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Young MC

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Birthday
10, 1967
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Rapper who entered the pop culture zeitgeist with his 1989 hit "Bust a Move," which topped the charts in Canada and Australia. The song earned him a Grammy for Best Rap Performance.

Before Fame

He moved from England to Queens, New York when he was eight years old. He attended Hunter College High School in Manhattan.

Trivia

He appeared as himself performing "Bust a Move" in the Oscar-nominated 2009 film Up in the Air.

Family Life

His real name is Marvin Young. His parents were Jamaican immigrants.

Associated With

His song for "Bust a Move" features Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, who also appears in the music video.