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Jayo Felony

Jayo Felony
Birth name James Savage
Also known as Peer Pressure, One Shot Kill, Bullet Loco, Uno
Born (1972-12-18) December 18, 1972
Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.
Origin Southeast San Diego, San Diego, California, U.S
Genres West Coast Hip Hop, Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1994–present
Labels Def Jam, JMJ
Associated acts Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Tha Dogg Pound, Glasses Malone, E-40, Method Man Ad.Da.Loc, RayCasino, MathMattix, Spider Loc, 40 Glocc, DMX

James Savage, better known by his stage name Jayo Felony, is an American rapper who has sold millions of albums worldwide. His music has been featured in other prominent rap artists albums, Video Game and various films. He was signed to one of the biggest music labels Def Jam. Jayo Felony, is a rapper from southeast San Diego, California. He is known for being the first San Diego rapper to be signed to a major label. Jayo Felony was a member of the Neighborhood Rollin 40's, a Crip gang stretching from the Chollas View to the Mount Hope neighborhoods of Southeast San Diego.


  • Career 1
    • Late years 1.1
    • Tha Dogg Pound 1.2
  • Discography 2
    • Albums 2.1
    • Singles 2.2
      • As lead artist 2.2.1
      • As featured artist 2.2.2
        • Promotional singles
  • Guest appearances 3
  • Video Games 4
  • Notes 5
  • References 6


Late years

In 1994 Jayo Felony was signed to the label owned by Jam Master Jay from RUN DMC called Jam Master Jay Records. That year, Jayo Felony released his debut album, Take a Ride.[1] In 1998, He released his follow-up album, Whatcha Gonna Do? on Def Jam. It featured rappers like Method Man, DMX, Mack 10, WC, Redman, Kokane, Ice Cube, E-40 and 8 Ball & MJG.

In 1999, he released Underground. He was due to release his fourth album, Hotter Than Fish Grease, in 2000, but for legal reasons the album was never released.

Tha Dogg Pound

In 2001, Jayo Felony claimed that Snoop Dogg stole the song "Crip Hop" and started an altercation on the set of Baby Boy. Snoop and Tha Eastsidaz took shots at Jayo on the song "Fuck All That Yappin" in addition Jayo responded with "You's A Character" explaining the Baby Boy situation. In 2003, Jayo Felony later became involved in a rivalry with Daz Dillinger, for collaborating with Kurupt, and creating a group with him called "The Rifleman". Now they are all on good terms and Kurupt is back together with Tha Dogg Pound and Snoop Dogg.




As lead artist

As featured artist

List of singles as featured artist, with other performing artists and selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US Rap
"Pussy Pop"[2]
(Xzibit featuring Method Man and Jayo Felony)
1998 113 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz
"The Anthem"[3]
(Sway & King Tech featuring Rza, Tech n9ne, Eminem, Xzibit, Pharoahe Monch, Kool G Rap, Jayo Felony, Chino XL and Krs-One)
1999 91 17 This or That
"Big Business"[4]
(Frost featuring Xzibit and Jayo Felony)
That Was Then, This Is Now, Vol. 1
"Got Beef"[5]
(Tha Eastsidaz featuring Blaqthoven, Jayo Felony and Sylk-E. Fyne)
2000 99 55 38 23 Tha Eastsidaz
"California (Remix)"[6]
(Sly Boogy featuring Mack 10, Jayo Felony, E-40, Kurupt, Crooked I, Roscoe and 2Pac)
2003 Non-album single
"Take 'Em All Out"[7]
(Dido Brown featuring Jayo Felony)
2006 Talez of a Young Brown Male
(Westside Bugg featuring Repa and Jayo Felony)
The Roach Motel
"Low Low Bounce"[9]
(Fatal Mack featuring Tony V, Glasses Malone and Jayo Felony)
2010 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Promotional singles
List of promotional singles as featured artist, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Westside Part III (Bud'da Remix)"[10]
(TQ featuring Jayo Felony and Kam)
1998 Westside (single)[A]
"Represent Dat G.C."[11]
(Kurupt featuring Daz, Soopafly, Tray Deee, Jayo Felony, Snoop Dogg and Butch Cassidy)
2000 Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha
"Pop Pop"[12]
(Caz featuring L.A. Nash and Jayo Felony)

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Sowhatusayin"[13] 1995 South Central Cartel, MC Eiht, Treach, Sh'killa, Spice 1 The Show soundtrack
"Zoom Zooms and Wam Wam"[13] None
"Young Fun"[14] 1997 Warren G, Knee-Hi Take a Look Over Your Shoulder
"Street 2 Street"[15] None How to Be a Player soundtrack
"Ghetto Politix"[16] Kill Kill, Swoop G Ghetto Politix
"Maddoggin"[17] 1998 E-A-Ski Earthquake (unreleased)
"Money Scheme"[18] E-40 The Element of Surprise
"Get Ya Girl Dogg"[19] Snoop Dogg, MC Eiht Straight Outta Cali
"Way Too Crazy"[20] Tray Deee, Daz Rush Hour soundtrack
"Ghetto Horror Show"[21] Mack 10, Ice Cube The Recipe
"My Name in Yo Mouth"[22] Money Green, Kam S.I. Riders
"Raised in tha Hood"[22] Volume 10, Nonstop
"8 Ball"[23] None Straight Outta Compton: N.W.A 10th Anniversary Tribute
"Twirk It"[24] 1999 Big Mike, Spice 1 Hard to Hit
"Cradle to the Grave"[25] First Born Riders
"Mask-A-Raid"[26] Saafir The Hit List
"Cause I Can"[27] E-40, C-Bo Charlie Hustle: The Blueprint of a Self-Made Millionaire
"You Really Don't Wanna"[28] Rappin' 4-Tay, Cell Introduction to Mackin'
"Naw! (That's What They Won't Do)"[29] D.B.A. Doing Business as
"The Gutter Shit"[30] 2000 Ice Cube, Gangsta, Squeak Ru War & Peace, Vol. 2 (The Peace Disc)
"U Can't Fuck with Me"[31] LL Cool J, Xzibit, Snoop Dogg G.O.A.T.
"O.G. to Me"[32] Scarface, Tha Dogg Pound The Last of a Dying Breed
"Extasy"[33] Ja Rule, Tah Murdah, Black Child Rule 3:36
"Ride or Die"[34] Spice 1, Tray Deee, Yukmouth The Playa Rich Project
"Riderz"[35] Big Snake, Mac Lew Hot Ones
"Same Thug"[36] 2001 B.A. Block Report
"1/2 Ass Geez"[37] South Central Cartel Gangsta Conversation
"They Like Dat"[38] Kam, Spider, Dresta, Yukmouth Kamnesia
"Kick It Tonight"[39] D-Shot, Bosko Money, Sex & Thugs
"Bentleys & Bitches"[40] Da Beatminerz, Ras Kass Brace 4 Impak
"Niggaz Theme Music"[41] Lil' CS, Bay Loc Dollars & Sins
"Bounce"[42][43] Shaquille O'Neal, Peter Gunz Shaquille O'Neal Presents His Superfriends, Vol. 1 (unreleased)
"Playa Hataz and Bustaz"[44] Shuga Shaft, Yukmouth Look What the World Found
"Lucky I'm Rappin"[45] 2002 Spice 1 Spiceberg Slim
"We Pop (West Coast Remix)"[46] 2003 Rza, E-40, Crooked I, Method Man, WC None
"Witness Protection"[47] None Beef soundtrack
"Thug Night (Let Me See Something)"[48] True Crime: Streets of LA soundtrack
"Ride wit Us"[49] Gangsta, C-Bo Penitentiary Chances
"Lately"[50] Mr. Knight Owl, Slush the Villain, Big Syke The Ghetto Bird
"Deep Blue Sea"[51] 2004 Cormega, Kurupt Legal Hustle
"Don't Move"[52] MC Eiht Smoke in tha City
"Get Got"[53] 2005 Spanky Loco Loco Life
"One Shot Kill"[54] J. Wells Digital Master
"Money Thang"[55] Spice 1, Kurupt The Truth
"Gun Clappin'"[56] 2006 Cashis, Kurupt, Roscoe, Rikanatti Cashis of Shady Records
"Back 2 Back"[57] The Game The Black Wall Street Journal, Vol. 1
"Fuck Daz"[58] 40 Glocc, Kurupt Outspoken, Vol. 2
"End of the Road"[58] 40 Glocc, Kurupt, Baby Down, Westside Bugg
"Get Your Neck Crack Baby"[58] 40 Glocc, Zoo Babies, Lil Tute
We See You Niggas"[59] DJ Crazy Toones, WC, Young Maylay CT Experience
"C.Y.A."[60] Dido Brown Talez of a Young Brown Male
"Keep It Craccin'"[61] Spider Loc, C-Bo Southwest Influence
"Blaze It Up"[62] 2007 Tha Dogg Pound, Glasses Malone, B.G. Knocc Out, Dresta Dogg Chit
"Guns & Roses"[63] RedCloud, Tonéx, Eek-A-Mouse Hawthorne's Most Wanted
"C.R.I.P."[64] Spider Loc, Dresta, C-Bo, Roccett Bangadoshish II
"Do What the Fuck I Wanna"[65] Daz Gangsta Party
"Lets Your Nuts Hang"[66] 40 Glocc, Kokane, Tony Yayo Outspoken, Vol. 3
"Lord Knows I've Tried"[67] 2009 Young Hyeenaz Hungry for a Mil
"Things Ain't the Same"[68] 2010 Cricet Mercy
"Life in California"[69] Ice Cube, WC I Am the West
"G.L.O.C.C. & J.A.Y.O."[70] 2011 40 Glocc C.O.P.S. (Criping on Public Streets)
"Funny Shit"[71] 40 Glocc & Spider Loc, Kurupt, Village Boo Graveyard Shift
"Money, Sex, Murder, Drugz"[71] 40 Glocc & Spider Loc
"That's the Way I Like It"[71] 40 Glocc & Spider Loc, Blaqthoven, Obie Trice
"Sorry I Left You (Remix)"[72] Knoc-Turn'al, Yukmouth, Sly Boogy Knoc's Ville
"We Do It Bigg"[73] C-Lim & Lil' Danger Bang Status
"Step Ya Weed Game Up"[74] 2012 Yukmouth, Daz Half Baked
"Don't Blow My High"[75] 2014 Far from Ya Average The Basement LP

Video Games

Grand Theft Auto V - Sherm Stick can be heard under West Coast Classics in the game. Sherm Stick is one of Jayo Felony's hit songs from his first album "Take a Ride" Released May, 17 1994 for Jam Master Jay/ Def Jam Records.


  • A ^ "Westside Part III (Bud'da Remix)" is contained in some versions of the original single, "Westside".[76]


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