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People from Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA:

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40 Cal

Real/Birth Name:
Calvin Alan Byrd
Also Known As:
40 Cal.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member The Diplomats. Album Broken Safety

Angela Bassett

Real/Birth Name:
Angela Evelyn Bassett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Older than Courtney B. Vance by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies What's Love Got to Do with It, Malcolm X, Panther, The Rosa Parks Story, Boyz n the Hood, How Stella Got Her Groove Back. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 20 March 2008.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

ASAP Ferg

Real/Birth Name:
Darold D. Brown Ferguson Jr.
Also Known As:
A$AP Ferg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
30, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Trap Lord, Always Strive and Prosper

ASAP Rocky

Real/Birth Name:
Rakim Mayers
Also Known As:
A$AP Rocky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of A$AP Mob. Movie Dope

Azealia Banks

Real/Birth Name:
Azealia Amanda Banks
Also Known As:
Miss Bank$
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
27
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album 212

Billie Holiday

Real/Birth Name:
Eleanora Fagan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000. Blues Hall of Fame 1991. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1961. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1979. National Women's Hall of Fame 2011. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2004. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1540 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 7 April 1986.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Black Rob

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Ross
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Life Story. Jailed for robbery of jewelry in a hotel. Song Whoa!

Cam'ron

Real/Birth Name:
Cameron Giles
Also Known As:
Cam'Ron
Killa Cam
Killa Kam
Flea
Nickname(s):
Cam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Albums Diplomats, Come Home with Me. Group (founder of) The Diplomats, also called Dipset. Formerly with group Children of the Corn. Movie Paid in Full

Colin Powell

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Luther Powell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced Koh-lin. Jamaincan imigrant parents, born in the US. Republican Secretary of State 2001-2005. Military experience: General, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. National Security Advisor. Bronx Walk of Fame 2001. Congressional Gold Medal 1991. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1991. Presidential Citizens Medal 1989. Liberty Medal 2002..

D.M.C.

Real/Birth Name:
Darryl Matthews McDaniels
Also Known As:
Easy D
DMC
Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Run-D.M.C.. See Run. Album Ultimate Run DMC. Adopted at age 1 month. Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of Run-D.M.C..
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of Run-D.M.C..

Dame Grease

Real/Birth Name:
Damon Blackman
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Live on Lenox Ave.

Damon Dash

Real/Birth Name:
Damon Anthony Dash
Nickname(s):
Dame
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records wi Jay-Z. Movies The Woodsman, State Property, State Property 2

DJ E-Z Rock

Real/Birth Name:
Rodney Bryce
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Death Date:
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Harlem in New York. Formerly in group Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock. Song It Takes Two. Age 46 at death.

DJ Eddie Cheeba

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Sturgis
Also Known As:
Eddie Cheeba
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

DJ Hollywood

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Holloway
Also Known As:
Wood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 25 days before his 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the original "old school" rappers, worked with DJ Eddie Cheeba. Some say he coined the term "hip-hop."

DJ Red Alert

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Crute
Also Known As:
Kool DJ Red Alert
Red Alert
Nickname(s):
Red
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 12 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New York City FM stations 98.7 KISS FM, WQHT, Power 105.1 FM. DMC Hall of Fame. Bronx Walk of Fame 2003.

DukeDaGod

Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Moore
Also Known As:
Duke Da God
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group Children of the Corn, The Diplomats. Albums More Than Music, Vol. 1, Dipset: The Eye of the Eagle

Frankie Lymon

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Lymon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers. Song Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Died of a heroin drug overdose. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 1 February 1994.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

G. Dep

Real/Birth Name:
Trevell Gerald Coleman
Also Known As:
G-Depp
G Dep
G-Dep
Dep
Nickname(s):
The Deputy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 4 days before his 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name stands for Ghetto Dependent. Album Child of the Ghetto. Songs Let's Get It, Special Delivery. Turned himself in for shooting a man 15 years earlier. Was convicted April 2012. Has also served time for robbery.

Harry Belafonte

Real/Birth Name:
Harold George Belafonte Jr.
Nickname(s):
King of Calypso
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Jamaica Farewell, Matilda, Banana Boat Song with the famous line "Day-O." Movie Islands in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1989. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011. National Medal of Arts 1994. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1972. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2005.. Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 2013. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6721 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Jae Millz

Real/Birth Name:
Jarvis Mills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Back 2 Tha Future, Zone Out Season. Song Holla at a Playa

Jim Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Guillermo Jones II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Diplomats (aka Dipset.) Albums On My Way to Church, Harlem: The Diary of a Summer, Pray IV Reign. Misdemeanor assault conviction.

Joe Budden

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Anthony Budden II
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Jersey City, New Jersey. Song Pump It Up

Juelz Santana

Real/Birth Name:
LaRon Louis James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Best known for his featured status on Cam'ron hit songs, Oh Boy, Hey Ma

Keith David

Real/Birth Name:
Keith David Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Nominated for a Tony Award. Movies Hollywood Homicide, Homeland Security, Transporter 2, The Chronicles of Riddick, Agent Cody Banks, Volcano, Platoon, The Thing (1982). TV series ER, Spawn, Gargoyles

Kurtis Blow

Real/Birth Name:
Kurtis Walker
Also Known As:
Kool DJ Kurt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A break dancer. Song The Breaks was rap with a disco beat. Album Kingdom Blow. Movie In Dark Places. A "gospel rapper". Bronx Walk of Fame 2005.

Large Professor

Real/Birth Name:
William Paul Mitchell
Also Known As:
Extra P
LP
Large P
Xtra P
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced tracks for many other rappers. Group Main Source

Lil Mama

Real/Birth Name:
Niatia Jessica Kirkland
Also Known As:
Lil' Mama
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Voice of the Young People, VYP (Voice of the Young People). Song Lip Gloss

Loon

Real/Birth Name:
Chauncey Lamont Hawkins
Also Known As:
Amir Junaid Muhadith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Loon. Movies State Property 2, Death of a Dynasty. Changed his name to Amir Junaid Muhadith after converting to Islam. Group Harlem World

Max B

Real/Birth Name:
Charly Wingate
Also Known As:
Biggaveli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formerly with group The Diplomats. Found guilty of manslaughter and conspiracy to commit robbery, June 2009. 75 year sentence.

Mix Master Ice

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Bailey
Also Known As:
DJ Ice
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group UTFO. DMC Hall of Fame.

Norman Whitfield

Real/Birth Name:
Norman Jesse Whitfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs for Motown I Heard It through the Grapevine, Cloud Nine, War, Papa Was a Rolling Stone, Car Wash. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2013.

Yaya DaCosta

Real/Birth Name:
Camara DaCosta Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
36, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series All My Children, Ugly Betty, Chicago Med, Chicago Fire. Television movie Whitney. Movie Honeydripper. Broadway play The First Breeze of Summer

Young B.

Real/Birth Name:
Bianca Dupree
Also Known As:
Young B
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Album Webstar Presents: Caught in the Web. Song Chicken Noodle Soup
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