Ricardo Emmanuel Brown, better known by his stage name Kurupt is an American rapper, actor and former Executive Vice President of Death Row Records. He is a member of the rap group Tha Dogg Pound, and is mostly known for his work with Death Row Records. He is also a member of the hip-hop supergroup The HRSMN.
- Born: November 23, 1972 (age 45), Philadelphia
- Spouse: Natina Reed (2001 to 2003 - Marriage)
- Aliases: Kurrupt, Kurupt Tha Kingpin, Kurupt Young Gotti, Ricardo Brown, Ricardo Emmanuel Brown, Young Gotstra, Young Gotti
- Children: Tren Brown
- Genre: Hip hop music
- Websites: http://www.kuruptgotti.com/