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Canibus
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Canibus in 2007
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Birth name Germaine Williams
Born December 9, 1974 (1974-12-09) (age 46)
Kingston, Jamaica
Origin The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.
Genres East Coast hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, actor
Years active 1993–present
Labels Universal Records, Archives Music, Babygrande Records, Gladiator Records, War Lab Records, RBC Records
Associated acts

Germaine Williams (born December 9, 1974), better known by his stage name Canibus, is a Jamaican-born American rapper and actor. He initially gained fame in the 1990s for his ability to freestyle, and eventually released his debut album Can-I-Bus in 1998. Since releasing his debut album, Canibus has gone on to release 13 solo studio albums in total, as well as multiple collaboration albums and EPs with other rappers as a member of the Four Horsemen, Sharpshooterz, Cloak N Dagga, the Undergods and one-half of T.H.E.M.

About.com placed him at number 32 on their list of the "Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007)", while in 2012 The Source placed him number 44 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.

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