Well, there’s no introduction needed for this American Rapper from becoming a viral success to getting arrested from a gun shooting incident. Everyone familiar with him knows, practically knows everything about him already.
Lil Pump became famous for his song “Gucci Gang,” which spread like wildfire on the internet. Well, that and also his ridiculous multicolored hairstyle also helped. And he got success overnight. However, the song even raised to no—3 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
And as recent as last year, he got arrested after shooting a gun inside his home. Since then, his fame stumbled a little bit. But not too much because, as of 2020, Lil Pump’s net worth is roughly around $8 million.
Lil Pump Early Life
Lil Pump was born on 17th August 2000 in Miami. His real name was Gazzy Garcia. His father was Cuban, and his mother was Mexican, and he was the only child in the family. After getting expelled from practically every school he went for getting into fights and initiating riots, his education was halted at an early age.
He showed interest in rap at a very early age. And there are even videos of him rapping online from his early ages. He started rapping since the age of 12yrs old.
Lil Pump Career
He has been collaborating with Smokepurpp since he was 13, and in 2016 he freestyled over a track Smokepurpp produced himself. He started getting recognition on the music streaming platform SoundCloud. In 2017 his songs “D Rose” and “Boss” got over 70 million streams since then.
After Gucci Gang got viral in 2017 as well, artists like Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Chief Keef, and DJ Khaled showed interest in him. They even collaborated with him on his debut album.