David Banner

David Banner (born Lavell William Crump, April 11, 1974, ht. 6'2") is an American rapper, record producer, and occasional actor. He graduated from Southern University with a bachelor's degree, then attended University of Maryland Eastern Shore to pursue a master's. He started his music career as a member of the rap duo, Crooked Lettaz, before going solo in 2000 with the release entitled Them Firewater Boyz, Vol. 1. In 2003, Banner signed to Universal Records, where he released four albums: Mississippi: The Album (2003), MTA2: Baptized in Dirty Water (2003), Certified (2005), and The Greatest Story Ever Told (2008). He is also a noted producer, having produced music for himself, Trick Daddy, T.I., Lil Boosie and Lil Wayne among others. He started his own podcast named The David Banner Podcast.

Known For: Acting

Birthday: 1974-04-11

Place of Birth: Brookhaven, Mississippi, USA

Also Known As: Lavell Crump

David Banner