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Kelvin Mercer

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17, 1969
The Bronx, NY
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17, 1969 (age 51)
The Bronx, NY


One-third of hip hop trio De La Soul; he is also known by his aliases, Posdnuos or Pos, Plug One, Mercenary, or P-Pain.

Before Fame

He was childhood friends with future bandmate David Jude Jolicoeur; he and Vincent Lamont Mason Jr.  met while they were students at Amityville High School in Long Island.


He was known for employing sharp wit and double entendres within his lyrics; he joined the Spitkicker collective.

Family Life

His family was residing in the Bronx, New York, when he was born; they raised him in East Massapequa, New York; his father was fan of jazz.

Associated With

He created an official remix of Of the Soul by Mac Miller in 2011.