The Game

The Game

  • Highest Rated: 36% Street Kings (2008)
  • Lowest Rated: 28% Waist Deep (2006)
  • Birthday: Nov 29, 1979
  • Birthplace: Compton, California, USA
  • Born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, rapper The Game was born into a life of violence and hardship in Compton, CA. Surrounded by gang-related crime, he was placed in foster care as a child, though his foster parents noticed the young boy's intelligence early on. At 13, Game's older brother received a record deal, but was shot dead at a gas station before he could act on it. The pain and loss of losing his brother would help motivate the teenager to further pursue a life outside the dead-end world he was born into, but this was a hard goal to fulfill, especially when he was placed back with his mother at the age of 15. The pressure in high school to embrace gang life was hard, but Game devoted himself to athletics, winning several scholarships and eventually deciding on Washington State University. Unfortunately, Game succumbed to the pressures of the world he was raised in, and his scholarship was revoked within a year amid drug allegations. He moved in with his brother and became heavily involved with the drug trade, but one night, a drug deal went sour and Game was shot five times. The near-death experience awakened him to his true goals, and he began religiously studying hip-hop music. He recorded a demo which made it into the hands of record-company producers, and soon, he was signed. In 2005, The Game released his debut album, The Documentary, and became one of the most important influences in West Coast rap. In the mid-2000s, he began an acting career as well, appearing in such movies as Waist Deep, Tournament of Dreams, and Street Kings.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth Actor 2017
No Score Yet House Arrest DeAndre 2011
No Score Yet Blood is Thicker Than Water - #4 Actor 2009
No Score Yet Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club G Executive Producer 2008
36% Street Kings Grill $26.4M 2008
No Score Yet The Game: Life After the Math Actor Executive Producer 2008
No Score Yet Bigg Snoop Dogg Presents: The Adventures of Tha Blue Carpet Treatment Actor 2008
No Score Yet Game - Bloodbath Actor 2008
28% Waist Deep Meat $21.4M 2006
No Score Yet Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop & The Cops Actor 2006
No Score Yet Death Before Dishonor Actor 2006
No Score Yet Tournament of Dreams Troy 2005
No Score Yet Infamous Times: The Original 50 Cent Actor 2005
No Score Yet Game - Documentary Actor 2005

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Hell's Kitchen
2005
Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show
2008
Guest
  • 2016
100% The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore
2015-2016
Panelist
  • 2015
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Performer
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet America's Next Top Model
2003-2018
Judge
  • 2011
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet Lopez Tonight
2009-2011
Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Performer
  • 2011
No Score Yet Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory
2009-2015
Appearing
  • 2010

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