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== Career ==
 
== Career ==
 
Tommy Wright began writing lyrics to let out his frustration during the early 90's. In 1993, Tommy put together his own rap group named Ten Wanted Men. Tommy's very first single was produced by Blackhaven's own DJ Paul (the future producer of Three 6 Mafia). Tommy Wright III eventually signed with Street Smart Records around 1994. A year later, Select-O-Hits bought Street Smart Records after the label's underground sound became big around Memphis. In 2000, Tommy was again sent to prison with a sentence of five years. Having spent five years in prison, Tommy Wright III was released in 2005 & released Ashes II Ashes, Dust II Dust on November 28, 2006.
 
Tommy Wright began writing lyrics to let out his frustration during the early 90's. In 1993, Tommy put together his own rap group named Ten Wanted Men. Tommy's very first single was produced by Blackhaven's own DJ Paul (the future producer of Three 6 Mafia). Tommy Wright III eventually signed with Street Smart Records around 1994. A year later, Select-O-Hits bought Street Smart Records after the label's underground sound became big around Memphis. In 2000, Tommy was again sent to prison with a sentence of five years. Having spent five years in prison, Tommy Wright III was released in 2005 & released Ashes II Ashes, Dust II Dust on November 28, 2006.
 
== Influence ==
 
Tommy is considered one of creators of trap music alongside [[Three 6 Mafia]], even [[Gucci Mane]] said that Memphis rappers were his greatest inspiration. Tommy also influenced some younger underground rappers like group [[$uicideboy$]] ($crim have sampled his songs a few times) or rapper [[Denzel Curry]] (he shouted out Tommy in his interview with Nardwuar).
 
   
 
== Discography ==
 
== Discography ==
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