As a member of the early ‘90s rap collective Def Squad, Reginald “Redman” Noble employed a hardcore style mixed with comedic elements. He’s known for his allegiance and promotion of Newark, NJ, the city in which he was born and bred. His debut album, Whut? Thee Album, began a relationship with Def Jam Records that lasted for more than two decades. Outside of his solo material, he has teamed with Wu-Tang rapper Method Man for the popular three Blackout albums and starred alongside Method Man in the stoner film How High.