Stacks (rapper)


Stacks (rapper)

Yannique Barker (born in January 20, 1985), better known by his stage name Stack$ (alternate form $tacks), is a rapper from Miami who grew up in Washington, D.C. Stack$ earned his name from a Miami rapper, Brisco, referring to his "ill" songwriting skills and multi-dimensional personality. His father managed Sly & the Family Stone, and Peaches & Herb, while co-producing “Midnight Train to Georgia” with his partner, Tony Camillo, before he founded a hugely successful aerospace company, and then later moved the family to Miami.

Early life

Born in Washington DC and raised in Miami FL, Stack$ attended his high school years in Bethesda, Maryland at the all-boys prep school, Landon. He was preparing for his 3rd year of film school at the prestigious USC School of Film and Cinematography when he decided to postpone his enrollment to pursue his lifetime passion for music and rhyming full-time.

At the age of 17, he landed a spot in MTV’s Freestyle Battles, but never got to compete on air, as he was too young for their 18 and over age requirement. Determined to make his name as an MC, Stacks spent the next few years perfecting his flow, taking homemade CDs to local radio stations, and reciting verses on mixtapes. After some of his joints caught the ear of record executives in 2004, Stack$ was signed to SoBe Entertainment/Warner Brothers, and began working immediately on his album, “CraZee and ConfuZed.”

Career

Stack$ is currently the CEO of SoBe Entertainment, and recently signed an exclusive Pressing and Distribution deal with Universal Records with production and promotion through Cash Money Records.

Albums

*CraZee and ConfuZed - September 30, 2008

Notable Songs

*"Money Ova Here" (feat. Lil' Wayne) **
*"That's The Way" (feat. Fat Joe & Trina) **
*"I'm On" (feat. Paul Wall, Pitbull and 8Ball & MJG)
*"Sittin' In My '64" (feat. The Game)
* "M.I.A." (feat. Diddy)

Key: ** - Album Singles

References

External links

* http://www.celebully.com/meet-the-wackest-rapper-out-stack-p1318.html


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Stacks on Deck Entertainment — infobox record label Img size = Img capt = parent = Interscope founded = 2004 founder = Soulja Boy distributor = Collipark Music genre = Hip hop, crunk, snap country = U.S. location = Atlanta, GeorgiaStacks on Deck Entertainment mostly titled S.O …   Wikipedia

  • Nat (rapper) — Natalac Natalac Background information …   Wikipedia

  • B.G. (rapper) — B.G. Birth name Christopher Dorsey Also known as B. Gizzle Born September 3, 1980 (1980 09 03) (age 31) New Orleans, Louisiana, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Brisco (rapper) — Brisco Birth name British Alexander Mitchell Born 1983 (age 27–28) Origin Opa locka, Florida, United States Genres Hip hop …   Wikipedia

  • Arab (rapper) — Infobox Musical artist Name = Arab Img size = Img capt = Background = solo singer Birth name = Abrahim Mustafa Alias = Born = birth date and age|1990|2|22 Tyler, Texas Origin = Batesville, Mississippi, U.S. Voice type = Genre = Hip hop, snap,… …   Wikipedia

  • Stack — Computing*Stack (data structure), a data structure based on Last In, First Out (LIFO) *Call stack of a program, also known as a function stack, execution stack, control stack, or simply the stack *Protocol stack, a particular software… …   Wikipedia

  • Landon School — Infobox School name = Landon School imagesize = 150px motto = Virtute et non vi By virtue, not by force established = 1929 type = Private Preparatory School religion = Non sectarian head name = Headmaster head = David M. Armstrong city = Bethesda …   Wikipedia

  • 5.0 — This article is about the Nelly album. For other uses, see 5 (disambiguation). 5.0 Studio album by Nelly …   Wikipedia

  • Soulja Boy — at YouTube Live doing his signature dance in 2008 …   Wikipedia

  • Max B — in 2008 Background information Birth name Charly Wingate Also known as Max B Biggaveli …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.