In high school, Taylor was involved in sports including basketball and track.
Taylor attended Compton High School, where most students who were affiliated with gangs were Crips.
However, his older half-brother George Taylor III, known as Big Fase 100, attended Centennial High School and was the leader of the Cedar Block Piru Bloods.
A rising artist in the 2000s, The Game was considered to be a driving force in bringing back the West Coast hip hop scene into the mainstream and competing with many of his East Coast counterparts. The Game's second major label album Doctor's Advocate was released on November 14, 2006 and it became his second straight album to debut at number one on the U. The Game was nominated with a total of two nominations, including Grammy Award for Best Rap Song and Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the smash single "Hate It or Love It". In September 2011, The Game started working on his ninth studio album, Jesus Piece, which was released on December 11, 2012, his final album released by Interscope.
The New York Times named Doctor's Advocate best hip-hop album of 2006. After releasing a mixtape OKE, on October 12, 2013, Birdman announced The Game had signed to Cash Money Records, which is distributed by Republic Records. His latest album 1992 was released on October 14, 2016, and spawned two official singles.
On September 28, 2004, Game released his first promo single, "Westside Story", from his major label debut album. Thus, the album was titled The Documentary, which featured Dr. The album spawned the hit singles "How We Do" and "Hate It or Love It", the latter receiving two Grammy nominations.