Bad Azz


Jamarr Antonio Stamps (November 27, 1975 – November 11, 2019),better known by the stage name Bad Azz, was an American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, also known as DPGC.

He was born in Hawaiian Gardens, California and began his career rapping at house parties and joined the LBC Crew. After having a guest verse on the Tupac song "Krazy" in 1996 he was set to sign to Tupac's proposed record label, Makaveli Records. After being briefly signed to Snoop Dogg's label Doggystyle Records, Bad Azz made various guest performances before debuting on Priority Records in 1998 with Word on tha Streets.

In 2001, he followed up with Personal Business whose single "Wrong Idea" (featuring Snoop Dogg, Kokane, and Lil' ½ Dead) reached #75 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

In 2009, he released an album with Bizzy Bone, "Thug Pound." In summer of 2010, he recorded and released a new single For As Long As I Can. In March 2013 Bad Azz got into a fight with Snoop Dogg's cousin Ray J, Bad Azz said it was revenge for getting jumped by Suge Knight and his entourage a decade earlier.

He appeared on the 2011 album Haven't You Heard? (We Givin' Something Bacc To Tha Street), which was released by Death Row Records and WideAwake on February 8, 2011.

In 2014, Bad Azz released a music video for a song titled "Baby Wut'z Up", featuring Turf Talk, he announced a new album title The Nu Adventures of Bad Azz, which has released in 2018.


Studio albums
Word on tha Streets (1998)
Personal Business (2001)
Money Run (2003)
Executive Decision (2003)
The Nu Adventures of Bad Azz (2018)

Collaboration albums
Thug Pound with Bizzy Bone (2009)
Haven't U Heard... with LBC Crew (2011)