|Ras Kass Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||September 25, 1973|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Ras Kass is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor who is known as a member of the hip hop supergroup The HRSMN, along with Canibus, Killah Priest, and Kurupt. The HRSMN has released albums and extended plays like The Horsemen Project, Historic EP, and The Last Ride. In addition to that, Ras Kass has been a member of the group named Golden State Warriors, along with Xzibit and Saafir. Over the years, he has also worked on multiple albums, tracks, and mixtapes including Soul on Ice, I’m Not Clearing Shxt, A.D.I.D.A.S., Barmaggedon, Soul on Ice 2, Rasassination, Intellectual Property, Breakfast at Banksy’s (with Jack Splash as Semi Hendrix), Sushi, Eat or Die, Quarterly, The Endangered Lyricist, The Endangered Lyricist Vol. 2, The Endangered Lyricist Vol. 3, Blasphemy (with Apollo Brown), Institutionalized, Institutionalized Volume 2, Barmageddon 2.0, Refresher Course, Year End Closeout, Anything Goes, Ghetto Fabulous (ft. Dr. Dre and Mack-10), and Golden Child II. Pitchfork Media has called Ras Kass “one of the best rappers of all time.”
John R. Austin IV
Ras Kass, The Waterproof Emcee, Razzy
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor
- Others – Barima “Bleu DaVinci” McKnight (Cousin) (Artist)
5ive7even, Cre8yte, Blackhouse Records, Mello, Re-Up, Babygrande Records, Capitol, Priority Records, Virgin Records, Patchwerk, Zoo Life, Maverick
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ras Kass has dated –
- Teedra Moses – He had twin sons (Ras and Taj) with Teedra Moses, an R&B and soul singer, in 1996.
Race / Ethnicity
Ras Kass Facts
- He spent his childhood years growing up in Carson, California.
- On September 17, 1996, Ras Kass released his debut album titled Soul on Ice and it included songs like Anything Goes, On Earth as It Is…, Nature of the Threat, The Evil That Man Do, Miami Life, Sonset, and Drama (ft. Coolio). The album peaked at #35 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #169 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Ras Kass appeared as himself in the 1997 documentary film Rhyme & Reason.
- In 1998, he was cast as himself in the crime comedy film I Got the Hook-Up, starring Anthony Johnson, Master P, Ice Cube, and C-Murder.
- His 2nd album Rasassination was released on September 22, 1998, via PatchWerk and it consists of tracks like Ghetto Fabulous (ft. Dr. Dre and Mack 10), It Is What It Is (ft. Jazze Pha), Get At Me, Wild Pitch (ft. Xzibit, Jah Skillz, and Phil da Agony), The End (ft. RZA), and H2O Proof (ft. Saafir). The album peaked at #11 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #63 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- Ras Kass was ranked at #30 on the “Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)” list curated by About.com.
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