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Mase

Biography

Rapper and urban minister most widely known beneath the stage name Ma$e. His third recording “Welcome Back again” debuted at #4 within the graphs in 2004. He made an appearance in the 2017 Netflix film Sandy Wexler as himself. He was created Mason Drell Betha. He previously a tough upbringing, with eight of his ten years as a child friends obtaining murdered as well as the additional two finding yourself in jail. He was a rapper using the stagename Ma$e before he became a motivational loudspeaker. He wedded Twyla Betha in August 2001. That they had one child collectively before separating in 2012 and divorcing in 2014. He was authorized under Sean Diddy Combs’ label.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mase
Date Of Birth August 27, 1975
Place Of Birth Jacksonville, FL
Height 1.76 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American, The Corn, Harlem Nights, Give Up the Game
Siblings Stason Betha
Awards Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Artist
Music Groups Children of the Corn, The Harlem World, Nhemesis, Can't Nobody Hold Me Down, Feel So Good, What You Want
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Song, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist, Billboard Music Award for R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist of the Year, Can't Nobody Hold Me Down, Feel So Good, What You Want
Movies Life After Death: The Movie
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Left Sean Combs (aka "P Diddy") and Bad Boy Records to sign for G-Unit Records and 50 Cent. [March 2006]
2Back in the music busniess. Released a new music video/single. [July 2004]
3Briefly recorded and toured with G-Unit Records, but Sean Combs (aka "Diddy") never relieved him of his Bad Boy Records contract, causing tension with 50 Cent. After releasing a few mixtapes, Mase decided to once again put his 'Murda Mase' moniker behind him.
4Signed with G-Unit Records and 50 Cent, leaving behind Sean Combs (aka "Diddy") and Bad Boy Records. Also reverted back to his old gangster rap persona.
5After taking a five year absence from rap, he released a new album titled "Welcome Back" for the Bad Boy label in 2004.
6Jamuary 2002: Released the book "Revelations: There's a Light After the Lime" about his rise to stardom and his choice to leave it behind.
7April 1999: After only 2 years as a hugely successful rap artist, left the business to "serve God". Is now known as Pastor Mason Betha.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & MikeTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates2016performer: "Feel So Good"
Ballers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Entourage2015performer: "Feel So Good" / writer: "Feel So Good" - as Mason "Mase" Betha
Dancing with the Stars2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Night Stand2010TV Series short performer - 1 episode
Get Rich or Die Tryin'2005performer: "I Don't Know Officer"
Fat Albert2004lyrics: "Welcome Back" / music: "Welcome Back" / performer: "Welcome Back", "Breathe, Stretch, Shake", "Keep It On" / writer: "Breathe, Stretch, Shake", "Keep It On" - as Mason Betha
Freddy Got Fingered2001writer: "I Just Wanna Love You Give It 2 Me" - as Mason Betha
Save the Last Dance2001as Mason Betha, "What You Want" / performer: "What You Want"
Saturday Night Live2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Rugrats Movie1998performer: "Take Me There"
Ride1998performer: "Mo Money, Mo Problems"
Money Talks1997writer: "No Way Out" - as M. Betha
How to Be a Player1997performer: "Young Casanovas" - as Mace / writer: "Young Casanovas" - as Mason Betha

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All of Us2005TV SeriesFrankie Betha

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself - Performer
2014 Soul Train Awards2014TV MovieHimself
The Big and Best of 20122012TV MovieHimself
Steve Harvey's Big Time Challenge2004TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2004TV SeriesThemselves - Musical Guest
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits2004VideoHimself (segments "Only You", "Mo' Money Mo' Problems", and "Feel So Good")
Hype Williams: The Videos, Vol. 12002VideoHimself (segment "Feel So Good")
1998 MTV Movie Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Fanatic1998TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19981998TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Essence Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Top of the Pops1998TV SeriesHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997TV SeriesHimself
The Chris Rock Show1997TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19971997TV SpecialHimself - Performer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial2005TV SeriesHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2005TV SeriesHimself - 'Window Shopper' Video
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
20 Most Awesomely Bad Songs of 20042004TV Special documentaryHimself
Fat Albert2004Himself (uncredited)
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Video Pool1998TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Harlem World."


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