Young M. A

Young M. A biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Katorah Marrero

Occupation

rapper

Birth Date

April 3, 1992

Age

28 years

Zodiac Sign

Aries

Birthplace

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Education

Weston Middle School; Weston College

Nationality

American

Young M. A family members

Mother's Name

Latasha Blackman

Siblings names

older brother (late) and younger sister

Is Young M. A a lesbian/bisexual?

No

What is Young M. A marital status?

In relation

Who are Young M. A parents?

Father

Young M.A eagerly tells in her interviews about her mother and grandmother but keeps so silent about her father. Even his name is not known to the wide audience of the rapper’s supporters. 

The fact is, Mr. Marrero escaped from Katorah’s life when she was just 1 year old. He was released from prison when the future music star turned 11, but they didn’t become close as it seems. In any case, his identity is not known.

Latasha Blackman (mother)

Latasha Blackman mother Young M.A

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Date of birth: December 28, 1972

Latasha Carlisle Blackman is Young M.A’s beloved mother. Her face became known to the wide audience in 2016 when she supervised her famous daughter at BET Awards. 

It was Latasha, who developed Young M.A’s taste to the music. She played music all day long and listened to performers of various music genres. Latasha was a fan of 50 Cent, Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G. and many others. Nowadays Young M. A considers all these singers as her inspiration.

Latasha Blackman resides in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from Drake Business School. She earns her living as a self-employed contractor. The woman has two daughters and had a son, who was killed in 2009. She parented her kids with three different fathers.

Latasha is very proud of her daughter Young M.A. The rapper used to tell in her interview, that she is a provider for her family now. Her mother used to work 12 hours per day to provide her kids with everything necessary. Now Young M.A wants to give her some rest and support her with money. The rapper spends her cash for the little sister, too. 

Young M. A siblings

Kenneth Ramos (older half-brother)

Kenneth Ramos older half-brother Young M. A

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Date of birth: December 9, 1988

Date of death: September 26, 2009

Kenneth Christopher Ramos, Jr. played an important part in Young M.A’s life. “He is not here, and I carry with me every single day”, the singer shares in her interview. She adds that it is even harder for her mom. 

Kenny was killed by gangsters, and on September 26, 2009, he passed away. That tragedy had a big impact on Katorah’s family.

Kenneth was a friendly boy. He was a son of Katorah’s mother and Mr. Kenneth C. Ramos, Sr. He resided in Brooklyn, New York and worked at Bickel’s Snack as a laborer. He was a big fan of music.

After his death, Katorah suffered a lot and couldn’t express it verbally, so she didn’t write a single line about her feelings. But after a decade of this tragic event, she devoted her debut album to Kenny. 

Quintessence Blackman (younger half-sister)

Quintessence Blackman younger half-sister Young M.A

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Quintessence Blackman is Katorah’s younger half-sister. In 2019, Katorah told, that her sister is a high school pupil. The girl resides in Brooklyn with her mother. Sometimes she posts funny dancing videos on social media. The sisters share a close bond. 

Bio

Katorah H. Marrero, widely known as Young M.A, is an aspiring young rapper. She met her big break in 2016 when she released the single “Ooouuu”. In autumn, 2019 Katorah presented the debut album “Herstory in the Making”. It occupied the 7th position in Billboard 200 chart immediately after its presentation.

Young M.A is a unique personality, who has her vision of reality, and she is ready to share it with her fans, whom she calls “supporters”. She is a lesbian and doesn’t hide this fact, but at the same time she hates, when someone calls her so. “I am an artist; I want to be just a person, without any label. We all should be just people and that’s all, because each of us dies at the end”, she says.

She was born in the family of Latasha Blackman and her husband, Mr. Marrero. She has an older half-brother and a younger half-sister. At the age of 9, she decided to become an entertainer. A little later the girl chose music among all the variety of entertaining arts. She graduated from Weston Middle School and then entered Weston College. But since childhood music was part of her life.

In her late teens, Katorah became the part of the Redlyfe team. She performed with the band at Brooklyn (Chiraq Freestyle) Festival in 2014. That was the first time when she caught wide public attention. The year has passed, and she appeared at the rapper’s Mobb Deep concert in New York. He introduced her to his fans, and Young M.A tried her best to prove that she was worth their attention. 

In 2016 her famous single “Ooouuu” became a hit, but after that, she was in the shadow for several years. They say the rapper was struggling with depression and alcohol addiction. But she managed to put herself together and finally broke a debut album, which cemented her position of the hip hop star. 


Interesting and fun facts

  1. The first thing, which she puts in her bag while packing is a white T-shirt. “I got used to it in a high school and can’t live without it now”, she tells.
  2. Her favorite snack is red hot chips. 
  3. Although Young M.A tries not to attract public attention to her relationship status, still her supporters know that she is a lesbian, and she is dating a woman. Katorah met Tori Brixx in 2017 through their common friend, and they immediately fell in love with each other. Now Tori stays out of the limelight, but she is by her partner’s side every day. Sometimes Brixx supervises the rapper to her interviews, where praises Young M.A’s culinary skills. 
  4. She smokes from time to time. 
  5. Her height is 5 ft 5 in and her weight is 123, 5 pounds.
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