Oh No (musician)
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Oh No Musician
Oh No
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Oh No performing with The Alchemist in 2014
Background information
Michael Woodrow Jackson
The Disrupt, BBC
Born (1978-11-06) November 6, 1978 (age 39)
Oxnard, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
1998-present
Labels Stones Throw Records
Gangrene, The Alchemist, Madlib, Wildchild, Strong Arm Steady, Roc Marciano, Mos Def, Prince Po, Guilty Simpson, Kali Wild
Website www.stonesthrow.com/ohno/

Michael Woodrow Jackson (born November 6, 1978), known professionally as Oh No, is an American rapper and record producer who has released several albums on Stones Throw Records. He is also the half part of the hip hop duo Gangrene along with The Alchemist.

Biography

Michael Woodrow Jackson[1] was born on November 6, 1978 in Oxnard, California. He grew up in a family that was predominantly focused towards music at a wide spectrum, being the younger brother of hip hop artist Madlib, son of singer Otis Jackson, and nephew of jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis.[2][3]

Oh No started performing with his group Kali Wild and was featured on his brother's group Lootpack's album Soundpieces: Da Antidote. Oh No was signed to Los Angeles-based Stones Throw Records who released his debut album, The Disrupt, in 2004. Around this time he also performed on numerous singles by other artists, and began doing freelance production work for labelmates Wildchild, MED (Nickolas Rodriguez) and others. He has gone on to produce for Juggaknots, De La Soul, Murs and various other artists.[]

In August 2006, Oh No released the album Exodus Into Unheard Rhythms, exclusively sampling the music of Galt MacDermot[4] and featuring appearances from numerous other rap artists, mostly in the Stones Throw family. The album was well received by critics and established Oh No as one of the leading underground producers in hip-hop. In 2007 he released Dr. No's Oxperiment to rave reviews. The album was entirely constructed using samples of Turkish, Lebanese, Greek and Italian music.[]

Oh No remains an avid gamer, even constructing an entire beat out of video game samples for the track "The Ride" off of The Disrupt. Also in 2009 Oh No remixed several songs for the soundtrack of the U.S. Limited Edition version for Arc System Work's 2D Fighting Game Blazblue.[] Oh No released an album, Dr. No's Ethiopium, in 2009, made entirely of samples of Ethiopian music.[5][third-party source needed] In 2013, Oh No produced the original score for popular video game Grand Theft Auto V, together with The Alchemist, Tangerine Dream and Woody Jackson.[6]

Discography

Studio albums

Mixtapes

  • The Disrupt Chronicles Vol. 2 (2004) (mixed by DJ DoubleDose)
  • The Disrupt Chronicles Part 0 (2005) (mixed by DJ DoubleDose)
  • Turn That Shit Up (2006) (2006) (with Roc C & DJ Rhettmatic)

Singles

  • "Maximum Adrelanine" b/w "Earthquake" (2000)
  • "Check It Out" b/w "You Wanna Test This" (2002)
  • "Inna Opus" b/w Rules of Engagement (2003)
  • "Make Noise" b/w "Chump" (2003)
  • "Disruption Massacre" b/w "Put It All Together" (2004)
  • "The Ride" b/w "Stomp That, V. 1.2" (2004)
  • "Last Tango in Oxnard" (2004)
  • "Falling" (2004)
  • "Move Part 2" (2005)
  • "Gets Mine" b/w "Lights Out" (2006)
  • "It's All the Same" (2006)
  • "Pandemonium" b/w "Louder" (2006)
  • "Believe" b/w "Fast Drive Fast" (2006)
  • "Ghetto First" (2007)
  • "Keep Low" (2010)
  • "3 Dollars" (2012)

Productions

Guest appearances

  • Wildchild - "Heartbeat" from Secondary Protocol (2003)
  • Wildchild - "Vinyl Talk" and "All Night" from The Jackal (2004)
  • Lootpack - "Attack of the Tupperware Puppets", "Forever Beef", "What 'Cha Gotta Say?" and "I Declare War" from The Lost Tapes (2004)
  • MED - "Serious" from Push Comes to Shove (2005)
  • Wildchild - "Eyes Wide Shut" from Jack of All Trades (2007)
  • Nicolay & Kay - "What We Live" from Time:Line (2008)
  • Little Brother - "Stylin" from ...And Justus for All (2008)
  • Strong Arm Steady - "True Champs" from In Search of Stoney Jackson (2010)
  • J. Rawls - "Best Producer on the Mic" from The Hip-Hop Affect (2011)
  • MHz Legacy - "Soul Train (of Thought)" from MHz Legacy (2012)
  • House Shoes - "Dirt" & "Last Breath" from Let It Go (2012)
  • Czarface - "Czar Refaeli" from Czarface (2013)
  • LMNO - "After the Fact" from After the Fact (2013)
  • Blu - "Brown Sugar" from Good to Be Home (2014)
  • Step Brothers - "Draw Something" from Lord Steppington (2014)
  • Homeboy Sandman - "Heaven Too" from Hallways (2014)
  • Axel F. - "All Day" from Theme Music (2014)
  • Apathy & Kappa Gamma - "Charlie Brown" from Handshakes with Snakes (2016)

References

External links


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