Hip hop begins in the Bronx
1970 - 1979
Alvin Nathaniel Joiner IV -Xzibit- is born.
January 8 1974
Gangsta rap develops
1985 - 1989
West Coast artists dominate hip-hop
1990 - 1994
Xzibit moves to California
Xzibit tours with Likwit Crew
Xzibit releases his debut album, At the Speed of Life
40 Dayz & 40 Nightz is released
Collabs with Dr. Dre on "Some L.A. Niggaz"
Tours with Dr. Dre in the Up in Smoke tour.
Releases 3rd album, Restless.
Xzibit appears in his first movie, The Wash.
Releases 4th Album, Man vs Machine. Also appears in second movie, 8 Mile.
Xzibit establishes Rhyme Night.
Becomes host of MTVs Pimp My Ride.
Releases Weapons of Mass Destruction, 5th Album.
Appears in numerous movies including, Derailed and XXX: State of the Union
Costars in Gridiron Gang.
Participates in the Gumball 3000 Rally
Pimp My Ride is nominated for Best TV Shot at the Annual Urban Music Awards
Performs at the Live Earth concert
July 7 2007