Infobox musical artist
Name = Emcee T
Img_capt = Emcee T
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Background = rapper, tv producer/host
Alias = Chinese King of the Bay (C.K.O.T.B.), Tizzle Twerk, T
Born = birth date and age|1985|3|26
Santa Rosa, California, United States
Genre = hip hop,
hyphy, mobb music
Years_active = 1995 - present
Unsigned (Major), Emcee T Records, ZTY BEATS, (ASCAP)
URL = [http://www.emceet.com www.emceet.com]
Emcee T (born on
March 26, 1985) is an American entrepreneur, hip hop rapper, music and video producer, and television programming host. The self-proclaimed "Chinese King of the Bay (C.K.O.T.B.)", Emcee T is gaining popularity in his backyard - the "Yay Area": San Jose, Daly City, Richmond, San Francisco and the East Bay.
Emcee T has worked (musically) with rap superstars
Rappin' 4-Tay(Multi-platinum selling artist) and Ray Luv; both artists who have worked with and toured with Tupac Shakur( 2Pac) and Bay Arealegend, Mac Dre. More recent, Emcee T was in the studio working with Calvin Miller, the producer of Baby Huey's chart-topping " Pop Lock & Drop It" which received 50,000+ BDSradio spins.
Emcee T's self-produced debut album, UNDERESTIMATED is scheduled to drop second quarter of 2009; the album has been delayed due to the overwhelming response from his television show.
Emcee T's television show "
Pushin' The Bay" appears on television screens in the Bay Area every 1st and 3rd Friday of every month @ 12-12:30am on Channel 26& 28, and is co-hosted by Ray Luv. Bay Area / California artists featured on the show and interviewed by Emcee T include Chamillionaire, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg, San Quinn, Mistah F.A.B., MC Hammer, Ray Luv, Mac Mall, Nuttso, Ant D.O.G., Ridah J. Klyde, and J-Diggs, to name a few.
To date, Emcee T has been involved with eight projects. They have been independent releases; Hard Headed: The Mixtape CD was released in October 2005. It had the sole purpose of promoting not only Emcee T, but T's entourage of Bay Area family / talent. With no promotion whatsoever, a single run of 2,500 units sold out with an additional 18,000 free downloads online.
*#*:* Emcee T - UNDERESTIMATED (2008) - To Be Released
*#*:* Emcee T - The C.K.O.T.B., T'z Early Yearz 1998-2006 (2007) - Internet, [http://rapidshare.com/files/72344220/Emcee_T_-_The_C.K.O.T.B.__T_z_Early_Yearz_-2007.zip Free Download]
*#*:* Emcee T - THE FACE SHOP Promo Mixtape (2007) - Limited, 200 copies only (Promotional)
*#*:* Various Artists - Vishus Entertainment Mixtape Vol. 2 (2007) - Limited, 500 copies only.
*#*:* Various Artists - Vishus Entertainment Mixtape Vol. 1 (2006) - Limited, 1,000 copies only.
*#*:* Emcee T - Hard Headed The Mixtape (2005) - Limited, 2,500 copies only.
*#*:* Emcee T - The Street Tape (2005) - Limited, 250 copies only.
*#*:* Emcee T - Hard Headed (2004) - Limited, 500 copies only.
*#*:* CB - North Bound (2002) - Limited, 250 copies only.
*#*:* CB - Ready 2 Pound (2001) - Limited, 250 copies only.
*#*:* CB - CB Sessions (1998) - Limited, 100 copies only.
* Emcee T owns four vehicles: a 2006
Rolls-Royce Phantomon 24" Wheels, a 2005 Porsche 911Turbo S on 22" Wheels, a Volvo S70T5 Special Edition, and an award-winning show ready Jetta with direct port nitrous.
* Emcee T owns a
Honda2004 Metropolitan(CHF50) Scooter signed by Mario & Marco Andretti.
* Emcee T played a small role in the original
Fast and Furious(2000) movie.
* One of Emcee T's major sponsors includes
* Emcee T is featured on a
West Oaklandbillboard for radio station 106.1 KMELalongside Mary J. Blige, E-40, Kanye West& Alicia Keys, March 2008.
* Emcee T holds three educational degrees: a BA in Graphic Design from
Cal State Hayward, a BS in Advertising and an MA in Architectural & Urban Design from San Jose State University.
* It’s alleged that Emcee T’s family tree consists of members with strong ties to the
Tong (organization), a deep-rooted, organized crime syndicate based in both San Francisco and Oakland Chinatown. After a failed attempt at legitimate business, Emcee T's uncle fled the country to escape bloodshed and violence.
* [http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2007/11/jamoeblog/what-if-tony-soprano-lived-in-da-bay-and-not-nj-.html WHAT IF TONY SOPRANO LIVED IN DA BAY AND NOT NJ? Amoeba Records spotlight artist: Emcee T]
* [http://www.asiancemagazine.com/jul_2007/emcee_t_the_chinese_king_of_the_bay Asiance Magazine article / interview featuring Emcee T: Emcee T the Chinese King of the Bay (July 2007)]
* [http://boombap.cz/hiphop/hiphop-news/emcee-t-debut-underestimated-jiz-brzy/ A Czech Republic Hip-Hop Magazine article on Emcee T (January 2007)]
* [http://www.sfweekly.com/2005-12-07/music/mixtape-shmixtape/ Emcee T in SF Weekly Newspaper: San Francisco - Music - Mixtape Shmixtape]
* [http://www.jizo-entertainment.com/interviews/Emcee_T_CKOTB_Interview.htm Emcee T: Interview of the Chinese King Of The Bay (asian rapper) on JIZO Entertainment]
* [http://www.yayarea.biz Emcee T Interview on YAYAREA.biz]
* [http://www.aznraps.com/Interviews/Artists/Emcee_T%3A_The_Chinese_King_of_the_Bay/ AZNRAPS.com Interviews Emcee T]
* [http://www.emceet.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.ztybeats.com/ Emcee T's Official Production Team website]
* [http://www.pushinthebay.com/ Emcee T's TV Show, PUSHIN' THE BAY TV]
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