Keith Murray Net Worth

Rap grew in popularity and became a part of the mainstream media in late 80’s and early 90’s. Even though most of the rappers still accentuate the same problems of police brutality towards the minorities etc. there have come a new breed of rappers, talking about completely different things. Keith Murray is a little bit of both. This rapper comes from American, more specifically unknown. Standing at unknown, Keith Murray has released numerous hit singles, sold thousands of album copies and featured on many great hits. Born on unknown, this musician is also a Rapper so you could call such an individual – multitalented. In terms of net worth, Keith Murray is believed to have a net worth of $2 Million.

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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.

Structural info

  • Full Name: Keith Murray
  • Net Worth: $2 Million
  • Date Of Birth: September 13, 1974
  • Place Of Birth: Yonkers, New York, United States
  • Profession: Rapper
  • Nationality: American
  • Children: Darly Murray
  • Nicknames: MC Do Damage
  • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/keithmurrayrap
  • MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/keithmurray
  • IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0615107
  • Record Labels: Def Jam Recordings, Jive Records, E1 Music, Bertelsmann Music Group, Koch Entertainment
  • Albums: “No Pressure”, “The Most Beautifullest Thing in This World” (1994), “Enigma” (1996), “The Coming”, “El Nino”, “Rap-Murr-Phobia”, “Intellectual Violence”
  • Music Groups: Def Squad (Since 1996), Hit Squad
  • TV Shows: “Def Jam Vendetta”

Filmography

Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 Video Game writer: “I Get Lifted”
Barbershop 2: Back in Business 2004 performer: “Swagger Back” / writer: “Swagger Back” – as K. Murray
How High 2001 writer: “Big Dogs”
The Corruptor 1999 performer: “5 Boroughs”, “Slap Somebody” / writer: “5 Boroughs”, “Slap Somebody” – as K. Murray
Set It Off 1996 performer: “The Most Beautifullest Thing In The World”
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood 1996 performer: “Live Wires Connect” / writer: “Live Wires Connect”
Actor
Title Year Status Character
Ride 1998 Keith Murray
Self
Title Year Status Character
The Man Known as Keith Murray 2016 Documentary Keith Murray
Unsung 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com 2010 Documentary Himself
Big Pun: The Legacy 2008 Video documentary Himself
Rap City 2008 TV Series Himself
Smack DVD Magazine 2007 TV Series Himself
How to Make It in the Music Industry: Steps to Stardom, Vol. 1 2006 Video Himself
Hip Hop Babylon 2 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Def Jam Vendetta 2003 Video Game Himself (voice)
Def Poetry 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
R. Kelly: TP-2.com – The Videos 2001 Video documentary Himself (segment “Home Alone”)
Rhyme & Reason 1997 Documentary Himself