Name: Da Brat
Occupation: Rapper
Gender: Female
Height: 165 cm
Birth Day: April 14, 1974
Age: 50
Birth Place: Joliet - Illinois
Zodiac Sign: Aries

Da Brat

Da Brat was born on 14 April 1974(50 years old) in Illinois. Da Brat is Rapper, Zodiac sign - Aries. More detail about Da Brat given below.

About Da Brat

Funkdafied was the first female solo rapper to have a platinum-selling album. She went on to work with musicians such as Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne. She began co-hosting the Rickey Smiley Morning Show in 2015.

Shawntae Harris, better known by her stage name Da Brat, is an American rapper. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, she began her career in 1992, the year she signed with So So Def Records. Her debut album Funkdafied sold one million copies, making her the first female solo rap act to receive a platinum certification, and the second overall female rap act after Salt-N-Pepa. Throughout her career, she has earned two top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, "Funkdafied" and "Not Tonight", the latter with Lil' Kim, Lisa Lopes, Missy Elliott and Angie Martinez. Brat has also had commercial success with other songs including "I Think They Like Me", a remix of Mariah Carey's "Loverboy" and "In Love wit Chu". Brat has received two Grammy Award nominations.

Years active1992–present
EducationKenwood Academy
Spouse(s)Jesseca Dupart (m. 2022)
BornShawntae Harris, April 14, 1974, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
RelativesLisaRaye McCoy (half-sister)
OccupationRapper, actress


In 1994, she was the first musical guest on the popular Nickelodeon sketch show All That

Da Brat before fame

She was born Shawntae Harris and spent her high school years playing basketball and running track.

Achievement of Da Brat

She made her debut as a musical guest on the iconic Nickelodeon sketch show All That in 1994.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$100 Thousand

Da Brat family life

She was romantically linked to Allen Iverson and Andre 3000 at various stages in her life.

Associations of Da Brat

Missy Elliot's top five single "Sock It 2 Me" included her.

Da Brat Height, Weight & Physique Measurements

Weight in kg - N/A
Height 165 cm
Eye Color N/A
Hair Color N/A

Facts about Da Brat

  • Why did she have such a pseudonym?
  • The term u2018Bratu2019 means a u2018naughty kidu2019. Da Brat was given such a stage name as her image was of a spoilt young girl, a nice female hooligan.
  • Da Brat has been charged several times for aggressive behavior and insult of people.
  • Da Brat has collaborated with Tyrese, Kris Kross and Bow Wow.
  • Who was the first producer of Shawntae?
  • His name is Jermaine Dupri. He offered he a deal with the company called u2018So So Defu2019. It was he who created her image which was based on imitating the style of Snoop Dog.
  • Was she a successful student when she was at school?
  • Da Brat was included in the number of the so-called u2018at risk studentsu2019. This category of pupils are unsuccessful in their studies as they have some emotional or health problems, thus, they need special care and tuition on special program.
  • Did she reach success as a rapper at once?
  • Da Brat was a tremendous boom with the public which is proved by the fact that her first album which she created in 1994 took the first place in hip-hop charts.
  • When did Shawntaeu2019s life turning point occur?
  • It happened in 1992 when she was given a chance to participate in a rap contest which was held in Chicago. Da Brat was lucky to win it and was introduced to producers, one of which offered her a deal with a recording company.
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