An ardently political rap trio from the West Coast, Da Lench Mob earned notice for their breakout debut Guerillas in tha Mist. Formed by Shorty, J-Dee, and T Bone, the group debuted in 1990 on Ice Cube's AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted album. With Cube as executive producer, Da Lench Mob released Guerillas in tha Mist in 1992. Led by an incendiary video for the title track (based on the movie Predator), the album became popular within hip-hop circles, with confrontational tracks like "Freedom Got an A.K." and "Lost in tha System" almost as outspoken as Ice Cube himself. Though Planet of da Apes followed in 1994, Da Lench Mob disbanded soon after. ~ John Bush, Rovi