Legend, DJ, Record Producer, Screenwriter, Voiceover, Rapper, Film Director ("Friday", "3 Strikes", "The Wash", "Grow Room"), Mogul.
He started DJ'ing in Compton with his friends Mixmaster Spade, Joe Cooley, and Dr. Dre.
DJ Pooh usually produces for Ice Cube, King Tee, Deadly Threat, 213, Breeze (2), and Kam. DJ Pooh Produced "Today Was A Good Day" by Ice Cube. He has also produced records for Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, LL Cool J, Yo-Yo, Tha Dogg Pound and 2Pac.
He is a member of the multi-platinum production team called The Boogiemen (with Bobcat and Rashad Coes). They produced most of the songs on "Death Certificate" by Ice Cube. Pooh is also a member of L.A. Posse.
DJ Pooh was also Snoop Dogg's DJ for a period of time during Snoop's days at Death Row Records.
He produced many hit records for LL Cool J, and Pooh also has a cameo appearance in LL's "I Need Love" music video.
DJ Pooh began in film by producing the drive-by shooting sequence in the 1991 film, Boyz N the Hood. He then went on to help write the film Friday, in which he portrays the character "Red". Ice Cube played the lead character. Pooh created a lot of the characters in the film. He also co-wrote "The Whore Said It's Yours" by Threat.
In 1992, DJ Pooh produced "Get the Fist" in the aftermath of Los Angeles Riots and gang truce. He gathered local emcees King Tee, Yo-Yo, J-Dee, Kam, B Real, MC Eiht, Deadly Threat, and Ice Cube. They all joined together as Get The Fist Movement.
He has also written, produced and directed his own films, which include the 2000 film "3 Strikes" and 2001's "The Wash", which stars Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, co-starring Eminem. He released one solo album, "Bad Newz Travels Fast", on Atlantic Records in 1997. DJ Pooh recently produced a website of the likes of YouTube, named UVNTV.com. The site promises to deliver "community powered broadband television".. Pooh can be found acting in the music videos "Who's the Mack", "Jackin for Beats", and "Be True to the Game" by Ice Cube and "In Traffic" by Kam.
He is also credited as a co-writer of the script for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. He also chose a lot of the actors for San Andreas such as Chuck D of Public Enemy, B-Real, MC Eiht, Solo a.k.a. Shawn Fonteno, etc.)
DJ Pooh is mentioned on Eazy-E's record "2 Hard Mutha's" when Eazy E asks Dr. Dre "Yo, Dre where's the (bleep) drum machine?" and Dre replies "Oh (Bleep) I left (the drum machine) with Pooh!"
DJ Pooh Produced The St. Ides Beer promotional jingles (along with DJ E Swift and Sir Jinx), which featured Ice Cube, King Tee, Wu-Tang Clan, EPMD, Rakim, Geto Boys, Da Lench Mob, 2Pac, Biggie Smalls, Kool G. Rap, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Threat, and many others.
DJ Pooh Discography
- 19 Remix
- 7 Vocals
- 9 Instruments & Performance
- 16 Writing & Arrangement
- 9 Featuring & Presenting
- 120 Production
- 28 Technical