Lench Mob Records is an independent record label owned by Los Angeles rapper and actor Ice Cube. Founded as Street Knowledge Records, it was once home to many of Cube’s former allies such as DJ Pooh, and Lench Mob’s own Chilly Chill, Del the Funky Homosapien, Kam, Yo-Yo, and the group Da Lench Mob. The label, established in 1990, remained dormant for an extended period until a revival in 2006 with the release of Ice Cube’s album Laugh Now, Cry Later. Lench Mob Records also distributes Bigg Swang Records home to WC, DJ Crazy Toones, Young Maylay, and Tha Trapp. Hallway Productionz has produced multiple tracks for the label’s two significant artists.
Chilly Chill, is an American hip hop music producer who has worked for Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Ice-T, Rick James, RBX, Ike Turner, Public Enemy, Kurupt, Jewel, Yo-Yo, WC, Korn, 7th Veil, Kool Keith, Da Lench Mob, Lupe Fiasco, Bun B, and more.
Chilly Chill is an original member of the West Coast group the Lench Mob along with Ice Cube, Yo-Yo, Sir Jinx, and others. The Lench Mob was formed after Ice Cube left N.W.A. The Lench Mob featured Ice Cube’s videos and songs on his debut album Amerikkka’s Most Wanted. Chilly Chill produced many of the tracks on that album and also Death Certificate and Kill at Will.
Yo-Yo (born August 4, 1971) is an American rapper and actress.
Much of Yo-Yo’s music advocates female empowerment and denounces the frequent sexism and misogyny in hip-hop music. Yo-Yo is the protégé of gangsta rapper Ice Cube. Yo-Yo has dubbed her crew the IBWC, for the Intelligent Black Woman’s Coalition
Kam Is known for his Nation of Islam–influenced lyrics and NOI membership, and affiliation with his cousin, fellow West Coast emcee Ice Cube. He is also known for his powerfully commanding baritone voice and knack for using multisyllabic rhymes. He has only released two albums since his well-received 1993 debut album Neva Again. That album featured inflammatory anti-government lyrics and hit single “Peace Treaty,” a song about the 1992 Watts gang treaty. The song reached #2 on the Hot Rap Singles chart in 1993.
His first appearance on record was with the song “Every Single Weekend” from the 1991 Boyz n the Hood soundtrack. Since then, he has collaborated with artists including Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Coolio, E-40, Erick Sermon, MC Ren, C-Bo, K9Compton, DJ Quik, DJ Pooh, Tha Eastsidaz, Method Man, KRS-One, Public Enemy, Nate Dogg, Warren G, Paris, Tha Dogg Pound, Xzibit, Tyrese, Tank, George Clinton, Dresta, B.G. Knocc Out, Yukmouth, Afroman, and Glasses Malone among many others. He has released music on two record labels, East-West Records and JCOR Entertainment. He is currently signed to his own record label, HEREAFTER RECORDS, and plans to release his fourth solo album. He is also currently a member of Snoop Dogg’s West Coast supergroup The Warzone with MC Eiht and Goldie Loc. Kam and his biological younger brother, “Yung Bruh”, are also an NOI-based rap group called, Fruit Pruno. Their self-titled album was released during the NOI’s Saviour’s Day 2010 summit (specifically on February 28, 2010)
DJ Pooh Most known for his acting role as “Red” in the first Friday movie with Ice Cube. DJ Pooh co-wrote Friday and helped with character development. As a legendary record producer and mixing engineer, DJ Pooh has produced albums for 2Pac, Ice Cube, Del tha Funkee Homosapien, LL Cool J, Yo-Yo, Tha Dogg Pound, King T, and many more. In 1986–1987, DJ Pooh Sheisty provided production for LL Cool J‘s second album, Bigger and Deffer. The album was certified double-platinum. DJ Pooh also produced 2Pac‘s All Eyez on Me in 1995. The album is certified diamond. He also provided the bulk of the production for Snoop Dogg‘s second album, Tha Doggfather, in 1996. The album is certified double-platinum.
DJ Pooh began in film by producing the drive-by shooting sequence in the 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood. He then went on in 1995 to help write the film Friday with Ice Cube, in which he portrays the character “Red”.
DJ Pooh has been credited as co-producer and writer of the very successful game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
DJ Pooh appeared in 3 episodes of The Boondocks