Suga Free Biography

Suga Free is a popular American rapper. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Suga Free
Quick Facts

Birthday: January 17, 1970

Nationality: American

Famous: Rappers American Men

Age: 49 Years, 49 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Also Known As: Dejuan Walker

Born in: Gardena, California

Famous as: Rapper

Height: 5'3" (160 cm), 5'3" Males

U.S. State: California

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Suga Free is a popular American rapper. Noted for his rapid-fire-yet-conversational style, his rapping is unique and distinct. What is interesting to note is that it touches all aspects – be it humour, ignorance or even drama. It is for this that Suga Free is often called the rhythmic wizard in the world of music. Suga Free broke into the scene in 1997 with his debut album ‘Street Gospel’ and since then has had quite a many hits to his credit. His debut album is considered by many hip-hop giants to be one of the finest records of all time. In terms of pure rapping skills, Suga Free has earned its place in hip-hop history. His influence runs deeper than anyone can ever imagine. Suga Free’s collection of songs is a classic and his discography boasts of being full of strong and diverse music.

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Suga Free
Career
  • Suga Free is an iconic rapper from the Pomona, California who has dominated the music scene ever since his debut in 1997. Interestingly for him, it was his father who introduced him to music. Suga Free soon found himself passionately involved in rapping. His fate turned when he was heard by one of DJ Quik’s partner. He began his professional rapping career working with DJ Quik. Quik served as the producer for his debut album, ‘Street Gospel’, which released in 1997. The album was a major hit and reached number 37 on the Billboard R&B albums chart.
  • Despite making a promising debut, Suga Free’s career had a slow start. After a three year period since his debut , Free once again came to limelight in 2000 with high-profile guest appearances on Xzibit's ‘Restless’ and Snoop Dogg's ‘Tha Last Meal’. In 2004, he came up with his second album, ‘The New Testament’, which peaked at number 23 on the R&B albums chart and number 72 on the Billboard 200. He followed it with ‘Just Add Water’ two years later and two volumes of ‘Features’. In 2007, his album ‘Sunday School released had both Messy Marv and Mac Dre in it. ‘Smell My Finger’ and ‘Hi Power Pimpin’ followed in the next two consecutive years after which he took a two year break. In 2011, his compilation album ‘Why U Still Bullshittin: The Best of Suga Free’ was released. He followed it up with the 2014 single ‘Grooveline, Pt 2’
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Personal Life
  • Suga Free was born as Dejuan Walker on January 17, 1970 in Gardena, California. Raised in Oakland, California, Suga Free finally settled in Pomona, California. Interestingly, it was his father who introduced Suga Free to music. Having acquired a passion for it, he soon found himself glued to the rocks acts of Steely Dan and Rolling Stones. By 15, he was already catching wreck on the microphone with his friends. Interestingly, what started as a major interest soon turned into his passion and eventually became a career option for Suga Free. His big breakthrough came in when he caught the ear of one of DJ Quik's partners and rest as they say is history. He soon progressed to become one of the top rappers of the country and today has a global fan following.
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Last Updated
- April 30, 2019

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