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Ras Kass Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ras Kass Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth September 25, 1973
Zodiac Sign Libra
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 KuruptThe 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 IceI’m Not Clearing Shxt, A.D.I.D.A.S.Barmaggedon, Soul on Ice 2, RasassinationIntellectual Property, Breakfast at Banksy’s (with Jack Splash as Semi Hendrix), Sushi, Eat or DieQuarterlyThe Endangered LyricistThe Endangered Lyricist Vol. 2The Endangered Lyricist Vol. 3Blasphemy (with Apollo Brown), InstitutionalizedInstitutionalized Volume 2Barmageddon 2.0Refresher CourseYear End CloseoutAnything 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.”

Full Name

John R. Austin IV

Other Names

Ras Kass, The Waterproof Emcee, Razzy

Ras Kass in a selfie in Los Angeles, California in January 2022
Ras Kass in a selfie in Los Angeles, California in January 2022 (Ras Kass / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor

Family

  • Others – Barima “Bleu DaVinci” McKnight (Cousin) (Artist)

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

5ive7even, Cre8yte, Blackhouse Records, Mello, Re-Up, Babygrande Records, Capitol, Priority Records, Virgin Records, Patchwerk, Zoo Life, Maverick

Build

Average

Ras Kass posing for a picture with Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris, France in November 2021
Ras Kass posing for a picture with Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris, France in November 2021 (Ras Kass / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ras Kass has dated –

  1. Teedra Moses – He had twin sons (Ras and Taj) with Teedra Moses, an R&B and soul singer, in 1996.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Pierced ears

Ras Kass as seen while taking a selfie in Istanbul, Turkey in October 2021
Ras Kass as seen while taking a selfie in Istanbul, Turkey in October 2021 (Ras Kass / Instagram)

Ras Kass Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Carson, California.
  2. On September 17, 1996, Ras Kass released his debut album titled Soul on Ice and it included songs like Anything GoesOn Earth as It Is…Nature of the ThreatThe Evil That Man DoMiami LifeSonset, 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.
  3. Ras Kass appeared as himself in the 1997 documentary film Rhyme & Reason.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Ras Kass was ranked at #30 on the “Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)” list curated by About.com.

Featured Image by Ras Kass / Instagram

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