N.O.R.E.
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Birth name

Victor Santiago Jr.

Also known as

Noreaga

Born

September 6, 1977 (1977-09-06) (age 43)

Origin

Queens, New York, U.S.

Genre

Hip hop, reggaeton

Occupation(s)

Rapper

Years active

1995-present

Label

Penalty, Def Jam, Roc La Familia, Babygrande, Conglomerate

Associated acts

Big Pun, Busta Rhymes, Capone-n-Noreaga, Dame Grease, DJ Clue?, Half a Mill, Mystikal, Cam'ron

Victor Santiago Jr. (born September 6, 1977), better known by his stage names N.O.R.E. and Noreaga, is an American rapper from Queens, New York. Santiago first rose to prominence as one half of the duo Capone-n-Noreaga, alongside fellow Queens-based rapper Capone. He went on to have success as a solo artist with the singles "Superthug", "Banned from T.V.", "Nothin'", "Oye Mi Canto" and "Mas Maiz". 

In 2011, Santiago signed to Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate Records label, where he released his 2013 album Student of the Game. Santiago is also chief executive officer of his own imprint, Militainment Business.

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