Paradime

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Paradime
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Background Information

Birth Name

Frederick Beauregard

Also known as

Chubby Jon B, Dime, Paradizzle, Stank Breff

Origin

Livonia

Years Active

1991 - Present

Genres

Hip Hop, Urban Contemporary

Occupation(s)

Record producer, Rapper, DJ

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard, Turntables

About

Freddie Beauregard, professionally known by his stage name Paradime, is an American rapper and producer from the Detroit area. He is a Northwood University, Detroit Catholic Central alumni.

His first appearance on the Detroit hip-hop scene in 1991 was in the form of a solo album, which sold only a few hundred copies. He was discovered by Kid Rock in 1996 and was taken under Rock’s wing, performing with him and writing songs. Dime was signed with Rock's Top Dog record label.

In 1996 he formed his own independent record label, Beats At Will, and released his debut LP Paragraphs in 1999, which was named the best selling Detroit hip-hop album of '99-'00 by Real Detroit Magazine. He followed up in 2001 with his sophomore record, Vices, which is considered by many to be a Detroit hip-hop classic. It earned Paradime numerous awards and nominations at the Detroit Hip-Hop awards. His most critically acclaimed third full-length LP is 11 Steps Down was dropped in 2004. He co-wrote Kid Rock's hits "Cowboy", "Forever", "Cocky" and "Hillbilly Stomp". On July 29, 2007 he released his fourth record Spill At Will.


Discography

Studio albums

  • 1999: Paragraphs
  • 2001: Vices
  • 2004: 11 Steps Down
  • 2007: Spill At Will


Extended plays

  • 2011: Breaking Beauregard

Mixtapes

  • 2002: Stale Brew Vol 1
  • 2003: Stale Brew Vol 2
  • 2007: Stale Brew Vol 3
  • 2008: Fuck Ya Life (United Kingdom release only)
  • 2009: Stale Brew Vol 4

Videos


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