He grew up in a primarily Crip gang neighborhood known as Santana Blocc, In an October 2006 interview with MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway, The Game described his family as "dysfunctional". When he was 15, Taylor was removed from the foster care system and moved in with his mother, and he initially had a tumultuous relationship with her.
Taylor attended Compton High School, where most students who were affiliated with gangs were Crips.
However, his older half-brother George Taylor III, known as Big Fase 100, attended Centennial High School and was the leader of the Cedar Block Piru Bloods.
In high school, Taylor was involved in sports including basketball and track.
The two used to be close associates and recorded music together.
Lil' Eazy-E has since directed numerous diss songs targeting the rapper and has expressed his anger over what he felt was Game's misuse of his father's name.
Game spent the next two and a half years working on his major label debut album and being mentored by Dr. Not having dropped an album despite being signed onto Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records for a while, Game was still able to create hype around his image alone.
He appeared in ads for Sean Combs's Sean John clothing company and had an endorsement deal with Boost Mobile, appearing in a commercial alongside Kanye West and Ludacris.
Through his father, Taylor is of African American, Mexican and Native American descent. At 13, one of his older brothers, Jevon, was shot at a gas station and died soon thereafter.1 in 2002, and landed a record deal with the independent label Get Low Recordz owned by JT the Bigga Figga.Game's mixtape reached the hands of Sean Combs, founder of Bad Boy Records, who originally was on the verge of signing him to his label.A rising artist in the 2000s, The Game was considered to be a driving force in bringing back the West Coast hip hop scene into the mainstream and competing with many of his East Coast counterparts. The Game's second major label album Doctor's Advocate was released on November 14, 2006 and it became his second straight album to debut at number one on the U. The Game was nominated with a total of two nominations, including Grammy Award for Best Rap Song and Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the smash single "Hate It or Love It". In September 2011, The Game started working on his ninth studio album, Jesus Piece, which was released on December 11, 2012, his final album released by Interscope.The New York Times named Doctor's Advocate best hip-hop album of 2006. After releasing a mixtape OKE, on October 12, 2013, Birdman announced The Game had signed to Cash Money Records, which is distributed by Republic Records. His latest album 1992 was released on October 14, 2016, and spawned two official singles.Game responded by claiming that Lil' Eazy-E was trying to establish himself off the success he had made since releasing The Documentary.However, on the same track, Game stated that he would rather not feud with Lil' Eazy-E due to the deep respect he has for Lil' Eazy-E's father. On October 30, 2006, Game went on KDAY and said that he and Lil' Eazy-E had ended their feud. Dre's nemesis, Suge Knight, also had an ongoing feud with Game that stemmed from Yukmouth's claim that Game had been slapped by Suge Knight.Game responded on his website, saying that if Suge Knight had ever touched him, he would be "six feet under".After the 2005 BET Awards show, associates of Death Row Records had their invitations to a party hosted by Ciara rescinded.With the help of his older brother Big Fase, they founded the label.It originally featured such artists as Glasses Malone, Vita, and Nu Jerzey Devil, along with Game himself.