Capone


Capone

Infobox musical artist
Name = Capone


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Background = solo_singer
Birthname = Kiam Akasi Holley
Aliases = Pone, D.L. Holley, P.L. Holley
Born = birth date and age|1976|02|02
Origin = Queens, New York, Queens, Queensbridge, New York, New York City
Genre = Hip hop
Occupation = Rapper
Years active = 1996-present
Label = Def Jam/Def Jam Records/Def Jam Recordings/DJMG/Tommy Boy Records/Warner Bros. Records/Warner Bros/Universal Records
Associated acts = Musaliny-N-Maze, Musaliny, Maze, Noreaga, Capone-N-Noreaga, AZ, Half-A-Mill, Mobb Deep, Havoc, Prodigy, E-Moneybags, big Noyd, Nas, Complexions, Algado, Shabolotti, Algado & Shabolotti
"You may also have been searching for Al Capone, the notorius 1930 gangster."

Kiam Akasi Holley (born February 2 1976), better known as Capone, is an African-American rapper of the hardcore rap duo Capone-N-Noreaga and from Queensbridge, Queens, New York City, New York.

He's best known for being half of the duo Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N). He spent some time in jail after the release of C-N-N's debut album, The War Report and was when he was released from jail, he and Noreaga recorded their second album The Reunion but shortly after releasing the album, Capone was sent back to jail. In 2004 he recorded the single 'I Need Speed' for exclusive use in EA's Need for Speed Underground 2, which was featured on the game's soundtrack. In early 2005, Def Jam released Capone from his contract while retaining Noreaga, leaving the group's status in disarray. Capone released his debut album "Pain, Time & Glory", in 2005 that did not sell. He also appeared on the Ron Artest album, My World.

He's a playable character in the video games Def Jam Vendetta, and .

Discography

*"The War Report" (as a member of Capone-N-Noreaga) (June 17, 1997)
*"The Reunion" (as a member of Capone-N-Noreaga) (November 21, 2000)
*"Pain, Time & Glory" (2005)
*"Menace 2 Society" (March 14, 2006)
*"Channel 10" (as a member of Capone-N-Noreaga) (October 14, 2008)

External links

* [http://www.mtv.com/bands/az/capone_noreaga/bio.jhtml MTV biography]
* [http://www.myspace.com/caponefromcnn Capone Official ] at MySpace
* [http://www.capone-qb.com Capone-QB Website]
* [http://www.digimixcast.com Capone-QB DigiMixCast]


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