“"I'm a hard worker, and everything with me is, if I work hard, I should get paid for it. Everything with me, I try to symbolize something flashy like jewelry or a car. The rubbing hands is a symbol of hustling, so it goes back to the money."”
“"One of my motivations in life is to be a billionaire."”
“"I had to give Justin Bieber a lot of shirts - he's a friend of the team, and we got a lot of love for Justin Bieber. I like the apparel business. That's another $100 million per year, easy."”
Birdman (Born Bryan Williams on February 15, 1969, in New Orleans, LA) is an American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur. He co-founded Cash Money Records, and is one half of the hip-hop act Big Tymers with DJ Mannie Fresh. The pair released three albums during 1998 before disbanding in 2004, including “How Ya Luv That,” “I Got That Work” and “Big Money Heavyweight.” When Big Tymers broke up he changed his name from Baby to Birdman. He recored a collaboration album with Lil Wayne and contributed to the making of YMCMB, known as the Young Money Cash Money Billionaires. In 2014, he was said to have a net worth of $160 million.
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Birdman is best known for his brushes with the law. In 2007, he was arrested in Kingsport, TN in possession of almost a pound of marijuana. He also had a legal dispute with Thomas Marasciullo, who claimed he used his voice without permission on a track called “Respect.”
Birdman has two children, Bryan Williams Jr., who was born in 1997 and a daughter Bria Williams, born in 1998.