Masta Ace

Masta Ace

 

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Duval Clear (born December 4, 1966),[1] known better by his stage name Masta Ace, is an American rapper and record producer from Brownsville, Brooklyn. He appeared on the classic 1988 Juice Crew posse cut "The Symphony". He is noted for his distinct voice and rapping proficiency,[2][1][3] and has influenced several MCs, including Eminem.[4]

In 2000, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, but he revealed it to the public in 2013.[5]

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Son of Yvonne - Remix Instrumentals
Album
Son of Yvonne - Remix Instrumentals is an album by musical artist Masta Ace, released on November 27, 2017.
Heaven Is a Journey
Song
Heaven Is a Journey is a song by musical artist Masta Ace, released on November 6, 2017.
Crooklyn Dodgers
 
A Long Hot Summer
 
A Long Hot Summer is the third solo album from American emcee Masta Ace.

Photos - Masta Ace43

Popular Albums13

Album Appearances & References137

Popular Songs2

Song Appearances & References20

Musical Groups6

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers38

Other Music-Related Relationships6

Videos5

Spotify - Albums & Singles30

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On128

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles10

Masta Ace Rolls Through NPR’s Tiny Desk and Rocks the Mic [VIDEO]
  –  March 30, 2018
NPR’s Tiny Desk concert series keeps delivering great artists to their tiny office. In their ongoing efforts to celebrate legacy artists, former Juice Crew member and lyricist Masta Ace was picked to rock the mic this week. Back by a live band, the 51 ...
Masta Ace: Tiny Desk Concert
  –  March 30, 2018
An early member of producer Marley Marl's iconic Juice Crew, the Brooklyn-bred Masta Ace emerged shoulder-to-shoulder in the late-'80s with a host of iconic emcees, including Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Craig G and more. When Ace showed up at the Tiny Desk ...
Skyzoo & Joell Ortiz Reunite For A Collabo That Is Brooklyn To The Bone (Audio)
  –  March 29, 2018
At the end of last year, he dropped his debut project, Here, which touted some legendary MCs. Everyone from Ras Kass and Pharoahe Monch to Elzhi, Masta Ace, and The Cool Kids made appearances. Now, Chan isn’t wasting any time in gearing up for what’s next.
Taylor Grey to Perform at the 16th Annual Independent Music Awards
  –  March 21, 2018
Program winners and nominees include extraordinary artists at every stage of their careers and include Amy Lee, Masta Ace, Valerie June, Meghan Trainor, Passenger, Jackson Browne, Team Me, Radio Radio, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead ...
Delicious Vinyl Is Probably the Reason You’re Listening to Rap
  –  March 20, 2018
In that same era, the label also found success with the Brand New Heavies and gave Masta Ace a mid-career reinvention. They're still active today, having put out music in recent years from Dom Kennedy, Casey Veggies, and Dilla's brother Illa J.
Little Young - Masta Ace & Edo G feat. Chester French
  –  March 8, 2018
Hey rappers, now where's your little guns? Understand where I'm comin from? No, you probably don't. That's, cause you're a little young. That's, cause you're a little young I know, I know, that's, cause you're a little young Understand what I'm sayin, son ...
TAYLOR GREY Nominated For Two Categories at INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS
  –  February 27, 2018
Program winners and nominees include extraordinary artists at every stage of their careers and include Amy Lee, Masta Ace, Valerie June, Meghan Trainor, Passenger, Jackson Browne, Team Me, Radio Radio, ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead ...
"Of Course There Are Rules!" - Talking The Game With Masta Ace
  –  February 16, 2018
'There were boundaries that we weren’t aware of and we had to learn real quick.' I seem to be on a little stroke of genius reaching out to interesting MCs at the moment. While we boast a huge number of talented artists here on the island, there’s also ...
Eminem Talks Beyoncé, ‘Revival’ Process, & Hip-Hop History
  –  January 17, 2018
Eminem is revealing more details behind Revival ... The Coachella 2018 headliner, who celebrated Rakim, Kool G Rap, Big Daddy Kane, Masta Ace, and Naughty By Nature’s Treach as major influences during the Q&A, also spoke on the importance of honoring ...
Artist shares inspiration with Somersworth students
  –  January 15, 2018
Cartier continued to do a lot of work with musicians both locally and in New York, including Masta Ace, a hip hop artist from Brooklyn. “Unless you are really into hip hop you might not know who he is,” Cartier told the students, “He is a pioneer in ...

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