Crazy Toones

Crazy Toones

Real Name:
Lamar Dupré Calhoun
Ice Cube's official DJ, younger Brother of West Coast rap legend, WC. DJ Crazy Toones is also an original member of The M.A.A.D. Circle and Tha Lench Mob. He has done production for Rock-N-Roll Hall of Famer Ice Cube, WC And The Maad Circle, Kausion, Westside Connection, Grammy Award-Winner Coolio, etc.

Besides being offical DJ for Ice Cube, Crazy Toones primarily produces and DJ's for Maylay and P.S. Pookie.

WC first mentions his brother Crazy Toones on "Pay Ya Dues" by Low Profile: ("My little brother Toones and Frank, they hung around all night/to make sure that the demo was tight/didn't have an engineer if you know what I mean/Aladdin did it all at the age of fifteen").

Ice Cube mentions Toones on "You Know How We Do It": "Crazy Toones hanging out the window...."FOOL, I'VE GOT THEM BOMB ASS TAPES!!!". Toones vocally replaces Cube's line on "You Know How We Do It (Remix)".

DJ Crazy Toones credits Joe Cooley as the first DJ to take him to buy turntables and teach him the art of mixing and making a mixtape. Crazy Toones is highly regarded as the best at underground mixtapes. DJ Revolution recently publicly agreed Toones is the greatest at mixtapes. Toones also credits all of the West Coast mixmasters and pioneers such as Mixmaster Spade, Bobcat, DJ Battlecat, Julio G, and DJ Aladdin; Former DJ for his brother's original group in the late 1980's, Low Profile.

Crazy Toones released "That Nigga's Crazy: Presents MAAD Circle Underground" Mixtape in 1996. This tape features the now infamous "Ice Cube Freestyle" that lead to the Ice Cube Vs. Kam and Cypress Hill physical altercation.

Crazy Toones' released the classic West Coast All-Star mixtape "It's A CT Experience" in 2006, which was followed up by "The DVD Files" in 2007; a first of it's kind DVD featuring music videos for nearly every song on the mixtape! Directed by Dah Dah, a.k.a. D. Baker & The Bakery (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tha Dogg Pound, Mykestro, etc.). "It's A CT Experience: The DVD Files" features rare music videos by Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, MC Ren, King Tee, MC Eiht, Tha Dogg Pound, Jayo Felony, Xzibit, Mad CJ Mac, RBX, and of course Crazy Toones' older brother, WC, among many others.

Toones makes an appearance in "Ain't Nuttin' Changed" music video by Blaq Poet featuring MC Eiht and Young Maylay.
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