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8Ball & MJG
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About 8Ball & MJG
8Ball & MJG is an American hip hop duo from Memphis, Tennessee consisting of Premrose Smith (8Ball) and Marlon Jermaine Goodwin (MJG). The two rappers met at Ridgeway Middle School in 1984.

They first appeared on the rap scene with their 1993 album Comin Out Hard. The album was successful commercially as well as critically and established the group as a prominent act in the then emerging Southern Rap scene. Their subsequent albums in the 1990s including 1994s On the Outside Looking In, and 1995s On Top of the World cemented their status as some of the Souths best rappers. On Top of the World was particularly succeessful, peaking at #8 on the Billboard Hot 200 and being certified Gold. After those albums both 8Ball & MJG released solo albums, first MJGs No More Glory in 1997 and then 8Balls Lost in 1998. They reunited in 1999 to release their fourth album as a group, titled In Our Lifetime, Vol. 1

For their later releases they signed with Bad Boy Records. Their first album for Bad Boy Records, Living Legends, was certified Gold by the RIAA. Their second album on Bad Boy Records was titled Ridin High and was released in March 2007.

Commercially one of the high points of 8Ball & MJGs career was their being featured on Three 6 Mafias hit song Stay Fly in 2005. That song peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100, which is the biggest hit of Three 6 Mafias career and the biggest hit for 8Ball & MJG. The song was a collaboration between two of the most successful rap groups from the state of Tennessee, where Three 6 Mafia also hail from.

Today 8Ball and MJG also head their own record labels. 8Ball heads 8 Ways Entertainment (distributed by Koch Entertainment), while MJG heads MJG Muzik. On their label are the young, up and coming Memphis duo, Da Volunteers, who are widely known throughout the Southern United States for their 2006 single, Whats Yo Favorite Color?, which glorifies their neighborhood of Orange Mound.

In September 2007, 8Ball and MJG signed deals in Sacramento, CA with Real Talk Entertainment 8Ball released a group album with E.D.I of the Outlawz entitled Doin It Big on April 1, 2008 and MJG released a solo album entitled Pimp Tight on April 29, 2008.
Music by 8Ball & MJG - 7 total
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Feb 28
MJG (Feat. Rick Ross)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 3835 | Likes: 2
Dec 15
MJG
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 2064 | Likes: 3
Dec 13
8Ball & MJG (Feat. Snoop Dogg)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 3445 | Likes: 9
Dec 13
MJG (Feat. TMack & Young Buck)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 2341 | Likes: 6
Dec 13
MJG (Feat. Rick Ross & Mr. Marr)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 1953 | Likes: 3
Mar 01
8Ball & MJG (Feat. Bun B & Killer Mike)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 1283 | Likes: 4
Jan 18
8Ball & MJG (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.)
Genre: Hip Hop | Plays: 2884 | Likes: 13