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Playalitical (born Dustin Robbins; March 7, 1982 – September 15, 2020) was an American rapper and producer and owner Illuminated Entertainment Group. He's done songs with Snoop Dogg, E-40, Rappin' 4-Tay, Young Joc, Lil' Flip and Chino XL as well as produced albums for Bizzy Bone, Young Droop, Lighter Shade of Brown and Zig Zag of NB Ridaz.
|Born||March 7, 1982|
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Died||September 15, 2020 (aged 38)|
Arvada, Colorado U.S.
|Genres||Rap, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, record producer,|
|Labels||Illuminated Entertainment Group, Koch Entertainment, Select-O-Hits Music and Video Distribution, Kritikal Records|
|Associated acts||Bizzy Bone,|
Playalitical's debut album "Code Green" was released in 2006 and re-released in 2007, although he had previously released various mixtapes and tracks for compilations.
In 2006, he also signed Bizzy Bone, member of the multi-platinum Grammy Award winning rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, to his label for a one album record deal. The album, Bizzy Bone's The Midwest Cowboy, was produced by Playalitical and released July 11, 2006 through Real Talk Ent.. After this and the release of his Code Green album he moved on to produce the "King Me" album for rap artist Young Droop, which was later released February 12, 2008. He and moviestar/rapper Chino XL began working on a group album together entitled Something Sacred, which was released January 15, 2008.
Playalitical has produced numerous other albums for artist's like Ala Wrek, Young Droop, Bizzy Bone, Duce Stabs, and Spoke-In-Wordz. In 2007 he signed a non-exclusive label deal with the major distribution company Select-O-Hits. The Code Green album was re-released by Select-O-Hits. In 2011 he produced the Lighter Shade of Brown album "It's A Wrap" released November 18, 2011. "Call Me Over" was the single and featured Playalitical and NB Ridaz. on Feb 12 2012 rap artist Young Droop and Playalitical released a group album entitled "Chosen Children" a digital only EP. He released 3 free digital mixtapes on Datpiff, Soundcloud, and similar sites before releasing his solo album "Wedding Band" in 2016.
|Something Sacred (with Chino XL)
|Political Playboy Music
|Bizzy Bone - The Midwest Cowboy
|Young Droop - King Me
|Duce Stabs - I'm So Screwed
|Ala Wrek - Wreckonize
|Spoke-In-Wordz - Word Play
|Lighter Shade of Brown - It's a Wrap
| Catch the Buzz Vol. 1
|Catch the Buzz Vol. 2
|Denver's Most Wanted Vol. 3
|Catch the Buzz Vol. 3
|Year||Singles||U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||U.S. Rap||Album|
|2006||"Doin It Wrong" (with Bizzy Bone)||-||-||73||Code Green: Operation Takeover|
|2006||"It's Goin' Down [Remix]" (Yung Joc featuring Playalitical)||3||1||1||New Joc City|
|2006||"Thugz Need Love Too" (Bizzy Bone featuring Playalitical)||-||71||27||The Midwest Cowboy|
|2006||"Its Been One" (featuring Lil' Flip)||-||-||61||Code Green: Operation Takeover|
|2007||"Buy U a Drank [Remix] " (T-Pain featuring Playalitical & Yung Joc)||92||37||18||Epiphany|
- "Crazy Joe Presents Lighter Shade Of Brown – It's A Wrap". Discogs. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
- "Rapper and Producer Playalitical Dead at 38". Westword.com. September 24, 2020.
- Dave Herrera, Published: December 23, 2004...the beatdown. got glued into my subconscious the moment I heard it.
- Michael Roberts, Published: June 8, 2006 ...big-timers. He holds his own in the presence of the Game, who guests on "Fade Away
- Saturday, June 16, Published: June 14, 2007...Music had to choose one act to represent Denver.
- Street Hop Magazine, Published: January 14, 2008...Music Press Release for Something Sacred
- rapreviews.com, Published: April 15, 2008...Music Album Review