Sir Mix-A-Lot

By Rivers Sigafoose

Grammy Award Winning Rapper,Sir Mix-A-Lot

Anthony Ray, AKA Sir Mix-A-Lot, is a rapper that started rapping in the early 1980s. He came from Seattle Washington. Where there was barely any hip hop scene to pick up on.

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Baby got back was his greatest hit

Early Life

Anthony Ray, AKA Sir Mix-A-Lot, was born August 12, 1963 in Seattle, Washington. Growing up he was very fond of hip hop and he listened to it all the time. He started rapping in the early 1980s and he first started making music with drums and synthesizers that he learned to play himself.

Musical Accomplishments

Sir Mix-A-Lot won the Grammy award for his greatest hit Baby Got Back. He Co-Founded his First label. He promoted it himself and he produced his own tracks when he first started rapping.He hosted the very first hip hop radio show and he quickly became the nations most requested artist.


Sir Mix-A-lot was an actor in the TV show called the Watcher.And he sang a parody of ¨Baby Got Back¨ In an episode of The Simpsons.It was called Baby Got Fat. He was also in 2 other shows called The Great Debate and Meet Wally Sparks.