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Grand Puba Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Grand Puba Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 95 kg
Date of Birth March 4, 1966
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Grand Puba is an American rapper, emcee, and actor who is best known as one of the members of the hip hop group Brand Nubian, alongside other artists including Lord Jamar, Sadat X, DJ Alamo, DJ Sincere, and DJ Stud Doogie. Formed in 1989, the group has released multiple albums and tracks like One for All, Everything Is EverythingIn God We Trust, Foundation, Young Son, Time’s Runnin’ OutFire in the HoleWho Wanna Be a Star? (It’s Brand Nu Baby!)The ReturnDon’t Let it Go to Your HeadWalking on a CloudLet’s DanceA Child is BornHold OnLove Me or Leave Me AloneAllah U AkbarWake UpPunks Jump Up to Get Beat Down, and All For One. Apart from that, Grand Puba has also worked as a solo artist and has released various albums such as Understand This2000Black from the FutureReel to Reel, and Retroactive.

Born Name

Maxwell Dixon

Other Names

Grand Puba, Grand Puba Maxwell, Grand P

Grand Puba as seen while taking a selfie in November 2020
Grand Puba as seen while taking a selfie in November 2020 (Grand Puba / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Emcee, Actor

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

4th & B’way Records/Island Records, Elektra Records, Arista, Koch, Babygrande Records

Build

Large

From Left to Right - Grand Puba, DJ KaySlay, and Lord Jamar Allah in an Instagram post in December 2020
From Left to Right – Grand Puba, DJ KaySlay, and Lord Jamar Allah in an Instagram post in December 2020 (Grand Puba / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

95 kg or 209.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Grand Puba has dated –

  1. Mary J. Blige – He was romantically involved with singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor Mary J. Blige in the past.

Note – He has 7 children.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Grand Puba in November 2020
Grand Puba in November 2020 (Grand Puba / Instagram)

Grand Puba Facts

  1. In 1984, he made his debut as “Grand Puba Maxwell” with the group called Masters of Ceremony.
  2. With Brand Nubian, Grand Puba released the group’s debut studio album One for All on December 4, 1990, via Elektra Records and it gained acclaim for its politically charged and socially conscious content. It peaked at #34 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #130 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  3. On October 20, 1992, he released his debut solo studio album titled Reel to Reel through Elektra Records and it includes songs like Check Tha ResumeCheck It Out (ft. Mary J. Blige), That’s How We Move It360° (What Goes Around)Big Kids Don’t PlayYa Know How It GoesBaby What’s Your Name?Honey Don’t Front, and Back It Up. The album peaked at #14 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #28 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  4. Grand Puba’s 2nd solo studio album named 2000 was released on June 20, 1995, and it consists of songs like I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)2000Amazing, and A Little of This. The album peaked at #5 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #48 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Featured Image by Grand Puba / Instagram

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