Mase Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Mase is the famous stage name of Mason Durell Betha, an American based rapper, songwriter as well as a pastor, who is best recognized for being contracted to Sean “Diddy” Combs’s label named as Bad Boy Records.
Mase was born Mason Durell Betha in Jacksonville, Florida, on August 27, 1975, as a fraternal twin born almost two months premature, to P. K. Betha and Mason Betha.
While growing up, he did not recognize his father. Her mom relocated her children to Harlem, situated inside New York after fleeing her rude husband. This was during the time while Mase was three to four years of age.
The father left the family when Mase was just three years old. In 1982 his mother moved herself and her children to Harlem, New York, where Mase spent the majority of his childhood.Also, he came back towards Harlem post just a few semesters, with determination on following a rap based career.
After returning to live in Harlem at age 15, Betha began showing promise as a basketball player, becoming the leading point guard for his team at Manhattan Center high school during the 1993 season, where he played alongside Cameron Giles, who went on to be the rapper known as Cam’ron.
He had hopes of joining the National Basketball Association (NBA), but was unable to make it into a Division I College due to his poor academic scores.
He attended State University of New York at Purchase on a basketball scholarship, where he grew to realize he was unlikely to make the NBA and instead began focusing more on writing music, producing demo tapes and regularly performing at local nightclubs. Betha eventually dropped out of college and focused on his music career full time.
Mase, also known as Dr. Mason Durelle Betha, got his start in the world of rap music thanks to Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs and Bad Boy Records. He recorded several highly-regarded albums that were produced and distributed by Bad Boy Records.
In 1999, he left the industry to become a religious preacher and inspirational speaker. Mase returned to the music world in 2004 and recorded an album, entitled “Welcome Back.”
As was the case with his earlier album, “Welcome Back” was produced and distributed by Bad Boy Records. Mase quit the music industry for a second time when he could not get released from his contract with Sean Combs.
He returned again in 2009 and recorded a third album, “I Do the Impossible.” Mase is currently a free agent and is attempting to get a performance contract with a new record label.
Mase’s debut studio album Harlem World was released in 1997 and reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and US R&B charts as well as in Canada.
His album Double Up was released in 1999 and reached #2 on the US R&B chart and his album Welcome Back was released in 2004 and reached #3 on the US R&B chart and #4 on the Billboard 200 chart.
His popular singles include “Feel So Good” (featuring Kelly Price), “What You Want” (featuring Total), “Lookin’ at Me” (featuring Puff Daddy), “Get Ready” (featuring Blackstreet), “Welcome Back”, and “Breathe, Stretch, Shake” (featuring P. Diddy).
As of October 2020, Mase has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He makes most of his income with his career as a rapper, TV personality, songwriter, and inspirational speaker.
He attained his launch in the field of rap music, and appreciation goes to Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs as well as Bad Boy Records. Moreover, he has recorded many highly-regarded type albums that were spawned and distributed through Bad Boy Records.
During the year 1999, the rapper has left this industry to transform as a religious preacher as well as an inspirational speaker. He made a comeback to the world of music during the year 2004 and also recorded one album, known as “Welcome Back.”