Album, The Game again debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.on November 29, 1979, in Compton, California, a low-income crime-ridden city, situated south of downtown Los Angeles and in southern Los Angeles County to George Taylor and Lynette Baker, who both were Crips.Game also released a second mixtape You Know What It Is Vol.2 through his own record label and appeared on the video game NBA Live 2004 on a song produced by Fredwreck called "Can't Stop Me".On September 28, 2004, Game released his first promo single, "Westside Story", from his major label debut album. Thus, the album was titled The Documentary, which featured Dr. The album spawned the hit singles "How We Do" and "Hate It or Love It", the latter receiving two Grammy nominations.He had originally chosen to title the album Nigga Wit' An Attitude Volume 1 (as heard in the lyrics to "Dreams"), but an injunction filed at the request of Eazy-E's widow prevented him from using N. Game also appeared on various mixtapes hosted by DJ's such as DJ Kayslay, DJ Whoo Kid, and DJ Clue.Dre decided to have Game work with 50 Cent and G-Unit in order to help build a growing buzz around Game which would also fuel interest in G-Unit.Game made his first cameo appearance in the music video for 50 Cent's "In da Club", where he is seen dancing with a girl.
He grew up in a primarily Crip gang neighborhood known as Santana Blocc, In an October 2006 interview with MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway, The Game described his family as "dysfunctional". When he was 15, Taylor was removed from the foster care system and moved in with his mother, and he initially had a tumultuous relationship with her.The first single released with Game on it was "Certified Gangstas", which also featured Jim Jones and Cam'ron.Though the single wasn't considered to be mainstream, the buzz increased around the West Coast rapper.In high school, Taylor was involved in sports including basketball and track.In 1999, Taylor claims that he enrolled in Washington State University on a basketball scholarship and was expelled after a short time when caught with drugs in his possession.Game's mixtape reached the hands of Sean Combs, founder of Bad Boy Records, who originally was on the verge of signing him to his label.