De'Mario Monte Thornton (born June 13, 1985), known as Raz-B, is an American, singer and actor. who was a founding member of R&B boy band B2K.


Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Raz B was a member and creator of the group B2K as a teen. The release of B2K’s album, Pandemonium!, and an accompanying tour & finished the year for him that concluded with the release of the group’s first feature film, You Got Served.

Distributed through his own production company, RazBeatz Entertainment, Raz released his first single, Fire in May 2007. Fire officially debuted on the Billboard charts (the week of 5/12/07) on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales charts debuting at #2 and additionally hitting the Billboard Hot Singles Sales charts at #2. There was no promotion behind the single as it debuted because Raz B was pushing this album on an independent level.

March 19, 2010 Raz B released his first mixtape entitled Boy 2 King. In 2011, Elayne Rivers, Raz B's longtime publicist announced that he would be going on tour in China. Throughout the tour Raz B has been performed shows in Various Parts of China.

On August 19, 2013, throughout a performance in Zhejiang province, Raz B tried to stop a fight in the audience and was hit in the face with a glass bottle. Initial reports were that he had fallen into a coma, but subsequent reports were that this was misinformation and labelled as a hoax, and that he would make a full recovery.

As of summer 2013, Raz B signed a record deal by a Dutch label Kameleon Music Group and had gotten back into the studio to work on a full studio album throughout breaks from his tour.

Beginning of February, Raz B released a new song "From the garden" featuring Fioso and plan to release a new and his last album later in 2015.

Albums with B2K

2002B2K (Gold)21-
2002B2K: The Remixes - Volume 1 (EP)12947-
2002Pandemonium! (Platinum)10335
2002Santa Hooked Me Up (EP)13235-
2003The Remixes - Volume 2 (EP)19238-
2004B2K Greatest Hits-76-

Singles with B2K

YearSingleChart positions Album
US Hot 100US R&BUS Rhythmic Top 40UK singles
2002Uh Huh37201435B2K
2002Gots Ta Be341314-B2K
2002Why I Love You7319--B2K and Pandemonium!
2002Bump, Bump, Bump (with P. Diddy)12124Pandemonium!
2003Feelin' Freaky (Nick Cannon featuring B2K)9246--Nick Cannon
2003What A Girl Wants-47--Pandemonium!
2003Uh Huh 2003---31The Remixes - Volume 2
2004Badaboom (feat. Fabolous)59292226You Got Served Soundtrack
2008Body Up (without Omarion)

*In the beginning of 2008, a song titled Body Up was leaked; Raz-B leads this B2K 2008 song with J-Boog & Lil Fizz. Omarion from B2K didn't take part in the groups return.

Discography as solo artist

Raz B
  • Released: FIRE in May 2007 (Single sold in F.Y.E. stores) (digital download) and was the #120 Independent selling single on Billboards.
  • Singles:
    • Fire
    • Go Girl
    • "Follow My Lead" prod. by Excel Beats
    • "Official"
    • "Na Na Na"

'Boy 2 King: The Mixtape EP

Cameo appearances


2004You Got ServedVickCredited as DeMario Thornton
2005Pieces of a Dream
2009Love Sick Diaries
Caged Innocence
2006Noah's ArcTashi1 episode