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Silkk tha Shocker (born Vyshonn King Miller on June 18 1975) is a gangsta rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana.

He is one of many rappers who rose to fame in the mid-to-late 1990s releasing records through his brother Master P's label, No Limit Records. Silkk was featured on Master P's 1998 hit, "Make 'Em Say Uhhh!" and had a minor rap hit with his own single that same year, "It Ain't My Fault," featuring label-mate Mystikal. Silkk also performed with R&B singer Mya on the second single released from her self-titled debut album, "Movin' On." In 1999, Mya and Silkk collaborated on the lead single from his album "Made Mann." The track, titled "Somebody Like Me," went on to become one of the year's top-selling singles on the Billboard charts. Since then, Silkk has released two additional solo albums: "My World, My Way" in 2001 and "Based On A True Story" in 2004. Neither release generated the same success he enjoyed in the late 1990s, indicating the fading popularity of No Limit's signature New Orleans style in the rap genre.

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