Singer + Rapper + Songwriter
Born Sep 19, 1978

Amil Whitehead more commonly known by her stage name Amil, is an American female rapper, singer, and songwriter from New York City. She was prominent in the late 1990s as a Jay-Z protégé, most notably on the single "Can I Get A... " from the Rush Hour soundtrack.… Read More

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1978 Birth Amil was born September 19, 1978 in New York, New York. … Read More


1997 18 Years Old In 1997, Amil was involved with an all-female group called "Major Coins". … Read More


1999 20 Years Old Soon after Major Coins broke up, Amil decided to follow a solo career with Jay-Z's label, Roc-A-Fella Records, joining the 1999 Hard Knock Life Tour. … Read More
2000 21 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 19, 2000 Amil released her debut solo album, A.M.I.L - All Money Is Legal.
2002 23 Years Old In 2002, Amil had a small role in State Property along with other Roc-a-Fella members such as Dame Dash and Jay-Z.
2005 26 Years Old In 2005, Amil temporarily re-formed "Major Coinz" and released songs on the mixtape circuit including the single "Glamorous Life" which was featured on MTV Mixtape Monday.
2006 27 Years Old In a 2006 interview, when asked whether female MCs are forced to meet standards that male MCs are not, she said: "Oh, yeah. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old In 2008, Amil released mixtapes entitled Az Iz and Amil Returns The Lost Classics Edition delivering lyrically with songs such as the emotional "Tears of a Teenage Mother" and the Caribbean vibed "Don't Worry".


2011 32 Years Old In August 2011, Amil spoke out through Vibe Magazine and gave the following statement about Jay-Z: "I haven't spoken to Jay in years but I really wish I could talk to him because that would just really bring closure to me. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old In July 2012, off of her forthcoming mixtape A time to kill, Amil released new music "Stop" Amil released new music “Remember" in 2014 off of her forthcoming mixtape Another Moment in Life … Read More
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