Lost Boyz


South Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States


Hip hop

Years active



Uptown/Universal/ONE RPM/ Lost Boyz Entertainment

Associated acts

Easy Mo Bee, Onyx, Mic Geronimo, Redman, A+, Canibus


Lost Boyz is a record label and [|hip hop]] group from South Jamaica, Queens, New York City consisting of MC Mr. Cheeks, Freaky Kah & K Chrys currently signed to ONE RPM but the group originally consisted of Mr. Cheeks, Freaky Tah (deceased), Spigg Nice (incarcerated) & Pretty Lou.Lost Boyz made their debut in 1995 with the single "Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless", which charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and landed them a record deal with Uptown Records. The group contributed the song "Renee" to the soundtrack of Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, with the song eventually becoming a major hit and breaking into the Top 40 on the Hot 100 chart.

Following the success of "Renee", Lost Boyz released their debut album, Legal Drug Money, in 1996, and achieved critical and commercial success. Their second album, Love, Peace & Nappiness, was released in 1997, and featured another Hot 100 hit single, "Me & My Crazy World". The album wasn't as acclaimed as their debut, but fared well commercially.

On the night of 28 March 1999, Freaky Tah was fatally shot in the head while attending Mr. Cheeks' birthday party in Queens. The three remaining group members finished their third album LB IV Life, released in 1999 to little success, leading to the group's disbandment. Mr. Cheeks pursued a solo career, and has since released several albums. In 2004, DJ Spigg Nice was tried and convicted of multiple bank robberies in New Jersey and was sentenced to 37 years in prison. In 2019 they Released the Lost Boyz Next Generation project which featured the hit single "Lost Boyz Anthem". The single was later licensed by the NBA Cleveland Cavs which lead to their new deal with ONE RPM . On April 24th 2020 Lost Boyz Released their newest project titled LEGACY as they prepare for their viacom television premiere this summer.


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