DJ King Assassin

DJ King Assassin

Assassin

Biography

Craig S. Venegas Alvarado (born January 15, 1971) known by the stage name DJ King Assassin is an American musician, rapper, record producer and DJ from the California Bay Area & Los Angeles. Also known as DJ Raleem, he was in the group Lyrical Prophecy with Quiz 1, Double Duce, Dark Side & Chris Cut (Chris Manak), now known as The famous DJ Peanut Butter Wolfand owns Stones Throw Records. They released their first 12 inch pressing on the PMR Label entitled group "Lyrical Prophecy - U Can't Swing This". Venegas produced music with West coast & East coast platinum royalty including the late Tupac Shakur, Shock G, Wyclef Jean, Thug Life, Ice-T, Roger (Zapp), Rob Base, Eazy E, Akon etc. He mixed & mastered over 300 titles for Universal Records, EMI, Koch and his label Liferdef.

DJ King Assassin was awarded best DJ at the West Coast Hip Hop awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He reached his debut on Billboard at number #7 under the most known DJ of all social networks with networks ranging from MySpace 2.6 Million fans to Twitter with over 3 million fans & followers. DJ King Assassin is the official DJ for the legendary artist Kokane who is the most featured artist in the world. With the release of Kokane's album Hosted by DJ King Assassin entitled Dr. Kokastien reached number one on Billboard heat seekers. DJ King Assassin currently holds the number one ranking chart on ReverbNation nationally under the music genre DJ in Los Angeles and has his own radio show which is syndicated across the globe and is owner CEO of the popular websites 982 The Beat and Mix Show Blast, which is currently in the top 2,000 in USA. In 2014 he will host and DJ the 2014 West Coast Hip Hop Awards in Los Angeles paying tributes to the late great artists Tupac Shakur, Eazy E & Nate Dogg.

Discography

Assassin - Hitworks Volume One

Assassin - Hitworks, Volume One

Liferdef Records 1997
Assassin - Born And Raised In The Bay

Assassin - Born And Raised In The Bay

Liferdef Records, GMG Records 1997
Assassin - Armed-N-Dangerouz

Assassin - Armed-N-Dangerouz

Liferdef Records, Keep It Real Records 1998
Assassin - Soldierz at War

Assassin - Soldierz At War

Liferdef Records 1999
Assassin - Worldwide Game

Assassin - Worldwide Game

Liferdef Records 2000
Assassin - Revelation 2000

Assassin - Revelation 2000

Liferdef Records 2000
Assassin - Assassin Anthology

Assassin - Assassin Anthology

Liferdef Records 2001

Assassin - Out Of Custody

Liferdef Records 2002

Assassin - Hitman 4 Hire

Liferdef Records, Hectek Ka$h Entertainment 2004
Assassin - United Playaz of the Bay

Assassin - United Playaz Of The Bay

Liferdef Records 2007
Assassin & Mopreme Shakur - Black And Brown Pride

Assassin & Mopreme Shakur Presents Black & Brown Pride

Liferdef Records 2007
DJ King Assassin - The High-Fee Movement: Vol. 1 "Stunnaz & Scrapers"

DJ King Assassin - The High-Fee Movement: Vol. 1 "Stunnaz & Scrapers"

We The West, Liferdef 2014

Guest Appearances

Jaz - Jaz
  • My Khakies

Jaz - Jaz

CTI Records 1998
G-Pack - The Epidemic
  • For The Luv Of Money

G-Pack - The Epidemic

CTI Records 1998
Jaz - Psychotic Murderous Thoughts
  • Dead Homies

Jaz - Psychotic Murderous Thoughts

Keep It Real Records 1998
The Funxsouljaz - Neva Walk Alone
  • My Addiction

Tha Funxsouljaz - Neva Walk Alone

Crack Or Jack Records 1998
White Cloudz - Burn Som'n
  • Grey Cloudz

White Cloudz - Burn Som'n

Bombay Records 1998
LSP - Da Antidote
  • 99 Crysis

LSP - Da Antidote

Intent 2 Sell Records, Journees Music 1999
Carlito's Way - Power Moves
  • Money Schemes

Carlito's Way - Power Moves

Murder One Records 2000
LSP - Spacebar
  • Shady Folks

LSP - Spacebar

Journees Music 2001
Mr. Sosa - Uncaged
  • Stay Thug'n

Mr. Sosa - Uncaged

Thug Records 2001
Jymini - The Solo Child
  • 2Bad

Jymini - The Solo Child

Micfiend Records 2002
Cablez - Tha Movement
  • Tha Life I Lead

Cablez - Tha Movement

Mob Life Records 2003
Ray Dogg - The Life Of Don Rey Vol. 1
  • Get Down

Ray Dogg - The Life Of Don Rey Vol. 1

High Money Music 2006
AP.9 Presents Young Gasz - Hype Musik
  • F-U-N-K Rock

AP.9 Presents Young Gasz - Hype Musik

Mob Shop Entertainment 2007
A.M. Kidd - The Sweatshop
  • Shut The Blinds

A.M. Kidd - The Sweatshop

Liferdef Records 2007
Skor Dawg - The Work$hop
  • Gangstaz

Skor Dawg - The Workshop

Thump Records 2007
South Central Cartel - Westurrection
  • Where Da Enemies At?

South Central Cartel - Westurrection

Native Records 2007
JT The Bigga Figga - Mr. Vice President
  • He Loves You

JT The Bigga Figga - Mr. Vice President

Mandatory Business 2007
Mexican Weed Headz - Blended In The Bay
  • Black'z N Latin'z

Mexican Weed Headz - Blended In The Bay

Thump Records 2007
DC - Against All Odds
  • My Senorita

AP.9 Presents DC - Against All Odds

Mob Shop Entertainment 2007
Stony Danza - Criminal Grind
  • 4 Tha Luv Of Money

Stony Danza - Criminal Grind

Loctown Entertainment 2009
West Coast Mafiosos - Stony Danza Presents: West Coast Mafiosos
  • Stay Thug'in

West Coast Mafiosos - Stony Danza Presents: West Coast Mafiosos

Loctown Entertainment 2009
Mr. Loco - O.G. Status
  • Rydaz & Thugs (Pandemic / Gutta Folk Version)

Mr. Loco - O.G. Status

W.G.G. Digital Ent. 2010
Badd Blood - Thicka Den U Thought
  • Still On Tha Run (Rmx)

Badd Blood - Thicka Den U Thought

WGG Digital Ent., Ashee Knuckle Ent. 2010
Mr. Loco Aka Loc Da Smoke - West Kept Secret
  • True 2 Tha Game (Who?mag Mix)

Mr. Loco Aka Loc Da Smoke - West Kept Secret

Whomag Distribution 2012

Compilations

All Haters Beware
  • Mass Murderin

Various - All Haters Beware

CTI Records 1995
Lingo Allstars - Spittin' Lingo
  • Don't Let 'Em Git You Down

Lingo Allstars - Spittin' Lingo

Scotti Bros. Records 1995
Strictly For The Streets - A Compilation About Game
  • Unforgiven

Various - Strictly For The Streets: A Compilation About Game

ICE Management 1995
17 Reasons Compilation
  • Take Me Higher

Various - 17 Reasons Compilation

Black-N-Brown Entertainment 1998
3 Beam Circus Compilation
  • Real Bad Boys

Various - 3 Beam Circus Compilation

Swerve Records 1998
G-Idez Presents P.C.P. Levelz Of The Game
  • Riderz

Various - G-Idez Presents P.C.P. Levelz Of The Game

Paper Chasin Productions 1998
Assassin Presents City Of Dope
  • One 4 The Money

Various - Assassin Presents City Of Dope

Liferdef Records 1999
City Of Dope 2000
  • Cash Money

Various - City Of Dope 2000

Brown Man Productionz 2000
Ghetto 2 Tha Barrio
  • Tonight We Ride

Various - Ghetto 2 Tha Barrio

Dogday Records, Moreno Negro Entertainment 2000
Unlawful Entry
  • Life Or Death

Various - Unlawful Entry

Brown Man Productionz 2000
Westcoast Kings
  • Criminal Minded

Various - Westcoast Kings

East Side Smokes Records 2000
Various - Mode Lok'z-Criminal Grind
  • 4 Tha Luv Of Money

Various - Mode Lok'z-Criminal Grind

GMG, SWMG 2000

Assassin - Unsolved Mysteries

Liferdef Records 2001
D-Mac Presents West Coast Mobbin
  • Westside R.I.P

Various - D-Mac Presents West Coast Mobbin

Thug Records 2001
City Of Dope 4 - 2010 The Return Of Califas
  • Ruger Song

Various - City Of Dope 4: 2010 The Return Of Califas

Brown Man Productionz 2001
Funxsouljaz - 1993 - 2001 North Bay Bumbles
  • On Tha Run

Funxsouljaz - 1993 - 2001 North Bay Bumbles

Crack Or Jack Records, Dogday Records 2001
Bay Area Game
  • Muder Killa

Various - Bay Area Game

Thug World Records 2002
G-Idez - The Collection
  • Sacramento

G-Idez - The Collection

PCP Records 2002
WorldWideBallin Com
  • Guess Who'z Back

Various - WorldWideBallin.Com

D.I.M.W Music Group 2003
JT The Bigga Figga & Assassin Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo
  • My City (Remix)

Various - JT The Bigga Figga & Assassin Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo

Liferdef Records 2004
Balled Out: The Silver & Black Album
  • Murda, Kill, Murda

Various - Balled Out - The Silver & Black Album

Connected Inc. 2004
The Knocumentary (Soundtrack)
  • Blackz And Latinz

Various - The Knocumentary (Soundtrack)

Wee Seed Records 2005
Stylie Ray Presents Dreamz, Promisez & Wishez
  • Gangsta Shit

Various - Stylie Ray Presents Dreamz, Promisez & Wishez

My Life Entertainment Inc. 2005
Assassin & San Quinn Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo 2
  • Black-N-Brown Rydah Thugz

Various - Assassin & San Quinn Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo 2

Liferdef Records 2006
Scrilla Mac Presents 408 Riderz
  • Reaj Geez Do Real Thangz

Various - Scrilla Mac Presents 408 Riderz

Criminal Records 2007
Mr. 21 Presents City Of Sharks
  • Till Death Do Us Part

Various - Mr. 21 Presents City Of Sharks

Criminal Records 2007
Krypto - Trunk Food
  • Interlude

Krypto - Trunk Food

Sacred Ent 2007
Various - West Coast Resurrection
  • California Living

Various - West Coast Resurrection

JLM Entertainment 2008
Various - The Stompilation
  • Watching U

Various - The Stompilation

Resilient Records 2009
Scrilla Mac Presents 408 Riderz Vol. 2
  • Quarter Pound Of Dope

Various - Scrilla Mac Presents 408 Riderz, Vol. 2

Criminal Records 2009
Various - Game Enhancement
  • Northern Cali Sun

Various - Game Enhancement

Anchor Baby Records 2010
DJ King Assassin Presents West Turf Compilation Kings Vol. 1
  • Watching You

Various - DJ King Assassin Presents West Turf Compilation Kings Vol. 1

Liferdef Records 2011

Production

Juvenile Style - Brewed In South Central
  • The Cavey (Remix)

Juvenile Style - Brewed In South Central

Pump Records 1995
Strictly For The Streets: A Compilation About Game
  • Streets Is How We Comin'

Various - Strictly For The Streets: A Compilation About Game

ICE Management 1995
Assassin - Born And Raised In The Bay
  • Real Bad Boyz (Southside 7 Treez Remix)

Various - Assassin Presents Born And Raised In The Bay

Liferdef Records, GMG Records 1997
Assassin - Hitworks, Volume One
  • All Tracks

Assassin - Hitworks, Volume One

Liferdef Records 1997
Assassin - Armed-N-Dangerouz
  • All Tracks

Assassin - Armed-N-Dangerouz

Liferdef Records, Keep It Real Records 1998
All Haters Beware Compilation
  • Mass Murderin

Various - All Haters Beware

K.I.R. Records 1998
G-Idez Presents P.C.P. Levelz Of The Game
  • Strictly 4 Tha G'z

Various - G-Idez Presents P.C.P. Levelz Of The Game

Paper Chasin Productions 1998
LSP - Da Antidote
  • 99 Crysis

LSP - Da Antidote

Intent 2 Sell Records, Journees Music 1999
Assassin - Soldierz At War
  • Street Soldierz

Assassin - Soldierz At War

Liferdef Records 1999
G-Idez - Lyrical Angel Dust
  • Neva Been Good

G-Idez - Lyrical Angel Dust

Paper Chasin Productions 1999
Assassin - Worldwide Game
  • All Tracks

Assassin - Worldwide Game

GMG Records, Liferdef Records 1999
51.50 Illegally Insane - A.W.O.L. Missing In Action

51.50 Illegally Insane - A.W.O.L. Missing In Action

ARRogant Records, Bonafyde Records, Dogday Records 2000
Assassin - Revelation 2000

Assassin - Revelation 2000

Liferdef Records 2000
LSP - Spacebar
  • Shady Folks

LSP - Spacebar

Journees Music 2001
Assassin - Assassin Anthology
  • All Tracks

Assassin - Assassin Anthology

Liferdef Records 2001
Assassin - Out Of Custody
  • All Tracks

Assassin - Out Of Custody

Liferdef Records 2002
Cablez - Tha Movement
  • Bonus Track

Cablez - Tha Movement

Mob Life Records 2003
Assassin - Hitman 4 Hire
  • The Hitman 4 Hire

Assassin - Hitman 4 Hire

Liferdef Records, Hectek Ka$h Entertainment 2004
JT The Bigga Figga & Assassin Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo
  • My City (Remix)

Various - JT The Bigga Figga & Assassin Present Fillmoe 2 San Jo

Liferdef Records 2004
JT The Bigga Figga - Mr. Vice President
  • He Loves You

JT The Bigga Figga - Mr. Vice President

Mandatory Business 2007
South Central Cartel - Westurrection
  • Where Da Enemies At?

South Central Cartel - Westurrection

Native Records 2007
Assassin & Mopreme Shakur - Black And Brown Pride
  • All Tracks

Various - Assassin & Mopreme Shakur Presents Black & Brown Pride

Liferdef Records 2007
Assassin - United Playaz of the Bay
  • All Tracks

Assassin - United Playaz Of The Bay

Liferdef Records 2007
DJ King Assassin Presents West Turf Compilation Kings Vol. 1
  • Watching You

Various - DJ King Assassin Presents West Turf Compilation Kings Vol. 1

Liferdef Records 2011