Ras Kass

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Birthday
26, 1973
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Rapper best known as a member of the group The HRSMN, he is a member of the Golden State Warriors and was named one of the top 50 MCs of our time by About.com.

Before Fame

In 1996, he released his debut album Soul on Ice followed by his second, Rasassination which featured artists like Twista and Dr. Dre.

Trivia

During the production of his fourth album Goldyn Chyld, he was jailed for drunk driving, inspiring him to produce his mixtapes Institutionalized I & II.

Family Life

His real name is John Austin IV. In 1996, he and Teedra Moses gave birth to twin sons named Ras and Taj.

Associated With

His LP Barmaggedon features Kendrick Lamar and Talib Kweli.