Dogg soon became the poster child for gangsta rap, with critics holding up his lyrics as evidence of the violent, misogynistic nature of the industry.
Rockstar has released another addition to the GTA series and this time you're taking it to the mean gangsta streets in places that resemble L.A., Las Vegas, and San Francisco.
Although Daz's album So So Gangsta was released later in 2006, "Daz Thang" was not included on the release, making the single even more highly sought-after.
Featuring another rap legend, Pete Rock, The World Is Yours is smart, challenging, and like 2Pac, an example of mixing the gritty realism of gangsta rap with lyrics that wouldn't be out of place in a literary textbook.
Lloyd Banks: The rapper has "Rotten Apple" inked across his shoulder blades as part of a gangsta mural tribute to New York City.