassin
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Discography of Assassin (3):

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Hitworks, Volume One 16 Audio 1997 Liferdef Records
2 Born And Raised In The Bay 18 Audio 1997
3 United Playaz Of The Bay 12 Audio 2007-03-03 Liferdef Records
4 Black And Brown Pride 19 Audio 2007-01-27 Liferdef Records
5 Assassin Anthology 19 Audio 2001-03-21 Liferdef Records
6 Armed-N-Dangerouz 26 Audio 1998
7 Soldierz At War 19 Audio 1999 Life Or Death Records
8 Worldwide Game 19 Audio 1999-05-25 Life Or Death
9 Fillmoe 2 San Jo 20 Audio 2004 Liferdef Records
10 City Of Dope 20 Audio 1999 Life Or Death Records
11 Revelation 2000 14 Audio 2000 Life Or Death Records
12 Hitworks, Volume One 16 Audio 1996 Liferdef Records
13 Born And Raised In The Bay 18 Audio 1997
14 Livin In Tha Hood 6 Audio 1996 Arrogant Records
15 Hitworks, Volume One 16 Audio 1996 STR-8 Hitworks

DJ King Assassin is a producer, rapper, DJ from California Bay Area/Los Angeles. He use to go by the name Dj Raleem and was in the group Lyrical Prophecy with Quiz 1, Double Duce, Dark Side & Chris Cut (Chris Manak) who is now known as The famous DJ Peanut Butter Wolf and owner of Stones Throw Records released there first 12"inch pressing on the PMR Label entitled group "Lyrical Prophecy" U Can't Swing This".With over 20 years of producing for Westcoast & Eastcoast platinum royalty including the late Tupac Shakur, Shock G, Wyclef Jean, Roger From Zapp, ThugLife, Ice-T, Rob Base, Eazy E and Akon plus many more. With studio skills from mixing & mastering over 300 titles including on major labels Universal Records, EMI, Koch and his label Liferdef he has also won the West Coast Hip Hop awards for best DJ in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.He reached his debut on billboard at number #7 under the most known DJ of all social networks with networks ranging from Myspace 2.6 Million fans to Twitter with over 3 million fans & followers. Dj King Assassin is the official DJ for the legendary artist Kokane who is the most featured artist in the world. With the release of Kokane's album Hosted By Dj King Assassin entitled #Dr Kokastien reached number one on billboard heat seekers .Dj King Assassin currently holds the number one ranking chart on reverbnation nationally under the music genre DJ in Los Angeles and has his own radio show which is syndicated across the globe and is owner CEO of the popular websites 98.2 The Beat and Mixshowblast which is currently in the top 2,000 in USA. In 2014 he will host and DJ the 2014 Westcoast Hip Hop awards in Los Angeles paying tributes to the late great artists Tupac Shakur, Eazy E & Nate Dogg.For information on his full discography which includes all the artists and album and production credits please visit his new upcoming website

Born - January 15, 1971 (Age 43)

Origin - Los Angeles

Genres - HipHop

Occupations - Disc jockey,rapper,record producer,radio personality,studio engineer,actor,director

Instruments - Turntables,talkbox,keyboards,drums,percussions,sampler

Years active - 1990-present

Labels - Liferdef,Life Or Death,Liferdef Uk,Thump Universal,EMI,Def Jam West

Associated acts - Tupac Shakur,Makaveli,Thuglife,Wyclef Jean,Ice-T,Dee The Mad Bitch,Scarface,Zapp,Roger,Laylaw,Rob Base,Akon,Kokane,Eazy-E

Early Life & Later

Venegas spent most of his early life in California traveling from San Jose,Vallejo,East Palo Alto,Sacramento,Los Angeles & Detroit Michigan then relocating back to his native California lifestyle in Los Angeles.Venegas actually won his schools spelling bee at Hillsdale elementary then went on later to go onto to being in the district of Franklin Mckinley’s over all spelling bee.He played drums in elementary school all the way to the 8th grade. From that time he was always into music and won trophies for breakdancing at local fairs and contest’s throughout the state of California.Later in high school at Oak Grove he developed his drum skills into making beats with long time friend Fredrick Nassar (Fredwreck) to later on drop out of high school to pursue his music career. But things did not make well for the young producer as he ran into trouble with friends doing petty crimes in seven trees which was at the time a lower class neighborhood where his family moved after from residing in Imperial & Ventura county. Venegas later moved where originally his parents are from in Southern California and began to record dj and later produce some of the hottest acts signed to Russell Simmons Label (Def Jam) which artists include South Central Cartel & Boss (Dee The Mad Bitch) Along with the Legendary Eazy E “Eric Wright” in conjunction with Rhythum D and Steffon he did scratching for Eazy E’s projects at Kitchen Sync & Echo Sound studios then later teamed up with Tupac Shakur who was already a friend of Venegas from the bay area. They went on to record the underground record “Real Bad Boys” Produced By Assassin while Tupac Shakur was working on the Me Against The World album. Venegas was around Shakur for the long remaining time of production of the Me Against The World album and witnessed “Dear Mama” in the making with the original sample of Yo-Yo in the hook of the platinum single. Shakur & Assassin recorded many songs and some are released on the “Loyal To The Game album which featured a song that was originally called “Judgement Day” Produced By Randy “Stretch” Walker and Dj King Assassin but later remixed by Eminem to be called “Soldier Like Me” which originally featured to be Tupac Shakur And Dee The Mad Bitch. Later Dj King Assassin moved to Detroit MI for a couple months then came home to California to keep pursuing his dreams as a DJ,Rapper,Producer and now radio host and internet mogul of all time.

First Early Retail Record Release 12”Inch EP Release

Lyrical Prophecy - You Can’t Swing This (1990)

Casette Tape Release

Ghetto Politics - Ghetto Life (1993)

Official Dj King Assassin (Assassin) Retail Releases

Assassin - Hitworks (1996)

Assassin - Born & Raised In The Bay (1997)

Assassin - Armed & Dangerouz (1998)

Assassin - Worldwide Game (1998)

Assassin - Soldierz At War (1999)

Assassin - City Of Dope (1999)

Assassin - Revelation 2000 (2000)

Assassin - Anthology (2001)

Assassin - Out Of Custody (2002)

Assassin - Hitman 4 Hire (2003)

Assassin - Fillmoe 2 San Jo Ft. Jt Tha Bigga Figga Part 1 (2004)

Assassin - Fillmoe 2 San Jo Ft. San Quinn Part 2 (2006)

Assassin - United Playaz Of The Bay (2007)

Assassin - Black & Brown Pride Ft. Mopreme Shakur (2007)

Assassin - The High-Fee Movement (2008)

Official Dj King Assassin Production Mixing & Mastering, Mixtapes & Appearances

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part One (2005)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Two (2006)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Three (2007)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Four (2008)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Five (2010)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Six (TBA)

Tupac Shakur (Makaveli)- The Way He Wanted It Part Seven (TBA)


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