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PaperboyBiography, American rapper

American rapper
Paperboy
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Intro American rapper
Was Rapper Musician
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 2 October 1969, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Star sign LibraLibra
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Biography

Mitchell Charles Johnson (born October 2, 1969) better known by his stage name Paperboy, is an American rapper. He is best known for his single "Ditty" which charted at #10 on the Hot 100 in 1993.

Johnson was born in San Diego, California and later moved to Oakland.

Career

His associated acts were: R. Kelly, Eazy-E and Rhythm D. His most acclaimed album was his debut The Nine Yards in 1992, which was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The album featured 10 tracks with G-Funk influenced production from Rhythm D, who was known for producing for artists on Ruthless Records such as Eazy-E, BG Knocc Out, and Dresta. Its single "Ditty" is Paperboy's most successful single. Paperboy's second album City to City was released in 1996.

Paperboy is African-American.

Discography

Studio albums

  • The Nine Yards (1992)
  • City to City (1996)
  • The Love Never Dies (2004)

Singles

  • "Ditty" (1992)
  • "Bumpin' (Adaptation of Humpin')" (1993)
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