|Birth name||Herbert Brown|
|Also known as||Herb|
|Origin||Harlem, New York, U.S.|
|Labels||Uptown / Universal|
|Associated acts||Children of the Corn|
Herbert Brown, is an American rapper from Harlem.
Herbert Brown started rapping in his early teens. He started out in the group Bronx Most Wanted with rappers Jay Q and Tee U.B., but later became a member of the rap group, Children of the Corn. As a member of Children of the Corn, Brown worked alongside Big L, Cam'ron, Bloodshed and Mase, all of whom would go on to have successful careers in the music industry. After the group disbanded without releasing any material, Brown made his first appearance on Big L's debut album, Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous on the tracks "8 Iz Enuff" and "Dangerzone". Eventually, Brown signed a deal with popular hip hop label, Uptown Records and began recording his debut album, Destined to Be. In early 1998, the album's lead single "Before We Start" became a minor hit, charting on several Billboard charts. In the Summer of 1998, Destined to Be was released but failed to sell many copies, only peaking at 169 on the Billboard 200, and Brown was released from his contract. Brown would make appearances with Heavy D on his album, Waterbed Hev and the Woo soundtrack, his latest appearance was on Mase's 2009 mixtape "I Do the Impossible".
He was recently featured heavily on The Diplomats mixtape, "The D.I.P. Agenda."
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|Destined to Be||169||19|
- "Brown's chart history at Allmusic.com". Allmusic.com. 2010-09-27.
- Illegal name entered brown/brown/chart "Brown Album & Song Chart History". Billboard 200 for Brown. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- Illegal name entered brown/brown/chart?f=333 "Brown Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for Brown. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2011.