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Roger Troutman (November 29, 1951 – April 25, 1999) was an American singer, songwriter, producer and the lead vocalist of the band Zapp who helped spearhead the funk movement and heavily influenced west coast hip hop due to the scene's heavy sampling of his music over the years. Troutman was well known for his use of the talk box, a device that is connected to an instrument (frequently a keyboard) to create different vocal effects. Roger used a custom-made talkbox—the Electro Harmonix "Golden Throat," as well as a Yamaha DX100 FM synthesizer. As both lead singer of Zapp and in his subsequent solo releases, he scored a bevy of funk and R&B hits throughout the 1980s. In his later years, he was mostly known for singing the chorus to the hip-hop classic by Tupac Shakur, "California Love".

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Ballads [2013]

Ballads
SongDuration
It's Your Body5:33

Legend of Hip Hop [2007]

Legend of Hip Hop
SongDuration
California Love6:29

2Pac and Friends [2005]

2Pac and Friends
SongDuration
California Love6:26

Duetos [2005]

Duetos
SongDuration
Together3:47

Duetos [CD/DVD] [2005]

Duetos [CD/DVD]
SongDuration
Together3:47

Live My Life [2005]

Live My Life
SongDuration
California Love5:48

Love Songs [2005]

Love Songs
SongDuration
It's Your Body4:19

2Pac Live [2004]

2Pac Live
SongDuration
California Love 

Give It Up [2002]

Give It Up
SongDuration
I Want to Be Your Man4:08

Still More Bounce [2002]

Still More Bounce
SongDuration
Throw It Up4:16

Ultimate Collection [2002]

Ultimate Collection
SongDuration
It's Your Body5:34

Anghellic [2001]

Anghellic
SongDuration
Twisted6:13

Anghellic [2003] [2001]

Anghellic [2003]
SongDuration
Twisted6:14

Pootie Tang [2001]

Pootie Tang
SongDuration
I Want to Be Your Man4:09

Old School Mega Mix [2000]

Old School Mega Mix
SongDuration
So Ruff So Tuff3:35

Amor, Familia y Respeto... [1999]

Amor, Familia y Respeto...
SongDuration
Together3:46

Introduction to Mackin' [1999]

Introduction to Mackin'
SongDuration
Throw It Up4:25

Bad Newz Travels Fast [1997]

Bad Newz Travels Fast
SongDuration
No Idea 

How Do U Want It [1996]

How Do U Want It
SongDuration
California Love 

Old Skoolin' [1996]

Old Skoolin'
SongDuration
I Want to Be Your Man4:08

Unlimited! [1987]

Unlimited!
SongDuration
I Want to Be Your Man4:14

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