Stand-up comedian, actor, and film producer Martin Lawrence turns 48 on Tuesday, April 16.

Written by | Ray Cornelius

This week’s celebrity birthdays includes a So So Def diva, an award-winning comedic actor, a hip-hop mogul, a Hollywood starlet and an all-star rapper. Get plugged into the RC Birthdays for this week: April 14-20, 2013.

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Apr. 14: Rapper extraordinaire Da Brat, 39

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Apr. 17: actress and one of PEOPLE’s 50 Most Beautiful  Lela Rochon, 49


Rapper, actor, DJ and record producer Redman, 43

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Apr. 19: Founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records Suge Knight, 48