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Feb 15, 1969
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Bryan Christopher Williams, better known as Birdman or Baby, was born February 15, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is an American rapper, entrepreneur and record producer. Before he became a successful rap artist, Birdman worked at the local convenience store. He had a musical background due to his father’s influence and started rapping at a young age. In 1991, he formed the group Big Tymers with his friend Mannie Fresh and they released their debut album “How Ya Luv That?” in 1998.

    The group rose to fame with their second album “I Got That Work” which featured songs like “#1 Stunna” and “Oh Yeah!” and earned them platinum certification. After this success Birdman started his own label Cash Money Records with his brother Ronald Slim Williams in 1997. Since then the label has become one of the most successful labels in hip-hop music with artists such as Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga signed under it. 

Birdman has also released several solo albums including “5 * Stunna” (2007), “Priceless” (2009) and “Bigga Than Life” (2011). He has also collaborated with other artists on various tracks such as “Pop Bottles” with Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy and “100 Million” with Rick Ross, Young Jeezy and Lil Wayne which peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Birdman has also acted in movies such as “Jackass: Number Two” (2006) and “Takers” (2010).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Birdman is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 15, 1969, Birdman was born Bryan Christopher Brooks in New Orleans, Louisiana.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Music Group Big Tymers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Birdman forms the music group Big Tymers with his partner Mannie Fresh.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Record Label Cash Money Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Birdman and his brother Ronald "Slim" Williams launch Cash Money Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Solo Album Priceless</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first solo album titled Priceless which features Drake, Lil Wayne and T-Pain.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Drake to Cash Money Records</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Birdman signs hip hop artist Drake to Cash Money Records.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Album Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases collaborative album with Young Thug titled Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Lifetime Achievement Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at BET Awards for his contributions to the hip hop industry.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Innovator</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Birdman is recognized for the innovation he brought to rap music. He pioneered the use of auto-tune in hip-hop and has been credited with creating a unique sound that set him apart from other artists. </p></div>

     <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Birdman is known for his philanthropic work, having donated to various charities and organizations over the years. He has also been an advocate for helping young people in his community succeed. </p></div>

     <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text"> Birdman is a great performer who always puts on an amazing show. His energy and enthusiasm make it impossible not to have a good time when you watch him perform.  </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Founder of Cash Money Records</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Birdman is the co-founder of Cash Money Records, which he founded with his brother Slim in 1991. The label has gone on to become one of the most successful record labels in hip-hop history.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Awarded Multiple Music Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Birdman has been awarded multiple music awards including two Grammy Awards, seven BET Awards and four Billboard Music Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Multiple Movies and Television Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Birdman has appeared in several movies and television shows including Barbershop 2: Back in Business, 8 Mile, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and The Cleveland Show.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Collaborated With Numerous Artists</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Birdman has collaborated with numerous artists throughout his career, including Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, and T.I.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Owned Several Luxury Cars</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Birdman is known for his love of luxury cars and has owned several in the past, including Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Bentleys.</p></div>


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