Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1977 –


Who is N.O.R.E.?

Victor Santiago, Jr., better known by his stage names Noreaga, N.O.R.E. and P.A.P.I., is an American hip hop and reggaeton recording artist from Queens, New York City. N.O.R.E. is perhaps best known for being one half of the East Coast hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga, alongside fellow Queens-based rapper Capone and his solo singles "Superthug", "Banned from T.V.", "Nothin'", "Oye Mi Canto" and "Mas Maiz", among several others. N.O.R.E. has released music under various record labels, including Penalty, Def Jam, Roc-La-Familia and Babygrande Records. In June 2011, it was announced N.O.R.E.partnered with fellow American rapper Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate label, where he released his 2013 album Student of the Game, issued under E1 Music. N.O.R.E. is also chief executive officer of his own imprint, Militainment Business.

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Sep 6, 1977
New York City
Also known as
  • Nore
  • Noreaga
  • Victor Santiago, Jr.
  • Victor Santiago II
  • Victor 'Noreago' Santeago
  • Victor 'Noreaga' Santiago
  • Victor N.O.R.E. Santiago
  • P.A.P.I.
  • Super Thug
  • African American
  • Hispanic and Latino Americans
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • LeFrak City
  • New York City
  • Queens

on July 23, 2013


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