Bad Boy Records rapper Black Rob
began his recording career appearing on albums like the Cru
's Da Dirty 30
and collaborating with artists like L.O.X.
, Busta Rhymes
, Lil' Kim
, and Total
before releasing his first album, Life Story
, in early 2000. The debut featured the hit single "Whoa!" and appearances from L.O.X.
, Cheryl Riley
, the Goodie Mob
, and Carl Thomas
. Though the album went platinum, it wasn't until late 2004 that new Black Rob
material appeared, most premiered on mixtapes by DJ Kayslay. In 2005, the proper follow-up, The Black Rob Report, was released on Bad Boy. He served several years in prison and returned with Game Tested Streets Approved on the Duck Down label. Life Story 2 followed in 2013, the same year he co-starred in the reality television series Comeback Kings