Though they’ve been together since high school, the Lootpack - Madlib, Wildchild and DJ Romes - first made their presence known in 1994 when the group’s beat conductor, Madlib, produced "Mary Jane," a Tha Alkaholiks 12”. Later that year, Lootpack's lyrical skills were heard on the song "Turn The Party Out" on the Alkaholiks’ debut LP "21 And Over," and "WLIX" from the Liks’ second LP.

The positive feedback from these collaborations led to the Lootpack's own EP "Ill Psych Move" on Crate Digger’s Palace Records in 1996, a venture funded by Madlib’s father, soul-crooner Otis Jackson Sr.

It was through this poorly-distributed 12” that the group caught the attention of Stones Throw Records’ founder/president Peanut Butter Wolf, who heard the record on college radio and hunted the group down. The ‘Pack kept in touch with Wolf as he built Stones Throw into a viable hip hop enterprise. The group eventually signed for Stones Throw, paving the way for the release of 1999’s Soundpieces: Da Antidote CD/LP.

The album was received with open arms by hip hop’s proletariat, while luminaries such as The Roots’ Quest Love, Jay Dee and D’Angelo (the latter calling it his “favorite album of the year”) sang the ‘Pack’s praises.

Since the release of “Soundpieces,” the group has matured and spread its wings. Madlib has demonstrated his versatility as a producer and hip hop visionary, crafting concept-albums such as Quasimoto's "The Unseen" and Yesterdays New Quintet's "Angles Without Edges". DJ Romes has established himself as a DJ to watch, and released the oh-so-dope Hamburger Hater breakbeat record with Stones Throw in 2001. Wildchild produced Lootpack's 2001 documentary video Da Packumentary.

Lootpack Discography


Lootpack Soundpieces: Da Antidote (Album, Single) Stones Throw Records, Stones Throw Records US 1999 Sell This Version
STH 2019 P-4 Lootpack Pieces Of Soundpieces(Cass, Smplr, Promo) Stones Throw Records STH 2019 P-4 US 1999 Sell This Version
Lootpack The Lost Tapes (Album) Traffic Entertainment Group US 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Lootpack Psyche Move (Maxi) Crate Diggas Palace US 1996 Sell This Version
Lootpack Whenimondamic (Single) Stones Throw Records US 1998 Sell This Version
Lootpack The Anthem Stones Throw Records US 1998 Sell This Version
GAP 042-LUKO Lootpack The Anthem (Madlib Remix)(7", Single, Ltd) Groove Attack Productions GAP 042-LUKO Germany 1999 Sell This Version
Lootpack Weededed Remix (Single) Stones Throw Records US 2000 Sell This Version
IG Culture vs. J-88 / Megashira vs. Lootpack IG Culture vs. J-88 / Megashira vs. Lootpack - Rapattack Vol. 1 Groove Attack Productions Germany 2000 Sell This Version
HTR-004 Smut Peddlers / Lootpack Smut Peddlers / Lootpack - Bart Burnt / Take A Hit(12") High Times Records HTR-004 US 2002 Sell This Version
STH7017 Lootpack Questions (Remix)(7", Single) Stones Throw Records STH7017 US 2002 Sell This Version
Lootpack Miss Deja Vu Traffic Entertainment Group US 2004 Sell This Version
STH2337 Lootpack Loopdigga EP(12", EP) Stones Throw Records STH2337 US 2014 Sell This Version


STH V001 Lootpack Da Pacumentary(VHS) Stones Throw Records STH V001 US 2001 Sell This Version