Scarface has been creating waves in the American rap music since 1988. Accomplished in music, he is a professional rapper, music producer, singer as well as author. Profoundly he is involved in the genres like hip hop, Mafioso rap & gangsta rap.
Scarface hails from the beautiful City of Houston, in Texas, United States. He was born on 9th of November, 1970 with the birth name Brad Terrence Jordan. Growing in his home town, he earned his education from the Woodson Middle School. Though he was raised within Christianity, he later converted into Islam during the year 2007. He is presently walking in his 44 years of life & is also famed with his multiple of nicknames, such as Akshen, Face Mob & Mr. Scarface.
Alike his professional life, Scarface has always remained opened on his personal issues. Romantically he has been involved with numbers of showbiz ladies till date including Melissa Lollis, his long time love. Together with the sensational beauty, he shares a son named Brandon Jordan. He claims American reggae singer cum songwriter, Johnny Nash as his cousin & is the nephew of Rodney Wilson, a professional director & producer known for “Final Payment” (2012) & “Work” (2011).
Under the moniker ‘DJ Akshen’, he commenced his career in music recording a string of solo for Short Stop Records of Lil Troy. After launching “Scarface/ Another Head Put To Rest” as his 12th single, Scarface would carry o singing with a well known Rap-A-Lot Records & enter into a musical squad who were mutually recognized as “Geto Boys” substituting one of the band’s member who departed & liberated the group’s 2nd collection “Grip It! On That Other Level” in the year 1989. He actually took his stage-name behind watching the movie “Scarface” (1983). In 1992, he made his appearance in “Live and Let Die”, an album by DJ Polo & Kool G Rap. The collection “Mr. Scarface Is Back” came out with a massive success & his popularity quickly overshadowed the additional members of Geto Boys. Furthermore, to his career in rapping, Scarface has as well been the president & co-coordinator of the Def Jam South since the year 2000, where the rapper has promoted the pro career of Ludacris, a popular rapper, whom he initially contracted to the record label. Behind some additional music ventures, he collaborated with Tech N9ne, a rapper on his song entitled “Pillow Talkin” from his 2008 collection “Killer”. Moreover to his successful career with the band, Scarface has established a solo career in music, releasing a chain of albums counting “The Diary” (1994), “The Last of a Dying Breed” (2000), “Balls and My World” (2003), & “Emeritus” (2008), among others. He has launched 12 different albums to date, including his latest release, the 2015’s “Deeply Rooted”. Despite inadequate commercial plea, Scarface remains far from the median & uniquely celebrated among those inside the industry, & has been cited as “your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper”. Formally, in the year 2009, he has made his performance at the ‘Gathering of the Juggalos’ & in 2012 worked collaboratively with artist Ice Cube on “Chris Benoit”, an ICP (Insane Clown Posse) remix on “Mike E. Clark’s Extra Pop Emporium”, a bonus album of “The Mighty Death Pop!”.
Recently, on 21st of April, 2015, Scarface has emerged with a book entitled “Diary of a Madman” building himself as a professional author. The journal details varieties of flashes from his babyhood, getting his foremost record contract from Rap-A-Lot Records, & his occupancy at Def Jam South. Moreover, he has also landed roles in few films, such as “Idiocracy” & “Office Space”. He has as well worked in 2 different video games, namely Def Jam Vendetta & its spin- off “Def Jam: Fight For NY”. He was ranked No. 16 on the list of The Source’s “Top 50 Lyricsts of All Time” in 2012, whereas was placed at number 10 on the list of About.com’s “50 Greatest MCs of Our Time” (19987- 2007). Active on social networking pages, Scarface can be followed on twitter & facebook. His latest gigs & updates can also be grabbed via them. Concerning his personal & professional life biography details, his fans can simply pass through Wikipedia additional to his official web pages available on internet.