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Birth name
Shawn Thomas

Hip hop

Sacramento, California


Shawn Thomas

Years active


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January 14, 1972 (age 52) Waco, Texas (

West Coast Mafia (2005-present), Cashville (2007-present)

Associated acts
Killa Tay, Spice 1, Big Lurch, Young Buck, Brotha Lynch Hung, X-Raided, Yukmouth, AP.9

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Yukmouth, Spice 1, Marvaless


Shawn Thomas (born January 14, 1974), better known by his stage name C-Bo, is an American rapper. From Sacramento, California, he is currently signed to West Coast Mafia Records. He was one of the first rappers to be jailed due to his lyrical content.


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He was born in Sacramento Ca. raised in the Gardens area around Florin Rd and 29th St, a known Crip gang area that's known locally as the 29th St. Garden Blocc Crips, a gang from Southern Sacramento, California. C-Bo was also a member of the gang. He mentions the gang numerous times in his music. He has sold over 3.5 million albums independently since 1993. He is currently signed to West Coast Mafia Records.

Jailing over lyrics

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C-BO, notoriously known for his relationship with law enforcement, was one of the first rappers to be jailed due to his lyrical content, a scathing critique of political officials and police on his track "Deadly Game", and unsuccessfully argued for appeal 3 times, while gaining nationwide attention for arguably his most successful mainstream album. He was arrested in California in 1998, under the suspicion that his violent rap lyrics violated his parole. He then in Ohio, rapped his court statement to the presiding judge, who gave C-Bo probation on the condition that he also rap in a Public Service Announcement.

Collaborative albums

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  • Blocc Movement (with Brotha Lynch Hung) (2001)
  • Gang Affiliated (with West Coast Mafia Gang) (2004)
  • In Thugz We Trust (with Thug Lordz) (2004)
  • 100 Racks In My Backpack (with San Quinn) (2006)
  • Thug Lordz Trilogy (with Thug Lordz) (2006)
  • The Moment of Truth (with Killa Tay) (2006)
  • Tradin' War Stories (with Omar "Big-O" Gooding) (2008)
  • Thug Money (with Thug Lordz) (2010)
  • Compilation albums

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  • The Best of C-Bo (1995)
  • C-Bo's Best Appearances '91-'99 (2001)
  • West Coast Mafia (2002)
  • West Side Ryders (2003)
  • West Side Ryders II (2005)
  • Best of the Girth (2005)
  • The Greatest Hits (2006)
  • West Side Ryders III (2007)
  • West Coast Classics (2007)
  • West Side Ryders IV: World Wide Mob (2008)
  • C-Bo Trilogy (2012)
  • Mixtapes

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  • Cashville Takeover (with Cashville Records) (2009)
  • Extended plays

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  • The Autopsy (1994)
  • References

    C-Bo Wikipedia

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