Rapper turned pastor who rose to fame in the late 90s for his popular chart topping hits such as "Looking at Me," "Feel So Good, and "What You Want." He has collaborated with known artists such as P Diddy, 50 Cent, G-Unit and Kanye West, among others.
He rose to fame from his first solo LP Harlem World, which went multi-platinum and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Pop and R&B charts in 1997.
He left the music world to pursue ministry and came back five years later with his third LP Welcome Back.
He was born Mason Durell Betha, but is more commonly known under his stage name Ma$e. His first love growing up was basketball and he got a scholarship to State University of New York.
He was signed to P. Diddy's label Bad Boy Records for 16 years.