Victor Santiago, Jr. (born September 6, 1977), best kent bi his stage name N.O.R.E., formerly Noreaga, is an American rapper.[1] Santiago first rose tae prominence as ane half o the East Coast hip hop duo Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N), alangside fellae Queens-based rapper Capone. He wad an aa hae success as a solo artist wi the singles "Superthug", "Banned from T.V.", "Nothin'", "Oye Mi Canto" an "Mas Maiz".

Birth nameVictor Santiago, Jr.
Forby kent as
  • Noreaga
  • P.A.P.I.
Born (1977-09-06) 6 September 1977 (age 46)
OreiginQueens, New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • actor
Years active1995 - present
Associate acts

Santiago haes released muisic under various record labels, includin Penalty, Roc-La-Familia, Def Jam, an Babygrande Records. In Juin 2011, it wis annoonced Santiago partnered wi fellae American rapper Busta Rhymes' Conglomerate label, where he released his 2013 album Student of the Game, issued under E1 Music. Santiago is an aa chief executive officer (CEO) o his own imprint, Militainment Business.


  1. "Noreaga - Biography, Albums, Streaming Links - AllMusic". AllMusic.

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