Happy Bornday @CASSIDY_LARSINY Cassidy. Born Barry Adrian Reese July 7, 1982. Cassidy, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, started off as a battle & freestyle rapper, which earned him a record deal in 2002 with Ruff Ryders & Full Surface Records. He recorded 3 albums for those labels. His debut album Split Personality is his most successful album to date. It reached Gold Status & topped the R&B Albums Chart while peaking at #2 on Billboards Hot 200 Albums Chart. This release included the hit Hotel. He scored the Platinum selling single I'm A Hustla from his sophomore album bearing the same name. He also has 13 mixtapes to his credit.