G-Nut, Den Fenn
| Penalty Recordings, Ronlan Entertainment|
Spice 1, Ant Banks, B-Legit, The Delinquents, E-A-Ski, Sylk-E. Fyne
Hayward, California, United States (1992)
Fac Not Fiction, DenGee Livin'
West Coast hip hop, Hip hop music
Spice 1, Ant Banks, Deuce Mob, Dazzie Dee, Tweedy Bird Loc
187 Fac, was an American rap group from Hayward, California, with two members: Den Fenn (Alvin Dennis Thomas, Jr.) and G-Nut (Gregory Savoy Brown, Jr). After releasing their debut album, The U.N.E., in 1993, they made their first guest appearance on Ant Banks' 1995 album, Do or Die. Before releasing their second album, Fac Not Fiction on Penalty Recordings in 1997, they appeared together on several albums, including: S.C.C. Presents Murder Squad Nationwide, The Rompalation, and Have Heart Have Money. In 1996, they appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD, America is Dying Slowly, alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip hop artists. The CD, meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic among African American men, was heralded as "a masterpiece" by The Source magazine.
187 Fac's second album, Fac Not Fiction, was released in 1997 and peaked at number 81 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It was executive produced by Spice 1 and features guest performances by Ant Banks, B-Legit, V-Dal, Big Lurch, Captain Save 'Em and Spice 1. The group then went on to appear on several Bay Area artists' albums and compilations as a group and as solo artists.
In 2000, the group changed their name to DenGee and released their final album, DenGee Livin'. It was produced entirely by E-A-Ski & CMT. Along with a single, a music video was released to promote the album, "VIP Status", and features a cameo appearance by producer E-A-Ski.1993: The U.N.E.
1997: Fac Not Fiction
2000: DenGee Livin'
1993 : "Clip and the trigga","Don't ring the alarm", ( from the Spice 1 album 187 he Wrote
1994 : "Give the G a gat" ( from the Spice 1album AmeriKKKa's Nightmare)
1995: "Sound of Lead" (from the Ant Banks album Do or Die) ft Spice 1
1995: "Gun Smoke" (from the South Central Cartel album Murder Squad Nationwide
1996: "Check Ya Self" (from the East West Records compilation America Is Dying Slowly)
1996: "Get High" (from the Potna Deuce album Heron Soup)
1996: "Spread Yo' Hustle" (from the Swerve Records compilation Mobbin' Thru The Bay Volume 1)
1997: "Murder Stance" (from the Neighborhood Kingpins album Kingpin Status)
1997: "Sick Wid It Shit" (from The Mossie album Have Heart Have Money)
1998: "Fac Life" from the Bay Luv Compilation Album Vol II
1998: "Fully Automatic Club" (from Guce album If It Ain't Real, It Ain't Official)
1998: "Maintain" (from Black Rhino album Paper Route)
1999: "Fuck The World
(from Spice 1 album Immortalized)
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