Rapper and urban minister best known under the stage name Ma$e. His third album "Welcome Back" debuted at #4 on the charts in 2004. He appeared in the 2017 Netflix movie Sandy Wexler as himself.
He was born Mason Drell Betha. He had a rough upbringing, with eight of his ten childhood friends getting murdered and the other two ending up in prison.
He was a rapper with the stagename Ma$e before he became a motivational speaker.
He married Twyla Betha in August 2001. They had one child together before separating in 2012 and divorcing in 2014.
He was signed under Sean Diddy Combs' label.