Bavgate

Bavgate

Biography

Also known as Billy Bavgate, former member of the group Steady Mobb’n with partner Crooked Eye, both from Oakland. After being signed as a group to Master P’s No Limit Records and releasing 2 albums (Pre-Meditated Drama & Black Mafia) they fell out with the label and released 2 more albums (Crime Buddies & Espionage) and Bavgate’s solo album “The Last Banger” independently before Bavgate then signed to Mac Dre’s Thizz Entertainment and released his ‘In Yo Face Mixtape Volume 1’ still working with partner Crooked Eye and his Black Mafia crew.

Steady Mobb’n has since broken up and Crooked Eye has been unheard of while Bavgate has went on to release another album ‘The Instagator’ and second volume in his mixtape series ‘Bay Area Bossey’ and has had many features on all of the Thizz Entertainment releases. He now has released his latest album on Thizz Entertainment entitled ‘Still Instigatin’.

Discography

Bavgate - The Last Banger

Bavgate - The Last Banger

Black Mafia Records2001
Bavgate - The InstaGator

Bavgate - The InstaGator

Black Mafia Records, Thizz Entertainment2005

Bavgate - In Yo' Face! Mix Vol. 1

Black Mafia Records, Thizz Entertainment2005
Bavgate - Still Instigatin

Bavgate - Still Instigatin

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2006
Bavgate - The King Of Oakland

Bavgate - The King Of Oakland

Black Mafia Records, Thizz Entertainment2007
Bavgate - Thizz Nation Vol. 10

Thizz Nation Vol. 10: Starring Bavgate

Thizz Entertainment2007
Bavgate - Starring Billy Moe - The Album

Bavgate - Starring Billy Moe: The Album

Black Mafia Records2009
Bavgate - Public Enemy #1

Bavgate - Public Enemy #1

Black Mafia Records2012
Bavgate - Kill Bill Vol. 1

Bavgate - Kill Bill Vol. 1

Black Mafia Records2013
Bavgate - The Grimeyville Blackout

Bavgate - The Grimeyville Blackout

Black Mafia Records2014
Bavgate - The Return Of The Badguy

Bavgate - The Return Of The Badguy

Black Mafia Records2016

Guest Appearances

Messy Marv & San Quinn - Explosive Mode
  • Stop It

Messy Marv & San Quinn - Explosive Mode

Presidential Records1998
Untouchable Young Guns - World War
  • Forgive But Never Forget

Untouchable Young Guns - World War

Black Mafia Records2000
Bullys Wit Fullys - Westside Stories
  • Firewater (Westcoast Version)

Bullys Wit Fullys - Westside Stories

Git Paid Entertainment2000
Tha Gamblaz - Tha Gamblaz
  • Larger Than Life

Tha Gamblaz - Tha Gamblaz

Black-N-Brown Entertainment2000
Tha Mobaloti - Tha Mob Won't Take No For An Answer
  • Heavy Paper

Tha Mobaloti - Tha Mob Won't Take No For An Answer

Git Paid Entertainment2001
B.A. (Aka Mr. Kamakazi) - Block Report
  • Last Transaction

B.A. (Aka Mr. Kamakazi) - Block Report

Big Block Records2002
The Delinquents - Town Business Part I
  • Ride Wit Me

Delinquents - Town Business: Part I

Hieroglyphics Imperium2003
J-Diggs - California Livin' Part Two
  • I'm One Of 'Em

J-Diggs - California Livin' Part Two

Thizz Entertainment2005
Mistah F.A.B. - Son Of A Pimp
  • N.E.W. Oakland

Mistah F.A.B. - Son Of A Pimp

Thizz Entertainment2005
Black Mafia - Family Reunion
  • Black Rags

Black Mafia - Family Reunion

Black Mafia Records, Thizz Entertainment2005
Money Gang - Bang Fo Bread
  • Bang Fo Bread

Money Gang - Bang Fo Bread

Thizz Entertainment, Romp Records, Sumo Productions2005
Freddy Chingaz - Straight Outta Hunter's Point
  • Chingaz, Esbee, Bavgate

Freddy Chingaz - Straight Outta Hunter's Point

Goldtoes Entertainment, Thizz Entertainment2006
The Fendi Boyz - Money Movement
  • Huggin' The Block

The Fendi Boyz - Money Movement

Thizz Entertainment2006
J. Stalin - On Behalf Of The Streets
  • In A Zone

J. Stalin - On Behalf Of The Streets

Livewire Records, Zoo Entertainment2006
Meez Montana - Alaska 2 Tha Bay
  • Alaska 2 Tha Bay

Meez Montana - Alaska 2 Tha Bay

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2006
Bullys Wit Fullys 2 - Gangsta Without The Rap
  • What It Is

Bullys Wit Fullys - Gangsta Without The Rap

Git Paid Music Group2006
Mistah F.A.B. - Thizz Nation Vol. 8 Starring Mistah F.A.B
  • I'm Rich

Mistah F.A.B. - Thizz Nation Vol. 8

Thizz Entertainment2006
Goldtoes Presents Jimmy Roses
  • If You Ain't With Me

Jimmy Roses - Goldtoes Presents Jimmy Roses

Goldtoes Entertainment, Thizz Latin2006
Little Bruce - The Truth Mixtape
  • Thizz Gone Ride

Little Bruce - The Truth Mixtape

Thizz Entertainment2006
Tuff Da Goon - Me-N-My Goonz
  • Run Da Show

Tuff Da Goon - Me-N-My Goonz

Thizz Entertainment2007
J-Diggs Presents Haji Springer - Hello Buddy
  • Showinout

J-Diggs Presents Haji Springer - Hello Buddy

Thizz Entertainment2007
Geezy Of The Fendi Boyz - Thizz Nation Vol. 20 (Town Thizzness)
  • Cock Poppin' (On Da Floor)

Geezy Of The Fendi Boyz - Thizz Nation Vol. 20 (Town Thizzness)

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2007
Johnny Ca$h - Thizz Nation Vol. 11
  • We Got Money

Johnny Ca$h - Thizz Nation Vol. 11

Thizz Entertainment2007
Caprice - Operation Occupation
  • Wake Up Da Party

Caprice - Operation Occupation

Big-Rich Recordz2007
Little Bruce - The Liquid Assets Deal
  • Im'a Tycoon

Little Bruce - The Liquid Assets Deal

High Speed Entertainment, Liquid Assets Recordz, Thizz Entertainment2007
J-Hype - About My Thizzness
  • Sav It Out

J-Hype - About My Thizzness

Thizz Nation, Hype Music2007
Young Steve - Starting Over
  • Runnin Da Game

Young Steve - Starting Over

P.S.B. Ent.2007
Dubee Aka Sugawolf - Last Of A Thizzin' Breed
  • Thizz How We Eat

Dubee A.k.a. Sugawolf - Last Of A Thizzin' Breed

Thizz Entertainment2008
Gorilla Pits - Thizz Nation Vol. 21
  • Scrapin' (Remix)

Gorilla Pits - Thizz Nation Vol. 21

Thizz Entertainment2008
Skiem - Bacc On Tha Briccs
  • Sittin On Gwop

Skiem - Bacc On Tha Briccs

Milla Time Records, Milla World Entertainment2008
Rappin Twan & Skiem Hiem - Turf Monopoly
  • Big Chips

Rappin Twan & Skiem Hiem - Turf Monopoly

Rapp Tite Records, Millatime Records, Millaworld Entertainment2008
J-Diggs - ...Da Bad...
  • Da Bay

J-Diggs - ...Da Bad...

Thizz Nation, Romp't Out Records2009
J-Diggs - JDiggs.com
  • Low Down Dirty Dog

J-Diggs - JDiggs.com

Thizz Nation, Romp't Out Records2009
Troublez - Thug Poet
  • When You Call

Troublez - Thug Poet

Troublez Music2009
Dubee A.k.a. Sugawolf - Da "T" Mixtape Vol. 1
  • Hoes

Dubee A.k.a. Sugawolf - Da "T" Mixtape Vol. 1

Thizz Entertainment2009
Gorilla Pits - The Street Album
  • Block Boyz

Gorilla Pits - The Street Album

Gorilla Pits Entertainment2010
Kalifornia Zeeduh - Stirofoam Cupz & Mirrorz Vol. 1
  • We Here

Kalifornia Zeeduh - Stirofoam Cupz & Mirrorz Vol. 1

Black Mafia Records2014
Neighborhood Family - 4 More Confessions
  • Drug War

Neighborhood Family - 4 More Confessions

Neighborhood Family2014
Neighborhood Family - Get Wid It Or Get Hit Wid It
  • Tha Hit List

Neighborhood Family - Get Wid It Or Get Hit Wid It

Not On Label2015
Treechoppa - A Dose Of Medicine
  • Shit'n On Em

Treechoppa - A Dose Of Medicine

Treecamp Ent., Thizz Nation/5352015
HD - The O.N.E. (Originality Nothin' Else)
  • Livin' Legend

HD - The O.N.E. (Originality Nothin' Else)

Bearfaced Ent.2016
Yung Droopy - What The Game Been Missing
  • On The Creep

Yung Droopy - What The Game Been Missing

Not On Label2016
Jackie Bates - #Iambenicia2
  • Animals

Jackie Bates - #Iambenicia2

Iambenicia Ent.2018

Compilations

JT The Bigga Figga & Non Stop Muzic Presents Enterprise
  • Married To The Mob (as Billy Bathgate)

Various - JT The Bigga Figga & Non Stop Muzic Presents Enterprise

Get Low Recordz, Non Stop Muzic1999
Billy Bavgate Presents Life In The Streets - The Soundtrack
  • Where My Guns At?

Various - Billy Bavgate Presents Life In The Streets: The Soundtrack

Black Mafia Records2000
Various - 17 Reasons (Skrewed N Chopped)
  • Larger Than Life

Various - 17 Reasons (Skrewed N Chopped)

Goldtoes Entertainment2003
34 Reasons: Surviving The Game
  • Larger Than Life

Various - 34 Reasons: Surviving The Game

Goldtoes Entertainment2004
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 3
  • Send Yo

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 3

Thizz Entertainment2005
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 4
  • Throw Yo T'z Up

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 4

Thizz Entertainment2005
E-40 Presents The Bay Bridges Compilation Vol. 1
  • On The Radio

Various - E-40 Presents The Bay Bridges Compilation Vol. 1

Sick Wid' It Records2005
The Pages Of Sin
  • The Pages Of Sin

Various - The Pages Of Sin

Sack It Up Records2005
Husalah & The Jacka - Animal Planet
  • Fizzin In A Zone

Husalah & The Jacka - Animal Planet

Demolition Men, Mob Figaz LLC2005
Various - DJ Rick Lee Presents Welcome To Thizz World
  • Take Off Your Clothes

Various - DJ Rick Lee Presents Welcome To Thizz World

Cartier Entertainment2005
Various - Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam
  • Don't Give

Various - Miami And The Nation Of Thizzlam

Thizzlam, Thizz Music, B4 And Afta Records2005
Black N Brown / Thizz Nation Presents 17 Wit A Thizz
  • Mary Jane

Various - Black N Brown / Thizz Nation Presents 17 Wit A Thizz

Black N Brown Entertainment, Thizz Entertainment2006
Thizz And Million Dollar Dream: Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1
  • It's All Gravy

Various - Green Eyes Dose, Vol. 1

Million Dollar Dream, Thizz Entertainment2006
Merry Thizzmas
  • Thizz Iz A Nation

Various - Merry Thizzmas

Thizz Entertainment2006
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 5
  • B.M.R. & Thizz

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 5

Thizz Entertainment2006
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 6
  • Thizz Remix

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 6

Thizz Entertainment2006
Thizz Nation Vol. 7
  • Supa Starz

Various - Thizz Nation Vol. 7

Thizz Entertainment2006
Various - Thizz Is How We Eat!!
  • Thizz How We Grind

Various - Thizz Is How We Eat!!

Sumo, Oakland Street Show D502006
J-Diggs Presents Bay Commission
  • Showin' Out

Various - J-Diggs Presents Bay Commission

Thizz Entertainment2006
420 Degreez Farenheit
  • Some Sweet, Some Bitter

Various - 420 Degreez Farenheit

Sav Lyf Gang2006
Treal T.V. #2 Soundtrack
  • The Town

Various - Treal T.V. #2 Soundtrack

Thizz Entertainment2006
Various - Thizzed Out
  • Im Rich

Various - Thizzed Out

Sumo, Thizz Latin D502006
Mistah F.A.B. - Slappin' In The Trunk Vol. 2
  • Get Your Weight Up

Mistah F.A.B. - Slappin' In The Trunk Vol. 2

Slappin' In The Trunk Entertainment2006
The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 1
  • Touched

Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 1

Thizz Entertainment2007
Too $hort & Friends - I Luv The Bay
  • Park The Scrapers

Too $hort & Friends - I Luv The Bay

Up All Nite Records2007
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 13
  • I've Been

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 13

Thizz Entertainment2007
Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 15
  • Watch Out

Various - Mac Dre Presents Thizz Nation Vol. 15

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2007
Thizz Or Die Vol. 1
  • I Miss

Various - Thizz Or Die Vol. 1

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2007
G-Stack Presents Tha Color Purple Vol. 2
  • Is That How U Feel

Various - G-Stack Presents Tha Color Purple Vol. 2

4 The Streets Entertainment2007
The Block Report: The Soundtrack
  • My Block

Various - The Block Report: The Soundtrack

Thizz Entertainment2007
AP.9 Of The Mob Figaz Presents The Mob Movement
  • Mob Shit

Various - AP.9 Presents The Mob Movement

Mob Shop Entertainment2007
Various - Thizz Radio
  • Black Robbed

Various - Thizz Radio

Mac-N-Upon-Millions2007
Hunid Racks Bay Bizness
  • Mind Some Body

Various - Hunid Racks Bay Bizness

Sumo Records2007
Various - Dubee A.k.a. Sugawolf Presents West Coast Gangsta V.18
  • Mary Jane

Various - Dubee A.k.a. Sugawolf Presents West Coast Gangsta V.18

Siccness Records2007
Various - Thizz Radio
  • Black Robbed

Various - Thizz Radio

Mac-N-Upon-Millions2007
The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 2
  • Keep It Gangsta

Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 2

Thizz Entertainment2008
Thizz Or Die Vol. 3
  • Hang On

Various - Thizz Or Die Vol. 3

Thizz Entertainment2008
Da Nation
  • Can't Stop

Various - Da Nation

Thizz Entertainment2008
Mac Dre - What It Thizz?
  • Thizzin

Mac Dre - What It Thizz?

CDOne.net, Sumo Records2008
Thizz South - Thizz Nation Vol. 23
  • My Block

Thizz South - Thizz Nation Vol. 23

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2008
Mac Dre - Dre Day: July 5th 1970
  • All Da Time

Mac Dre - Dre Day: July 5th 1970

Thizz Entertainment, Sumo Records2008
Rydah J. Klyde Presents Power Movez Vol. 1
  • I'm Leading

Various - Rydah J. Klyde Presents Power Movez Vol. 1

Thizz Entertainment2008
Tha Furley Ghost Compilation
  • Low Down Dirty Dog

Various - Tha Furley Ghost Compilation

Thizz Entertainment2008
The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 3
  • I'm Rich

Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 3

Thizz Entertainment2009
The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 4
  • Put It In My Pocket

Various - The Best Of Thizz Nation Vol. 4

Thizz Entertainment2009
Serg Knight Presents Funk Season
  • Intro

Various - Serg Knight Presents Funk Season

Strong Arm, Thizz Latin2009
The Heartbeat Of Mac Dre
  • L.A. & Da Bay

Various - The Heartbeat Of Mac Dre

Romp Records, Sumo Records, Thizz Entertainment2009
Various - Thizz Latin South
  • I'm Rich

Various - Thizz Latin South

Thizz Latin South2009
Kilo Curt - 1000 Grams
  • King Of Gangsta

Kilo Curt - 1000 Grams

Mac-N-Upon-Millions2009
Various - Tone Loc T.V. 2: Come Inside The Bag
  • Mary Jane

Various - Tone Loc T.V. 2: Come Inside The Bag

Goldtoes Entertainment, Tone Loc2009
Various - Yay Area Most Wanted Vol. 2: E-40 Charlie Hustle Edition
  • Park The Scrapers

Various - Yay Area Most Wanted Vol. 2: E-40 Charlie Hustle Edition

Cartier Entertainment2009
Connected Inc Presents The Hustler's Club Vol. 1
  • Gangsta

Various - Connected Inc Presents The Hustler's Club Vol. 1

Connected Inc.2010
Network Associates Vol. 1
  • Wont Stop

Various - Network Associates Vol. 1

Frontline Entertainment, Lil Man Complex2010
B2Z Ent. Presents - The Ace Card
  • 16 Barz

B2Z Ent. Presents - The Ace Card

B2Z Ent.2010
Thizz Nation Vol. 29: Town Thizzness
  • Party Planet

Various - Thizz Nation Vol. 29: Town Thizzness

Thizz Entertainment2011
Various - Bennie Owens Presents Half Way House The Mixtape
  • The Streets On Fire

Various - Bennie Owens Presents Half Way House The Mixtape

Owens Ent.2011
Menace 2 Society Presents Northern California Gangsters & Thugs 2
  • Gangstas (Remix)

Various - Menace 2 Society Presents Northern California Gangsters & Thugs 2

Menace 2 Society2012
Mac Dre And Kilo Curt Present From The Ground Up: The Soundtrack
  • Once Upon A Time

Various - Mac Dre And Kilo Curt Present From The Ground Up: The Soundtrack

Thizz Nation, Sumo Records2014
LA 2 Da Bay: Beaches & Bridges Vol. 3
  • Live Life

Various - LA 2 Da Bay: Beaches & Bridges Vol. 3

2Treal Music Group2014
J. Stalin - The Best Of J. Stalin Vol. 2
  • In A Zone

J. Stalin - The Best Of J. Stalin Vol. 2

Livewire Records2014
Various - Lifestyles
  • Where You From

Various - Lifestyles

Treecamp Ent., Thizz Nation/5352015
Various - Thizz Radio, Vol. 1
  • Black Robbed

Various - Thizz Radio, Vol. 1

Mac-N-Upon-Millions2015
Various - Mob Ties Compilation
  • I Got It

Various - Mob Ties Compilation

Dirtyblock Entertainment2016
Various - Miami's Collection Of Dope, Pt. 2
  • Midnight On The Bay

Various - Miami's Collection Of Dope, Pt. 2

Thizz Nation2016
Mini 14 Tha Kid - The Best Of Mini 14 Tha Kid
  • Own Lane

Mini 14 Tha Kid - The Best Of Mini 14 Tha Kid

Lmc, Newdope2017
Thizz Latin Hayward - The Best Of Neighborhood Family 14 Bangerz
  • Tha Hit List

Thizz Latin Hayward - The Best Of Neighborhood Family 14 Bangerz

GT Digital2017