Equipto

Equipto

Equipto

Biography

Ilych Sato, better known by his stage name Equipto, also known as Equip or Young Equip, is rapper and producer from San Francisco. He is best known for his Horns and Halos series with fellow rapper Andre Nickatina.

He is also the founder of the groups 3 Shades of Rhythm, which consists of Equipto, P. Whaley & T.D., and Bored Stiff, whose members are Big Shawn, Dub Star, Equipto, Ike, Julz, Liel League, MIC, Mint Rock, P-Way, Priz & T.D.

Discography

Equipto - Vintage Volume Won

Equipto - Vintage Volume Won

Solidarity Records 1999
Equipto - Vintage Vol. II: Like There's No Tomorrow

Equipto - Vintage Vol. II: Like There's No Tomorrow

Solidarity Records 2000
Equipto - Vintage Volume Won (Avant Garde)

Equipto - Vintage Volume Won (Avant Garde)

Solidarity Records 2002
Equipto - Vintage Vol. III: It Hurts So Good

Equipto - Vintage Vol. III: It Hurts So Good

Solidarity Records 2002
Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Midnight Machine Gun Rhymes And Alibis

Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Midnight Machine Gun Rhymes And Alibis

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2002
Estairy Featuring Equipto - Hybrid

Estairy Featuring Equipto - Hybrid

The City Records 2003
Equipto & Mike Marshall - K.I.M.

Equipto & Mike Marshall - K.I.M.

Million Dollar Dream 2004
Equipto - Cigarillos

Equipto - Cigarillos

Million Dollar Dream 2004
Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Horns And Halos

Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Horns And Halos

Million Dollar Dream 2005
Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Gun-Mouth 4 Hire: Horns And Halos Vol. 2

Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Gun-Mouth 4 Hire: Horns And Halos Vol. 2

Million Dollar Dream 2005
Equipto - Behind The Rhyme

Equipto - Behind The Rhyme

Tommy Gun Entertainment 2006
Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Bullet Symphony: Horns And Halos #3

Andre Nickatina & Equipto - Bullet Symphony: Horns And Halos #3

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2006
Equipto & K Dinero - Sin City

Equipto & K Dinero - Sin City

Not On Label 2007
Equipto - 4 Ever In A Nite

Equipto - 4 Ever In A Nite

Million Dollar Dream 2007
Equipto - 4 Ever In A Day

Equipto - 4 Ever In A Day

Million Dollar Dream 2007
Berner & Equipto - Track Money And Pack Money

Berner & Equipto - Track Money And Pack Money

Bern One Entertainment 2007
Equipto - Selections From The Vintage Collection

Equipto - Selections From The Vintage Collection

Solidarity Records 2009
Berner & Equipto - Duffle Bag Money

Berner & Equipto - Duffle Bag Money

Bern One Entertainment 2009
Equipto - Ilyich

Equipto - Ilyich

Solidarity Records 2011
Opio & Equipto - Red X Tapes

Opio & Equipto - Red X Tapes

Solidarity Records 2011
Equipto & Michael Marshall - K.I.M. II: Keep It Movin' 2 Love Changes

Equipto & Michael Marshall - K.I.M. II: Keep It Movin' 2 Love Changes

Jakil Records, Solidarity Records 2011
Equipto - Million Dollar Remix Series Vol. 3: Resinated Raps

Equipto - Million Dollar Remix Series Vol. 3: Resinated Raps

Million Dollar Dream 2012
Equipto - No Filter

Equipto - No Filter

Solidarity Records 2012
Opio & Equipto - Red XX

Opio & Equipto - Red XX

Solidarity Records 2014
Equipto - Out Of Respect

Equipto - Out Of Respect

Solidarity Records 2014
Equipto & Otayo Dubb - Baby Steps

Equipto & Otayo Dubb - Baby Steps

Beatrock Music LLC 2015
Equipto & White Mic - Phoenix Academy

Equipto & White Mic - Phoenix Academy

Solidarity Records 2015
Michael Marshall & Equipto - Kim 2.5 Forever Unfinished

Michael Marshall & Equipto - Kim 2.5 Forever Unfinished

Not On Label 2017

Guest Appearances

Illa-Dapted - Paper Or Plastic
  • Not The Way Its' Seemin' (as Young Equip)

Illa-Dapted - Paper Or Plastic?

Critical Mass Records 1997
Kalifornia Noize Terrorists - KNT
  • The Tropics

Kalifornia Noize Terrorists - KNT

2020 Records 2000
P. Way - From All Angles
  • @Ease

P. Way - From All Angles

Lifelines Publishing, Soul Note Records 2000
Andre Nickatina - Daiquiri Factory: Cocaine Raps Volume 2
  • The Al Capone Suite

Andre Nickatina - Daiquiri Factory: Cocaine Raps Volume 2

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2000
Great Scott - Bay Guardian
  • Definition

Great Scott - Bay Guardian

Hot Box Records 2000
Eddie Kash (of Crewsade) - Manifest Station
  • Fuck Hype

Eddie Kash (of Crewsade) - Manifest Station

Crewsade Multimedia 2002
Curt Sak - Go 4 Broke
  • Goin Thru It

Curt Sak - Go 4 Broke

The City Records 2003
Andre Nickatina - Conversation With A Devil: CR 3
  • Falcon And The Snowman

Andre Nickatina - Conversation With A Devil - CR 3

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2003
Potluck - Harvest Time
  • Sports Junkie

Potluck - Harvest Time

Lost Koast Productions 2004
Co-Deez - Royalty
  • Between The Lines

Co-Deez - Royalty

Hella Records 2004
Andre Nickatina - Bullets, Blunts N Ah Big Bank Roll: The 7 MC Theory
  • I'm A Junkie

Andre Nickatina - Bullets, Blunts N Ah Big Bank Roll: The 7 MC Theory

Nicky Rose I.N.C. 2004
Skitz The Samurida - Control The Mic, Control The Masses
  • Friscolution

Skitz The Samurida - Control The Mic, Control The Masses

Shima Sounds 2004
Shiesty - Graven Image
  • Pop

Shiesty - Graven Image

On One Entertainment 2004
Nump - The Nump Yard
  • Time

Nump - The Nump Yard

Bay Luv Records 2005
Mint Rock – Mint Rock
  • Instant Classic

Mint Rock - Mint Rock

Gurp City Digital 2005
Mike Marshall - Love, Lies And Life
  • In Love Again

Mike Marshall - Love, Lies And Life

Million Dollar Dream 2005
Shag Nasty & DJ Pause - Monster
  • Nation Wide

Shag Nasty & DJ Pause - Monster

Illiact Entertainment 2005
Triple Dose - Triple Stack'd
  • Mo Hen, Mo Weed

Triple Dose - Triple Stack'd

On One Entertainment 2005
The Jacka, AP.9 & Husalah - Mob Trial
  • Monday Like A Friday

The Jacka, AP.9 & Husalah - Mob Trial

Million Dollar Dream 2006
Honest Bob - Boss Game
  • City Bosses

Honest Bob - Boss Game

Power Moves Entertainment 2006
Estairy - Obsidian Times
  • Hands Up

Estairy - Obsidian Times

The City Records 2006
Shiesty & Comma D - Unitbombers The Album
  • Brand New Speakers

Shiesty & Comma D - Unitbombers The Album

On One Ent. 2006
Jeff Jabz - Sine Language
  • Tell The Game Good-Bye

Jeff Jabz - Sine Language

GLT Music 2007
J-Diggs Presents Haji Springer - Hello Buddy
  • Da Bizness

J-Diggs Presents Haji Springer - Hello Buddy

Thizz Entertainment 2007
Don Toriano - Gone Pimpin'
  • Young Girl Lost

Don Toriano - Gone Pimpin

Frisco Street Show 2007
Sunspot Jonz - Why We Fight
  • It's My Year

Sunspot Jonz - Why We Fight

Revenge Entertainment, Indystar Records 2007
Goldtoes - The Gold Rush
  • City Boyz

Goldtoes - The Gold Rush

Goldtoes Entertainment 2007
Bumbalo - Bumbalo
  • The B-Side

Bumbalo - Bumbalo

Collectiv 2007
Mike P. - Bakerz Dozen
  • Fillmoe (R.A.P.)

Mike P. - Bakerz Dozen

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2007
Dow Jones & Berner - Dirty Sneakers... Plenty Ways To Get It
  • Flip It

Dow Jones & Berner - Dirty Sneakers... Plenty Ways To Get It

Bern One Entertainment 2007
Mint Rock - Magnified
  • Still Fine

Mint Rock - Magnified

Gurp City Digital 2008
All City Starring Boo Banga, Big Rich & San Quinn - 41Feva
  • All Out Havoc

All City Starring Boo Banga, Big Rich & San Quinn - 41Feva

eHustle.com 2008
The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz & Berner - Drought Season
  • Keep It Street

The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz & Berner - Drought Season

Bern One Entertainment 2008
Nocturnal Hustlers - 'Til Sunrise
  • Off Dat Shit

Nocturnal Hustlers - 'Til Sunrise

Million Dollar Dream 2008
Xienhow - Evolution: The 7th Sign
  • In The Yard

Xienhow - Evolution The 7th Sign

Livenfire Records 2008
Bash Bros. - Main Event
  • Hustlers Prayer

Bash Bros. - Main Event

Squared Circle Records 2008
Trackstar - The Last Hip Hop Hero
  • Rap Gods

Trackstar - The Last Hip Hop Hero

My Own Records 2008
Michael Marshall - Soul Of The Bay
  • What You Tryin To Do

Michael Marshall - Soul Of The Bay

Jakil Records 2008
Z-Man & G Pek - Don't Forget To Brag
  • City Politics

Z-Man & G Pek - Don't Forget To Brag

Gurp City Digital 2008
Mike P. - Rap Shows, Ringtones, Downloads
  • Frisco Fogg

Mike P. - Rap Shows, Ringtones, Downloads

Million Dollar Dream 2008
Proficy - Serious Friction
  • Movin

Proficy - Serious Friction

Made Entertainment 2009
Messy Marv & Berner - Blow
  • Around Tha Yay

Messy Marv & Berner - Blow

Bern One Entertainment, SMC Recordings 2009
Mike P. - Whipped Cream
  • Hella Records

Mike P. - Whipped Cream

Meshewaa Records 2009
Sunspot Jonz - Fight-Destroy-Rock
  • It's My Year

Sunspot Jonz - Fight-Destroy-Rock

Worldwide Massmedia, Revenge Ent. 2009
Troublez - Thug Poet
  • If I Should Die

Troublez - Thug Poet

Troublez Music 2009
Gas Mask Colony - Genuine Masters Of Ceremony
  • Generation Gap

Gas Mask Colony - Genuine Masters Of Ceremony

Gurp City Digital 2009
Dregs One - Sucka Free State Of Mind Vol. III
  • Just For The Record

Dregs One - Sucka Free State Of Mind Vol. III

Gurp City Digital 2009
Fdog - The City Official
  • Frisco's Finest

Fdog - The City Official

Gurp City Digital 2009
Trunk Drank - We Got Trunk Drank
  • Ball 2 This

Trunk Drank - We Got Trunk Drank

Gurp City Digital 2009
Proficy - Releasin' Tension
  • Gritty

Proficy - Releasin' Tension

Made Entertainment 2010
Baldhead Rick - Ghetto Patriot
  • Scoldier

Baldhead Rick - Ghetto Patriot

Powerful Music 2010
Messy Marv & Berner - Blow (Blocks And Boat Docks)
  • Everything Is Wrong

Berner & Messy Marv - Blow (Blocks And Boat Docks)

Bern One Entertainment, SMC Recordings 2010
Big Shawn - Can't Stop Progress
  • Instant Classic

Big Shawn - Can't Stop Progress

Pimptapsmovement 2010
Michael Marshall - In The Meantime & In Between Time
  • Baby I See

Michael Marshall - In The Meantime & In Between Time

Jakil Records 2010
Doc Prop - Doc Prop
  • Life Ain't Fair

Doc Prop - Doc Prop

Con-Artist, Proper Productions 2010
Ad Kapone - Kingpin: The 6 Year Theory
  • Kingpin (Remix)

Ad Kapone - Kingpin: The 6 Year Theory

The Insane Empire 2010
Mic-C - Ghost Of The Westcoast
  • Shut This Down

Mic-C - Ghost Of The Westcoast

Pimp Hop Records 2010
Eddie K - Future Spit
  • Ball 2 This

Eddie K - Future Spit

Gurp City Digital 2010
White Mic - The Neighborhood Visitor
  • I Want In

White Mic - The Neighborhood Visitor

Solidarity Records 2011
L*Roneous - Notes Of The Righteous Outlaw
  • Evrybody

L*Roneous - Notes Of The Righteous Outlaw

LR1 Entertainment 2011
Xienhow & Canibal Lecture - Life Coordinates
  • Royalty

Xienhow & Canibal Lecture - Life Coordinates

LivenFires Records 2011
Style Misia - Rhythmeticulous
  • Hustler's Prayer

Style Misia - Rhythmeticulous

Siavibe Music 2011
Berner - The White Album
  • Yeah Daddy

Berner - The White Album

Bern One Entertainment, SMC Recordings 2011
Boac - Project Roach
  • San Francisco, Ca

Boac - Project Roach

Machete Vox 2011
Big Shawn (Bored Stiff) - Legion Of Honor
  • Session

Big Shawn (Bored Stiff) - Legion Of Honor

Legendary Entertainment 2011
Cobalt - Cobalt45
  • Grandaddy Smokin

Cobalt - Cobalt45

Not On Label 2011
M Dot Brando - The A Side (EP)
  • C It In My Eyes

M Dot Brando - The A Side (EP)

The Beat Cellar 2011
Pro2col - Hypocritical Individual
  • Done It All

Pro2col - Hypocritical Individual

Not On Label 2011
PW Esquire - The Focus
  • Times Like These

PW Esquire - The Focus

Solidarity Digital 2011
Shag Nasty - Gangsta Habitz
  • I Need Some Paypa

Shag Nasty - Gangsta Habitz

Solidarity Records Inc. 2011
Tahaj The First & Gammaray - Gamechange
  • Progression

Tahaj The First & Gammaray - Gamechange

Drum Dealer Music 2011
Urban High Society - Elevator Music
  • Blast

Urban High Society - Elevator Music

Livenfire Records 2011
White Mic & Z-Man - The Vegetable And The Ferret
  • Bonus Track

White Mic & Z-Man - The Vegetable And The Ferret

Not On Label 2012
B-Pos - Pos Tapes
  • Artistic Influencial

B-Pos - Pos Tapes

One League Entertainment 2012
Big E - Hustlemade
  • Purple Meds

Big E - Hustlemade

Groundbreak Records 2012
Chris Christopher - Tunes For Thought
  • Cali Smoke

Chris Christopher - Tunes For Thought

Not On Label 2012
L*Roneous - Lgorithms
  • The Get Down

L*Roneous - Lgorithms

LR1 Entertainment 2012
Loki & Cognito - Street Legal
  • Best Of Me

Loki & Cognito - Street Legal

Anarchy Nation 2012
Mint Rock - What's Goin On
  • A Night In The City

Mint Rock - What's Goin On

Gurp City Digital 2012
The Illegal Amigo - Illegalation
  • Roll Thru The Sco

The Illegal Amigo - Illegalation

Thizz Latin, Illegal Amigo 2012
Hollow Tip - Transporters & Shooters
  • In My City

Hollow Tip - Transporters & Shooters

Mercenary Entertainment 2013
Berner & San Quinn - Cookies & Cream
  • Fly Away

Berner & San Quinn - Cookies & Cream

D.O.B. Entertainment 2013
Goldtoes & Tone Loc Present Swinla - Thizz America
  • Gangstas & Suckas

Goldtoes & Tone Loc Present Swinla - Thizz America

Thizz Latin 2013
Shoboat - 24/7 iHustle
  • Stay True

Shoboat - 24/7 iHustle

Mactown Ent. 2013
Michael Marshall - Right Where I'm 'posed 2 Be
  • Meezy

Michael Marshall - Right Where I'm 'posed 2 Be

Jakil Records 2013
Mac Jar - Above And Beyond
  • On My Mind

Mac Jar - Above And Beyond

Landslide Ent. 2013
Skaz One - A Haunted Past
  • Maybe We're The Same

Skaz One - A Haunted Past

DCK Records 2014
White Mic - As Is
  • Wow!

White Mic - As Is

Brussel Sprouts 2015
White Mic & Grand Visitor - Armchair Militia
  • All In

White Mic & Grand Visitor - Armchair Militia

Brussel Sprouts 2015
Chris Christopher - Thc (Thoroughly High Compositions)
  • City Mission

Chris Christopher - Thc (Thoroughly High Compositions)

Chris Christopher Music 2015
Lil Sam - Bridges & Palm Trees
  • A-Game

Lil Sam - Bridges & Palm Trees

Lil Sam Muzic 2015
DJ True Justice - The Man Of Steel
  • Walk With Me

DJ True Justice - The Man Of Steel

Guerrilla Funk Recordings 2016
Cousin Spook & Doc-D - Blood Brothers
  • Antidote

Cousin Spook & Doc-D - Blood Brothers

O.N.U.M. Ent. 2016

Compilations

Rules Of The Game
  • Blueprints Of War

Various - Rules Of The Game

Tripek Records 1998
The Real High Life 2000
  • Family Affair

Various - The Real High Life 2000

Solidarity Records 2000
Below The Surface & DJ Swindle Present Strictly Indee
  • Underground Cats

Various - Below The Surface & DJ Swindle Present Strictly Indee

Below The Surface 2000
II Sicc Presents Talez From The Sicc
  • Talez From The Sicc

Various - II Sicc Presents Talez From The Sicc

Keep It Real Records 2001
Sunspot Jonz Feat. The Living Legends - UHB V - Legacy 2099
  • Strike

Sunspot Jonz Feat. The Living Legends - UHB V - Legacy 2099

Worldwide Massmedia, Revenge Ent. 2002
Andre Nickatina & Nick Peace Present Hells Kitchen
  • But Not Me

Various - Andre Nickatina & Nick Peace Present Hells Kitchen

Million Dollar Dream 2002
Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes
  • Think Twice

Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes

Million Dollar Dream 2003
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 2
  • Hustlin' Humans

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 2

Fahrenheit Records 2003
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 2
  • Fallin Out Wit

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 2

Thizz Entertainment 2005
Fillmoe Coleman Presents The Gift
  • The Gift

Various - Fillmoe Coleman Presents The Gift

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2005
Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam
  • Outro

Various - Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam

Thizz Entertainment 2005
Nick Peace - High Powered
  • After Midnight

Nick Peace - High Powered

Million Dollar Dream 2005
  • Balla Race

Freddy Machete - That's The Beat

Tommy Entertainment 2006
Thizz & Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1
  • R.A.P.

Various - Green Eyes Dose Vol. 1

Million Dollar Dream, Thizz Entertainment 2006
Chalklines - Double Homicide
  • Here N' Frisco

Various - Chalklines: Double Homicide

Home Team Entertainment 2006
Andre Nickatina - Khanthology: Cocaine Raps 1992-2005
  • Wut U Mean

Andre Nickatina - Khanthology: Cocaine Raps 1992-2005

Fillmoe Coleman Records 2006
Mac Dre & Andre Nickatina - Tales Of II Andre's
  • Eazy Riderz

Mac Dre & Andre Nickatina - Tales Of II Andre's

Not On Label 2006
Gennessee - The Hyphy Formula
  • Boom

Gennessee - The Hyphy Formula

Noble Music Group 2007
Gennessee - My Beats Run The Streets Vol. 1
  • Boom

Gennessee - My Beats Run The Streets Vol. 1

Noble Music Group 2007
Demolition Men Presents Killa Keise - Talk Of The Streets
  • Money Over Bitches

Demolition Men Presents Killa Keise - Talk Of The Streets

Demolition Men 2007
Sick YG Presents The Conglomerade: Street Connections
  • That's All I Know

Various - Sick YG Presents The Conglomerade: Street Connections

CMG Inc., Shima Sounds 2008
Nick Peace - San Nico Instrumentals
  • Cats

Nick Peace - San Nico Instrumentals

Million Dollar Dream 2008
Million Dollar Digital 1.0: Lock-N-Load
  • Angel

Various - Million Dollar Digital 1.0: Lock-N-Load

Million Dollar Dream 2008
Rompalation Two Thousand Eight
  • Why

Various - Rompalation Two Thousand Eight

Cavvy R. Records, Third Circle Entertainment 2008
Goldtoes Presents 18 Reasons
  • On Goldtoes

Various - Goldtoes Presents 18 Reasons

SMC Recordings 2008
Mac Dre - For The Streets
  • Life Fades Away

Mac Dre - For The Streets

Not On Label 2008
Various - West Coast Resurrection
  • Step Ya Game Up

Various - West Coast Resurrection

JLM Entertainment 2008
Nick Peace - Six Classic Raps EP
  • Cats

Nick Peace - Six Classic Raps

Million Dollar Dream 2009
Bay Area All Stars Vol. 2
  • Zoom

Various - Bay Area All Stars Vol. 2

Noble House Records 2009
Various - West Coast All Stars Vol. 1
  • Hyphy Swerve

Various - West Coast All Stars Vol. 1

Noble House Records 2009
The Mob Figaz - Mob Trial Trilogy Digital Box Set (Mob Trial 1, 2, And 3)
  • Monday Like A Friday

The Mob Figaz - Mob Trial Trilogy Digital Box Set (Mob Trial 1, 2, And 3)

Million Dollar Dream 2009
Equipto Presents Profound
  • Subliminal

Various - Equipto Presents Profound

Solidarity Digital 2010
Berner & Goldtoes - The Best Of
  • City Boys

Goldtoes & Berner - The Best Of

Thizz Entertainment 2010
Potluck - Greatest Hits With My Buds
  • Sports Junkies

Potluck - Greatest Hits With My Buds

Suburban Noize Records 2010
Various - Bigg Tae Presents Concrete Dreams
  • Pay Back (Frisco Style)

Various - Bigg Tae Presents Concrete Dreams

Gurp City Digital 2010
Various - Cali's Most Wanted Part 1
  • Clean It Out

Various - Cali's Most Wanted Part 1

Treecamp Ent. 2010
DJ King Assassin Presents West Turf Compilation Kings Vol. 1
  • What You Trynna Do?

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

Liferdef Records 2011
E Bone415 Presents In The Bay
  • In The Bay

Various - E Bone415 Presents In The Bay

Mayhem Entertainment, Boogie Entertainment 2011
Evaclear Presents Made From Scratch
  • Now That's Playa

Various - Evaclear Presents Made From Scratch

Evaclear Music 2011
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, The Fahrenheit Underbelly Trilogy
  • Hustlin Humans

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, The Fahrenheit Underbelly Trilogy

Fahrenheit Records 2011
Buddah Tai & Treechoppa - Da Smoke Shop
  • That Good Smoke

Buddah Tai & Treechoppa - Da Smoke Shop

TreeCamp Ent., Thizz Nation/535 2013
San Quinn - The Best Of San Quinn
  • Fly Away

San Quinn - The Best Of San Quinn

On Turbo 2016