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|Born||September 19, 1976|
|Genres||East Coast hip hop, gangsta rap|
|Years Active||1999 – present|
|Labels||Desert Storm, Konvict, Bad Boy, Ciroc, Interscope|
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Jermaine Denny, better known as his stage name Red Café, is an American rapper. He was born to Afro-Guyanese parents and is signed to Akon's Konvict Muzik, Diddy's Bad Boy Records and Ciroc Entertainment and DJ Clue's Desert Storm label.
Red Café is a Brooklyn, NY rapper of Afro-Guyanese descent. His nickname "Red" was his father's nickname; in songs he refers to himself simply as "R". He was imprisoned for four years in 1992. After his release he joined the group Da Franchise, which was signed by Violator Records but was not successful and disbanded. He was signed by Arista in 2003, by Capitol (Hoo-Bangin' Records) in 2005, by Universal (Konvict Muzik) in 2006, and then Interscope (Konvict Musik) in 2007, but released no albums. His song All Night Long was included on the 2005 Coach Carter soundtrack. He has also ghostwritten for many popular rappers over the years. As an underground rapper, his work is not internationally recognized, though he has been rapping on the circuit since the late 1990s.
He released a mixtape with DJ Envy, The Co-Op, in 2007. Remy Ma was featured on the album. In 2009 he played Primo, the freestyle battle rapper, in the 2009 Biggie Smalls biopic Notorious. In 2011 he acted in the debut event of the Urban Wrestling Federation.
His newest mixtape, Above the Cloudz, was released on March 17, 2011. He then released Hell's Kitchen on January 13, 2012. His debut album ShakeDown is set to be released in 2012.