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The Game Reflects On “The Documentary” 12 Years Later

Posted on January 19, 2017

12 years ago today I dropped my 1st album. An album that would go on to sell 10 million copies worldwide & reshape my city & coast.... I'm forever in debt to @DrDre for believing in my dream... [YOU] my fans for the support then & the ones that are still going hard for me at this very moment.... ain't no ME without YOU ! @50cent for helping push it through the final stages.... my brother @BigFase100 & @ComptonGRide for helping birth what the world would know as #TheBlackWallStreet & last but not least... my son @hvrlemtaylor for being the motivation behind everything I put into this album. Without the birth of my 1st son, I wouldn't have ever had the fire inside me to be anything other than dead. Before him, I didn't give a fuck about who's life I took or who would take mine.... all I knew was #Compton.... & I figured I'd end up shot dead in the streets over gangbangin just because that is the mentality of a young African-American male coming from where I come from...... When I came out, it was just me, @SnoopDogg, @xzibit & @tyrese representing #LosAngeles on a worldwide scale in music & #TheDocumentary changed the way hip hop fans/critics viewed #WestCoast rap niggas..... after this album, they had to respect us for more than just gangsta rap, but for being lyricists as well...... from @IceCube to @KendrickLamar & @YG, we have flourished as a rap culture.... I can remember being at my grandmothers house listening to @Nas's albums & perfecting my flow & the pocket listening to @2pac gave me the style & confidence to enter & win every freestyle battle I entered until I met #JTTheBiggaFigga & recorded my demo. The rest is history & this is my acknowledgement to my fans, family & all those who believed in & supported me the past 12 years.... #Happy12thBday #TheDocumentary

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