Yo Gotti Biography
Yo Gotti, a popular American rapper was born Mario Mims on May 19, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee.The rapper was raised in the notorious crime obsessed neighbourhoods in Ridge Crest housing projects. Both his parents as well as uncles and aunts were hustlers
Yo Gotti Music Career
Yo Gotti began his music career around the age of 14, rapping as Lil Yo, affiliated with DJ Sound and his crew.Between the year 2000 and 2006, Yo Gotti released a string of independent albums. From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game in the year 2000, Self-Explanatory in 2001, Life in 2003 and Back 2 da Basics in 2006.
He later released his major label debut studio album Live From The Kitchen on January 10, 2012.Live From The Kitchen debuted at number 12 on the USBillboard 200, with 16,000 copies sold in its first week of sales in the United States.After three weeks on the chart the album has sold 36,000 copies in the United States.
Yo Gotti released his seventh album titled ‘I Am’ in 2013 and it reached 7th position and 2nd position on the weekly US Billboard 200 and US Top R&B/ Hip Hop Albums charts. The has sold over 212 thousand copies in the United States as of 2015.
The album’s first single titled ‘Act Right’ featuring Jezzy and YG and the fourth single titled ‘I Know’ featuring Rich Homie Quan received Gold certifications from RIAA. The second single ‘King Shit’ reached 5th position on the US Billboard Bubbling Under R&B/ Hip-Hop Singles chart.
Mario released his eighth album titled ‘The Art of Hustle’ in 2016 with Epic Records and CMG and it debuted at 4th position on Billboard 200 charts and 1st position on the US Top R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums as of 2016. The album sold over 45 thousand copies in the first week of its release in US. The first single titled ‘Down in the DM’ reached 13th position on US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Yo Gotti Girlfriend
Mario married Lakeisha Mims and had two daughters and a son with her. However, later they decided to separate their ways. It is rumoured that the children are as of now living with their father.
After the seperation he was into a relationship with Jammie Moses and they were blessed with three children but they too are said to have gone separate ways but their current status is unknown.
Yo Gotti Children
The rapper has six children from two relationships.He has two daughters and a son with Lakeisha Mims and three other children with Jammie Moses.
Yo Gotti Awards
The talented rapper has received numerous awards including: BET awards,World Music Awards, Vibe Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards and several others.