Birdman in 2007
|Birth name||Brian Williams|
|Also known as||Baby|
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Genres||Hip hop, southern hip hop|
|Occupations||Rapper, Oil executive|
|Years active||1989-present day|
|Labels||Young Money Records, Cash Money Records|
|Associated acts||Lil Wayne, Drake, Young Jeezy, Big Tymers|
Brian Williams (called Birdman) is an American rapper. He is the co-founder of Cash Money Records. He began his career as an oil company executive. In 1997, he became part of a rap group called Big Tymers along with Mannie Fresh. He has collaborated for a long time with Lil Wayne and is currently one of the richest rappers. Birdman has a reported net worth of $160 million in 2014.