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Grand Daddy I.U. Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Grand Daddy I.U. Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth August 23, 1968
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Grand Daddy I.U. is an American rapper and songwriter known as one of the artists who were active during the golden age of hip-hop. Over the years, he has released albums and tracks like Represent, Smooth AssassinLead PipeSugar Free, Stick to the ScriptP.I.M.P. (Paper Is My Priority)Something New, Stay Fly (with Shawn Haynes and Monsta Mook), This Is A RecordingDon’t Stress Me, Pick Up The PaceAll About Money, and I Be Thuggin’.

Name

Ayub Bey

Other Name

Grand Daddy I.U.

Grand Daddy I.U. as seen at 2016 Juice Crew Reunion (BB Kings NYC)
Grand Daddy I.U. as seen at the 2016 Juice Crew Reunion (BB Kings NYC) (fuseboxradio / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.5)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Queens, New York City, New York, United States

Residence

Hempstead, Long Island, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter

Family

  • Siblings – Kay Cee (Brother)

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Steady Flow Records, Cold Chillin’/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records, Cold Chillin’/Epic/SME Records

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Grand Daddy I.U. (Right) as seen while posing for a picture alongside DJ Chuck Chillout in August 2019
Grand Daddy I.U. (Right) as seen while posing for a picture alongside DJ Chuck Chillout in August 2019 (Grand Daddy I.U. / Instagram)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High-end tailored attire
  • Appearing in public wearing a suit and tie

Grand Daddy I.U. Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Hempstead, Long Island.
  2. It was his brother Kay Cee who encouraged him to start performing.
  3. In 1989, Grand Daddy I.U. was signed to the label Cold Chillin’ Records after he recorded a demo tape and gave it to late rapper and record producer Biz Markie.
  4. On September 14, 1990, Grand Daddy I.U. released his debut studio album Smooth Assassin through Cold Chillin’ Records. It consists of songs like The U Is SmoothGirl in the Mall, Mass DestructionDominosPick Up the PaceKay Cee Is NastyBehind Bars, Sugar Free (ft. Mary Brown), and Nobody Move.
  5. His 2nd studio album Lead Pipe was released on June 21, 1994, via Cold Chillin’/Epic Street and its tracklist includes songs such as Dead Men Don’t Talk, Low KeyI Can Do DatDon’t Stress MeTake It From Da TopTime to DieRepresent, and As I Flow On. The album was a commercial failure and peaked at #88 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart.
  6. Grand Daddy I.U. has done ghostwriting and production work for Biz Markie and Roxanne Shanté.

Featured Image by fuseboxradio / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.5

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