MK Asante

About MK Asante

Birth Day: November 3, 1982
Birth Place: Harare, Zimbabwe

MK Asante

MK Asante was born on November 3, 1982 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Author, rapper, and filmmaker best known for his bestselling memoir Buck documenting his troubled youth in Philadelphia. He has also authored the poetry books Beautiful. And Ugly Too and Like Water Running Off My Back and the nonfiction book It's Bigger Than Hip Hop.
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Popular As MK Asante
Occupation Memoirist
Age 41 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born November 3, 1982 (Harare, Zimbabwe)
Birthday November 3
Town/City Harare, Zimbabwe
Nationality Zimbabwe

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

MK Asanteโ€™s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

MK Asante was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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About

Author, Rapper, and filmmaker best known for his bestselling memoir Buck documenting his troubled youth in Philadelphia. He has also authored the poetry books Beautiful. And Ugly Too and Like Water Running Off My Back and the nonfiction book It's Bigger Than Hip Hop.

Before Fame

After studying film and literature at the University of London, he earned a BA in Africana Studies and English at Lafayette College. He then earned his MFA in Screenwriting at UCLA. By 23, he began teaching at Morgan State University.

Trivia

In 2005, he released the documentary 500 Years Later. He then followed up with the documentaries The Black Candle and Motherland.

Family Life

His father, Molefi Kete Asante, is a renowned scholar, and his mother, Kariamu Welsh, is an established Choreographer. Born in Zimbabwe, he was raised in Philadelphia. His wife's name is Maya Freelon.

Associated With

Known also for his music, he has released an album to accompany his memoir, Buck. He was also featured on the Bishop Lamont single "The Color Grey."

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