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Birth name

Nicholas Neil Carter


March 16, 1978 (1978-03-16) (age 43)


Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Hip hop



Years active



Veritech, Definitive Jux, Warner Bros., MURSWORLD.com, Strange Music

Associated acts

9th Wonder, Atmosphere, Curtis Kingg, Fashawn, Living Legends, ¡Mayday!, Melrose, Tech N9ne

Nicholas Neil Carter (born March 16, 1978), better known by his stage name Murs, is an American rapper from Los Angeles, California. His stage name is an acronym or backronym for multiple meanings, including "Making the Universe Recognize and Submit" or "Making Underground Raw Shit".

Murs is a member of the groups 3 Melancholy Gypsys, Felt and Melrose, and The White Mandingos, and a former member of Living Legends. Murs has had an illustrious solo career, having released ten solo albums and eight collaboration albums.


Studio albums[]

  • 1997: F'Real
  • 1999: Good Music
  • 2000: Murs Rules the World
  • 2002: The End of the Beginning
  • 2004: Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition
  • 2008: Murs for President
  • 2011: Love & Rockets Vol. 1: The Transformation
  • 2012: Yumiko: Curse of the Merch Girl
  • 2015: Have a Nice Life
  • 2017: Captain California
  • 2018: A Strange Journey Into The Unimaginable
  • 2019: The Iliad Is Dead and The Odyssey Is Over

Collaborative albums[]