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KRS-One


KRS-One was born on August 20, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lawrence Parker. He was previously married to Ms. Melodie. See full bio »

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Known For

This Is the End
This Is the End Soundtrack
(2013)
The Manchurian Candidate
(2004)
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
(2005)
Ride Along
Ride Along Soundtrack
(2014)

Filmography

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 2016 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Ridin" by Chamillionaire (2016) ... (writer: "Welcome to Atlanta")
 2016 Angry Birds (performer: "Sound of Da Police") / (writer: "Sound of Da Police" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2016 Shameless (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Be a Good Boy. Come for Grandma (2016) ... (performer: "Survival Skills Ft. Dj Revolution" - uncredited)
 2016 Kötü Kedi Serafettin (performer: "Sound of Da Police") / (writer: "Sound of Da Police" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2016 Morris from America (writer: "Come Clean" - as C. Parker)
 2016 Ride Along 2 (performer: "Sound of da Police") / (writer: "Sound of da Police" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2015 La tête haute (performer: "Sound Of Da Police")
 2015 Battlefield Hardline (Video Game) (performer: "Sound of Da Police") / (writer: "Sound of Da Police")
 2014 Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Jenny from the Block" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2014 Ride Along (performer: "Sounds Of Da Police") / (writer: "Sounds Of Da Police" - as Lawrence Krsone Parker)
 2013 This Is the End (performer: "Step Into a World (Rapture's Delight)") / (writer: "Step Into a World (Rapture's Delight)" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2013 Beta Test (Short) (performer: "Disaster Kit")
 2012 The Central Park Five (Documentary) (writer: "Yo Slippin")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "MC's Act Like They Don't Know") / (writer: "MC's Act Like They Don't Know")
 2011 Attack the Block (performer: "Sound of Da Police")
 2009 Tony Hawk: Ride (Video) (performer: "Robot")
 2008 The Wackness (performer: "I Can't Wake Up") / (writer: "I Can't Wake Up" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2007 Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (Video Game) (performer: "Pack Up Remix")
 2007 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (writer: "If It's Lovin' That You Want" - uncredited)
 2006 It's a Boy Girl Thing (writer: "Jenny from the Block" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (as Lawrence Parker, "The Bridge is Over", "9MM Goes Bang") / (performer: "The Bridge is Over") / (producer: "The Bridge is Over")
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13 (performer: "Generique Assault")
 2004 Beef II (Video documentary) (performer: "Clear Em Out", "Ova Here")
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate (producer: "Love's Gonna Get 'cha (Material Love)") / (writer: "Love's Gonna Get 'cha (Material Love)")
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Soul Brother #1" - as Parker Lawrence)
 2003 Beef (Documentary) (producer: "South Bronx")
 2003 Anne B. Real (performer: "Womanology") / (writer: "Womanology")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 ... (writer: "Jenny From The Block" - uncredited)
 2002 BMX XXX (Video Game) (performer: "Step Into A World (Rapture's Delight)")
 2001 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (Video Game) (performer: "Hush")
 2000 Grind Session (Video Game) (performer: "Out for Fame") / (writer: "Out for Fame" - as Lawrence Parker)
 2000 The Yards (performer: "R.E.A.L.I.T.Y." (1995) - as Krs-One) / (writer: "R.E.A.L.I.T.Y." (1995) - as Lawrence Parker)
 1999 The Corruptor (performer: "5 Boroughs") / (writer: "5 Boroughs" - as K. Parker)
 1998 Bulworth (performer: "Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It)") / (writer: "Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It)" - as C. Parker)
 1998 He Got Game (performer: "Unstoppable") / (writer: "Unstoppable")
 1998 Caught Up (performer: "Ey-Yo! (The Reggae Virus)") / (producer: "Ey-Yo! (The Reggae Virus)") / (writer: "Ey-Yo! (The Reggae Virus)" - as L. Parker)
 1997 How to Be a Player (writer: "Down wit Us" - as Lawrence Parker)
 1997 Dangerous Ground (performer: "Rapaz R.N. Dainja (Chain Me to the Gear Re-mix)")
 1996 High School High (performer: "High School Rock" - as KRS-ONE) / (producer: "High School Rock" - as KRS-ONE) / (writer: "High School Rock" - as L. Parker)
 1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (performer: "Can't Be Wasting My Time" - as KRS-ONE) / (writer: "Can't Be Wasting My Time" - as L. Parker)
 1995 Clockers (performer: "Outta Here") / (writer: "Outta Here" - as Lawrence Parker)
 1993 CB4 (writer: "Black Cop" - as Lawrence Parker)
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Down and Out of District in Beverly Hills (1991) ... (performer: "Radio Song" - uncredited)
 1988 I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (performer: "I'Mo Get U Sucka", "Jack of Spades" - as KRS-ONE) / (writer: "I'Mo Get U Sucka", "Jack of Spades" - as KRS-ONE)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: 'A Retrospective' See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Kris Parker 'KRS-One' | KRS1 | Lawrence Parker | KRS-One The Teacha

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game. See more »

Trivia:

He was nicknamed "Krishna" as a youth because he enjoyed discussing philosophy with Hare Krishnas who gave out food near the homeless shelter he was living in. He sometimes claims "Krisna" as his legal middle name. See more »

Nickname:

Kris See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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