Black Menace was a gangsta rap group from New Orleans, Louisiana, made up of J-Dawg and Threat. They were signed to the independent hip-hop label Big Boy Records, ran by Charles Temple & Leroy "Precise" Edwards.
In 1993, they released their debut Really Doe on Big Boy Records. The album was produced entirely by Big Boy's in-house producer Precise and featured guest appearance by G-Slimm (R.I.P.). A year later, they followed up with the album Drama Time. The album was again produced by Precise and featured labelmates Mystikal, Fiend, G-Slimm and Ghetto Twiinz.
J-Dawg and Threat released solo albums in 1997, before deciding to split ways with Big Boy Records. They founded their own label, Menace Entertainment, and released the album Mo Drama in 2000. A year later, they collaborated with former labelmates Insane and G-Quikk on their last album to date,The IV Horsemen.