Awards & Winners


Date of Birth 20-August-1965
Place of Birth South Bronx
(New York, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as KRS 1, Krs One, Lawrence Parker, KRS-1, Lawrence Krisna Parker, Teacha, The Blastmaster, Kris, KRS-One The Teacha, Kris Parker 'KRS-ONE', The Teacher, Krishna, Big Joe Krash
Profession Musician, Author, Lyricist, Master of Ceremonies, Professor, Teacher, Lecturer, Screenwriter, Record producer, Writer, Actor, Rapper, Publisher
Lawrence Krisna Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City, New York. At the 2008 BET Awards, KRS-One was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for all his work and effort towards the Stop the Violence Movement as well as the overall pioneering of hip hop music and culture. KRS-One is also a vocal supporter of vegetarianism. In an interview with, KRS-One said he will sue radio stations that play his music. He reasoned "They don't deserve it. They destroy careers." and "I existed before them, why would I join them?"

Awards by KRS-One

Check all the awards nominated and won by KRS-One.


BET Hip Hop Awards I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award

Nominations 2007 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group Classic (Better Than I've Ever Been)