Shawntae Harris is a rapper from Illinois, who is 47 years old. she is better known as ‘Da Brat’. Her first studio album, “Funkdafied,” was certified platinum, becoming her the first female solo rapper to do so.
One of Brat’s leading songs, “Funkdafied”, reached the top ten of Billboard Hot 100. The estimated net worth of Da Brat in 2021 is estimated to be around $500 thousand.
|Full Name||Shawntae Harris|
|Birth Date||April 14, 1974|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
Da Brat Early Life
Da Brat was born on the 14th of April, 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. During her childhood, she lived on the West Side of Chicago. Beverly Calloway and David Ray McCoy were her parents.
The father, David, works as a businessman while the mother, Beverly, drives a city bus. Because her parents never married, she spent her early years in two different houses.
Her favorite church was the Apostolic church, where she sang in the choir. In terms of her education, she studied at Kenwood Academy during her junior and sophomore years. In addition to participating in basketball games, she also ran a track race. In 1992, Bart graduated from the Academy of Scholastic Achievement.
Da Brat Career
In 1994, Brat released her first studio album, “Funkdafied.” The album was a huge success and was certified platinum. The album went on to sell one million copies in a short period of time, making her the first female solo rapper to do so. The album’s lead track, “Funkdafied,” reached number one on the rap singles chart and number six on the Billboard Hot 100. Similarly, another single from the album, “Give It 2 Your,” reached number 26 on the Hot 100.
In 1996, Da Brat released her second studio album, Anuthatantrum. The album includes the hit song “Ghetto Love,” which features T-Boz of the American girl group TLC as the lead singer. She rose to prominence in the 1990s as a result of her appearances in the songs and albums of other rappers.
In 1996, she was a part of a hip-hop remix of Mariah Carey’s smash hit “Always Be My Baby.” Carey’s second huge single, “Honey (So So Def Mix),” was also co-written by her and Dupri.
She returned to solo work on April 11, 2000, with the publication of her third studio album, “Unrestricted.” However, when compared to her prior albums, the record was not favorably received by music fans. On July 15, 2003, she released her fourth studio album, “Limelite, Luv 7 Niteclubz.”
After a two-year break, she returned as a rapper in 2005 with a remix of the song “I Think They Like Me.” Her new single “IS It Chu?” was released on July 2, 2013. Brat is a co-host on the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” right now.
Da Brat Net Worth
Da Brat’s net worth is expected to be at $500 thousand in 2021. Her singing career has given the majority of her income. She also appeared in the 1996 film “Kazaam.”