At the age of only seventeen, newbie rapper NLE Choppa already has RIAA's certified platinum single. How did Choppa rise to fame?
From A Normal High School Kid To A Teenage Sensation
Originally born as Bryson Lashun Potts, the Memphis born rising rapper and songwriter NLE Choppa earned his utmost fame when he released his breakout single 'Shotta Flow' after he began rapping three years ago at the age of only fourteen.
Thanks to his mother who turned his freestyle rapping hobbies into a promising career. Matter of fact, Choppa's mum Angeleta Ellis Potts manages the young rapper.
And in less than three years, Choppa has garnered more than 200 million views and 1.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Enjoying his success, Choppa's fans include anyone from young kids to adults, but mostly females, of course. But, is there anyone special female in Choppa's life?
Is Choppa Dating Anyone?
NLE Choppa is taken by his girlfriend, Mariah who is reportedly two years senior to him. Matter of fact, Choppa's girlfriend even makes appearances on his boyfriend's video.
Observing their relationship, Choppa and Mariah might be young, but the young love birds appear to be head over the heels in love as they have tattooed each other on their bodies.
Whilst Mariah tattooed Choppa's face on her back shoulder, her boyfriend tattooed Mariah's name on his neck. Not to mention, for his seventeenth birthday, Mariah also gifted Choppa his head sculpture which made headlines.
In early November 2019, it was, however, reported that Choppa and his girlfriend broke up after Mariah posted a video on social media. The message was unclear though. Besides, none of the two publicly addressed any breakup rumors.
Updated: As of December 2-19 the rapper and his ex broke up whilst Mariah is pregnant with his child Choppa wanted to abort.
Net Worth Details Of NLE Choppa
Impressively enough, NLE Choppa has made a great decision to his record deals and overall career. For the seventeen years old who already attracted many record labels to work with him, his business move is worth to be very appreciative, to say the least.
Choppa Turned Down $3 Million
When NLE Choppa met Stevie Stoute after the manager of UnitedMasters approached him, the rapper decided to reject all the other million dollars record deals from high profile companies such as Caroline Records, Republic and Interscope.
Not to mention, he was offered a deal of $3 million. Damn. Anyway, this is because Choppa wanted to own his records level by himself and start a business of his own in the future. And, no other companies than UnitedMasters agreed with the condition he provided.
In the meantime, NLE Choppa who wants to open his own sneakers line and join a college in Florida to take care of his future endeavors already owns a net worth of no less than $1 million.
Quick Facts Of NLE Choppa
- Studied at Cordova High School in Tennesse.
- Carries the ancestry of Jamaican.
- Previously used YNR as his stage name.
- Choppa is a nickname he got when he was a child.
- NLE stands for No Love Entertainment.
- Received some best advice from Stevie Wonder at a musical event who told him to keep working.
- Inspired by Bob Marley and Shabba Ranks.
NLE Choppa Affairs
First Affair with Mariah
Mariah is known as the first publicly known girlfriend of teenager rapper, NLE Choppa, who even tattooed Choppa on her back.