Masta Ace (Rapper) Wiki, Bio, Girlfriends, Net Worth & More

Duval Clear who is widely known as Masta Ace to the world is an American rapper and record producer hailing from New York City , America. He is known for his music singles ‘ Hold U ft Jean Grae (2001)‘ , ‘Da Grind ft Apocalypse (2004)‘ , ‘Take A Walk (2001)‘ and ‘The Other Side Of Town (1990)‘ . Duval Clear is known for his rapping proficiency and his distinct and has influenced several MC’s . He was also hailed as the rapper of ‘Golden age‘ .

Masta Ace Profile/Wiki/Bio

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Duval A.Clear better known by his stage name ‘Masta Ace‘ was born on 4th December , 1966 and his age is 56 years old (as of 2022).In 1989, he released his first solo single, “Together” between “Letter to the Better“. His debut music  album ‘Take a Look Around’ was released in 1990 through Marl’s Cold Chillin’ label, featuring production from  DJ Mister Cee and Marl. The album featured two minor hit singles that are “Music Man” and “Me & The Biz” resulting the album to peak at #38 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart.   Biz Markie ,who did not reach the studio for the planned duet was impersonated by Ace in the latter track.

During the years between his debut music album  and his music second album, Ace began having bitter feelings towards the commercial state of hip hop music, as well as the prominence of Gangsta rap. Ace’s second album ‘Slaughta House ‘ was released on 4th May 1993 which featured Ace’s new crew, Masta Ace Incorporated, which included Eyceurokk, Lord Digga, Paula Perry and R&B vocalist Leschea. Some of the famous singles “SlaughtaHouse”, “Saturday Nite Live”, “Style Wars” and “Jeep Ass Niguh” weere from the album ‘Slaughta House’ . The latter featured an unlisted remix titled “Born to Roll“, which became a crossover single in 1994, which was critically acclaimed by viewers and music critics by  peaking at No. 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Birth name Duval Clear
Birthdate/Born on 4th December 1966
Age (as of 2022) 56
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality American
Also Known As (AKA)/Other names Ase One, Eca Retsam
Occupations Rapper and Record Producer
Debut Take a Look Around
Genres Hip hop
Labels Cold Chillin’, Delicious Vinyl, JCOR, Yosumi, M3

Masta Ace Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Masta Ace has been very personal about his relationships and he has taken enough measures to not not entertain the world with the news of his personal life. He has always been reserved and reportedly till date he has no relationship history with anyone that was exposed to the world. Sources suggest that he may have dated someone  under the wraps which was hidden from the world. Hence this leaves us with assuming he is single till date and has no dating history.

Marital Status Single
Spouse Not Known

Masta Ace Net Worth & More

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Masta Ace has reportedly has accumulated a net worth of $1 million at the moment. His source of income has been coming from various investments he has made throughout his life. Most of his income he made is  through his music career and was also hailed as one of the greatest rappers in the ‘Golden Age‘ .

Net Worth $1 Million

Interesting Facts on Masta Ace’s Biography & More

Masta Ace revealed that his  personally  favorite project  is ‘Disposable arts‘ . He has revealed that after he made the album, he has believed that he has meet his end in the rapping game. He believed he would leave the music industry after believing that ‘Disposable arts’ would be his last.  However the album went on becoming the ‘Most acclaimed underground hip-hop songs in 2001’ , they year he released the album . This has extended his career in music industry.

Ace is very supportive towards young musicians having a Plan B in their life. He believes that life in music industry is short termed and music is not enough to sustain a person. So he wants people to invest their energy elsewhere other than Music making.

Masta Ace is considered to be a highly influential MC  . Allmusic describes him as ‘ Truly an underappreciated rap veteran and an underground luminary‘ .Famous Music journalist Peter Shapira has describes him as ‘ One of the great pure New York MC’s’

Masta Ace was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2000 but he has revealed it to the world in 2013 that too after  his medical syringes and vials were exposed in a tour when he has stopped by police in Czech Republic as his belongings were searched and revealed.

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