Remy Ma (born May 30, 1980) is an American Rapper and Songwriter from Castle Hill, New York City, New York. She is famous for her songs like “Ante Up (Remix)”, “Lean Back”, “Conceited”, and “All the Way Up”. Remy is also popular for appearing on the reality show named “Love & Hip Hop: New York“. Furthermore, the 38-year-old rapper was first discovered by Late Big Pun (American Rapper). Furthermore, her real full birth name is Reminisce Smith.
Later, she became a member of Fat Joe’s group “Terror Squad“. Moreover, her debut studio album titled “There’s Something About Remy: Based on a True Story” released in 2006. But the rapper is also famous by the other names like Remy Martin, The BX Savior, and Shesus Khryst.
In addition, she has also won BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist in 2005 and 2017. Reminisce is one of only 5 female rappers to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In her career, she won two Vibe awards and two Source awards. In fact, Remy also nominated for three Grammy awards.
Recently, on December 14, 2018, Remy gave birth to her daughter. In 2016, she married her husband Shamele Mackie aka Papoose (fellow rapper and songwriter). This is the couple’s first child together. Earlier, Reminisce has a son named Jayson from her previous relationship with her ex-boyfriend. He was born in 2000.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The rapper was born on the 30th of May 1980 in Castle Hill, New York City, New York, and the United States. Therefore, Remy Ma’s age is 38 years old, as of 2018. Her childhood was very difficult as Remy’s parents were indulged in drug abuse.
Furthermore, the rapper also took care of her little brothers and sisters at a very young age. But Remy also spent her time in writing poetries. As per education, the beautiful songwriter never disclosed anything about her high school or college on the internet. But she graduated with an Associate degree in Sociology.
After meeting Pun, Remy considered him as her mentor. Moreover, Ma made her first appearances in the music industry on Big Pun’s album “Yeeeah Baby“. She appeared on the tracks “Ms. Martin” and “You Was Wrong” under the name Remy Martin.
Unfortunately, Big Pun died after sometime due to his weight issues. Later, the rapper Fat Joe signed Reminisce to his label under SRC and Universal.
|Real Full Birth Name
||Reminisce Mackie (née Smith).
||Remy Ma, Remy Martin, The BX Savior, and Shesus Khryst.
||Rapper and Songwriter.
||1. Her songs like “Ante Up (Remix)”, “Lean Back”, “Conceited”, and “All the Way Up”.
2. Her show Love & Hip Hop: New York.
|Age (As of 2018)
||38 years old.
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday
||May 30, 1980.
||Castle Hill, New York City, New York, United States.
||Studio Album: There’s Something About Remy: Based on a True Story in 2006.
|Awards & Achievements
||1. Won BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist in 2005 and 2017.
2. Recipient of two Vibe awards and two Source awards.
3. Remy also nominated for three Grammy awards.
4. One of only five female rappers to ever top the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)
||New York City, New York, USA.
||Feet & Inches: 5′ 10″.
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
||Kilograms: 64 Kg.
Pounds: 141 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)
|Shoe Size (US)
||Father: Will Update.
|Personal Life Relationship
||Was in a relationship with a guy.
||Shamele Mackie aka Papoose.
||High School Graduate.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things
||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination
||Hawaii and Miami.
||Black, White, and Red.
|Love to do
||Travel, Shopping and Singing.
|Net worth (approx.)
||$4 Million US dollars (As of 2018).
|Annual Income & Earnings
|Mobile or Phone Number
Some Lesser Known Facts about Remy Ma
- Her song “Lean Back” gained the rapper her first Grammy nomination and she even won the award.
- The 38-year-old rapper served 6 years in prison for illegal weapon possession and assault. In a club, she opened fire on her friend.
- Remy and her then-boyfriend Papoose decided to marry in 2008. However, later they dropped the idea as Ma’s was facing an impending prison sentence of up to 15–25 years.
- According to a source, Papoose also supposedly tried to smuggle a key into the prison on their wedding day in May 2008.
- The couple tied the knot officially in 2008 just before her sentence.
- The rapper Ma was released from prison in 2014.
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- Furthermore, the estimated Net worth of Remy Ma is $4 Million US Dollar, as of 2018.
- Her height is around 5 Feet 10 Inches (178 centimeters tall) and her body weight is 64 Kilograms (141 Pounds) approximately.
- In 2015, Ma and her spouse joined the cast of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: New York for its 6th season.
- Some of the other cast members are Rich Dollaz, Erica Mena, Cardi B, Yandy Smith, Mariahlynn etc.
- The rapper is also popular on Instagram having 6.4+ million followers.