Da Lench Mob
was a West Coast hip hop
group associated with
. The group consisted of rappers
J-Dee, Shorty, T-Bone and Maulkie.
The group made its debut on Ice Cube
first solo album, AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted
With Ice Cube
as its executive producer, Da
Lench Mob released its debut album, Guerillas in tha Mist
, in 1992.
The video for the album's lead single, also titled "Guerillas in
tha Mist", became popular in the fall of 1992.
In 1993, J-Dee was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for
, and was dropped by Lench Mob Records
. J-Dee maintains his
innocence. Instead of disbanding, the group brought in a
Los Angeles-based rapper called Maulkie (former member of the
Ruthless Records group "Yomo & Maulkie") for its second album
Planet of da Apes,
released in 1994.
They broke up very soon afterwards.