Kid Frost & Baby-Bash with Lil-Rob – Take Me For A Ride – feat. Claudia Liz


Arturo R. Molina Jr. (born May 31, 1962), better known as Frost (originally Kid Frost), is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Los Angeles. He charted in the 1990s with his first four albums: Hispanic Causing PanicEast Side StorySmile Now, Die Later and When Hell.A. Freezes Over. His most successful single is “La Raza which hit number 6 on the rap songs chart in August 1990. His 1990 debut album is credited as the first Chicano rap album.

Frost’s music entered the Billboard 200 again in 2002 with the album Still Up in This Shit!. He is the father of record producer Scoop DeVille.

Early life

Molina was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and occasionally lived with his family in military bases in Guam and Germany. He is of Mexican descent. He began his music career in 1982 as Kid Frost as a tribute to his rival Ice-T, whom he often battled in the music industry. In an interview Frost stated that his first actual DJ was in fact Dr. Dre and DJ Yella. He soon became a breakdancer for Uncle Jamms Army.

Kid Frost in 2008

Kid Frost in 2008
Background information
Also known as
  • Kid Frost
  • OG Kid Frost
  • Uncle Frost
Born May 31, 1962 (age 61)
Los AngelesCalifornia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active 1982–present

Ronald Ray Bryant (born October 18, 1969), better known by his stage name Baby Bash (formerly Baby Beesh), is an American rapper from Vallejo, California. His first two albums, Savage Dreams (2001) and On Tha Cool (2002) were released independently through Dope House Records. After changing the last part of his stage name to “Bash,” he released the 2003 single “Suga Suga” (featuring Frankie J), which peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and led to his signing of a recording contract from Universal Records. “Suga Suga” served as the lead single for his third album and major label debut, Tha Smokin’ Nephew (2003).

In 2005, he guest appeared on Frankie J’s single “Obsession (No Es Amor),” which peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. His fourth album, Super Saucy (2005) was supported by the lead single “Baby, I’m Back” (featuring Akon). His fifth album, Cyclone (2007) was released through Arista Records; its lead single of the same name (featuring T-Pain) and follow-up, “What Is It” (featuring Sean Kingston), were met with moderate success on the Billboard Hot 100. His fourth album, Bashtown (2011) was released independently.

He has collaborated with a number of artists throughout his career, such as West Coast rappers B-LegitNate DoggCoolioE-40 and Mac DreR&B singers such as AvantKeith SweatBohemia, and Mario; and other Latino artists such as Fat JoeSouth Park MexicanNatalieFrost, and Pitbull. Alongside his own career, he’s released a total of nine collaborative albums; four with fellow California rapper Jay Tee as “Latino Velvet,” and respective projects with Paul Wall and Frankie J.

Early life

Bryant was born in Vallejo, California to a Mexican mother and a white father. Bryant was raised by his grandmother after his parents went to jail and Bryant’s father and uncles exposed him to many different types of musical genres. Initially, Bryant wanted to be a professional basketball player. He played basketball at Solano Junior College. An ankle injury prevented Bryant from pursuing basketball as a career and he starting making music in his friend’s recording studio.

Baby Bash
Baby Bash in 2010

Baby Bash in 2010
Background information
Birth name Ronald Ray Bryant
Also known as Baby Beesh
Born October 18, 1969 (age 54)
Vallejo, California, U.S.
Origin Houston, Texas, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active 1996–present

Early life

Flores was born in San Diego, and raised in La Colonia de Eden Gardens, a Mexican American neighborhood in Solana Beach, California. He loved 80s funk bands such as the Gap Band and the S.O.S. Band.


In 1992, he began performing under the name Lil Rob & the Brown Crowd, and recorded a single titled “Oh, What a Night in the 619”. Though it did not chart, it was later featured on his 1997 debut album Crazy Life, with the title shortened to “Oh, What a Night”. In 1994 at the age of 18, his chin was shattered when he was shot in the jaw. He later denounced any gang affiliations. The numbers twelve and eighteen, which are tattooed on his forearms, represent the numeric value of the letters L and R, the initials of his stage name.

In 2002, Lil Rob left Low Profile Records after a financial dispute, and signed to Upstairs Records. He found commercial success with the 2005 release Twelve Eighteen (Part I) in which the single “Summer Nights” received national airplay, a first in his career. “Summer Nights” peaked at #36 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #13 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. The follow-up single, “Bring Out the Freak in You“, peaked at #85 on the Hot 100 Charts, and at #20 on the Hot Rap Tracks. The exposure led to small roles in the 2005 Cuba Gooding, Jr. film Dirty and the 2007 Rob Schneider vehicle Big Stan, both of which were released straight to DVD in the U.S.

On June 29, 2007, Lil Rob made his very first appearance overseas in Okinawa, Japan1218 (Part II) was released in 2008 and featured the single “Let Me Come Back” featuring Fingazz. In 2009, Love & Hate, was released, and in 2013, he released a new song called “Don’t Want to Fall in Love”. In 2014, his ninth album, R.I.P. (Recording In Progress), was released.

Lil Rob has collaborated with musicians such as E-40, Ice Cube, Kid FrostPaul WallThe GamePitbullN.O.R.EBizzy BoneBaby BashSPMFat JoeFlo RidaMC Magic and Cuco. Lil Rob and Mr. Shadow were in a group called The Mayhem Click.

Lil Rob
Background information
Birth name Roberto L. Flores
Born September 21, 1975 (ag 48)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Origin Solana BeachCalifornia, U.S.
Years active 1992–present
Labels BC Records (1992–1995)
Familia Records (1997–1999)
Low Profile Records (1999–2002)
Upstairs Records, Inc. (2002–present)