Seagram - The Dark Roads

Seagram | The Dark Roads | 1993 | Oakland | CD Album

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Seagram Miller (1969–July 31, 1996) was a hardcore gangsta rapper from East Oakland, California. Miller released three albums in his lifetime: The hard-edged and violent The Dark Roads and the more typically laid-back west coast style Reality Check. 1997's Souls On Ice was released posthumously after Miller's death. Miller was shot to death on July 31, 1996. He is interred in the Oakland Bay Area.

The Dark Roads is the debut album by Seagram, released January 19, 1993 on Rap-A-Lot Records and Priority Records. The album features guest performances by labelmates: Scarface, Ganksta N-I-P, Bushwick Bill and Willie D. It peaked at number 74 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Along with a single, a music video was produced for the song, "The Vill".

The album features the violent but intelligent single "The Ville" in which Seagram raps about the hard lifestyle of Oakland G's. The album also showcases the song "Straight Mobbin" featuring Gangsta P which was a groundbreaking song for the izzle slang. Seagram and Gangsta P are two of the first known rappers to have recorded an entire song using only izz and izzle words. Rappers such as Snoop Dogg would later use this style into the new millennium. The album is out of print.

Format:  Digital Download MP3

Released: 1993

Record Label: Rap-A-Lot Records

Distributed By: Priority Records

Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony

Style: Gangsta, Hardcore

Hood: 6-9 Vill

City: Oakland

State: California

Area Code: 510

Tracklist:

1 Seagram, Gangsta P Straight Mobbin' 05:53
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
2 Seagram 2 For 1 05:01
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
3 Seagram Get Off My Zipper 03:36
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
4 Seagram, Vell Reap What You Sew 03:53
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
5 Seagram The Dark Roads 05:24
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
6 Seagram, Scarface, Ganksta NIP, Willie D Action Speaks Louder Than Words 05:50
Produced By: Egypt Terrorist
7 Interlude I Got 'Em 01:03
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
8 Seagram, Vell The Vill 05:20
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
9 Seagram Die Hard 04:06
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
10 Seagram Dedication 03:57
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
11 Seagram Squeeze The Trigger 05:02
Produced By: Troy White, Mark Anthony
12 Seagram I Don't Give A F*** 04:12
Produced By: Lay Low, Troy White, Mark Anthony
13 Seagram, Bushwick Bill, Ganksta NIP Wages Of Sin 04:07
Produced By: Bushwick Bill, Troy White, Mark Anthony
*Preview tracks are limited to 15 seconds. The full album is available for download after registration.
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