Da BackWudz

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Musical artist

Da BackWudz, also known by the name Labratz, was a rap duo from Decatur, Georgia consisting of Marcus "Big Marc" Thomas and James "Sho Nuff" Redding.[1][2][3] The duo released one album, Wood Work, in 2006 and the album reached the position of 94 on the Billboard 200.[4] They were signed to Dallas Austin's Rowdy Records and they released their first single, "You Gonna Love Me", in 2005.[5] Da BackWudz has performed in multiple tours, including BET's 2005 Black College Tour and MTV's Sucker Free Sunday Tour. Thomas and Redding later renamed themselves Labratz, joined together with Heavy Slim and G Wiz, and released one album,[6] Atlantis Rising, before disbanding.




  • "You Gonna Luv Me" (featuring Milwaukee Black)[11]
  • "I Don't Like The Look Of It" (featuring Caz Clay)[12]
  • "The World Could Be Yours"
  • "Sexy Lil' Country Chick" (ATL: The Movie Soundtrack)

Music videos

  • "You Gonna Luv Me"
  • "I Don't Like the Look Of It (Oompa)"


  1. "“…The Forest For The Trees.”". Uproxx/The Smoking Section. http://uproxx.com/smokingsection/2008/12/the-forest-for-the-trees/. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. Thompson, Ericka P. (July 29, 2005). "Da Backwudz, re-introducing Hip-Hop". Indianapolis Recorder (subscription required). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P1-117212656.html. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. "Da Backwudz Does The South Proud On New CD". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/59590/da-backwudz-does-the-south-proud-on-new-cd. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  4. "Billboard 200 Chart for Da BackWudz". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/artist/300052/da-backwudz/chart. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  5. Moseley, Corbin (April 21, 2006). "Da Backwudz Go To Work". Sun Sentinel. http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2006-04-21/entertainment/0604190917_1_rowdy-records-songs-music-industry. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  6. GARLAND, MAURICE G.. "Who moved my cheese?". Creative Loafing Atlanta. http://clatl.com/atlanta/who-moved-my-cheese/Content?oid=1271417. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  7. "WoodWork (review)". AllMusic. http://www.allmusic.com/album/wood-work-mw0000700464. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  8. Rodriguez, Jayson (Jul 2006). Vibe. Vibe Magazine. p. 144. https://books.google.com/books?id=5iYEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA144&dq=%22BackWudz%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ix3DVJamL-zIsQT7-YJo&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22BackWudz%22&f=false. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  9. Larry, Mizell Jr (July 27, 2006). "MY PHILOSOPHY". The Stranger (subscription required). http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1097164471.html. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  10. "Dirty South rap has lyrical depth". Badger Herald. http://badgerherald.com/artsetc/2006/04/24/dirty-south-rap-has/#.VMMiAtLF_A0. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  11. SPIN. SPIN Magazine. Oct 2005. p. 24. https://books.google.com/books?id=jOIh4tn8TGYC&pg=PA1983&dq=%22BackWudz%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ix3DVJamL-zIsQT7-YJo&ved=0CCMQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=%22BackWudz%22&f=false. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  12. SANNEH, KELEFA. "Petulance With a Helping of Sugar on Top". New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/12/arts/music/12play.html?_r=0. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 

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