Taylor Gang Entertainment
Taylor Gang Ent. is an American entertainment company. It operates as an independent record label, music management, music production and film company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania founded by rapper Wiz Khalifa. The record label is home to artists such as Wiz Khalifa, Berner, Tuki Carter, J.R. Donato, Kris Hollis, and Academy Award winner and former Three 6 Mafia member Juicy J who serves as A&R for the label. The production side of the company is home to Sledgren, Ricky P, Cozmo & TM88.
|Taylor Gang Entertainment|
|Country of origin||United States|
- 1 History
- 2 Members
- 3 Discography
- 4 References
- 5 External links
The Taylor Gang was originally coined in 2006 to refer to "Taylor's" who are supporters of Wiz Khalifa. Taylor Gang Ent. was founded in 2008 by Khalifa started as a group The record label was named after Khalifa's alma mater, Taylor Allderdice High School, and his affinity for Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers. Taylor Gang Ent. began as Khalifa's fan base network, street team and home to his crew. The entity later became a full entertainment company encompassing record label, management services, production & film companies. Chevy Woods, Berner, and Tuki Carter all signed to the record label in 2011. In December 2012, Juicy J joined the entertainment company. In 2013, Ty Dolla $ign joined the company as well. In 2014, J.R. Donato signed to the label.
The record label also doubles as a super group and announced plans to release an album as a group in 2016.
Taylor Gang Ent. partnered with brands to create licensing deals, most notably, Grenco Science in 2014 for a series of vaporizer products and Neff to produce a special 26-piece apparel collection composed of T-shirts, jerseys and hats, which were a creative collaboration among the label's artists and Neff. The label signed a distribution deal with Atlantic Records although some artists on the label are still distributed by EMPIRE.
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- Wiz Khalifa
- Juicy J
- Project Pat
- Ty Dolla $ign
- DJ Bonics
- Chevy Woods
- Sledgren (Producer)
- TM88 (Producer)
|Rolling Papers 2||2018|
|Rubba Band Business||2017|
|Mista Don't Play 2: Everythangs Money||2015|
|TGOD Vol. 1||2016|
|Taylor Gang Vol. 2||2014|
|TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening||2016|
|Flowers and Planes||2017|
|Beach House 3||2017|
|Wiz Khalifa & Curren$y||Live in Concert||2013|
|Ty Dolla Sign||Beach House||2014|
|Wiz Khalifa & Ty Dolla Sign||Talk About It In The Morning||2015|
|Prince of the City: Welcome to Pistolvania||2005|
|Prince of the City 2||2007|
|How Fly (with Curren$y)||2009|
|Burn After Rolling||2009|
|Kush & Orange Juice||2010|
|Cabin Fever 2||2012|
|Cabin Fever 3||2015|
|Laugh Now, Fly Later||2017|
|Red Cup Music||2011|
|The Cookout (with Wiz Khalifa)||2011|
|And The Story Goes...||2016|
|Cheez N Dope||2013|
|Cheez N Dope 2||2013|
|Cheez N Dope 3: Street God||2014|
|Pistol & A Scale||2015|
|Street God: Street Testimony||2015|
|Street God 2: God Bless the Streets||2016|
|Street God 3: Louis Vuitton Don||2016|
|Street God 4: Tired & True||2016|
Ty Dolla $ignEdit
|Beach House 2||2013|
|Fast Money & Freedom||2015|
|Why So Serious ?||2016|
- Gail Mitchell (August 18, 2014). "Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records signs distro deal with INgrooves". Billboard. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- "Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang debuts vaporizers". Global License. December 25, 1969. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Music News Desk (August 19, 2014). "Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang Records taps INgrooves Music Group for worldwide distribution". Broadway World. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Natali Bianco (November 6, 2012). "Wiz Khalifa brings the Taylor Gang to Civic Auditorium". The Gateway. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Julian Sonny (June 25, 2015). "How Wiz Khalifa went from local rapper to international icon". Elite Daily. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Trent Clark (September 15, 2015). "Wiz Khalifa surprises Taylor Allderdice High School with $45K worth of backpacks". Hip Hop Wired. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- JP DelaCuesta (January 24, 2012). "Chevy Woods: Taylor Gang's general breaks down his army's music & more". All HipHop. Retrieved February 10, 2016.
- Ross Green (July 25, 2011). "Interview: Wiz Khalifa reveals his web secrets of success". NBC New York. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
- Adelle Platon (March 4, 2014). "Taylor Gang's Courtney Noelle unveils 'Love On The Run' mixtape artwork and tracklisting". VIBE. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Michael Alison Gonzales (May 15, 2014). "Courtney Noelle preps first album with Wiz Khalifa [INTERVIEW]". Ebony. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Lipshutz, Jason. "Juicy J Stays Trippy: Inside The Rapper's Unlikely Comeback". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- Elva Aguilar (January 31, 2014). "Interview:Juicy J Talks About Lord Infamous, Katy Perry's "Dark Horse," & His Relationship With Taylor Gang". Complex. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- "Ty Dolla $ign Officially Joins Taylor Gang". Vibe. 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- Kev Ross (November 5, 2014). "J.R. Donato Releases New Video For "Couldn't Wait" Signs to Wiz Khalifa's Taylor Gang". Radio Facts. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Horowitz, Steven J. (2013-02-21). "Wiz Khalifa & Amber Rose Give Birth To Baby Boy Sebastian Taylor Thomaz | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- Nate Bodansky (June 6, 2014). "Neff x Taylor Gang Ent. launch new apparel collection". Hypebeast. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
- Respers France, Lisa (19 July 2018). "Rapper Jimmy Wopo gunned down in Pittsburgh". CNN. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
- "Twitter / RealTaylorGang: Taylor Gang group album". Twitter.com. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- "Taylor Gang Vol. 2".
- "TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening Tracklist". genius.com. 2016.
- "Taylor Gang Records". Retrieved 13 December 2012.
- "Taylor Gang Records". Retrieved 13 December 2012.
- "Tuki Carter - Munchies - Listen & Download". Djbooth.net. Retrieved 2012-08-21.