Lord Tariq is an American rapper and actor who as half of the famous ‘Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz’ hip hop rap duo, rose to fame. He is also an actor, and to his credit, he has ‘How to Make It in America’ and ‘Steel.’ Lord Tariq is an actor known for Steel (1997), How to Make It in America (2010) and Deja Vu (Uptown Baby): Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz (1997). What is Lord Tariq net worth now?
Well, we know that Lord and Peter have been in the music business for a long time. The American hip hop duo, consisting of rappers Sean “Lord Tariq” Hamilton and Peter “Peter Gunz” Pankey, from The Bronx, New York, were Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz. They are best known for their 1997 single “Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)” on the US Billboard Hot 100, which reached the top ten.
Career life of duo performers,
“The pair made their debut on Whodini’s 1996 album Six, initially performing as The Gunrunners, on which they appeared on the track “Can’t Get Enough and assisted in writing two other songs. In addition to the single ‘Men of Steel’ from O’Neal’s film Steel, Peter Gunz worked with Shaquille O’Neal on the latter’s albums You Can’t Stop the Reign (1996) and Respect (1998) (1997). Lord Tariq collaborated on the 1998 single ‘Analyze This with Jay-Z and Nas.
Their debut single, “Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)”, was released in December 1997 and sampled the 1977 Steely Dan hit “Black Cow”. On the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ it peaked at #9, topped the ‘Billboard’ Hot Rap Songs chart, and in May 1998 it reached #21 on the UK Singles Chart. The single was platinum certified with sales of over one million by the RIAA.
Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz released their only album in 1998, Make It Reign, which peaked at #38 on the ‘Billboard 200’ and #8 on the ‘Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, following the success of the single. The album struggled to yield further hits, despite featuring guest appearances by Big Pun, Fat Joe, Sticky Fingaz, Kurupt and Cam’ron.
The duo broke-up in 1999 AD without releasing any other material.
Who is Peter Gunz?
Peter Pankey was born in The Bronx, New York USA, in 1967. He is a famous rapper and television figure as Peter Gunz, perhaps best known for being one of the members of the former duo named Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz
Collected fame since 2013,
A non-charting solo album, The Barcode, which featured both Peter and Cory Gunz, was released by Lord Tariq in June 2005.
Peter Gunz has been featured on the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York since 2013. He is married to Amina Schmahl, a singer. Peter Cory Pankey, Jr. (born 1987), his uncle, is a rapper who goes by Cory Gunz’s stage name and is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment.
Lord Tariq Net Worth
After the actor last made his appearance in the 2010 movie ‘How to Make It in America’, there hasn’t been much public appearances and sightings of him. Neither does he show up with his old pal, Peter nor has he released any other new album. It seems like he has gave up on rapping and prefers to live a normal life, staying away from cameras and glare of fame. Lord Tariq net worth is not less than $500k. He must be involved in some music business and don’t want to share his private life to media and fans.
Lord Tariq deja vu
Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)”Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)” It was released as the lead single from their debut studio album, Make It Reign, in December 1997 through Columbia Records. The album, recorded by KNS, peaked at #9 on the US Billboard Hot 100, #21 on the UK Singles Chart, #29 on the Official New Zealand Music Chart, and was certified Platinum for sales of a million copies by the Recording Industry Association of America on March 31, 1998. The popularity of the pair would, however, be short-lived, as they split up without releasing a follow-up album or single in 1999.