Oscar Jackson, Jr. (born October 29, 1967), better known as Paris, is an American hip hop artist from San Francisco, California known for his militantly confrontational rapping, and especially the controversial track "Bush Killa."
He was catapulted onto the national scene in 1990 with his hit single "The Devil Made Me Do It" and album of the same name, after earning a degree in economics from University of California-Davis. Originally released on Tommy Boy Records, his first single was banned by MTV. Since then his stance on political issues and social commentary have both aided and hindered his quest to bring his music and messages to the masses.
When his second album, Sleeping with the Enemy, was ready for release in 1992, Paris was dropped from now-defunct Tommy Boy Records and distributor Time Warner when they discovered its incendiary content - content which includes fantasy revenge killings of then-President Bush and racist police officers. Also problematic was the album's...
Track listing: The Devil Made Me Do It (Poach a Pig mix)11:66Check It Out Ch'all (alternate version)Time for Peace (feat. Digital Underground and Sway & King Tech)Musical MadnessBush Killa (Hellraiser mix)Assata's Song (remix)Coffee, Donuts & Death (Piggy on a Platter mix)Guerrillas in the Mist (Warfare remix)X FactorBreak the Grip of Shame (The Final Call)The Hate That Hate Made (Power of God mix)Guerrillas in the Mist (alternate version)Lights, Camera Revolution
Track listing: Ave BushaniField Nigga BoogieSheep to the SlaughterSpilt Milk (feat. Capelton)Tear Shit Up (feat. Dead Prez)Freedom (feat. Dead Prez)Ain't No Love (feat. KAM)Lay LowLife Goes OnYou Know My NameEvilAWOLAgents of RepressionWhat Would You Do?How We DoFreedom (feat. Dead Prez & Public Enemy) (The Last Cell remix)
Track listing: PreludeIt's RealOne Time Fo' Ya MindGuerrilla FunkBlacks & BluesBring it to YaOutta My LifeWhatcha See40 Ounces and a FoolBack in the DaysGuerrilla Funk (Deep Fo' Real Mix)It's Real (Extended Movement Mix)
Track listing: The Enema (live at the White House)Make Way for a PantherSleeping With the EnemyHouse Niggas Bleed TooBush KillaCoffee, Donuts & DeathThinka 'Bout ItGuerrillas in the MistThe Days of OldLong Hot SummerConspiracy of SilenceFunky Lil' PartyCheck It Out Ch'AllRiseAssata's SongBush Killa (Hellraiser mix)
Track listing: IntroScarface GrooveThis Is a TestPanther PowerBreak the Grip of ShameWarningEbonyBrutalOn the ProwlThe Devil Made Me Do ItThe Hate That Hate MadeMellow MadnessI Call Him MadEscape From BabylonWretchedBreak the Grip of ShameThe Devil Made Me Do It