- This page is for the rap musician. For the golfer, see Sam Snead
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Sam Sneed (born Sam Anderson 1968 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania)<ref name="220.127.116.11"></ref> is a producer and rapper. He originally got his start working as a producer for K-Solo and the Hit Squad.
Death Row Records
In 1993 he was signed to Death Row Records, releasing only one single, U Better Recognize featuring Dr. Dre, in 1994. He became well known for a catchphrase, "My name is Sam Sneed, you better recognize!" which originally appeared in the song Pump Pump which appeared on the Snoop Dogg debut album, Doggystyle. He also appeared in the Death Row movie, Murder Was the Case.<ref name="18.104.22.168"/> The "Murder was the Case" single peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, #18 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart and #48 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.
Sam Sneed also produced the hit songs Keep Their Heads Ringin' and Natural Born Killaz for Dr. Dre. He recorded an album on Death Row Records with his group Street Scholars in 1996 which included J-Flexx, Sharief, Vance Buford & Stocks McGuire aka Drauma which remains unreleased.
After Death Row
Sneed was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 1999, which put a temporary halt to his career;<ref></ref> he has since recovered and is once again an active hip hop producer. He has since produced songs for the likes of G-Unit, Scarface, Jay-Z and many others he has confirmed he has been recently working with Dr. Dre. He has also started his own label Street Scholars Entertainment.
Sam Anderson, US MC, producer.