When was Da Brat born? Da Brat was born on April 14
Da Brat-tat-tat-tat, real name Shawntae Harris, was born in Chicago in 1974. She got her start after meeting Kris Kross at a concert, who introduced her to Jermaine Dupri. Her debut Funkdafied went platinum and sold one million copies, making her the first female solo rapper to do so.