|Birth name Ahmad Ali Lewis|
Name Ahmad (rapper)
Role Hip-hop artist
Genres Hip hop music
Years active 1992–present
Albums Ahmad, The Death of Me
|Born October 12, 1975 (age 40) (1975-10-12) |
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Labels Giant, Reprise, Warner Bros. Records, Interscope, Universal Records Gotee/Lookalive Records, EMI Records WeCLAP
Music group 4th Avenue Jones (1997 – 2006)
Education Long Beach City College, Stanford University
Similar People Crooked I, Eligh, Awol One, Luckyiam, Saafir
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Ahmad Ali Lewis (born October 12, 1975), simply known as Ahmad (often stylized AHMAD), is an American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, motivational speaker and author from Los Angeles, California. He is perhaps best known for the 1994 single "Back in the Day," a nostalgic song that became a fixture for nostalgia in hip-hop culture. Ahmad is also a former member and founder of the hip-hop fusion band 4th Avenue Jones.
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- Life and career
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Life and career
Ahmad made his recording debut in 1993 on the soundtrack of The Meteor Man with the song "Who Can." Released when Ahmad was 18, "Back in the Day" the remix version (produced by Maurice Thompson & Jay Williams of Barr 9 Productions) hit No. 26 on the US pop charts and No. 19 on the U.S. R&B charts on the strength of its hook, sung over a sample of the Teddy Pendergrass song "Love TKO." It also reached No. 64 in the UK Singles Chart. It was the first single off his first album, Ahmad. The remix of "Back in the Day" is also featured on the soundtrack of The Wood, a 1999 motion picture. Ahmad secured his first recording contract as a senior in high school and earned a gold record for his chart-topping hit. He later formed the hip-hop fusion band 4th Avenue Jones.
He went back to school and enrolled in Long Beach City College in 2006; after graduating, he was accepted by Stanford University, to acquire bachelor's degrees in sociology and African American studies.
With 4th Avenue Jones: