|Canibus Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1974|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Canibus is an American rapper who has released the solo studio albums Can-I-Bus (1998), 2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus) (2000), C! True Hollywood Stories (2001), Mic Club: The Curriculum (2002), Rip the Jacker (2003), Mind Control (2005), Hip-Hop for Sale (2005), For Whom the Beat Tolls (2007), Melatonin Magik (2010), C of Tranquility (2010), Lyrical Law (2011), Fait Accompli (2014), Time Flys, Life Dies… Phoenix Rise (2015), and Kaiju (2021). Renowned for his exceptional ability to freestyle, About.com (an American digital media company now known as Dotdash) had ranked him at number 32 on their list of the ‘Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)’. In 2012, The Source (an American hip hop and entertainment website, and a magazine that publishes annually or semiannually) had ranked him number 44 on their list of the ‘Top 50 Lyricists of All Time’.
Canibus, Bus, Rip The Jacker
Kingston, Surrey County, Jamaica
Canibus had graduated from high school in 1992. After spending a couple of years working for AT&T Corporation and the U.S. Department of Justice, his interest in computers and the Internet had led him to study computer science at DeKalb College (now known as Perimeter College), a constituent college of the Georgia State University, a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Father – Alvadon Basil Williams (Former Professional Cricketer for Jamaica and the West Indies) (d. October 2015)
- Mother – Patricia Williams
- Siblings – Basil Williams (Brother)
- Others – Gabrielle Williams (Younger Half-Sister)
Hip Hop, Rap, East Coast Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop
- RBC Records
- Universal Records
- Archives Music
- Babygrande Records
- Gladiator Music
- Tommy Boy Records
- Koch Entertainment
- War Lab
- Mic Club
- Interdependent Media
- Reverse Polarity Studios
- That’s Hip Hop Music
- Think Differently Music/Proverbs Music Inc.
- Head Trauma
- First Kut
- Sound Records and Entertainment
Canibus’ net worth had been $200,000 according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Canibus has dated –
- Karrine Steffans (2000)
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Afro-Jamaican descent.
- Toned physique
- Clean-shaven look
- Has tattoos on both his arms
- Growing up in Jamaica, Canibus had developed an interest in both beatboxing and break dancing even though he has often stated that he was an introvert as a child.
- After the divorce of his parents, before he had become a teenager, he and his mother had emigrated to the United States. Due to the nature of his mother’s work, they were forced to move around frequently and had lived in several places including The Bronx; Newark; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Miami; Buffalo; and London.
- After his high school graduation in 1992, he had spent a year working for AT&T Corporation, the subsidiary of AT&T Inc. that provides voice, video, data, and Internet services. Thereafter, he had spent another year working as a data analyst for the U.S. Department of Justice.
- In 2002, he had signed up to join the United States Army and had served in Iraq, even being a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he had been discharged from his duties after he was caught smoking cannabis. A year later, in an interview, he had stated that he had joined the army because he had wanted to redefine himself.
Featured Image by Canibus / Instagram
He is Jamaican