imageExtra Prolific was an alternative hip-hop duo from Oakland, California that consisted of rapper Duane “Snupe” Lee and DJ\producer Michael “Mike G.” Gray. They were the second subgroup of rap group Hieroglyphics and they signed a record deal with Jive Records.
imageIn October of 1994, they released their debut album “Like It Should” which peaked at #19 on Billboard’s Heatseekers Albums chart and #46 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart.
imageThe album was unsuccessful and the only single to chart from the album was “Brown Sugar” which peaked at #41 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart.
imageThe follow-up single “First Sermon” failed to make any impact on the charts at all. They were also featured on the soundtrack to the film “A Low Down Dirty Shame” with the track “In Front of the Kids.”

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imageSome time after that, Mike G left the group, but Snupe continued to release music under the “Extra Prolific” name, releasing two cassettes: “2 for 15” in 1996 and “Master Piece” in 1998.

These days, it’s unknown what Snupe and Mike G are up to and it appears as if they faded into obscurity.

To see the music video for “Brown Sugar,” go to:

To see the music video for “First Sermon,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “In Front of the Kids,” go to:

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