Illegal (group) 2021


Unlawful was a fleeting hip jump pair made out of Jamal Phillips (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and Malik Edwards (Holly Hill, South Carolina) that was endorsed to Rowdy Records. The pair was known to be partnered with the hip-jump aggregate Hit Squad, made their presentation with the collection, The Untold Truth, delivered in 1993, which turned into a minor achievement, topping at #119 on the Billboard 200 and #19 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. A few tracks on the collection, including its two singles, “Head or Gut” and “We Getz Busy,” were diss melodies straightforwardly focused on rivals Kris Kross and Da Youngstas. The pair for all intents and purposes vanished from the public eye until 1995, when it cooperated with Too Short on the tune “Thangs Change”, after which the gathering disbanded. Jamal Phillips would later delivery his presentation solo collection, Last Chance, No Breaks, in 1995 on Rowdy Records. Malik delivered one single for Rowdy Records named “Malik Goes On”, yet his introduction collection was retired. Malik worked with Monica on Miss Thang and later with his cousin Snoop Dogg on Doggystyle, Warren G on Regulate…G Funk Era, Take a Look Over Your Shoulder and Tha Dogg Pound on Dogg Food lastly delivered his presentation collection in 2005, The Game Needs Me.

Substance  dog-style

1 Discography

1.1 Studio collections

1.2 Singles

1.3 Music recordings

2 References


Studio collections

Title Release Peak diagram positions

US[1] US


The Untold Truth

Delivered: August 24, 1993

Mark: Rowdy

119 19


Title Release Peak diagram positions Album

US[3] US R&B[4] US Rap[5]

“Head or Gut” 1993 – – – The Untold Truth

“We Getz Busy” 95 57 1

“Harking back to the Day” 1994 – 80 21

“— ” means a chronicle that didn’t diagram.

Music recordings


Release Director Album

“Head or Gut” 1993 Derrick W. Boatner The Untold Truth


“Unlawful Chart History”. Announcement 200. Recovered April 23, 2019.

“Unlawful Chart History”. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Recovered April 23, 2019.

“Unlawful Chart History”. Hot 100. Recovered April 23, 2019.

“Unlawful Chart History”. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Recovered April 23, 2019.

“Unlawful Chart History”. Hot Rap Songs. Recovered April 23, 2019.

Authority control Edit this at Wikidata

LCCN: no2011055534MBA: 93d79295-11ab-45a1-9eba-6f0421e7f0c1VIAF: 170208511WorldCat Identities: lccn-no2011055534

Classifications: American hip jump groupsAmerican melodic duosHip bounce duosMusical bunches set up in 1993Musical gatherings disestablished in 1995Musical gatherings from Philadelphia1993 foundations in the United States

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