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Hot Dollar
Birth name Leon Gray
Also known as Hot Dolla
Origin Chicago, USA
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper
Years active 2006-present
Labels Dolla Figga/Island/Def Jam, So So Def
Associated acts Guerilla Black
Website Official Site @ Def Jam Records

Hot Dollar (born Leon Gray) is a rapper from Compton, California. He is known for his hit single "Streetz on Lock",[citation needed] which samples Tupac's "All Eyes On Me". Rick Ross and Gucci Mane appear on the remix of "Streetz on Lock".

BiographyEdit

Born in Chicago, Gray and his older half-brother, rapper Guerilla Black, moved several times before settling in Hattiesburg, then relocating to Compton on a permanent basis when he was twenty.[1] Hot Dollar was signed to Island Def Jam by new head of urban music Jermaine Dupri in early 2007, and the single "Two Steppin' (Streets on Lock)" was released, followed by his debut album for the label, My Dreams... A Day in the Life.[1][2]

Hot Dollar was working on a new album for early 2009, which featured the hit, "Switch Ya Swag Up," now in regular rotation on LA's Power 106. He was managed by Jeremy Rosen of LA-based, Roxwell Management, Inc.[3]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Crack Head Mixtape (2006) (mixtape)
  • Money Power And Techs (2007) (mixtape)
  • 100 Laws Of Power (2007) (mixtape)
  • My Dreams...A Day In The Life (2008) Island
  • The Crackhead Mixtape Volume 2 (2008) (mixtape)

SinglesEdit

  • 2007: "Streetz On Lock"
  • 2007: "Sidekick"
  • 2007: "On The Block" (ft. Sean Kingston)
  • 2008: "Upside Down" (Official 2nd Single)
  • 2008: "Get Naked Boy"
  • 2009: "Switch Ya Swag Up (feat. Lil Wayne)"
  • 2009: "In The Building (feat. Mucho Dinero)"
  • 2010: "Go Hard"

Guest appearancesEdit

  • Recorded vocals on "On The Westside" by Hectic
  • Recorded vocals on "Por Vida" By Ditch

References Edit

External linksEdit

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