When was Kool G Rap born? Kool G Rap was born on July 20.
New York rapper Kool G Rap was born Nathaniel Thomas Wilson in 1968. He was raised in Corona, Queens, and ran with producer Eric B. before connecting with DJ Polo as a duo and joining the Juice Crew. He's worked with Mobb Deep, Nas, and a host of other rappers and producers like Marley Marl, and Buckwild.
His mafioso rap is credited with influencing rappers like Biggie, Nas, Jay Z, Wu-Tang Clan, and a host of others. He was gangster rap before NWA, arriving on the rap scene in 1986, a year before the West Coast supergroup. His first solo album 4, 5, 6 dropped in 1995. His 2017 release is titled Return of the Don.