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Date Of BirthJune 2, 1974


Skillz is an American rapper and record producer. He is best known for his singles “The World’s Greatest” and “I’m So Into You”, as well as his work with artists such as Missy Elliott, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, and Usher.

Born on December 23, 1976 in Petersburg, Virginia, Skillz began his career as a battle rapper in the early 1990s. He gained notoriety for his freestyle skills and his ability to freestyle for hours on end. In 1996, he released his debut album, Totally Skillz, which featured the single “The World’s Greatest”. The album was a critical and commercial success, reaching #1 on the Billboard Rap charts and selling over 1 million copies.

In the 2000s, Skillz continued to release successful albums and singles, including the albums The Million Dollar Backpack (2000) and The Skillset (2003), and the singles “I’m So Into You” (2002) and “Can’t Stop Me” (2003). He also produced tracks for other artists, including Missy Elliott’s “Work It” (2002) and Justin Timberlake’s “Like I Love You” (2002).

In recent years, Skillz has appeared as a guest on numerous television shows and podcasts, including The Joe Budden Podcast, The Breakfast Club, and Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning. He has also released several mixtapes, including The Lost Files (2017) and The Rap Up 2018 (2018).

Skillz is currently working on his ninth studio album, due for release in 2019. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameSkillz
Date Of BirthJune 2, 1974
ProfessionRecord producer, Rapper, Actor, Songwriter, The Nod Factor, 2010 Rap Up, 2011 Rap Up
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

MoviesThe Roots: A Sonic Event, F.E.D.S.

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Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 22000Video Game performer: "B-Boy Document '99" / writer: "B-Boy Document '99" - as D. Lewis

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Roots Present2005VideoHimself
Nothin' 2 Lose2000VideoHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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