Jordan Terrell Carter, who goes by the stage name Playboi Carti, was born on September 13, 1996, in the United States. Carter’s first record deal was with a small local label called Awful Records. Later, he signed with Interscope Records’ AWGE Label, which is owned by ASAP Mob.
Early on in his career, Carter got a lot of fans who liked him a lot. In 2017, more people learned about him. Carter’s first mixtape came out in April 2017, and the singles “Magnolia” and “Woke Up Like This” (with Lil Uzi Vert) were on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
When it came out in 2018, his first studio album, Die Lit, went to number 3 on the US Billboard 200. Carter’s second album, Whole Lotta Red (2020), came out after almost two years without any new music. It was his first album to start at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.
Carter also has a solo career, and in 2019, he started his own record label called Opium. Since then, the label has signed artists like Ken Carson and Destroy Lonely.
Know About Playboi Carti Biography
Playboi Carti was born on September 13, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia. He went to North Springs Charter High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia, for high school. Before he became a rapper, Carti wanted to be an NBA star.
He used to be on the high school team, but he quit after getting into a fight with the head coach. Playboi Carti often did not go to school so he could work on his music or go to his job at H&M. After high school, he quit his job so he could focus on music.
In 2011, Playboi Carti began putting out music. But you can’t find many of his early songs online anymore. When he decided to make music his full-time job, Carti moved to New York. When he was staying at the apartment of the person who sold him drugs, he met a member of the hip-hop group ASAP.
In 2015, ASAP Rocky became a mentor to Playboi Carti after seeing him perform in Texas. Then, when he put his singles “Broke Boi” and “Fetti” on Soundcloud, people started to notice him.
During this time, Carti worked with Atlanta underground rappers like Yung Bans, Lil Yachty, and Ethereal. He also did a tour with ASAP Ferg and Lil Uzi Vert. By the end of 2018, Playboi Carti had a big record deal with Interscope Records.
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Playboi Carti Professional Life
After he signed with Interscope in April 2017, Carti released his first mixtape. Pitchfork, Spin, XXL, and PopMatters were among the music magazines that talked about the release. The mixtape reached number 12 on the Billboard 200, and the singles “Magnolia” and “Woke Up Like This” were both big hits. To promote the mixtape, Playboi Carti went on tour with Gucci Mane and Dreezy.
“Die Lit,” Carti’s first studio album, came out in May 2018. The album peaked at number three on the US Billboard 200, and a few months after that, the RIAA gave it a gold rating. The album had songs by Nicki Minaj, Chief Keef, Young Thug, and Lil Uzi Vert. At the end of the year, Playboi Carti said that he was working on his second album.
Over the next two years, some of Carti’s new songs got leaked onto the internet and got tens of millions of streams. His song “@Meh,” which came out in April 2020, was his first new one since 2018. On the Billboard Hot 100, the song got as high as number 35. The next month, he was on Drake’s song “Pain 1993,” which debuted at number seven and was Playboi Carti’s first top-ten song.
Carti’s 24-song album “Whole Lotta Red” came out in December 2020 and went straight to the top of the US Billboard 200. On the album, Future, Kanye West, and Kid Cudi all sang as guests.
Playboi Carti Love Life
In 2018, Playboi Carti began dating an Australian rapper named Iggy Azalea. Azalea was said to have given birth to their son, Onyx Kelly, in 2020.
What Is Playboi Carti’s Net Worth?
Playboi Carti is worth $9 million dollars. He is known for his weird style and hard-to-understand lyrics. Early on in his career, Carti got a lot of fans who liked him a lot. When he signed with Interscope Records, more people started listening to him.
The RIAA gave his first studio album, “Die Lit,” a gold rating, and it got to number three on the US Billboard 200. In 2017, Playboi Carti was named one of the best-paid hip-hop artists. He made more than $8 million last year, according to reports.