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Esham Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Esham Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth September 20, 1973
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Esham is an American rapper, lyricist, and producer who has referred to his music style as “acid rap”. He started his musical pursuits at a young age and became one of the first rappers to receive attention in Detroit. His discography includes albums, extended plays, and mixtapes like Boomin’ Words from Hell, KKKill the FetusClosed Casket, Judgement DayDead Flowerz, Suspended AnimationRepentance, Mail DominanceDead of Winter, Sacrificial LambzDichotomy, TonguesI Ain’t Cha Homey, She Loves Me, She Loves Me NotScribbleHellaween: Pure HorrorThe Butcher ShopHomey Don’t PlayBath SaltsEverybody Wants To Go To HeavenTrust No OneSilence Of The Hams, and Sunshine.

Born Name

Esham Attica Smith

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

Long Island, New York, United States


Detroit, Michigan, United States





Esham studied at Osborn High School located in Northeast Detroit. In high school, he studied piano, guitar, and trombone.


Rapper, Lyricist, Producer


  • Siblings – James H. Smith (Older Brother)


Horrorcore, Rap Rock


Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Trombone


Reel Life Productions, Psychopathic Records




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


80 kg or 176.5 lbs

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Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Music that incorporates elements of rock music
  • Lyrics that are usually focused on themes such as death, drug use, evil, paranoia, and the devil

Esham Facts

  1. Growing up, he used to live with his mother in the Seven Mile neighborhood on the East side of Detroit, Michigan.
  2. Esham lived with his grandmother in New York during the summers.
  3. During his younger years, he listened to artists like Sugar Hill Gang, Run-DMC, Ozzy Osbourne, and Kiss.
  4. It was his older brother who encouraged him to seriously pursue a career in hip hop. Talking about his brother, Esham has said, “He felt like I had a dope flow, and he thought I could bring something new to the game, just coming from the city of Detroit. Back then, it wasn’t really a [rap] music scene in Detroit. Everybody was just imitating what everybody else was doing.”
  5. Esham met rapper Champtown, also an aspiring rapper at the time, in the 2nd grade. They performed together at open mic events and were once forced to rap for a drug dealer at gunpoint.
  6. In 1989, Esham released his debut album Boomin’ Words from Hell at the age of 16. Rap Reviews reviewer John-Michael Bond wrote that “the fully realized darkness that surrounds both soundtrack and verses on Boomin Words… stands as a stark reminder that just because someone’s a kid doesn’t mean he can’t have anything to say.”
  7. Alongside his brother James H. Smith, he co-founded the independent record label Reel Life Productions in 1990.
  8. On June 19, 2001, he released his 8th studio album Tongues and it includes songs like Walkin on da FlatlineI’m DeadPoetryChemical ImbalanceEveryoneGodSo Selfish, and Crash & Burn. The album peaked at #7 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart, at #14 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #46 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
  9. Esham has served as an influencer for artists like Eminem and Insane Clown Posse.

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