40 Glocc

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40 Glocc

40 Glocc (born December 16, 1979 in Galveston , Texas ; real name Lawrence White ), also known as Big Bad 4-0 , is an American rapper .


Lawrence White grew up in Galveston, Texas with his grandmother. He only met his birth mother when he was eight years old. Then 40 Glocc moved with his mother to California , first to Los Angeles , then to Colton in San Bernardino County , also known as "The Zoo". There he became a member of the local Crips gang, which called themselves "Colton City Crips". In 1997 he started rapping with friends and founded the group Zoo Crew . Together they recorded the album Migrate, Adapt or Die , which was produced by Tony G and Julio G.

His manager, Perfect Storm, negotiated a deal with the Empire Musicwerks label in 2002 for distribution by BMG. The label released 40 Glocc's first solo album The Jakal with the participation of Bad Azz , Tray Deee, Ras Kass , Kurupt , Mac Minister, Spice 1 and other artists in 2003. The producers were Battlecat and Dr. Dre involved. After this album, the collaboration with Empire Musicwerks was ended.

Eventually, 40 Glocc signed with Prodigy and Havoc (Mobb Deep) New York label , Infamous Records . Mobb Deep were under contract with G-Unit Records at the time. Various productions with G-Unit Artists followed. From now on, 40 Glocc worked with top producers like Dr. Dre , The Alchemist and Havoc. 40 Glocc later went on a US tour with G-Unit Record Artists and Mobb Deep. 40 Glocc recorded the song Where the Hammers At? on, the beat was later adopted for the G-Unit song Rider Part 2 . This was followed by a remix for Hammers with G-Unit Artists. In 2012 his last album New World Agenda was released on his own label Zoo Life Entertainment and under the G-Unit label. Universal subsidiary Fontana was responsible for sales . For the album he took the pseudonym Big Bad 4-0 . Producers were Havoc and 50 Cent .

In addition, 40 Glocc released seven mixtapes, including the three EPs Outspoken . He is also a guest on Kool Savas ' album John Bello Story II in the song Charisma and on the Juice Exclusive EP What is SAV up to? heard in the song Charisma RMX .

In the years that followed, 40 Glocc was mainly noticed as a battlerapper. In the ongoing 50 Cent feud, he attacked his rivals The Game , Lil Wayne and Young Buck . While his musical career stagnated, he repeatedly attracted attention with various beefs . In 2012 there was a fight between 40 Glocc and The Game. The fight was filmed and posted on YouTube . He then sued The Game for $ 4.5 million in damages. The Game then accused him of being a "snitch". In court, 40 Glocc were awarded $ 3,000.


  • 1999: Thicker Than Water
  • 2002: Book of Love: The Definitive Reason Why Men Are Dogs
  • 2002: American Rap Stars (documentary)
  • 2005: Who's Making tha Rules
  • 2008: Number One with a Bullet (Documentation)
  • 2009: The Second Half (short film)
  • 2009: Miss March
  • 2009: One World Hip Hop Championships 2 (TV movie)
  • 2011: Rhyme and Punishment (Documentation)
  • 2011: Beef: Behind the Bullet (Documentary)


Studio albums

  • 2003: The Jakal (Empire Musicwerks)
  • 2012: New World Agenda (as Big Bad 4-0, Zoo Life Entertainment)


  • 1997: Migrate, Adapt or Die (with Zoo Crew)
  • 2011: Graveyard Shift (with Spider Loc)

Mix tapes

  • 2006: Outspoken
  • 2006: Outspoken 2
  • 2007: Outspoken 3
  • 2007: That New Nigga
  • 2007: Street Hopp
  • 2009: I Am Legend
  • 2009: Concrete Jungle
  • 2012: Seedz of Makaveli


  • 2002: Poppa's Little Soulja ( 12`` , Zoo Crew)
  • 2002: Everybody (12``, BMG)
  • 2003: Gentlemen of Leisure (12``, Empire Musicwerks)

Featurings (selection)

  • 2003: N 2gether Now (with Bad Azz on Money Run )
  • 2003: Hustlin ' (with C-Bo on The Mobfather )
  • 2004: Know Hot to Get It (with Mobb Deep on The Mix Tape Before 9/11 )
  • 2005: Gangster As I Wanna Be (with Spice 1 on Dyin '2 Ball )
  • 2005: Let 'Em Know (with C-Bo on West Side Ryders II )
  • 2006: Murda, Murda , Die Already and You Ain't No G (with Mobb Deep on Best in the Bizness )
  • 2006: Riflemen and You Know (with Mobb Deep on The Purfek Storm Chronicles )
  • 2007: By My Side (with Havoc on The Kush )
  • 2008: 187 (with Prodigy on From the Beast )
  • 2008: Charisma (with Kool Savas on John Bello Story 2 )
  • 2008: Official (with Spider Loc on Straight Up Rider )
  • 2008: Gangsta As I Wanna Be

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d biography of 40 Glocc (English) at Allmusic (English). Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  2. ^ Ronnie Gamble: 40 Glocc Lands Distribution Deal For His Zoo Life Entertainment Label. Ballerstatus.com, March 12, 2010, accessed November 9, 2016 .
  3. Victoria Hernandez: 40 Glocc Reiterates He Struggles With Thoughts Of Killing The Game Everyday. HipHopdx.com, September 20, 2016, accessed November 9, 2016 .