First Degree The D.E.

First Degree The D.E.

Biography

First Degree The D.E. (real name Michael Colen) is a hip-hop/rap artist and record producer from Sacramento, California. He is also CEO of Fahrenheit Records. His debut studio album, South Bound was released in 1995 by Death Trap Records.

Discography

First Degree - Southbound

First Degree - Southbound

Death Trap Records1995
First Degree The D.E. - Planet Zero

First Degree The D.E. - Planet Zero

Fahrenheit Records1999
First Degree The D.E. - Damn That D.E.!

First Degree The D.E. - Damn That D.E.!

Fahrenheit Records2001
First Degree The D.E. - The Big Black Bat

First Degree The D.E. - The Big Black Bat

Fahrenheit Records2002
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania Level A

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania Level A

Fahrenheit Records2002
First Degree The D.E. - Before There Was Fahrenheit

First Degree The D.E. - Before There Was Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit Records2003
First Degree The D.E. - Look Me In My Face, Though!

First Degree The D.E. - Look Me In My Face, Though!

Fahrenheit Records2004
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania! Level B

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania! Level B

Fahrenheit Records2005
First Degree The D.E. - Street Monster - The Rise And Fall Of First Degree The D.E.

First Degree The D.E. - Street Monster - The Rise And Fall Of First Degree The D.E.

Fahrenheit Records2006
First Degree The D.E. - Once There Was Fahrenheit

First Degree The D.E. - Once There Was Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit Records2007
First Degree The D.E. - Blackulem: The Dark Demented Genius

First Degree The D.E. - Blackulem: The Dark Demented Genius

Fahrenheit Records2007
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania! Level C

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Instrumania! Level C

Fahrenheit Records2007
First Degree The D.E. - Robo D.E. The Emotionless

First Degree The D.E. - Robo D.E. The Emotionless

Fahrenheit Records2008
First Degree The D.E. & Brotha Lynch Hung - They Hits Did My Way

First Degree The D.E. & Brotha Lynch Hung - They Hits Did My Way

Fahrenheit Records2008
First Degree The D.E. - Shlumpulicious The Jester

First Degree The D.E. - Shlumpulicious The Jester

Fahrenheit Records2010
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, D.E 's Melodies

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, D.E 's Melodies

Fahrenheit Records2010
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, The Fahrenheit Instrumania! Series

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, The Fahrenheit Instrumania! Series

Fahrenheit Records2010
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, First D.E. And P-Folk-A-Rama

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, First D.E. And P-Folk-A-Rama

Fahrenheit Records2011
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, The Fahrenheit Underbelly Trilogy

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

Fahrenheit Records2011
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, D.E.'s Story

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, D.E.'s Story

Fahrenheit Records2011
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, Gangsta Collabs

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectables, Gangsta Collabs

Fahrenheit Records2011
Brotha Lynch Hung & First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Brotha Lynch Hung And First D.E.

Brotha Lynch Hung & First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Brotha Lynch Hung And First D.E.

Fahrenheit Records2011
First Degree The D.E. - Super Black: Voice Of The Voiceless

First Degree The D.E. - Super Black: Voice Of The Voiceless

Fahrenheit Records2012
First Degree The D.E. - Black Bane The Misunderstood Hero, Pt. 1

First Degree The D.E. - Black Bane The Misunderstood Hero, Pt. 1

Fahrenheit Records2015
First Degree The D.E. - American Rap

First Degree The D.E. - American Rap

Fahrenheit Records2016
First Degree The D.E. & Young Stroke AKA Young Muscle - Funny Rap

First Degree The D.E. & Young Stroke AKA Young Muscle - Funny Rap

Fahrenheit Records2016
First Degree The D.E. & Be Gee - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Bounty G Rilla And The D.E.

First Degree The D.E. & Be Gee - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Bounty G Rilla And The D.E.

Fahrenheit Records2017
First Degree The D.E. & Soupbone - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Soup & Mr. The D.E.

First Degree The D.E. & Soupbone - Fahrenheit Collectibles, Soup & Mr. The D.E.

Fahrenheit Records2017

Guest Appearances

Msane - R.I.P. Till We Meet
  • Just Another Day

Msane - R.I.P. Till We Meet

Last Rights Records, Clientele Records1995
Young Joker - Who's Laughin' At Cha?
  • I'm A Thief

Young Joker - Who's Laughin' At Cha?

Death Trap Records1995
Be Gee - Black Gorilla Mila Tactics
  • Sex Phen II

Be Gee - Black Gorilla Mila Tactics

Lic-Em Entertainment1996
Brotha Lynch Hung - Loaded
  • One A Da Las Sicc Niggaz

Brotha Lynch Hung - Loaded

Black Market Records1997
P-Folks - Smoke In-Halation, Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • Inhale Da Smoke

P-Folks - Smoke In-Halation, Blood, Sweat & Tears

Big Bread Entertainment1999
Brotha Lynch Hung - EBK4
  • Dramatic

Brotha Lynch Hung - EBK4

Black Market Records2000
Loki - Illegitimati
  • None To Die For

Loki - Illegitimati

Siccmade Muzicc2000
Young Droop - Killa Valley: Moment Of Impakt
  • Haunted By A Dream

Young Droop - Killa Valley: Moment Of Impakt

Killa Valley Entertainment2001
M Sane - Pimpin' N' Panderin
  • Movie Star

M Sane - Pimpin' N' Panderin

Fahrenheit Records2002
Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me
  • The Virus

Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me

Mobstyle Music2002
M Sane - Unda Da Influence
  • Up For Grabs

M Sane - Unda Da Influence

Fahrenheit Records2002
Brotha Lynch Hung - Lynch By Inch, Suicide Note
  • Scene: Therapy

Brotha Lynch Hung - Lynch By Inch: Suicide Note

Siccmade Muzicc2003
Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me (The Collector's Edition)
  • The Virus

Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me (The Collector's Edition)

Mobstyle Music2003
Be Gee - The Postcard
  • On Point

Be Gee - The Postcard

Global Merchant Entertainment2004
Malice - Concepts
  • My Valentine

Malice - Concepts

Apt. 3 / DNA Entertainment2004
Equipto - Cigarillos
  • Life On The Freeway

Equipto - Cigarillos

Million Dollar Dream2004
G-Macc - Tha Graveyard Shift
  • Vampirre

G-Macc - Tha Graveyard Shift

Blue Rumm Muzic, U C IT Entertainment2005
Smoov-E - Long Duck Dong
  • Eye's On The Birdie

Smoov-E - Long Duck Dong

R.E.A.L. Records2005
Phonk Beta - Phonkphenomenon
  • Diggin All In The Soil

Phonk Beta - Phonkphenomenon

Siccmade Muzicc2005
Game Insane - Brainstorm
  • My Way

Game Insane - Brainstorm

G.I. Productz2006
D-Money - City Of Carnivorous
  • Intro

D-Money - City Of Carnivorous

Carnivorous Records2008
Smoov-E - Mr. Biscuits
  • Freaks Galore

Smoov-E - Mr. Biscuits

R.E.A.L. Records2010
Brotha Lynch Hung - Dinner And A Movie
  • D.O.A.

Brotha Lynch Hung - Dinner And A Movie

Strange Music2010
G-Macc - The Opera / Angels And Demons
  • Murder Gram

G-Macc - The Opera / Angels And Demons

Made Sicc Muzicc2011
Brotha Lynch Hung - Coathanga Strangla
  • Suicide Watch

Brotha Lynch Hung - Coathanga Strangla

Strange Music2011
Tech N9ne - All 6's And 7's
  • The Boogieman

Tech N9ne - All 6's And 7's

Strange Music2011
Cientifik & Ray Clean - Cold And Calculated
  • Game So Deep

Cientifik & Ray Clean - Cold And Calculated

Cientifik Ent.2011
Twisted Insane - Root Of All Evil
  • Root Of All Evil

Twisted Insane - Root Of All Evil

Brainsick Muzik2011
Tonymuthaphukkng - Reaping My Soul
  • Now I Lay Me Down 2 Sleep

Tonymuthaphukkng - Reaping My Soul

Not On Label2011
King & Fury - Talk Is Cheap
  • That Wuz The Day

King & Fury - Talk Is Cheap

StreetVibe Music LLC, Dragonz Lair Ent.2015
Bukshot - Weirdo
  • Monster

Bukshot - Weirdo

Mobstyle Music2017

Compilations

Various - G Money Records Presents Game 1
  • Mo Shows

Various - G Money Records Presents Game 1

G-Money Records1996
Various - Who Put SAC On The Map?
  • Dr. Dunlow

Various - Who Put SAC On The Map?

365 Music1997
Various - The Best Of Sacramento
  • Swallow It

Various - The Best Of Sacramento

Black Market Records1998
Various - Ballin’ A$$ Dame Presents The Streets Of Sacramento
  • Fuck With Us

Various - Ballin’ A$$ Dame Presents The Streets Of Sacramento

High Side Records2000
Various - Foundation Entertainment Presents Leaving The Life
  • Can't Close My Eyes

Various - Foundation Entertainment Presents Leaving The Life

Foundation Entertainment2000
Various - Brotha Lynch Hung & Siccmade Muzicc Present Now Eat: The Album
  • Don't Be My Pleasure

Various - Brotha Lynch Hung & Siccmade Muzicc Present Now Eat: The Album

Siccmade Muzicc2000
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 1
  • Mr. Fahrenheit

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 1

Fahrenheit Records2000
Brotha Lynch Hung - The Appearances: Book 1
  • Weapons Of War

Brotha Lynch Hung - The Appearances: Book 1

Black Market Records2002
Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes
  • To The Next

Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes

Million Dollar Dream2003
Various - Apt. 3 & DNA Present Theme Music To Drug Dealins And Killins
  • King Of The Devil Block

Various - Apt. 3 & DNA Present Theme Music To Drug Dealins And Killins

Apt. 3 / DNA Entertainment2003
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 2
  • Surrender Your Mind

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

Fahrenheit Records, Sumo Records2003
First Degree The D.E. - Sactown Bloods Vs. Sactown Crips
  • Sacramento Bang

First Degree The D.E. - Sactown Bloods Vs. Sactown Crips

Fahrenheit Records2003
Various - Brotha Lynch Hung & Tall Cann G Present Uthanizm
  • Intro

Various - Brotha Lynch Hung & Tall Cann G Present Uthanizm

Siccmade Muzicc2003
Brotha Lynch Hung & Doomsday Productions - SiccMixx
  • Situation

Brotha Lynch Hung & Doomsday Productions - SiccMixx

Cin Sity Records2004
Nick Peace - High-Powered
  • Ain't Not The Bay

Nick Peace - High-Powered

Million Dollar Dream2005
Various - Thizz And Million Dollar Dream: Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1
  • She Wants To Thizz

Various - Thizz And Million Dollar Dream: Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1

Million Dollar Dream, Thizz Entertainment2006
First Degree The D.E. - FU3: The Dark Assembly
  • The Dark Assembly

First Degree The D.E. - FU3: The Dark Assembly

Fahrenheit Records2006
Brotha Lynch Hung - The Ripgut Collection
  • Heaters

Brotha Lynch Hung - The Ripgut Collection

Siccmade Muzicc2007
Various - Known Associates 2: Theme Music To Drug Dealins & Killins
  • King Of The Devil Block

Various - Known Associates 2: Theme Music To Drug Dealins & Killins

Apt. 3 / DNA Entertainment2008
Brotha Lynch Hung - The Ripgut Collections 2
  • Situations

Brotha Lynch Hung - The Ripgut Collections 2

Madesicc Muzic2011
Various - TreeCamp Ent. Presents: The Camp Mixtape
  • For The 559

Various - TreeCamp Ent. Presents: The Camp Mixtape

Treecamp Ent.2011
W.I.L.L. - In The Meantime... The Unheard & Underheard, Vol. 1
  • Count On Me

W.I.L.L. - In The Meantime... The Unheard & Underheard, Vol. 1

Ritten Reality Records2012
First Degree The D.E. - F.U.4, The Fahrenheit Underbelly Volume 4
  • The Birth Of A Movement

First Degree The D.E. - F.U.4, The Fahrenheit Underbelly Volume 4

Fahrenheit Records2013
Brotha Lynch Hung - Suicide Tour: Ten Years Later
  • Last Night

Brotha Lynch Hung - Suicide Tour: Ten Years Later

Siccmade Muzicc2014
Various - Fahrenheit Radio: Issue I
  • Outer Limit

Various - Fahrenheit Radio: Issue I

Fahrenheit Records2014
Various - Fahrenheit Radio: Issue II
  • Gangsta Fairwell

Various - Fahrenheit Radio: Issue II

Fahrenheit Records2014
Various - Sactown's Bloods And Crips
  • Sacramento Bang (Remastered)

Various - Sactown's Bloods And Crips

Fahrenheit Records2014
Various - Sacramento Rap
  • The Fahrenheit Record

Various - Sacramento Rap

Fahrenheit Records2016
Various - The Best Of Non-Stop Records
  • When Im In Your Town

Various - The Best Of Non-Stop Records

Non-Stop Records2016

Production

First Degree - Southbound
  • Southbound

First Degree - Southbound

Death Trap Records1995
Brotha Lynch Hung - Loaded
  • Siccmade House

Brotha Lynch Hung - Loaded

Black Market Records1997
Various - Who Put SAC On The Map?
  • Dr. Dunlow

Various - Who Put SAC On The Map?

365 Music1997
First Degree The D.E. - Planet Zero
  • Off To Planet Zero

First Degree The D.E. - Planet Zero

Fahrenheit Records1999
Various - Foundation Entertainment Presents Leaving The Life
  • Leaving The Life

Various - Foundation Entertainment Presents Leaving The Life

Foundation Entertainment2000
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 1
  • All Tracks

First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 1

Fahrenheit Records2000
First Degree The D.E. - Damn That D.E.!
  • All Tracks

First Degree The D.E. - Damn That D.E.!

Fahrenheit Records2001
First Degree The D.E. - The Big Black Bat
  • Arrival

First Degree The D.E. - The Big Black Bat

Fahrenheit Records2002
Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me

Bukshot - They Still Don't Love Me

Mobstyle Music2002
Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes
  • To The Next

Million Dollar Dream - Green Eyes

Million Dollar Dream2003
First Degree The D.E. - Fahrenheit Underbelly Vol. 2
  • All Tracks

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

Fahrenheit Records, Sumo Records2003
First Degree The D.E. - Before There Was Fahrenheit
  • No Shame In My Game

First Degree The D.E. - Before There Was Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit Records2003
Be Gee - The Postcard
  • Fed X

Be Gee - The Postcard

Global Merchant Entertainment2004
Andre Nickatina - Bullets, Blunts N Ah Big Bank Roll
  • T-Shirts N A Adidas Suit

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

Nicky Rose I.N.C.2004
Equipto - Cigarillos
  • Life On The Freeway

Equipto - Cigarillos

Million Dollar Dream2004
First Degree The D.E. - Look Me In My Face, Though!
  • All Tracks

First Degree The D.E. - Look Me In My Face, Though!

Fahrenheit Records2004
Various - Thizz And Million Dollar Dream: Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1
  • She Wants To Thizz

Various - Thizz And Million Dollar Dream: Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1

Million Dollar Dream, Thizz Entertainment2006
First Degree The D.E. - Blackulem: The Dark Demented Genius
  • All Tracks

First Degree The D.E. - Blackulem: The Dark Demented Genius

Fahrenheit Records2007
First Degree The D.E. - Robo D.E. The Emotionless
  • RoboD.E. The Emotionless

First Degree The D.E. - Robo D.E. The Emotionless

Fahrenheit Records2008
First Degree The D.E. - Shlumpulicious The Jester
  • More Power

First Degree The D.E. - Shlumpulicious The Jester

Fahrenheit Records2010
First Degree The D.E. - Super Black: Voice Of The Voiceless
  • All Tracks

First Degree The D.E. - Super Black: Voice Of The Voiceless

Fahrenheit Records2012