Cassidy (Rapper) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Cassidy Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthJuly 7, 1982
Zodiac SignCancer
GirlfriendReggae Ratchet

Cassidy is an American rapper and actor known for releasing popular albums like Split PersonalityI’m a Hustla, and B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story. He has done endorsement work for popular brands like Diet Coke, Sony, and BlackBerry. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 300k followers on Instagram and more than 300k followers on Twitter. His self-titled YouTube channel has more than 50k subscribers.

Born Name

Barry Adrian Reese

Nick Name

Cassidy, The Hustler

Cassidy in an Instagram selfie in January 2018
Cassidy in an Instagram selfie in January 2018 (Cassidy / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

Education

He attended Central High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Occupation

Actor, Rapper, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Cassidy’s personal team handles his representation work.

Genre

Hip-hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Twenty Two Recordings
  • Ruff Ryders Entertainment
  • E1 Music
  • Full Surface
  • J Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Barry Reese has dated –

  1. Kat Stacks – Cassidy reportedly had a fling with the hip-hop groupie Kat Stacks in the past. The fling was confirmed by Stacks, who also hinted that Cassidy has AIDS.
  2. Reggae Ratchet – As per his Instagram feed, Cassidy seems to be in a relationship with a music artist named Reggae Ratchet. He often posts pictures of them together with captions such as “Power Couple” and “Family”.
Cassidy and Reggae Ratchet as seen in April 2018
Cassidy and Reggae Ratchet as seen in April 2018 (Cassidy / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often wears a baseball cap
  • Loves wearing thick chains and shiny jewelry

Brand Endorsements

Barry Reese has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Bates Hat
  • Diet Coke
  • Sony
  • BlackBerry
  • Ermenegildo Zegna

In 2007, he was made the brand ambassador of Lot 29‘s fall clothing line.

Also, after he remade Psy’s Gangnam Style as a single with the title, C*#dom Style in 2012, he was handed a lucrative endorsement deal with the popular c*#dom brand, Trojan.

Religion

He is a devout Christian and often credits his close relationship with God for getting him through tough times.

Cassidy as seen in December 2017
Cassidy as seen in December 2017 (Cassidy / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • The commercial success of his studio album, I’m a Hustla, which sold around 93k copies within the first week and managed to reach the 5th position on US Billboard 200.
  • The popularity of his third studio album, B.A.R.S. The Barry Adrian Reese Story, which was ranked as the 10th most anticipated album of 2007 by XXL Magazine. The album peaked at the 2nd spot on the U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums chart.

First Album

In March 2004, he released his debut studio album, Split Personality. The album was an immense success, selling over 118k records in the 1st week and earning ‘gold’ certification after having crossed 500k sales in the US.

First Film

In 2007, he made his theatrical film debut in the crime drama movie, American Gangster. However, his appearance wasn’t credited in the movie.

His first credited film appearance came in the action comedy film, Next Day Air, which was released in May 2009.

First TV Show

In 2005, he made his first TV show appearance in Orlando Jones episode of the comedy TV series, Wild ‘N Out.

Personal Trainer

His workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Cassidy Favorite Things

SourceHip-Hop Wired, AXS
Cassidy signing his name in May 2005
Cassidy signing his name in May 2005 (Timothy M. Moore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Cassidy Facts

  1. While growing up, he had no intentions to become a rapper. He started rapping with his cousins as a hobby.
  2. In 2013, he got into a very public feud with rapper Meek Mill after having accused Meek of being responsible for the death of one of his colleagues. He also dissed him in his song Catch Fire.
  3. In April 2005, Cassidy and two of his colleagues opened fire on 3 unarmed men after an argument at West Oak Lane neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia. One of them named Desmond Hawkins died due to a gunshot in the back and his two other friends had to be admitted to hospital.
  4. In June 2005, an arrest warrant was issued against Cassidy as he was charged with aggravated assault, murder, and an attempted murder amongst other criminal charges. He surrendered to the police about a week after the issuing of an arrest warrant. He was eventually convicted of possession of a weapon that was used for crime, 2 counts of aggravated assault, and involuntary manslaughter.
  5. In March 2006, he was released from Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania after having served 8 months in prison.
  6. In October 2006, he was involved in a serious accident as the SUV he was traveling in collided with a commercial truck. He had suffered a fractured skull and also broke several bones on the left side of his face.
  7. In November 2017, he was arrested in Jersey City after the cops found a bag of weed, a grinder, and a joint in his parked van. He was eventually charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and pot possession.
  8. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SoundCloud, YouTube, and MySpace.

Featured Image by Cassidy / Instagram

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