If you have an affinity for grooving to rap songs, it would be remiss not to acknowledge the talented American rapper-singer and songwriter, Gunna. He achieved fame through collaborations with other well-known rappers and signed contracts with three major record labels, including 300 Entertainment.
Gunna’s breakthrough came with his first studio album, “Drip or Drown 2,” which debuted in February two years ago. Following its success, he released another chart-topping album, “Wunna,” last year (2020). For those intrigued by his life, career, and earnings, this article will provide an in-depth exploration.
Gunna was born in June during the 1990s in the United States. Little is known about his father, as his mother took on the responsibility of raising him and his siblings. Like many artists, Gunna developed a close friendship with another American rapper, Lil Baby, due to their shared profession. He drew inspiration from renowned rappers such as Future and Outkast during his formative years. Gunna attended a reputable American high school, and eight years ago, he launched “Hard Body,” a mixtape under the name Yung Gunna.
At just twenty-seven years old, Gunna stands at a height of five feet eight inches, with a weight of around 70 kg.
There are no updates regarding Gunna’s romantic relationships or associations with other artists. As a result, information primarily revolves around his career. He earns a passive income through various avenues, including his business ventures, YouTube videos, music sales, and other enterprises. Notably, he boasts over 40,000 followers on an online audio distribution platform, with more than 15 million monthly listeners on an audio streaming service. Additionally, Gunna has accumulated over 834,000 subscriptions and millions of views. He actively engages with fans on social media, particularly on Instagram.
From a young age, Gunna exhibited a strong inclination towards rapping, initially treating it as a hobby. However, he could not have foreseen the global fame that awaited him. He made his debut with the mixtape “Hard Body” eight years ago in June. Around 2016, Gunna was introduced to another rapper from Atlanta, Young Thug, with whom he formed a strong partnership. Together, they collaborated on the single “Floyd Mayweather” alongside two other rappers, which achieved chart-topping success in the United States.
In the same year, Gunna joined Young Thug’s record label and released his debut project, “Drip Season,” in October. The album featured appearances from renowned musicians as guests. The following year (2017), Gunna released his first extended play, “Drip or Down,” in collaboration with record producer Wheezy, which included songs like “Dodge the Hate” and a feature from Young Thug. In 2018, “Drip Season 3” was released, reaching the top charts of American rap albums with the contributions of Wheezy and others.
Though Gunna has garnered immense popularity among his followers for his music, he has yet to receive any specific music awards. Nonetheless, his talent in rap-singing and consistent fame through each song he releases remain undisputed. Collaborating with Young Thug on “Floyd Mayweather” and the success of a song from his mixtape “Drip Season 3” both earned top spots on American music charts.
Despite his success in the music field, Gunna has faced controversies. A rapper from Louisiana accused him of cooperating with the police and providing information about criminals for a crime-themed television series. Additionally, Gunna faced allegations of stealing the branding of his apparel business.
Arrest Over Marijuana:
Three years ago in June, Gunna and DJ traveled to South Central United States for a performance but got lost in finding the correct destination. They requested a police officer to guide them, and during the interaction, the officer detected the smell of cannabis. A search revealed a box of marijuana, leading to their arrest. However, they were released after posting bail.
Net Worth of Gunna:
As of 2021, the estimated net worth of American rapper Gunna stands at $4 million. His wealth is derived from his music ventures, music sales, mixtapes, show features, YouTube revenue, and business ventures. He enjoys a substantial online following, with millions of monthly listeners on audio streaming platforms and significant viewership on YouTube. Active on social media, Gunna remains a prominent figure in the music industry.