Courtney Richardson ll is a young multi-talented actor/ recording artist/ and film producer that first gained nationwide recognition being signed to music mogul Master P's No Limit Records and recording under the rap moniker "Court Dog" earning a RIAA certified gold plaque for his work on Master P's "Down South Hustlers" compilation.
After a stint with No limit Records Courtney started his own independent record company D-Boy Records nationally distributed thru Select-O-Hits which is also home to Oscar winners 3-6 Mafia. Courtney has released 3 independent solo albums "Thugz Diary", "Pullin Rank", and "The Kansas City Chief" which have sold over 75,000 units collectively, as well as being featured in several national rap magazines and performing on a dozen compilations and movie soundtracks with total record sales being over 1 million.
Always being the one to raise the bar and knowing no limitations, Courtney relocated to Los Angeles to pursue acting and further his music career. Since arriving in 2003 he has starred or guest starred in several films which include The Painting( Starring Stacy Dash), Gett'n Played( Starring Vivica Fox, Bill Bellamy, and Carmen Electra), Shattered Day, Love On The Rocks, Dont Touch If You Aint Prayed(Starring Ce Ce Penniston), and starring in the comedy Rib Shack which won the 2005 Global Arts Film Festival, 2005 Palm Beach International Film Festival, 2005 Independent Black Film Festival, and the 2005 Convention Film Festival in Los Angeles.
After gaining a little acting experience Courtney soon fell in love with film making and solely funded his own full length feature film titled "Steel Here" which he co-wrote, produced, scored, and starred in. Steel Here also stars Lawrence Hilton Jacobs and the late Tupac Shakurs brother Mopreme Shakur. Staying true to his musical roots, Courtney also produced the movie soundtrack which features all new and original music from him as well as some of the rap industry's most notable artist.