|Devin the Dude Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 4, 1970|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Devin the Dude is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer whose discography consists of several albums, extended plays, and tracks such as The Dude, Just Tryin’ ta Live, To tha X-Treme, Waitin’ to Inhale, Landing Gear, Gotta Be Me, Suite 420, One for the Road, Acoustic Levitation, Still Rollin’ Up: Somethin’ to Ride With, Soulful Distance, Seriously Trippin’, and What a Job (ft. Snoop Dogg and Andre 3000). Moreover, Devin the Dude has also been a part of the hip-hop trio Coughee Brothaz (formerly known as the Odd Squad).
Devin the Dude
Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, United States
Houston, Texas, United States
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer
- Siblings – He has many brothers and sisters.
Devin the Dude has been managed by Rico Allen.
Coughee, Real Talk, E1, Razor & Tie, Asylum Records, Atlantic, Interscope Records, Rap-a-Lot
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $3 Million.
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Unique rapping style
- Usually sports a goatee
Devin the Dude Facts
- He was in 4th grade when he shifted to Texas.
- When he was in 7th grade, he smoked marijuana for the first time at a skating rink.
- During his teen years, Devin the Dude got inclined towards breakdancing and joined many dance crews until he began rapping, which eventually became his main interest.
- He met Rob Quest, a blind rapper and record producer, and Jugg Mugg after graduating high school and they formed the group called the Odd Squad (later known as Coughee Brothaz).
- With Coughee Brothaz, Devin the Dude released the group’s debut studio album titled Fadanuf Fa Erybody!! on February 1, 1994, and it includes songs like Here to Say a Lil’ Somethin’, Putcha Lips, I Can’t See It, Long Time Comin’, and Jazz Rendition. The album peaked at #66 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
- Devin the Dude was a member of Facemob, a hip-hop group put together by rapper Scarface.
- Facemob released its debut studio album The Other Side of the Law on August 13, 1996, via Rap-A-Lot Records and it peaked at #6 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #51 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- On June 16, 1998, Devin the Dude released his debut solo studio album titled The Dude through Rap-A-Lot Records and it peaked at #5 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, at #27 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #177 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- His 4th solo album Waitin’ to Inhale was released on March 20, 2007, and it features guest appearances from artists like André 3000, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, and Bun B. The album peaked at #9 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #30 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Devin the Dude decided not to renew his contract with Houston-based Rap-A-Lot Records in 2008 and thus ended his 15-year relationship with the record label.
- In 2010, he made his acting debut in the independent film Self Helpless.
- Although he has achieved critical success, he has not achieved mainstream success and has been called “Rap’s best-kept secret” and “Your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper”. additionally, The New York Times has called him “A brilliant oddball with a spaced-out flow.”
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