Happy Birthday @quietAZmoney AZ. Born Anthony Cruz March 9, 1972. Cruz first made a name for himself with a guest appearance on Nas' debut album on the song Life's A Bitch. In '95 he released his debut solo album Doe Or Die. This album reached Gold status & peaked at #1 on Billboard's R&B Albums Chart. It features the Gold Selling single Sugar Hill as well as Gimme Yours & the title track (Doe Or Die). AZ has released 7 more albums since then, but Doe Or Die remains his most successful album to date.