|Cormega Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Year of Birth||1970|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Cormega is an American rapper and songwriter who first attracted the public’s attention when he was shouted out by Nas on his song One Love, from Nas’ critically acclaimed 1994 debut studio album Illmatic. Although the album was released when Cormega was in prison, it helped him start his career. Cormega has released several albums, extended plays, and tracks like The True Meaning, Born and Raised, Mega Philosophy, The Realness, The Testament, Mega, Who Am I?, Legal Hustle, Raw Forever, You Don’t Want It, The Come Up (ft. Large Professor), One Love, Dangerous (ft. Unda P. and Vybz Kartel), Fresh (ft. Red Alert, PMD, Grand Puba, KRS-One, and Big Daddy Kane), Dirty Game, Guns and Butter (ft. Gunplay), Built for This, and Get Out My Way.
He was born in 1970.
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
East Coast hip hop
Aura, Legal Hustle, Infamous, Def Jam Recordings
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $3 Million.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Often sports a goatee
- He grew up in Queens, New York.
- On July 24, 2001, Cormega released his debut studio album The Realness and Matt Conaway of AllMusic stated that the album paints Cormega as “one of the most promising thug poets to emerge in quite sometime”.
- The album, The Realness, included songs like American Beauty, Get Out My Way, R U My Nigga?, Rap’s a Hustle, They Forced My Hand (ft. Tragedy Khadafi), Fallen Soldiers, The Saga, and Glory Days and it peaked at #4 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart, at #24 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #111 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Cormega’s 2nd studio album titled The True Meaning was released on June 25, 2002, and it peaked at #5 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart, at #25 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard), and at #95 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album also won Source Magazine‘s “Underground Album of the Year” award.
- His 5th studio album Mega Philosophy was released on July 22, 2014, and it features guest appearances from Styles P, Black Rob, Maya Azucena, Redman, Raekwon, and others. It peaked at #30 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- On December 26, 2018, he released his first EP Mega.
- Some of Cormega’s childhood friends were rappers Nas, Havoc, and Capone.
- Many of his friends and family have been killed by violence and that has been a frequent theme of his music.
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