William Jonathan Drayton Jr., better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American rapper, actor and reality television personality. He was a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy, which he co-founded in 1985 with Chuck D and remained a member until 2020, when he was "fired" from the group. He is also known for popularizing the role of the hype man and for yelling "Yeah, boyeeeeee!" and "Flavor Flav!" during performances. After falling out of the public eye for a number of years, Flav reappeared as the star of several VH1 reality series, including The Surreal Life, Strange Love, and Flavor of Love.
|Birth name:||William Jonathan Drayton, Jr.|
|Born:||March 16, 1959, Long Island, New York, U.S.|
|Occupation(s):||Rapper, actor, hype man, reality television personality|
|Instruments:||Vocals, piano, guitar, bass, saxophone, clarinet, drums, triangle|
|Associated acts:||David Joyner, Sister Souljah, Public Enemy, Anthrax|
|Twitter:||Flavor Flav's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Flavor Flav's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Flavor Flav's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Flavor Flav's IMDb|
About Flavor Flav
Legendary rapper from the group Public Enemy who has also appeared on several reality shows. He is considered to be one of the original "hype men" in hip hop.
He graduated from culinary school and worked in several restaurants.
His signature look is wearing clocks as necklaces.
He has fathered 7 children: Shaniq, Dazyna, Quanah, William, Jasmine, Kayla, and Karma.
His band's hit Public Enemy #1 got the attention of Def Jam Records executive Rick Rubin.
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