Smokepurpp is an American rapper from Miami, Florida. The artist has entered the mainstream of hip hop ever since the viral success of his song called “Audi” on Soundcloud.
Here are some interesting facts about Smokepurpp:
1. Smokepurpp net worth is estimated to be $2 million
As of 2018, Smokepurpp net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. Today, he has more than 400k followers on Soundcloud where he has released 48 tracks to date. He has also managed to garnered large following of more than 1.7 million on his Instagram account.
He has already amassed a large fan following and is trying to monetize it as he has been actively doing live performances in places like Chicago, Austin, and Los Angeles. He has also made guest appearances for some of his rap colleagues’ concerts. A tour is sure to come in the near future as his projects have been really engaging with his followers.
2017 was a big year for Pineiro as he signed lucrative deals with Interscope Records and Alamo Records. He even received a diamond chain worth $50,000 as a bonus gift from Todd Moscowitz, the man behind the music label Alama Records.
2. His real name is Omar Pineiro.
He was born on My 15, 1997, in Chicago, Illinois. His family decided to move to Miami when he was only 3 years old and subsequently grew up there. Some of his musical influencers include Lil Wayne and Chief Kurf.
He befriended Lil Pump because of their mutual interest in rap music and had even initially encouraged the rapper for a career in the hip hop scene.
Many have already come to respect him as he had influence on emerging artists like Lil Pump who has become a household name among the younger generations after the success of his song “Gucci Gang”.
3. He started as a producer because of boredom.
Whilst a teenager, Pineiro had large amount of time that he was not finding a way to utilize to the optimum level that he wanted. Therefore his music career had actually began as a producer. He started focusing on producing great instrumentals and started getting very good at it as well.
However, no one seemed to be noticing him or buying any of the finished products he was selling. He eventually changed his focus towards Soundcloud. He initially released some tracks in the platform and had gotten good impressions on his work.
With every track Pineiro’s following was increasing and eventually it led to a point in his life that he decided to drop out of high school in his senior year to fully focus on his music career. One of his earliest hits was “Live off a Lick” featuring XXXTentacion who is also developing a name for himself in the industry. In the past, he has also adopted the monikers Lil Water and Lil Purpp.
4. He first gained Stardom on Souncloud.
Pineiro is among the group of young rappers who have utilized the resources available to them on the internet today. It was in the audio platform Soundcloud that his song called “Audi” would become viral that opened up many doors for his professional career. The song has accumulated over 25 million plays on Soundcloud and more than 33 million streams on Spotify which showcase the measure of its success. He is known among the core men of the “Soundcloud rap” movement which seems to be growing bigger and bigger every day.
He has gone on to release many other hit singles including Wokhardt, That’s My Energy, How That Make You Feel, and Up Now F***Next.
5. His debut mixtape was Deadstar.
He went on to release his debut mixtape titled Deadstar in 2017. Remarking on his first ever official release, the project did very well as it managed to peak at the 42nd position on the popular Billboard 200 albums chart.
He is a rapper making a lot of noise from Florida along with the names of Lil Pump, XXXTentacion, and Kodak Black who are all in search for a slice of success.
2018 is looking like another year of great growth for Pineiro who is also working on some big collaborations this year. He has already collaborated with the likes of Juicy J and Travis Scott and was recently spotted with Lil Yachty in a studio. Even though Pineiro has not confirmed anything, many more exciting partnerships are expected from him.