Mase Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Songs and Albums

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Mase Biography

Mase born Mason Durell Betha is an American rapper, songwriter, and minister. He had six Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 singles and five US Rap No. 1 single.

Betha started to get into trouble on the streets of Harlem in his early teenage years, and when he was 13, his mother sent him back to Jacksonville to live with relatives. Betha first started attending church while living in Jacksonville.

Betha started showing potential as a basketball player after returning to live in Harlem at the age of 15, becoming the leading point guard for his high school team at Manhattan Center during the 1993 season, where he played alongside Cameron Giles, who went on to be the rapper known as Cam’ron. He had aspirations of entering the National Basketball Association (NBA), but because of his low academic scores, he was unable to make it into Division I College.

Mase Age

He is 43 years old as of 2020. He was born on 27 August 1977 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

Mase Height

He stands at an average height of 1.76 m.

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Mase Family

He is the son of Mason “Father Lucky” Betha and P. K. Betha. He has five siblings; his fraternal twin sister Stason Betha and the other two brothers, and two sisters. His father left them when he was just three years old. His mother moved to Harlem, New York, in 1982 with her children, where he spent much of his childhood.

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Mase Wife

He was married to Twyla Betha. After his wife was arrested for Driving Under the influence(DUI), the pair married in 2001 and divorced in 2014. It all began when, after she pleaded guilty, Mase barred his wife from the pulpit. His wife was a hypocrite, according to him, because she once preached against drunkenness and told the malaise that drinking is a sin.

Mase Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2020, which he has earned from his career as a rapper, songwriter, TV personality, inspirational speaker, and minister.

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Mase Harlem World

His debut album, Harlem World was released on October 28, 1997. The album was nominated at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. It went on to sell 4.8 million copies in the United States. He released his first solo LP, Harlem World, which debuted at # 1 in the U.S. The first week of release on the Billboard Pop and R&B LP charts, selling over 175,000 copies; it has since gone on to sell 4.8 million copies in the U.S.

A long list of rap elite, including Jay-Z, Lil ‘Kim, Busta Rhymes, 8Ball & MJG, The Lox, Absolute, and his close pal, DMX, joined Mase on his solo LP. “Combs, Steven” Stevie J “Jordan, Jermaine Dupri, Ron” Amen-Ra, “Lawrence Deric” D-Dot “Angelettie, and (then unknowns) The Neptunes produced the record. “Well, essentially what I’m trying to create is a strong identity and base for Mase, so many people will know that Mase is his own guy, and Mase can do other stuff besides rap and music and things of that nature,” Mase told MTV about his first solo effort.

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Mase Welcome Back

His song Welcome Back released as the first single off his third studio album Welcome Back. It was the first single he released since “Get Ready” in 1999 after he had taken a five-year hiatus from the music industry. “Welcome Back” was welcomed favorably by reviewers who admired its catchability.

On the Billboard Hot Rap Songs chart, the single peaked at number 8 and number 32 on the Hot 100 chart. On both the Hot Rap Songs and Rhythmic charts, it reached number 17 as well. The single was certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as gold, denoting sales in the United States of over 500,000 units. In countries like New Zealand, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, “Welcome Back” has entered the top 40.

Mase Double Up

His second studio album Double Up was released in 1999 and distributed by Bad Boy Records. In its first week, the album sold 107,000 copies, debuting at # 11, and was certified as Gold by the RIAA exactly one month after its July 15, 1999 release. He withdrew from rapping soon after his release to become a Christian priest.

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Mase Church

He is the founder of the Church of El Elyon International. He quit his church in 2014, as it seems he got swept up in the rapture of rap.

Mase Songs

  •  Lookin’ At Me
  • Feel So Good
  •  Breathe, Stretch, Shake
  •  Welcome Back
  •  What You Want
  •  What You Want
  •  What You Want
  •  Psycho!
  •   All I Ever Wanted
  •  Nothing
  •  Lookin’ at Me
  •  My Harlem Lullaby
  •  Puff’s Intro
  •  Lookin’ At Me
  •  Wanna Hurt Mase?
  •  Mad Rapper
  •  Phone Conversation
  •  White Girl
  •  Feels So Good
  •  Hater
  • Gotta Survive
  •  Take What’s Yours
  •  Wasting My Time
  •  Keep It On
  • Watch Your Back
  •  I Owe
  •  Tell Me What You Want
  • 24 Hrs. To Live
  • 24 Hrs. to live
  •  Into What You Say
  •  Money Comes And Goes
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