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Redman is an American rapper, producer and occasional actor from New Jersey. He became famous as an artist in Dej Jam recording label in the early 1990's.
Born Reginald Noble on April 17, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey he is professionally known as Redman. He was discovered by Erick Sermon after spotting him freestyle in a New York night club. Sermon immediately included him in Hit Squad, a group of aspiring MC's. When Hit Squad released their third album "Business As Usual" on 1990, it also marked the debut of Redman being included in two tracks of the album namely "Hardcore" and "Brothers of My Jock".
After gaining some fans base on the Hit Squad, Redman released his solo debut album on 1992 "Whut? Thee Album" which immediately gained popularity. The album broke into the US Top 50 albums chart and achieved gold status in the United States.
His solo career continued to prosper throughout the decade selling at least half a million for every album he recorded. He had worked extensively to release a collaboration album with Def Squad on 1998 named "El Niño" as well as with Method Man whom they released "Blackout!" album together on 1999. Currently, he is set to release his latest studio album Muddy Waters 2 on November of 2007.
Awards & Certifications
|1993||The Source||Rap Artist of the Year|
|2000||The Source||Live Performer of the Year|
|1992||Whut? Thee Album||Certified Gold|
|1994||Dare Iz a Darkside||Certified Gold|
|1996||Muddy Waters||Certified Gold|
|1998||El Niño (with Def Squad)||Certified Gold|
|1998||Doc's Da Name 2000||Certified Platinum|
|1999||Blackout! (with Method Man)||Certified Platinum|
|Year||Title||Hot R&B||Hot 100||Album|
|2001||Let's Get Dirty (I Can't Get In Da Club)||46||97||Malpractice|
|1999||Da Goodness||50||-||Doc's Da Name 2000|
|1999||Let Da Monkey Out||99||-||Doc's Da Name 2000|
|1998||I'll Bee Dat||50||-||Doc's Da Name 2000|
|1997||Pick It Up||69||-||Muddy Waters|
|1997||Whateva Man||18||42||Muddy Waters|
|1996||That's How It Is (It's Like That)||40||95||Muddy Waters|
|1995||Can't Wait||61||94||Dare Iz a Darkside|
|1994||Rockafella||62||-||Dare Iz a Darkside|
|1993||Time 4 Sum Aksion||63||-||Whut? Thee Album|
|1993||Tonight s Da Night||78||-||Whut? Thee Album|
|1992||Blow Your Mind||42||-||Whut? Thee Album|
Tours & Concerts
Overseas Tour Dates, April & May 2007
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Bergin, Norway
- Oslo, Norway
- Zurich, Switzerland
- Laussanne, Switzerland
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Marseille, France
- Lyon, France
- Madrid, Spain
- Bulgaria, Bulgaria
- Katowice, Poland
- Muddy Waters 2, Redman's 7th studio album will be out November 2007.
Comprehensive list of the recordings made.
September 22, 1992
November 22, 1994
December 10, 1996
June 30, 1998
November 24, 1998
September 28, 1999
May 22, 2001
March 27, 2007
|1992||Blow Your Mind||Sony|
|1993||Tonight's Da Night||Sony|
|1993||Time 4 Sum Askion||Sony|
|1995||How High||Def Jam|
|1995||Can't Wait||Def Jam|
|1996||It's Like That (My Big Brother)||Def Jam|
|1997||Whateva Man||Def Jam|
|1997||Pick It Up||Def Jam|
|1998||I'll Be That||Def Jam|
|1999||Tear It Off||Def Jam|
|1999||Da Goodness||Def Jam|
|2001||Smash Sumthin'||Def Jam|
|2001||Let's Get Dirty (I Can't Get in Da Club)||Uptown/Universal Records|
|2005||Future Thug/F*k da Security||Def Jam|
|2007||Put It Down/Gimmie One||Def Jam|
- Redman is a good chess player.
- Redman has a pitbull named Daddy.
- In 2001, Redman co-starred with Method Man in the stoner comedy film How High, which featured the pair playing two marijuana-addled students attempting to survive at Harvard.