Da Brat Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Da Brat is an American rapper and actress who quickly rose to prominence following her career debut in 1992. She had a solid start in the industry and made a successful album debut in 1994 with her debut album Funkdafied, which sold more than 1 million copies, making her the first female solo rapper to receive a ‘Platinum’ certification and the 2nd overall female rapper after Salt-N-Pepa.

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She is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

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Distinctive Features

  • Thick Lips
  • Snub Nose

Da Brat Favorite Things

  • Pets – Dogs
  • Hobbies – Cooking, Cleaning
  • Food – Tender Oxtails
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  • Athlete –
  • TV Shows – Good Times, The Jeffersons, The Facts of Life, Diff’rent Strokes, and Family Ties

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Da Brat Facts

  1. In 1992, her biggest breakthrough was about to happen shortly after winning the grand prize in a local rap contest which was sponsored by Yo! MTV Raps at that time. She had the opportunity to meet the young rap duo, Kris Kross, as her prize for winning the contest. After they met, she was introduced to their producer who then signed her to his So So Def label. There, her image was cultivated as a “female Snoop Doggy Dogg” and later became one of the first female “reality-based” rappers.
  2. Her stage name “Da Brat” was inspired by being a “spoiled only child”.
  3. Her debut album Funkdafied released in 1994 made it to the albums chart at the spot no. 11. It went ‘Platinum’ and reached the no. 1 spot in the singles chart and no. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100.
  4. In 1996, her 2nd full-length album Anuthatantrum was released. The album included a single called Ghetto Love which featured T-Boz of TLC.
  5. In the 1990s, she was more known for her featured appearances on the albums of other rappers and R&B singers rather than her own works.
  6. She was a rhyme contributor to the hip hop remix of ‘s mega-popular song track Always Be My Baby in 1996. In that same year, Brat made her feature film debut in Kazaam with .
  7. Mariah Carey is one of her best friends.
  8. In 2000, she released her 3rd full-length album Unrestricted which contained moderately successful song tracks such as That’s What I’m Looking For that peaked at U.S. no. 56 and What Chu Like that peaked at the U.S. no 26, featuring soul singer .
  9. Brat eliminated her “gangsta” image and decided to follow the trend in popular music. In 2001, she pursued the same style and was then featured on remixes of other artists, hitting no. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles chart alongside top-billed rapper on Mariah Carey’s main remix Loverboy.
  10. In 2001, she appeared as Louise in Carey’s movie Glitter.
  11. In 2003, she released her 4th album titled Limelite, Luv & Niteclubz. Around the same time, she also appeared on the 4th season of VH1’s The Surreal Life.

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Facts of Shawntae Harris

  • Gender Female
  • full nameShawntae Harris
  • nicknamesDa Brat
  • birthplaceJoliet, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth April 14, 1974
  • Age 50 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundAfrican-American
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$100 thousand
  • professionRapper, Actress
  • weight62 kg or 136.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAverage
  • favorite tv showGood Times, The Jeffersons, The Facts of Life, Diff’rent Strokes, and Family Ties
  • favorite foodTender Oxtails

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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