New Orleans has a reputation as a breeding ground for raw, unbridled rap music and the city's artistic offspring make for intriguing and awe-inspiring players in the rap game. But of all of New Orleans' native sons none is more formidable than Juvenile.
From the early 90's as a member of 3Grand and the release of an underground solo project, to his signing with the infamous (then underground) label Cash Money Records as a member of The Hot Boys (along with group members B.G., Lil Wayne and Turk), Juvenile's role as a pioneering southern rapper cannot be underestimated. The fact that he has helped New Orleans claim major prominence in the annals of hip-hop history cannot be overlooked.
Born Terius Gray, the rapper known as Juvenile first came to national prominence with The Hot Boys 1997 debut Get It How U Live, followed by 1999's platinum certified, Guerilla Warfare and 2003's Let 'Em Burn. But it has been his solo performances - most notably, his third CD, 1998's ... Read full biography