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Born Reggie Noble in Newark, New Jersey, Redman made his rapping debut on the EPMD songs Hardcore and Brothers on my Jock. Redman's 1992 Def Jam debut Whut? Thee Album broke into the US Top 50, and has since achieved gold status in the United States. In 1993, prominent hip-hop magazine The Source named Redman Rap Artist of the Year.

Redman's solo career continued throughout the remainder of the decade, with each of his albums selling at least half a million copies. On top of this, he has also collaborated with rapper Keith Murray and producer Eric Sermon (EPMD) for the 1998 album El Nino, and with rapper Method Man (Wu-Tang Clan) for the 1999 album Blackout.

In 2000, Redman provided guest vocals on The Offspring's album Original Prankster.

In 2001, Redman costarred with Method Man in the film How High, as well as contributing music for the soundtrack.

In 2004, Redman reunited with Method Man in an acting capacity for the primetime fox sitcom Method & Red.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Redman Facts

Birth NameReggie Noble
OccupationActor, Musician
BirthdayApril 17, 1970 (53)
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA
Height6' 1½" (1m87)  How tall is Redman compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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