Jayceon Terrell Taylor (born November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles, California), better known by his stage name The Game, is a multi-platinum American rapper. The Game rose to fame in 2005 following the success of his debut album, The Documentary and his two Grammy nominations. Since then, The Game is considered to be a driving force in bringing back the West Coast hip hop scene and competing with many of his East Coast counterparts. Aside from releasing two albums that debuted at number 1 on both the United World Chart, and the Billboard 200, The Game has also gained notoriety for the hip hop feuds he has taken part in. The Game's music falls under the subgenre known as Gangsta Rap, a style of hip-hop created and popularized in his hometown of Compton, California.