Flavor Flav

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  • Birth Name: William Jonathan Drayton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Roosevelt, New York, United States
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor, Music producer
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  • Performed under the name MC DJ Flavor, frequently appearing on Chuck D's radio show while the future rapper was a graphic design student at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY; he eventually secured his own show on the station.
  • Was charged with attempted murder in 1993 for allegedly shooting at a neighbor, and spent 90 days in prison; was later charged with domestic violence and possession of cocaine and marijuana.
  • Was nominated for Best Rap Video at the 1995 MTV Video Music Awards for Public Enemy's "Give It Up."
  • After reportedly recording several albums during the '90s that were never released, finally put out his self-titled solo debut on October 31, 2006, on his own Draytown Records.
  • Has appeared in numerous movies, including Mo' Better Blues, New Jack City, CB4 and Private Parts.
  • Has starred in several reality shows, including VH1's The Surreal Life, Strange Love and Flavor of Love, and The Farm on England's Channel 5.
  • Is a classically trained pianist, and plays several other instruments, including guitar and drums.

Relationships

  • Karma — Son
  • Liz Trujillo — Fiancée
  • Shaniq — Daughter
  • William — Son
  • Designa — Daughter
  • Kwan — Son
  • Kayla — Daughter
  • Nikki 'Hoopz' Alexander — Ex-significant Other
  • Karen — Daughter
  • Brigitte Nielsen — Ex-significant Other
  • Deelishis — Ex-significant Other

Details

  • Birth Name: William Jonathan Drayton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Roosevelt, New York, United States
  • Profession: Rapper, Actor, Music producer

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