Pete Rock

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Birthday
21, 1970
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

Rapper, DJ and music producer whose 1990s music duo, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, received great critical acclaim.

Before Fame

He was born to Jamaican immigrants and grew up in The Bronx and in Mount Vernon, New York with his six siblings.

Trivia

His real name is Peter Phillips; Pete Rock is his stage name, and his music business nicknames include Soul Brother #1 and The Chocolate Boy Wonder.

Family Life

His younger brother, Grap Luva, also became a rapper, as did his cousin, Heavy D.

Associated With

He and J Dilla are two of the best known East Coast producers of hip hop music.