B.G. was born and raised in Compton,California on January 23, 1975. His real name: Arlandis Hinton he later converted to Islam and goes By his muslim name: Al Hasan Naqiyy. He served a prison sentence for Gang affiliated murder in 1998 and did time for ten-twelve years. He Converted to Islam in Jail and was released from Prison in August 2006. BG knocc along with Dresta also dropped various disses towards Snoop Dogg,Nate Dogg,Dr Dre and Kurupt.