O.F.T.B.: (Operation From The Bottom) is a group from Watts, CA. Members are Kevin “Flipside” White, Sammy “Bust Stop” Williams and Ronald “Low M.B.” Watkins, who grew up in Nickerson Gardens Project. They were signed to Big Beat Records where they released their debut album Straight Up Watts in 1992 with the hit single Slangin’ Dope.
Later, O.F.T.B. were signed to Death Row Records where the group appeared on Above The Rim – The Soundtrack, Murder Was The Case – A Sampler From The Soundtrack, Gang Related – The Soundtrack and Gridlock’d – The Soundtrack.
They left Death Row Records in 1998 and formed their own record company by the name of Flatbroke Entertainment. The label folded after its first and only release called “The Return Of The West” which featured all the artists signed to Flatbroke Entertainment at the time.