Kobe (singer)

Brian Honeycutt, best known by his stage name Kobe or Kobe Honeycutt, is an American R&B singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. He is perhaps best known for his collaborations with American rapper Eminem, including 2010's "Talkin' 2 Myself" and "Cinderella Man", as well as 2014's "Die Alone".

Kobe
Birth nameBrian Honeycutt
Also known asBrooks Honeycutt, Kobe Killa, Kobe Honeycutt
BornChicago, Illinois, United States
GenresR&B, soul, hip hop soul
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Instrument(s)Vocals
Years active2005–present
LabelsSMH Entertainment

Musical careerEdit

In 2007, Honeycutt wrote the refrain for 50 Cent and Akon's "I'll Still Kill", released as the fourth single from 50 Cent's third album Curtis (2007). In 2010, Honeycutt co-wrote Dr. Dre's "Kush", which features Snoop Dogg and Akon, and reached the Top 40 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1] Also in 2010, Honeycutt was featured on Eminem's seventh album Recovery, on the song "Talkin' 2 Myself". In 2011, Honeycutt won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album for his contributions on Recovery. In July 2013, Honeycutt released a song titled "G on It", under the pseudonym Kobe Killa.[2]

DiscographyEdit

EPsEdit

List of extended-plays, with selected details
Title Details
Ghetto Thrilla
  • Released: October 30, 2016
  • Label: SMH Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download

SinglesEdit

As lead artist
List of singles by title, year, peak chart positions, and album
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
"Rock n Roll"
(with Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Jim Jones)
2011 Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang
"G on It" 2013 non-album single
"You Already Know"[3] 2015 Ghetto Thrilla
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.
As featured artist
List of singles by title, year, peak chart positions, and album
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US R&B
"Love Me No More"
(Jim Jones featuring Kobe)
2008 103 Harlem's American Gangster
"Rider"[4]
(Young Kidd featuring Kobe)
2010 10x10
"On These Streets"
(Winnipeg's Most featuring Kobe)
Winnipeg's Most
"Back Against the Wall"
(Belly featuring Kobe)
2011 Sleepless Nights
"Where the Pretty Girls At"
(Too $hort featuring Kobe)
non-album single
"Survive"[5]
(Mistah F.A.B. featuring Kendrick Lamar, Crooked I and Kobe Honeycutt)
2016 Son of a Pimp Part 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or receive certification.

Other charted songsEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[6]
CAN
[7]
UK
[8]
"Talkin' 2 Myself"
(Eminem featuring Kobe)
2010 88 97 148 Recovery

Guest appearancesEdit

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album Artist(s)
"It Ain't My Fault"[10] 2006 Urban Survival Syndrome Mitchy Slick, Tiny Doo
"All Said & Done"[11] 2007 The Weatherman LP Evidence
"Down"[12] Bishop Lamont
"Circle Gang Anthem"[13] 2008 Block Obama II: COB (Circle of Bosses) Crooked I
"Another Soldier"[14] II Trill Bun B, Mddl Fngz
"Night Life (We Up in the Club)"[15] Hot Dollar
"Through & Through"[16] The Growth Joe Budden
"Night After Night"[17] 2009 Clinton Sparks & Talib Kweli Present: Gang Mentality Strong Arm Steady
"U Don't Want It"[18] The Leak: Mixtape Volume 4 One-2
"Wanna See 'Em Buss"[19] Category F5 Twista, Liffy Stokes
"There Was a Murder"[20] Til the Casket Drops Clipse
"Footsteps"[20]
"Imma Do It"[21] Loso's Way Fabolous
"I Need Mo"[22] Fast Life Paul Wall
"Gotta Get Em'"[23] Serving the Streets Xzibit
"My Last"[24] Westside Slaughterhouse Crooked I, Cashis
"Money in My Hand"[25] I Would Have Killed This Chace Infinite
"The Path"[25]
"This Is Detox (I Am Hip Hop)"[26] T.I.
"Talkin' 2 Myself"[27] 2010 Recovery Eminem
"Out of the Ghetto"[28] Donnie G: Don Gorilla Sheek Louch
"Wanna Be's"[29] The Endemic Kida
"Gotta Get Em"[30] MMX Xzibit
"Shotty"[31] L.E.P. Bogus Boys
"No Time to Relax"[32] A Good Investment Pete G, Cashis
"Don't Judge Me"[33] Watching Me Closely Trump Gees
"Gangsta's"[34] 2011 Arms & Hammers Strong Arm Steady
"I Came Up"[35] Late at Night Na Palm
"Nightmares"[36] At Your Inconvenience Professor Green, Royce da 5'9"
"I Don't Need No Bitch"[37] Doggumentary Snoop Dogg, Devin the Dude
"Make It Thru"[38] Dirty Pretty Things Rapper Big Pooh, Joe Scudda
"Just Chill"[39] Give the Drummer Some Travis Barker, Beanie Sigel, Bun B
"City of Dreams"[39] Travis Barker, Clipse
"Two Clips" L.A. Riot Thurzday
"All in My Head" 2012 A Loose Quarter Joe Budden, Royce da 5'9"
"Living to Die" Champagne & Styrofoam Cups Fashawn
"Cats and Dogs" California Republic The Game
"And She Don't Even Know" Psalm 82:V6 Crooked I
"In the Zone"[40] Destiny One-2
"The Code"[41] The Layover Bishop Lamont
"Broken Record"[42] Ill Camille
"This Life"[43] 2013 My Guy Mars Mars
"Buy You Something"[43]
"No Competition"[43]
"No Competition"[44] Trill OG: The Epilogue Bun B, Raekwon
"Have Mercy"[45] Self Scientific
"All in My Head"[46] No Love Lost Joe Budden, Royce da 5'9"
"Lean on Me"[47] Everything's Nothing KRNDN
"EN"[47]
"Lay Low"[48] Tha influence (East Coast Edition) Scoe
"Swisha Suite"[49] Tha Influence 2: X-Mas Treez
"Crazy"[50] Restless YP
"I Don't Know"[51] 2014 Dream. Zone. Achieve Smoke DZA
"She Don't Love You" Tha Influence Album Scoe, K-Young
"Crowned"[52] Crowned Kent Money
"Go Girl"[53] The M.A.F.E. Project BJ the Chicago Kid
"Everybody Ain't Kings"[54] Zero Gravity II King Los, Devin Cruise
"Hard Time"[54] King Los, Mark Battles & Shanica Knowles
"I Just Wanna"[55] The County Hound 2 Cashis
"Die Alone"[56] Shady XV Eminem
"4Ever"[57] 2015 Slappin the Mixtape SINO
"Back in the Day"[58] Scoe, Kendrick Lamar
"Lord in Heaven"[59] 2016 The Reformation G.D.N.I.A.F.T. Bishop Lamont
"The Come Up"[60] Testimonial Game Six2
"Strains"[61] Packs Berner
"Into the Night"[62] 2017 Antihero Vol. 2 Nacho Picasso, Mistah F.A.B.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

Year Nominated work Award Result
2011 Recovery (as featured artist and songwriter) Best Rap Album Won

ReferencesEdit

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