Joseph Edgar Foreman (born July 28, 1974 in Palmdale, California) is an American rapper. He is better known by his stage name Afroman.

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Afroman performing at the Bank and Blues in Daytona Beach, Florida on October 11, 2009
Background information
Birth nameJoseph Edgar Foreman
Born (1974-07-28) July 28, 1974 (age 46)
Palmdale, California
GenresHip-hop, West Coast hip hop
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums
Years active1992-present
LabelsUniversal Motown, T-Bones
Associated actsMr. Mixx, Lowkey, Sublime
WebsiteOfficial website

He was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for his song "Because I Got High" in 2002.[1] He released his first studio album Because I Got High on June 20, 2000.[2] The album featured the song "Because I Got High". His second studio album Sell Your Dope was released on September 12, 2000. It featured the song "Crazy Rap" which is also called "Colt 45 and 2 Zig Zags".[3]


Studio albumsEdit

Year Album
2000 Because I Got High
2000 Sell Your Dope
2001 The Good Times
2004 Afroholic... The Even Better Times
2004 Jobe Bells
2004 4R0:20
2004 The Hungry Hustlerz: Starvation Is Motivation
2006 Drunk 'n' High
2006 A Colt 45 Christmas
2008 Waiting to Inhale
2009 Frobama: Head of State'


  1. "Grammy-nominated Afroman comes to Bali". Iowa State Daily. Retrieved 2013-12-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Afroman - Because I Got High". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-12-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Afroman - Sell Your Dope". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-12-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Other websitesEdit