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Chubb Rock
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Birth name

Richard Simpson

Born

May 28, 1968 (1968-05-28) (age 53)
Kingston, Jamaica

Origin

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Genre

Hip hop

Years active

1988-present

Label

Select Records (1987-1997)
Black Jam (1998)
Fully-Blown Recordings (2001)

Associated acts

Crooklyn Dodgers, Howie Tee, Wordsmith

Richard Simpson (born May 28, 1968), better known by his stage name Chubb Rock, is a Jamaican-American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. He released several commercially successful albums in the early 1990s. A former National Merit Scholar, Chubb Rock was a pre-med student who dropped out of Brown University to pursue his musical career.

Discography[]

Studio albums[]

  • 1991: The One
  • 1992: I Gotta Get Mine Yo! (Book of Rhymes)
  • 1997: The Mind

Collaboration albums[]

  • 1988: Chubb Rock featuring Hitman Howie Tee (with Howie Tee)
  • 1989: And the Winner Is... (with Howie Tee)
  • 2009: Bridging the Gap (with Wordsmith)
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