Bad Azz
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Birth name

Jamarr Antonio Stamps


(1975-11-27)November 27, 1975
Hawaiian Gardens, California, U.S.


Long Beach, California, U.S.


November 11, 2019(2019-11-11) (aged 43)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Hip hop, West Coast hip hop, g-funk



Years active



Makaveli (1996)
Doggystyle (1998)
Priority (1998-2003)
Doggystyle (2003)
Out of Bounds (2003)
Double Dollar Sign (2003-present)
Liquid 8 (2004)
Enchanted Entertainment (2004)

Associated acts

Bizzy Bone, Tha Eastsidaz, Kokane, LBC Crew, Snoop Dogg

Jamarr Antonio Stamps (November 27, 1975 - November 11, 2019), better known by his stage name Bad Azz, was an American rapper from Long Beach, California. He began his career as a member of LBC Crew, and spent brief stints on Tupac Shakur's Makaveli Records and Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle Records in the mid-1990s. In 1998, he signed to Priority Records and released his debut studio album Word on the Streets.

His second album Personal Business featured the successful single and his best known song "Wrong Idea" featuring Snoop Dogg, Kokane and Lil ½ Dead, which reached #75 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. He left Priority Records in 2003 and released his third album, Money Run, in 2003 and his fourth album, Executive Decision (Business, Never Personal), in 2004 on independent labels. His last album was the Bizzy Bone collaboration Thug Pound.

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