MC Shan was a top rapper of the 1980s. However, he took a break from the music industry for more than a decade. Because of his prolonged absence, many new and upcoming artists overtook him in the field. MC Shan is best known for his songs like Informer and The Bridge. He returned to the field music after several years. But will he be able to take back his position in the world of rap? The frustration he is showing implies it may be too late for him to make a comeback.
MC Shan Bio: Age And Sources Of Income
MC Shan was born in New York on 9th September 1965. His birth name was Shawn Moltke. He was a street thug once! His talent was first recognized by a talent agent, while Shan was trying to steal his car. His cousin Marley Marl is also part of the music industry and this helped Shan in his career.
Shan’s debut record-deal was with MCA records in the year 1985. Soon after this, he became a popular rapper. So far, MC Shan has released four albums. These are Down by Law, Born to be Wild, Play it Again, and Bars over Bullshit. Feed the world, Left Me Lonely, Time for Us to Defend Ourselves and Ain’t It Good to You are some of his hit singles.
MC Shan took a long break from the music industry in the late 1990s. It lasted for 14 years and he returned from his exile in 2012. In 2012 he released a single named Let’s Bring Hip Hop Back. It was followed by Every Wanna Be a Big Star in 2013.
Shan is believed to have a net worth of $2 million now. However, he doesn’t seem to be happy with the hip hop realm. The 53-year-old posted an Instagram video in early 2019 and even used curse words to address the hip hop industry. He also claimed that all his money was from his live shows and he didn’t get anything from the record sales.
MC Shan Wife And Family
It’s said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. For Shan, it was his wife. Shan has been happily married for the last several years.
Although we know that his wife is the backbone of his family, her name and identity is still a secret. They have four children-two daughters and two sons. The names of his daughters are Chady and Shana. His sons are still toddlers and are named Jota and Ethan. The family also consists of their three grandchildren, two girls, and a boy.
Shan has not only provided financial support for his children and grandchildren. He has also taught them family values. Although he is a married man for some time, he still feels for single guys and divorcees. We can see him often talking to his fans and family about the significant role a father plays in raising kids. He once called a child-custody seeking mother a “deadbeat”, which was so uncharacteristic of him. We can see that he values his children and grandchildren more than anything or anyone. He won’t be ready to lose them even if he divorces his wife.
Quick Facts About MC Shan
|Date of Birth||September 9, 1965|
|Place of Birth||New York|
|Birth City||New York|
|Childrens (if have)||Not Known|