Keith Murray Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Keith Murray was born on 13 September 1974, in Roosevelt, New York, USA. He is a rapper, best known to for being a member of the hip hop group Def Squad. He’s also known for his solo albums and his collaborations with some of music’s big names. All his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Keith Murray? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career as a rapper, having featured in various albums and songs. He’s also become widely recognized as a part of Def Squad and as he continues his career, his wealth will likely increase.

 

Keith Murray Net Worth $2 Million Dollars

Keith started out with the name MC Do Damage, and was known for collaborating with Big Daddy Kane. Eventually he became part of Erick Sermon’s album entitled “No Pressure” in the single “Hostile”. He eventually worked on his first album in 1994, called “The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World”; his single with the same title as the album became a big hit and had very positive reviews, and the album would eventually be certified gold. His net worth was established.

Murray’s popularity continued with appearances for commercials of Coca-Cola and he also became a part of remixes for songs by LL Cool J. In 1996, he released his second album entitled “Enigma” which continued to get good reviews from critics, however, it didn’t sell as well as the first album. He then became part of Def Squad and was first heard on Busta Rhymes’ debut album entitled “The Coming”, and was then featured on the song “Flipmode Squad Meets Def Squad” alongside Jamal and Redman. Two years later the group would cover the Sugarhill Gang song “Rapper’s Delight”, and they also released their album entitled “El Nino”.

Def Squad is a rap super group that features members such as Murray, Erick Sermon and Redman – the rapper Jamal is also considered an honorary member of the Squad. They all previously worked with each other on their solo songs and albums, and the group formed after the disbandment of another group named Hit Squad. Since their inception, they’re become known for being a part of each member’s solo albums.

Keith then released his third album called “It’s a Beautiful Thing”, and in the same year was heard in R. Kelly’s song “Home Alone”. In 2003, he released another album entitled “He’s Keith Murray”, and the album contained various appearances from Def Squad members. In the same year, he was also seen in the video game entitled “Def Jam Vendetta” which was a mix of hip hop and wrestling. Four years later he would release “Rap-Murr-Phobia” which reached 52nd spot on the US Billboard 200 chart, then the following year he released the album “Intellectual Violence”. One of his latest works is the song “Elektrobank” on which his vocals are featured. He also continues to perform and tour with Def Squad.

For his personal life, Keith was accused of choking two Def Jam employees but he denied it saying that the interaction was only limited to words. The charges against him were soon dropped after. Otherwise he keeps his priavate life very much to himself.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 13, 1974
Birth place: Yonkers, New York, United States
Profession:Rapper
Nationality:American
Record labels:Def Jam Recordings, Jive Records, E1 Music, Bertelsmann Music Group, Koch Entertainment
Music groups:Def Squad (Since 1996), Hit Squad
TV shows:“Def Jam Vendetta”
Albums:“No Pressure”, “The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World” (1994), “Enigma” (1996), “The Coming”, “El Nino”, “Rap-Murr-Phobia”, “Intellectual Violence”
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Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grand Theft Auto V2013Video Game writer: "I Get Lifted"
Barbershop 2: Back in Business2004performer: "Swagger Back" / writer: "Swagger Back" - as K. Murray
How High2001writer: "Big Dogs"
The Corruptor1999performer: "5 Boroughs", "Slap Somebody" / writer: "5 Boroughs", "Slap Somebody" - as K. Murray
Set It Off1996performer: "The Most Beautifullest Thing In The World"
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996performer: "Live Wires Connect" / writer: "Live Wires Connect"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ride1998Keith Murray

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Man Known as Keith Murray2016DocumentaryKeith Murray
Unsung2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com2010DocumentaryHimself
Big Pun: The Legacy2008Video documentaryHimself
Rap City2008TV SeriesHimself
Smack DVD Magazine2007TV SeriesHimself
How to Make It in the Music Industry: Steps to Stardom, Vol. 12006VideoHimself
Hip Hop Babylon 22003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Def Jam Vendetta2003Video GameHimself (voice)
Def Poetry2002TV Series documentaryHimself
R. Kelly: TP-2.com - The Videos2001Video documentaryHimself (segment "Home Alone")
Rhyme & Reason1997DocumentaryHimself

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