Ray Luv

Ray Luv

Biography

Ray Luv performed with Tupac Shakur in the group Strictly Dope. Early in his career, Luv was signed to the independent labels Strictly Business and Young Black Brotha. Raised in West Ninth Street in Santa Rosa California. Ray Luv has stated that he got his name from Tupac Shakur, and that his original name was MC ROC.

His first album Who Can Be Trusted? was released in 1992 by Mac Dre's record label Strictly Business. "Get Your Money On" was popular on local radio at the time. Forever Hustlin', released in 1995 by Atlantic Records through the Bay Area label Young Black Brotha run by Khayree, was his major label debut. That same year, Luv was featured on the soundtrack to the film New Jersey Drive. In 1997, Luv contributed to the Bay Area rap compilation The Blackalation from the Young Black Brotha label.

Ray Luv is co-owner of the online video series Pushin' The Bay TV, alongside the show's host Emcee T.

Discography

Ray Luv - Who Can Be Trusted?

Ray Luv - Who Can Be Trusted?

Strictly Business Records 1992
Ray Luv - Last Nite

Ray Luv - Last Nite

Young Black Brotha Records 1993
Ray Luv - Forever Hustlin'

Ray Luv - Forever Hustlin'

Atlantic, Young Black Brotha Records 1995
Ray Luv - Coup D' Etat (Betrayal, Trickery, & Deceit)

Ray Luv - Coup D' Etat (Betrayal, Trickery, & Deceit)

Big Eddie Recordings 1999
Ray Luv - A Prince In Exile

Ray Luv - A Prince In Exile

Sesed Out Records 2002
Ray Luv - Deathwish

Ray Luv - Deathwish

Pushin The Bay 2009
Ray Luv & Emcee T - Boss Balla

Ray Luv & Emcee T - Boss Balla

PTBTV Records 2011

Guest Appearances

2Pac - 2Pacalypse Now
  • Rebel Of The Underground

2Pac - 2Pacalypse Now

Interscope Records 1991
Mac Mall - Illegal Business
  • Pimp Shit

Mac Mall - Illegal Business?

Young Black Brotha Records 1993
Mac Dre - Young Black Brotha
  • They Don't Understand

Mac Dre - Young Black Brotha

Strictly Business Records 1993
JT The Bigga Figga - Dwellin' In Tha Labb
  • Bay Area Playaz

JT The Bigga Figga - Dwellin' In Tha Labb

Get Low Recordz 1995
FunxSoulJaz - Keep It Comin'
  • Intro

FunxSoulJaz - Keep It Comin'

Crack Or Jack Records 1995
Young Lay - Black 'N Dangerous
  • Got 2 Survive

Young Lay - Black 'N Dangerous

Atlantic, Young Black Brotha Records 1996
Mac Mall - Untouchable
  • Pimp Or Die

Mac Mall - Untouchable

Relativity 1996
The Delinquents - Bosses Will Be Bosses
  • Everybody

The Delinquents - Bosses Will Be Bosses

Dank Or Die Records 1999
JT The Bigga Figga - Hustle Relentless
  • California

JT The Bigga Figga - Hustle Relentless

Get Low Recordz 2002
Young Lay - Don't Get It Twisted (The Remix Album)
  • All About My Fetti (Remix)

Young Lay - Don't Get It Twisted (The Remix Album)

Young Black Brotha Records 2003
JT The Bigga Figga - Project Poetry
  • California

JT The Bigga Figga - Project Poetry

Get Low Recordz 2003
Playboy W. - Tha Cold Part
  • Tha Cold Part

Playboy W. - Tha Cold Part

Lap Dance Records 2003
Shock G - Fear Of A Mixed Planet
  • Cinnamon Waves

Shock G - Fear Of A Mixed Planet

33rd Street Records 2004
Mac Mall & JT The Bigga Figga - Illegal Game
  • Gamesta

Mac Mall & JT The Bigga Figga - Illegal Game

Get Low Recordz 2004
Mac Mall - Thizziana Stoned And The Temple Of Shrooms
  • Butta

Mac Mall - Thizziana Stoned And The Temple Of Shrooms

Thizz Entertainment 2006
Money Gang - Thizz Nation Vol. 12
  • Butta

Money Gang - Thizz Nation Vol. 12

Thizz Entertainment 2007
Digital Underground - "..Cuz A D.U. Party Don't Stop!"
  • Family Freestyles

Digital Underground - "..Cuz A D.U. Party Don't Stop!"

Jake Records 2008
Mac Mall - Mac To The Future
  • Nuthin Bout Thizz

Mac Mall - Mac To The Future

Thizzlamic Records 2008
X-Raided Presents E - From The Block To The Booth
  • We Got

X-Raided Presents E - From The Block To The Booth

Block Star Entertainment 2008
Boszy - A Walkin' Contradiction
  • I'm Boszy

Boszy - A Walkin' Contradiction

Boszy Music 2008
Playboy W. - Dr. Dubb
  • I Blink Bread

Playboy W. - Dr. Dubb

Lap Dance Records 2010
Aristotle The Great - Back To The Future
  • Keep Pushin

Aristotle The Great - Back To The Future

Bay Wearea Music Group 2010
Berner & The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz - Border Wars
  • Frisco 2 Rosa

Berner & The Jacka Of The Mob Figaz - Border Wars

The Product Records 2012
Mac Mall - The Rebellion Against All There Is
  • The Rebellion Against All There Is

Mac Mall - The Rebellion Against All There Is

Young Black Brotha Records 2012
Mac Mall - Macnifacence & Malliciousness
  • It's All On Me

Mac Mall - Macnifacence & Malliciousness

Young Black Brotha Records, Thizzlamic Entertainment 2014
E Dubb - Dolla & A Dream
  • Motivations Of A Hustlah

E Dubb - Dolla & A Dream

Underpass Studios 2014
Mac Mall - Legal Business
  • Steezin On Em

Mac Mall - Legal Business?

Thizzlamic 2015
Breadleon - Money Neva Sleep
  • Do It

Breadleon - Money Neva Sleep

Pie-Rx Records, JMC Management Group Distribution 2016
  • Intro

Rydah J. Klyde & Band$ - Favor For A Favor

GT Digital 2017

Compilations

Master P Presents West Coast Bad Boyz: Anotha Level Of The Game
  • Born Hustlaz

Various - Master P Presents West Coast Bad Boyz: Anotha Level Of The Game

No Limit Records 1994
New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • All About My Fetti

Various - New Jersey Drive Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Tommy Boy Music 1995
Khayree Brings You The Blackalation (The World Is Yours)
  • It's Alright

Various - Khayree Brings You The Blackalation (The World Is Yours)

Young Black Brotha Records 1997
Chuy Gomez Presents Best Of The Bay: Chapter I
  • Get Ya Money On!

Various - Chuy Gomez Presents Best Of The Bay: Chapter I

Bay Rider Entertainment 1997
Constant Drama
  • Nothin Move But The Money

Various - Constant Drama

Young Black Brotha Records 1998
4080 Compilation Album Vol. 3: The Twomp Sack
  • On Scope

Various - 4080 Compilation Album Vol. 3: The Twomp Sack

Rusu Records 1998
4080 Hip Hop Magazine Presents Bay Area's Greatest Hits
  • Get Ma Money On!

Various - 4080 Hip Hop Magazine Presents Bay Area's Greatest Hits

Rusu Records 1998
Million Dollar Dream - This Is How We Lay Low
  • Bangin' Like A Church Bell

Million Dollar Dream - This Is How We Lay Low

Million Dollar Dream 1998
Khayree - The Khayree Sessions Vol. 1
  • Get My Money On

Khayree - The Khayree Sessions Vol. 1

Don't Give Up Productions, Young Black Brotha Records 1999
Mac Mall Presents The Mallennium Vol. 1
  • Regime Life

Various - Mac Mall Presents The Mallennium Vol. 1

Sessed Out Records 1999
Herm - Trying To Survive In The Ghetto 2000
  • Hard On Hoes

Herm - Trying To Survive In The Ghetto 2000

Black Power Productions 2000
Bayriderz 2: Riderlife - The Next Generation
  • Ball Or Fall

Various - Bayriderz 2: Riderlife - The Next Generation

Bay Rider Entertainment 2000
Cellski - The Collection
  • Hard On Hoes

Cellski - The Collection

Inner City Records 2000
Freaky Phil Presents Bay Bury-Ya
  • Cali Hustle

Various - Freaky Phil Presents Bay Bury-Ya

Blue Print Records 2001
Young Black Brotha Presents The Unheard Vol. 1
  • Wake Up In Da Morning

Various - Young Black Brotha Presents The Unheard Vol. 1

Young Black Brotha Records 2001
Young Black Brotha Presents The Unheard Vol. 2
  • No Game No Gain

Various - Young Black Brotha Presents The Unheard Vol. 2

Young Black Brotha Records 2001
Herm - Back In Stride Again
  • Spit A Sixteen

Herm - Back In Stride Again

Black Power Productions 2002
Mac Dre - Tha Best Of Mac Dre
  • They Don't Understand

Mac Dre - Tha Best Of Mac Dre

Thizz Entertainment 2002
Black Wall Street Compilation
  • Lonely Table

Various - Black Wall Street Compilation

Black Wall Street 2003
Apt. 3 & DNA Present Theme Music To Drug Dealinz & Killinz
  • The World's A Cold Place

Various - Theme Music To Drug Dealins And Killins

Apt. 3 / DNA Entertainment 2003
Mac Mall - Macuscript Vol. 1
  • Pimp Shit

Mac Mall - Macuscript Vol. 1

Sesed Out Records 2004
Mac Dre - Special Guest Appearances
  • Don't Understand

Mac Dre - Special Guest Appearances

Thizz Entertainment 2004
Da Unda Dogg Presentz Da Blocumentary Soundtracc
  • They Dont Understand

Various - Da Unda Dogg Presentz Da Blocumentary Soundtracc

H-Squad Entertainment 2005
Too Hard For The Radio: Street Beat Exclusives Vol. 1
  • 2 El Negroes

Various - Too Hard For The Radio: Street Beat Exclusives Vol. 1

168 Entertainment 2005
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 4
  • Different Level

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 4

Thizz Entertainment 2006
Various - Thizz Is How We Eat!!
  • Don't Miss

Various - Thizz Is How We Eat!!

Sumo, Oakland Street Show D50 2006
Mac Dre - The Best Of Mac Dammit & Friends
  • Don't Understand

Mac Dre - The Best Of Mac Dammit & Friends

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records 2007
Assassin & Mopreme Shakur Presents Black & Brown Pride
  • Hidden Track

Various - Assassin & Mopreme Shakur Presents Black & Brown Pride

Life Or Death Records 2007
Known Associates 2: Theme Music For Drug Dealins & Killins
  • The World's A Cold Place

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

Apt. 3 / DNA Entertainment 2008
The Heartbeat Of Mac Dre
  • Thizz Tales

Various - The Heartbeat Of Mac Dre

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records 2009
Mac Dre & Da' Unda' Dogg - Maccin' & Doggin'
  • Wake Up

Mac Dre & Da' Unda' Dogg - Maccin' & Doggin'

Cavvy R. Records, Thizz Entertainment 2009
DLK Enterprise & Seff Tha Gaffla Present Tha Bay Gon Crack Compilation
  • My Life

Various - Tha Bay Gon Crack Compilation

DLK Enterprise 2010
The Jacka - Best Of Frisco Street Show
  • Don't Miss

The Jacka - Best Of Frisco Street Show

Frisco Street Show, Sumo Records 2011
Various - Westwayz Compilation, Vol. 4
  • Million Dollar Dreamz

Various - Westwayz Compilation, Vol. 4

Westwayz Music 2011
Various - DLK Enterprise Presents: Hood Files Part 2
  • Mobb Life

Various - DLK Enterprise Presents: Hood Files Part 2

DLK Enterprise 2012
Various - Soul Logic Presents The Movement, Vol. 3
  • Wildin' Out

Various - Soul Logic Presents The Movement, Vol. 3

Soul Logic Entertainment 2012
Mac Dre - The Musical Life Of Mac Dre Vol. 1 - The Strictly Business Years: 1989-1991
  • They Don't Understand

Mac Dre - The Musical Life Of Mac Dre Vol. 1 - The Strictly Business Years: 1989-1991

Young Black Brotha 2013
Mac Dre - The Musical Life Of Mac Dre Vol. 2: True To The Game Years 1992-1995
  • I Wake Un In Da Mornin'

Mac Dre - The Musical Life Of Mac Dre Vol. 2: True To The Game Years 1992-1995

Young Black Brotha Records 2013
Various - West Coast Down South Trap Music
  • My Life

Various - West Coast Down South Trap Music

DLK Enterprise 2016