Rappers in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 268

  • 1974-05-21 Havoc [Kejuan Muchita], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Queensbridge, Queens, New York
  • 1974-05-30 Big L [Lamont Coleman], American rapper (Lifestylez Ov Da Poor & Dangerous), born in Harlem, New York (d. 1999)
  • 1974-06-06 Uncle Kracker [Matthew Shafer], American singer and rapper (Follow Me, Drift Away), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • 1974-08-20 Big Moe [Kenneth Doniell Moore], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1974-09-13 Keith Murray, American rapper (Def Squad), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York
  • 1974-09-18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-10-14 Shaggy 2 Dope [Joseph Utsler], American rapper (Psychopathic Records), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1974-11-02 Nelly [Cornell Haynes Jr.], American rapper, born in Austin, Texas
  • 1974-11-02 Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1974-11-09 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), born in Taylor, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • 1974-11-28 apl.de.ap, American rapper (Black Eyed Peas)
  • 1974-12-09 Canibus [Germaine Williams], American rapper, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1975-02-10 Kool Savas, German rapper, born in Aachen, Germany
  • 1975-04-06 Dannon Phillip Pampolina, rapper/drummer (Party)
  • 1975-05-27 André 3000 [Benjamin], American rapper and actor (OutKast), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1975-05-27 Jadakiss [Jason Phillips], American rapper (The Lox), born in Yonkers, New York
  • 1975-07-06 50 Cent [Curtis James Jackson III], American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York
  • 1975-07-11 Lil' Kim [Kimberly Denise Jones], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1975-07-14 Taboo, American rapper
  • 1975-07-18 M.I.A [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British-Sri Lankan rapper (Paper Planes, Sunshowers), born in London, England
  • 1975-08-11 Chris Kelly, [Mack Daddy], Teaneck NJ, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)
  • 1975-09-05 Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975-09-23 Layzie Bone, American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
  • 1975-10-03 Talib Kweli, American rapper
  • 1975-11-12 Tevin Jermod Campbell, American rapper, born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975-11-17 Lord Infamous [Ricky T Dunigan], American rapper (Three 6 Mafia), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1975-12-03 Mickey Avalon, American rapper
  • 1975-12-19 Casual, [Jon Owens], rapper
  • 1976-02-04 Cam'ron, American rapper
  • 1976-02-10 Kev Brown, American rapper & hip hop producer, born in Landover, Maryland

Person of interestJa Rule

1976-02-29 Ja Rule, American rapper (Between Me and You, Always on Time) and actor, born in NYC, New York

Rapper Ja Rule
Ja Rule
  • 1976-03-25 Juvenile [Terius Gray], American rapper (The Hot Boys), born in Magnolia, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1976-05-21 Kardinal Offishall, Canadian rapper
  • 1976-06-07 Necro [Ron Braunstein], Jewish American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1976-06-13 [Jason Paul] J Brown, English singer and rapper (Five), born in Aldershot, England
  • 1976-07-05 Bizarre, American rapper (D12), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1976-07-15 Jim Jones, African Puerto Rican American rapper
  • 1976-09-06 N.O.R.E. [Victor Santiago, Jr.], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • 1976-09-12 Bizzy Bone [Bryon Anthony McCane], American rapper (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1976-11-27 Jean Grae, South African-born rapper
  • 1977-01-21 Rick Ross, American rapper
  • 1977-02-03 Daddy Yankee [Ramón Rodríguez], reggaeton singer and rapper (Despacito), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1977-03-11 Andre Nickatina, American rapper
  • 1977-04-21 Doseone [Adam Drucker], American rapper (co-founder of Anticon), born in Napa, Idaho

Person of interestJohn Cena

1977-04-23 John Cena, American professional wrestler, rapper and actor (The Marine), born in West Newbury, Massachusetts

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

Person of interestKanye West

1977-06-08 Kanye West, American rapper and record producer, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Rapper Kanye West
Kanye West
  • 1977-07-05 Royce Da 5'9" [Ryan Daniel Montgomery], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1977-08-27 Mase, American rapper
  • 1977-09-09 Soulja Slim, American rapper, born in Magnolia Projects, New Orleans (d. 2003)
  • 1977-09-11 Ludacris [Christopher Bridges], American rapper and actor (Back for the First Time, Fast and Furious), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1977-09-12 2 Chainz [Tauheed Epps], American rapper, born in College Park, Georgia
  • 1977-09-28 Young Jeezy, American Rapper
  • 1977-10-12 Jay Jenkins, American rapper also known as "Young Jeezy", born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1977-11-14 Obie Trice, American rapper
  • 1977-11-18 Fabolous [John David Jackson], American rapper (From Nothin' to Somethin'), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • 1977-12-04 Big Pokey [Milton Powell], American rapper (Screwed Up Click), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1977-12-20 Saukrates, Canadian rapper, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1978-02-19 Immortal Technique, American rapper
  • 1978-03-31 Tony Yayo, American rapper
  • 1978-06-15 RoRo, [Romell Chapman], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1978-06-23 Memphis Bleek, American rapper
  • 1978-08-30 Swizz Beatz, American rapper/producer
  • 1978-09-07 G[eneral] A[ustin], American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 1978-09-28 Bushido, German rapper
  • 1978-10-19 Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978-11-10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-12-03 Trina, American rapper
  • 1978-12-16 Kaine, American rapper (Ying Yang Twins)
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-10 Chris H. E. Smith [Daddy Mack], American rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-01-15 Young Dro [D'Juan Hart], American rapper (Shoulder Lean), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-01-19 Wiley, English Rapper (Grime), born in Bow, London
  • 1979-01-21 Spider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
  • 1979-02-16 Eric Mun, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
  • 1979-02-19 Mariska [Anna Maria Rahikainen], Finnish rapper, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1979-02-23 D-Roc [D'Angelo Holmes], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-03-09 Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1979-07-24 Stat Quo, American rapper
  • 1979-09-06 Foxy Brown [Inga Marchand], Trinidadian-American rapper (Ill Na Na, Broken Silence), born in NYC, New York
  • 1979-09-23 Red, rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-11-13 Subliminal [Ya'akov Shimoni], Israeli rapper and producer, born in Tel Aviv
  • 1979-11-28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki ], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1979-11-29 Jayceon "The Game" Taylor, American rapper, born in Compton, California
  • 1980-02-02 Gucci Mane, African-American rapper
  • 1980-04-05 Lee Jae Won, South Korean actor, singer, and rapper
  • 1980-04-09 Clueso, German singer, rapper, songwriter and producer, born in Erfurt, Germany
  • 1980-06-26 Sinik [Thomas Idir], French singer and rapper (Six o Nine (6-0-9)), born in Paris
  • 1980-07-25 Diam's [Mélanie Georgiades], French rapper, born in Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 1980-08-19 Jun Jin, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)
  • 1980-08-31 Joe Budden, American rapper
  • 1980-09-03 The B.G., American rapper
  • 1980-09-25 T.I. [Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.], American rapper and actor (Bring Em Out, Dead and Gone), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Person of interestNick Cannon

1980-10-08 Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Diego, California

Actor & Rapper Nick Cannon
Actor & Rapper
Nick Cannon
  • 1981-01-06 Mike Jones, American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1981-01-15 Pitbull [Armando Christian Perez], American rapper, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1981-03-11 Paul Wall, American rapper
  • 1981-03-15 Young Buck, American rapper
  • 1981-03-16 Danny Brown [Daniel Sewell], American rapper, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1981-03-22 Mims [Shawn Mims], American rapper (This Is Why I'm Hot), born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1981-08-31 40 Cal, American rapper

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