Three Times Dope

Three Times Dope

Real Name:
Robert Waller, Walter Griggs, Duerwood Beale
Bursting out of the rich Hip-Hop scene of Philadelphia in the late-80s, Three Times Dope (originally known as 3-D) made their name as part of the infamous Hilltop Hustlers collective alongside fellow local artists Steady B and Cool C.

Initially signed by Lawrence Goodman of Pop Art Records fame (and Steady B's uncle), the trio of EST (emcee), Chuck Nice (producer) and Woody Wood (deejay) quickly gained themselves a dedicated fanbase following the release of early cuts such as "Crushin' & Bussin'" and "From Da Giddy Up".

A falling-out with label-head and manager Goodman around the time the group dropped their impressive debut 1988 album "Original Stylin'" found Three Times Dope being dissed by their former musical allies as they began recording 1990′s sophomore effort "Live From Acknickulous Land".

The threesome finally went their separate ways in the mid-90s, but not without having left an indelible mark on the landscape of East Coast Hip-Hop and beyond.

Three Times Dope Discography


CBLP 2 Cool C / 3-D* Cool C / 3-D* - Hilltop Hustlers (MiniAlbum) City Beat CBLP 2 UK 1988 Sell This Version
259 768 Three Times Dope Original Stylin' (Album) Arista 259 768 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
AC-8615 Three Times Dope Live From Acknickulous Land (Album) Arista AC-8615 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
CAS 70101-2 3 X Dope* The Sequel 3 (Album) Cass Records (2) CAS 70101-2 US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

HTH-002 3-D* Crushin & Bussin' Hilltop Hustlers Records HTH-002 US 1987 Sell This Version
CAS-9795 Three Times Dope Greatest Man Alive (Single) Arista CAS-9795 US 1988 Sell This Version
HTH-004 3-D* From Da Giddy Up Hilltop Hustlers Records HTH-004 US 1988 Sell This Version
CAS 9888 Three Times Dope Original Stylin' (Single) Arista CAS 9888 US 1989 Sell This Version
ASCD-9835 Three Times Dope Funky Dividends (Single) Arista ASCD-9835 US 1989 Sell This Version
ADP-2114 Three Times Dope No Words (Single) Arista ADP-2114 US 1990 Sell This Version
CBE 1258 Three Times Dope Mr. Sandman (C.J. Macintosh Remixes) (Single) City Beat CBE 1258 UK 1990 Sell This Version
ASCD-2034 Three Times Dope Weak At The Knees (Single) Arista ASCD-2034 US 1990 Sell This Version
ADP-2176 Three Times Dope Peace Ya' Self (Single) Arista ADP-2176 US 1991 Sell This Version
SLP001 Three Times Dope Da Sequel Acknickulous Records SLP001 US 1994 Sell This Version

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