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Cormega Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Cormega Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 kg
Year of Birth 1970
Hair Color Black
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 RaisedMega PhilosophyThe RealnessThe TestamentMegaWho Am I?Legal HustleRaw ForeverYou 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.

Born Name

Cory McKay

Nick Name

Cormega

Cormega as seen after performing live at Ultra Lounge 103 in Orono, Maine in 2008
Cormega as seen after performing live at Ultra Lounge 103 in Orono, Maine in 2008 (Rowdytuckah / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Age

He was born in 1970.

Born Place

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter

Genre

East Coast hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Aura, Legal Hustle, Infamous, Def Jam Recordings

Net Worth

According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $3 Million.

Build

Slim

Cormega (Left) and designer Jeff Hamilton in 2021
Cormega (Left) and designer Jeff Hamilton in 2021 (Cormega / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Often sports a goatee

Cormega (Right) and musician the Alchemist in August 2021
Cormega (Right) and musician the Alchemist in August 2021 (Cormega / Instagram)

Cormega Facts

  1. He grew up in Queens, New York.
  2. 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”.
  3. The album, The Realness, included songs like American BeautyGet Out My WayR U My Nigga?Rap’s a Hustle, They Forced My Hand (ft. Tragedy Khadafi), Fallen SoldiersThe 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. On December 26, 2018, he released his first EP Mega.
  7. Some of Cormega’s childhood friends were rappers Nas, Havoc, and Capone.
  8. Many of his friends and family have been killed by violence and that has been a frequent theme of his music.

Featured Image by Rowdytuckah / English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 2.5

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