Playalitical

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.

Playalitical
Born (1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 38)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
DiedSeptember 15, 2020(2020-09-15) (aged 38)
Arvada, Colorado U.S.
GenresRap, hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper, record producer,
Years active2001—present
LabelsIlluminated Entertainment Group, Koch Entertainment, Select-O-Hits Music and Video Distribution, Kritikal Records
Associated actsBizzy Bone,
Chino XL,
Spoke-In-Wordz,
Lil' Flip,
E-40,
Rappin' 4-Tay

CareerEdit

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.[1] 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.

DeathEdit

Playalitical died of natural causes at a group home in Arvada, Colorado, at the age of 38.[2]

DiscographyEdit

SoloEdit

Album information
Code Green
  • Released: May 1, 2006 Re-released 8-21-2007
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #98
  • Singles: "Its Been One", "Doin It Wrong"(with Bizzy Bone)"
Something Sacred (with Chino XL)
  • Released: January 15, 2008
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Be with You" (featuring Bizzy Bone)
Pipe Dreams
  • Released: February 23, 2009
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Bygones Be Gone"
Americon
  • Released: May 1, 2004 re-release coming soon
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "The last rapping(featuring 777 of 2pacs outlaws and Morning Star)"
Political Playboy Music
  • Released: Dec 6, 2011
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Checkin My Fresh(feat Zig Zag of NB Ridaz),Bounce It Like A Bad Check(feat E40 and Rappin 4-Tay)

ProducedEdit

Album information
Bizzy Bone - The Midwest Cowboy
  • Released: July 11, 2006
  • Billboard 200 chart position: 164
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 65
  • Singles: "Thugz Need Love Too(featuring Playalitical)"
Young Droop - King Me
  • Released: Feb 26, 2008
  • Billboard 200 chart position: 197
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 78
  • Singles: "Like Dis Like Dat"
Duce Stabs - I'm So Screwed
  • Released: May 10, 2005
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles:
Ala Wrek - Wreckonize
  • Released: Sep 18, 2003
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles:
Spoke-In-Wordz - Word Play
  • Released: Nov 3, 2007
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Blown Away(featuring Bizzy Bone)"
Lighter Shade of Brown - It's a Wrap
  • Released: October 11, 2011
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: 81
  • Singles: "Call Me Over(feat Playalitical & Zig Zag of NB Ridaz)What Ya Gon Do(featuring Playalitical)"

Compilations/MixtapesEdit

Album information
Catch the Buzz Vol. 1
  • Released: June 6, 2002
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Don Blas & Jadakiss"
Catch the Buzz Vol. 2
  • Released: January 1, 2003
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Duce Stabs, 777 of 2pacs Outlaws and Sir Sqausha"
Underground Bosses
  • Released: March 20, 2004
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Duce Stabs, Big Herb from KS107.5 and Sir Squasha"
Denver's Most Wanted Vol. 3
  • Released: May 5, 2009
  • Billboard 200 chart position: -
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Features: "Tech N9ne, J Diggs, Mr Kee, Simes Carter,

Daz Dillinger, Dank 1, Black C, Spoke-In-Wordz"

Catch the Buzz Vol. 3

San Quinn, Supernatural, Chino XL, Bizzy Bone, Young Droop

SinglesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Crazy Joe Presents Lighter Shade Of Brown – It's A Wrap". Discogs. Retrieved November 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "Rapper and Producer Playalitical Dead at 38". Westword.com. September 24, 2020.

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