Chris Taylor (music producer)

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Chris Taylor (born May 22, 1962), also known by his moniker The Glove, is a DJ and producer on the West Coast hip hop scene in the 1980s and 1990s. Taylor is known for his appearance in the film Breakin' alongside Ice-T. Taylor is credited on "Phone Tap" (Nas) as producer. Other production credits include "Reckless" (Ice T & Dave Storrs) "Tibetan Jam" (Chris "The Glove" Taylor) "Go off" (Ice T & Dave Storrs) "Itchiban Scratch" (Chris "The Glove" Taylor.) Taylor claims to have produced "Stranded on Death Row" and "Doggy Dogg World" on the genre-defining albums The Chronic and Doggystyle, though he is not credited on either album and also claims to have written/produced the tracks for Xxplosive (Dr. Dre) and Hello (NWA) also uncredited.([1] Other sources name Taylor as an engineer, mixer and musician on The Chronic.[2]

The Glove
Birth nameChristopher Taylor
Born (1962-05-22) May 22, 1962 (age 58)
OriginInglewood, CA, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, Record Producer
Years active1981–present
LabelsRuthless Records, Death Row Records, Aftermath Entertainment
Associated actsIce-T, Dr. Dre, DFC, The Firm, King T, Saafir, Ray J
Taylor collaborated with Ice-T to record several electro-influenced records, including the 1984 single "Reckless".


Taylor began his career as a Los Angeles DJ. He appeared in the 1984 film Breakin and produced the song "Reckless" for its soundtrack. Taylor also has producer credits with The Firm, Phone Tap, Welcome to the Aftermath, Focus, and is the founding member of Po' Broke & Lonely?, an R&B act signed to Ruthless Records. He has been the music supervisor on BET reality series Tiny and Toya, Frankie & Neffie, Monica: Still Standing, Hell Date, Played by Fame.


  1. ^ Sanchez, Tim (30 January 2012). ""Exclusive: Chris "The Glove" Taylor Talks Death Row, Aftermath and Dr. Dre (Part 2)"". AllHipHop. Retrieved 10 May 2017. Suge used to tell me all of the time that I was going to be the next Dr. Dre. But how can I be the next Dr. Dre when you’re leaving my name off of everything?
  2. ^ Westhoff, Ben (13 September 2016). ""Backstabbing, Moogs and the funky worm: how gangsta rap was born"". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 May 2017.

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