Rapper Beenie Man is 43

Rapper Beenie Man is 43

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the s**t that weighs you down.” ― Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Aug. 22: Guitarist Vernon Reid of Living Colour is 58. Keyboardist James DeBarge of DeBarge is 53. Rapper GZA (Wu-Tang Clan) is 50. Rapper Beenie Man is 43.

BLACK HISTORY

Aug. 22, 1791: Mathematician Benjamin Banneker, who served on the commission which surveyed the District of Columbia, issued his first annual almanac.