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William Ray Norwood Jr. or Ray J as he is known professionally (born January 17, 1981) is an American singer, rapper, actor, and entertainer. While he is a singer and rapper, and appeared in the final two seasons of Moesha as part of the main cast, he is more infamously known as the "co-star" in the Kim Kardashian sextape that was leaked in 2003. Since then, he's been a Reality TV mainstay, starring in his own VH1 reality series For The Love Of Ray J as well as being part of the main cast of Love And Hip Hop: Hollywood.

He is the younger brother of fellow singer/actor/entertainer Brandy, and first cousin to rapper Snoop Dogg and wrestler Sasha Banks.


  • Everything You Want (1997)
  • This Ain't a Game (2001)
  • Raydiation (2005)
  • All I Feel (2008)

Selected Filmography




  • Contemporary R&B: His style of music.
  • Darker and Edgier: His first album was your standard R&B/Pop album with Silly Love Songs, starting with the second album, his music started getting more explict.
  • Hotter and Sexier: In addition to the music getting darker, the lyrics and subject matter grew to be more sexual in nature. In 2013, he even had a song titled "I Hit It First," in reference to his sextape with Kim Kardashian.