tobyMac

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Fairfax, VA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1964 (age 53)
Birthplace
Fairfax, VA

About

Born Kevin Michael McKeehan, he pioneered Christian rap as a member of DC Talk and received a Grammy Award for Alive and Transported, his 2009 album.

Before Fame

He formed the band DC Talk with Michael Tait in 1987 and they later co-wrote "Let's Roll," a song about the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Trivia

His 2007 album Portable Sounds sold 50,645 copies in its first week, hit #1 on the SoundScan Contemporary Christian Overall chart, and received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.

Family Life

He married Amanda Levy in 1994. They raised five children: Truett, born September 4, 1998; twins Moses and Marlee, adopted 2002; Leo, born November 2, 2004; and Judah, born March 24, 2006.

Associated With

He released his first Christmas album, Christmas in Diverse City, on October 4, 2011. Owl City's Adam Young appeared as a guest singer.