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Birth Name: Quincy Brown

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 4, 1991

Ethnicity: African-American

Quincy, also known as Quincy Brown and Quincy Combs, is an American actor, recording artist, and entrepreneur.

Quincy’s parents are both African-American.

Quincy was born to model Kimberly Porter and singer/producer Al B. Sure! (born Albert Joseph Brown III). He was adopted by producer/musician Sean Combs, after he began a relationship with Quincy’s mother.

Quincy’s paternal grandparents are Albert Joseph Brown II and Cassandra.

Quincy’s maternal grandmother was Sarah Lee (the daughter of Steven Geen and Lila Mae Goodwin Star).

Pictures of Quincy’s biological father can be seen here and here. A picture of Quincy’s mother can be seen here.

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45 Replies to “Quincy”

  1. I think he’s a throwback gene: his bio parents both look “black” as in 3/4 or more SSA 1/4 or less Euro. But he came out looking mixed. He straight up looks like a multiracial Caribbean.

    He probably got more of the euro genes in his appearance. If he wants to call himself black fine though because as far as we know both his parents were predominately black Americans.

  2. He’s Black. Just like Nick Cannon, Chris Brown, Marlon Wayans etc. His minimal Caucasian ancestry just popped up due to genetic variation.

    This is a similar case with Nicole Ari Parker.


    Do we only have to use only prphotos because they hardly have any photos for him and they are old and ugly.

    Please change the profile picture to this -http://cache2.asset-cache.net/gc/474373128-actor-quincy-brown-attends-the-dope-gettyimages.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=GkZZ8bf5zL1ZiijUmxa7QZyfcu96Q8UJ3aqO8anDdeIRTRmpCFjMzfhI2kBOABNYQO%2FopdDTl15vkjKvwJawMA%3D%3D

  4. Fuzzybear clearly you are very defensive or have been to the fact most people think this guy is mixed like black and white… I know a lot about AA culture and the many sshades of brown. I have met many people whether at work, school, strangers and friends who are very light but identify as African-American or black. It doesn’t changed the fact they will to most people be perceived as mixed. Quincy looks mixed and my opinion won’t change about how he looks. His complexion, hair type, phenotype is more typical for mixed race folks. In fact many Samoans have a certain look he has… look at Dwayne Johnson who is Part Samoan and afro Canadian and Irish… they have similar features. So quincy to me and others on this site believes he looks more than just African-American. That’s all I said.

    1. Why are people so stupid to the fact that BLACK being Black has a million different looks. Africans, black Carribeans and Black Americans have a million different skintones, hiar textures, and facial features. Most mixed with black people still look black thats why you are confusing things. Plus blacks during slavery 200 yrs ago were raped by whites.

        1. @Andrew

          I understand that the Dominicans around you are fat, happy, and brown. However ever black person I know, could fit in every last one of those places you listed. Each group goes from white to black

          1. yes, most Dominicans I know are tri-racials mulattoes, brown-skinned and women use to be “curvy” (..). I dont know if they feel happy being far from home, though,

          2. however if you will shut down your silly Afrocentrism for a while you could admit this guy is not your average “African-American”.

          3. @Andrews

            Now if you would take off your silly Eurocentric goggles for a minute, and open up your (mister magoo) eyes and realize that you said it yourself. African American is a umbrella term and a cultural name for a group of people who come from a multigenerational mix. We are about 42 million something strong, with multiple ancestries running through our bloodlines. We have multiple shades of skin in our families. We have different percentages of varies ancestries, we are not all the same( cousin would be different from cousin, but still family). I have been around black people my entire life, and have yet to see all 42 million, and I know you haven’t. Black do gather, and in certain area some groups maybe dark. While in other areas like mine, it’s more like a rainbow of color with all of them saying that they are BLACK. Quincy looks and coloration are very common to me, in other words average

          4. Quincy is definitely above average in African-American skin color and hair types. He looks like he has a white parent. Where say nick cannon, tyrese, Michael B Jordan look typically African-American and not one black parent and white. Quincy looks a lot like my dad side since they are all mulattoes and Caucasian and native or a mixer of them all. Most people looking at this young man would think he is not just African-American and that he has significant European mixture.

          5. @ fuzzy

            I agree with you that you have more experience than me about “African-Americans”, btw I dont believe this guy has 2 (biological) AA parents

          6. He definitely looks like Al B. Sure! (and nothing like Porter) so he must be his biological father. However, did you just added his parents names or were they already in the description?

          7. @cwm
            Light skin people like Quincy( and brighter), have been part of the AA culture since the 1600’s. Why do you guys think they came up with all these names for light skin people. The women at the Cotton Club, and these colorscale names in 1942(“high yaller, yaller, high brown, vaseline brown, seal brown, low brown, dark brown), and this was in Harlem , I’ve never heard of vaseline brown. The Brown Paper bag test, which my group was so infamous for. All these names like Redbones. As I stated, black people do gather, and colorations like that of ( nick cannon, tyrese, Michael B Jordan), maybe what a typical African-American looks like to you. However people like Sinbad, Derek Jeter, and Quincy are normal to me. Plus now you know that Quincy father is not white Also we’ve already have established from previous comments, that your exposure to mixed blooded people other than your family has been kinda limited. As you said, most people wouldn’t think you were mixed

            Quote: I’m light brown but am not Derek jeter complexion.

            That comment right there say a lot about your exposure.

            My niece just went to a casting call, the white people there, thought she was bi-racial(she’s not) Plus she’s brighter than Quincy

            My cousin also brighter than Quincy, who has serious Mack skills (I am so envious of him). Has 27 kids(by 27 different women). Not one of his kids are darker than Quincy. 9 of them are by white women(all the kids look white). 3 by Mexican girls, one Filipina and rest Black girls

            What you and others think are above average, is quickly what’s going to become the norm for you

          8. Deter Jeter is mixed… and I never said people wouldn’t think I am mixed. Stop being so defensive this kid looks mixed with white. Not saying he is but he looks it with his skin complexion, hair and phenotype. I have a lot of exposure with mixed race black and white because of my own family and people all over… this guy looks mixed! Not African-American but white and black. And most would think that. The fact you are so defensive about the way he looks is ridiculous. He looks black and white. Not typical African-American. I know African-Americans come in many shades. Duh. But he looks exceptionally beyond just black. I showed pictures of him to people I know and they all guessed he was mixed with white. They were shocked when I said both parents are African-American. And I look the mix I am. African American, Scottish, english, and native. I am light brown with wavy, curly hair. Have some mixed phenotype.

          9. @ Cwm

            I’m not attacking you, just showing what you said

            (and I never said people wouldn’t think I am mixed)

            Here’s what you said in shemar moore page
            (cwm85 July 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm
            My first cousin mom is white and he looks Italian. My mother is very dark like west African dark and my brother’s and I are a little darker than what people precieve what a mix person looks like.)

            ( Stop being so defensive this kid looks mixed with white. Not saying he is but he looks it with his skin complexion, hair and phenotype. )

            I am not being defensive, nor at anywhere in my comment, did I say he was not mixed. I simply stated that while people like (nick cannon, tyrese, Michael B Jordan )are what you consider typical AA’s. People like(Deter Jeter who I know is mixed btw, Sinbad and Quincy) as well as(nick cannon, tyrese, Michael B Jordan ) are very common in my area.

            (this guy looks mixed! Not African-American but white and black. And most would think that.)

            You don’t seem to understand that African-American is simply a cultural name. It not a skin color, but a heritage. As I stated, mulattoes or mixed bloods have been part of it since the 1600’s. Also saying an AA is mixed blooded, is like saying the sun is hot, just a fact. Here’s something by a high yellow man


            (The fact you are so defensive about the way he looks is ridiculous. He looks black and white.)

            Again never stated he was not part white, nor am I being defensive about the way he looks. Simply saying I see his complexion all the time( in my house, school , the neighborhood etc). His look is very common around here

            ( They were shocked when I said both parents are African-American)

            That only proves to me, that the people you talked to, have very limited exposure

        2. @Andrew ALL of the ethnicities you mentioned are BLACKS too

          “Dominican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Cape Verdean, and North African” ALL BLACKS EVEN IF THEY DONT KNOW IT.

    1. Andrew, you should win the most stupidest person award (as usual).

      You can be 100% African and look like this. Haven’t you heard of North Africans? In fact, they’re usually much more lighter featured than him.

      Eurocentric fool.

      1. @Phaedra you can be subsaharan black African and look exactly like Quincy too. In North African the lighter Arabs would call him a slave and alot of derogatory black African names.
        Subsaharan black Africans that look just like Quincy
        Sudanese: http://www.thecoli.com/threads/i-believe-the-only-sudanese-women-thread-one-of-the-most-diverse-groups.283607/page-4
        South Africans, Wayde-Van-Niekirk: http://justnotsaid.blogspot.com/2016/08/olympics-part-vi-wayde-van-niekirk.html
        West African Tuaregs, Subsaharan Niger: https://www.pinterest.com/jewelley9/tamasheq/
        Eritreans (East Africans):http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_coeaJr7-WwA/RanPQNB0ycI/AAAAAAAAAWE/i2cwscEvwYw/s400/yonie.jpg

        1. Many East Africans have Arab blood in them. As for North Africans, there are North Africans who look mixed, some who look white and are just black. The average na is probably mostly Caucasian (with a slight touch of black) I don’t think he’d be out of place in the South of Northern Africa.

          Point of the matter is, he looks mixed cause he’s from the new world. You can see Euro elements and ssa elements in him. He looks like several of my Caribbean friends who say they’re mulattoes.

          The oddest thing is he does not like a British/black mixture. He looks more like a Latino mulatto and would fit in the Caribbean pretty well.

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