Da Brat has influenced the careers of all female rappers, whether they know it or not. After all, she was the first woman rap star to ever have an album that went platinum. Quite the claim to fame!Da Brat, who's real name is Shawntae Harris, grew up in Chicago and got her big break when she won a local rap contest. She met producer Jermaine Dupri, who signed her to his label and marketed her as a female Snoop Dogg. She released her debut album Funkdafied in 1994, and the rest was history...Read Full Story
Rapper Da Brat was sentenced to three years in prison for a Halloween assault conviction. Da Brat, born Shawntae Harris, smashed a full bottle of rum into a cocktail waitress' face at an Atlanta club during a party hosted by Jermaine Dupri. linked from gofugyourself At least Da Brat was out on bail long enough to attend Mariah Carey's wedding to Nick Cannon. And we're sure she'll like prison more than Lil Kim or Foxy Brown: ladies who use bottles as weapons are sure to feel right at home in...Read Full Story
Da Brat, born Shawntae Harris, is an American rapper. She's a So-So Def All Star and frequently guest raps on Mariah Carey songs.