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Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 29, 1979), known by his gang name The Game (increasingly just Game) is a rapper from Compton, California. He was discovered by Dr. Dre, who decided he should be taken under the wing of 50 Cent. This wasn't a particularly good idea, since the two had a big argument and became Evil Former Friends for the better part of 12 years. He has released 7 albums, and for the 5th - Jesus Piece, he reconciled with Dr. Dre (but not 50; that came four years later). He is a member of the Blood Gang.

Has nothing to do with the the meme, which you just lost.

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Discography:

  • The Documentary (2005)
  • Doctor's Advocate (2006)
  • L.A.X. (2008)
  • The R.E.D. Album (2011)
  • Jesus Piece (2012)
  • The Documentary 2 (2015)
  • The Documentary 2.5 (2015)
  • 1992 (2016)


Tropes applicable to him or his music:

  • Call-Back: Refers to his three previous albums at the time on "The City" from The R.E.D. Album
    • Refers to his feature on Kanye West's "Crack Music" on "Jesus Piece" (which features West and Common).
  • Cluster F-Bomb: As expected from a rapper, The Game takes it up to 11.
  • Damn, It Feels Good to Be a Gangster!: In particular, a Blood. One egregious example being The R.E.D. Album and specifically its first single "Red Nation". Despite his claims that the "R.E.D." in the title stands for "RE-Dedication" and not a reference to his Blood Gang affiliation, the album cover is black and red and "Red Nation", featuring fellow Blood-affiliated rapper Lil Wayne on the chorus, is a love letter to the Bloods' red color motif with a few open shout outs to the gang itself.
  • Dream Team:
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    • Him and 50, when they weren't arguing.
    • Also him and Lil Wayne.
    • And him and Dr. Dre.
    • And him and Kanye West.
    • And him and Kendrick Lamar.
  • Evil Former Friend: 50 Cent.
  • Gangsta Rap
  • N-Word Privileges: Duh.
  • Intercourse with You
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: His albums are filled with features; which is another criticism many have of him.
  • Sampling
  • Shout-Out: Gives so many of these that he often gets criticized for it.
  • Slut-Shaming: "Wouldn't Get Far".
  • Take That!: Much like his former associate 50 Cent, he's well known for delivering these. Their feud had plenty of this content.

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