Blake's stage name reflects his ability to produce records in a short period of time. Blake was born on January 18, , in Compton, California. He was inspired by funk and soul artists,  such as Roger Troutman who taught him the use of the talkbox , which became a trademark for Quik's sound throughout his career and George Clinton. Blake began selling homemade mixtapes notably The Red Tape , after he received a turntable for his 8th grade promotion.
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This list includes all of the official album and single releases, including his albums, Quik Is the Name , which debuted at No. Under tha Influence , which debuted at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Billboard Magazine. Retrieved HipHop DX. Archived from the original on Retrieved February 4, DJ Quik. Discography , Production discography.