NLE Choppa is one of those individuals destined to shine through music. The American rapper, singer and songwriter popularly known for the hit song “Shotta Flow” that was certified platinum by the RIAA, is one person that is creating waves in his career. He broke out on the music scene at the age of 15 and has released a couple of songs which has become popular with the audience. NLE Choppa is also a social media star with millions of subscribers such as YouTube where he has over 3.8 million subscribers.
Early Childhood and Career beginning
NLE Choppa was born Bryson Lashun Potts to a Jamaican mother and an African American father, in Memphis, Tennessee United States on November 1, 2002, thus his Zodiac sign is Scorpio. He goes by several aliases such as Baby Mexico, YNR Choppa and Nle Choppa but his real name is Bryson Lashun Potts. He is particularly close to his mother, Angela Ellis Potts who is also his manager.
Choppa attended Cordova High School where he was an ardent basketball player. He began to rap at the age of 14 and released his debut song at age 15 titled “No Love Anthem” using the stage name” YNR Choppa”. He also featured in a music video in 2008 titled “No Chorus pt 3” and has been consistent in churning out trendy songs that have a way of appealing to the audience.
The Memphis native began his professional career journey with the release of his first song “No Love Anthem” in February 2018. Subsequently, in July of the same year, he came out with a debut mixtape, "No Love the Takeover). The year 2019 was a busy year for NLE Choppa with several releases that helped to validate his stand in the music industry. One of such is his breakout single “Shotta Flow” which entered the Billboard Hot 100 in May 2019 after debuting at number 96. He then released its sequel, Shotta Flow 2 and it was a massive hit with 20 million views within two months. Following the success of the song, many record labels sought to sign the young rapper, to which he refused; instead, he agreed to work with UnitedMasters which gave him the right to own his master recordings and publishing rights.
Moreover, he dropped “Shotta Flow” in July 2019 and went on to release "Camelot" which has done so well, peaking at number 37 in the US and has recorded millions of Streams on Music streaming platforms. Thereafter, Choppa dropped his first EP, Cottonwood in 2019 and then his first debut studio album, Top Shotta in 2020. As expected, the album received critical acclaim and brought the rapper even more recognition.
Meanwhile, he has appeared alongside rapper Blocboy JB in the song “ChopBloc”. He has also featured some artists such as Lil Baby in his song. He has mentioned Lil Wayne, Meek Mill and Lil Durk as his musical influence and also gives credit to a lot of unreleased music in the city of Memphis for his musical style.
NLE Choppa's net worth was pegged at $7 million in 2021. Considering the amount of money that revolves around the entertainment industry, any talented and hard-working artiste is bound to catch its gains.
Of course, Choppa's net worth is the combination of the actual revenue from his song as well as income from his collaboration with other music artists.
Like some famous and wealthy achievers out there, NLE Choppa had his share of troubled past and served times in a juvenile detention center for a crime. According to NBC Miami, Choppa was arrested in South Florida in March and charged with burglary, drug possession and carrying a concealed firearm.
The report revealed that Choppas car was towed that day and that he climbed over the fence of the tow yard to grab a watch out of the car, but it turned out the car was not in that location. He was reportedly released on bail and has since declared that he came out a better person and his experience during those times helped to turn his life around.
NLE Choppa's Height, Body Measurement
NLE Choppa’s height and body measurement is quite a fascinating topic among his fans which is expected. The young rapper has an impressive height of 6 ft 1 inch with a bodyweight of 75kg (165 lbs).
Likewise, he has a body measurement of 40-32-33 and wears a shoe size 10 UK. His biceps measures 13 inches and he wears a shoe size of size 10.5 US/10 UK/43-44.5 Euro size. In addition, NLE Choppa is a tattoo lover and has a lot of ink on his body.
Like many youths of his generation, NLE Choppa has embraced the wide reach of social media to advertise himself and his talent. He has an active Instagram that is managed by Warner Records; Twitter and Facebook account as well as a YouTube channel with over 3 million subscribers. He regularly posts updates on his career accomplishments there as a connection with his fans.
NLE Choppa is presumed single at the moment. However, he was linked with Yung Blasian, the 22-year-old CEO of an eyelashes company known as Winks by Blasian. He welcomed a daughter Clover Brylie Potts with his ex-girlfriend Mariah on June 20, 2020.
1. Choppa is an American rapper, singer and songwriter
2. He was born in Memphis Tennessee, the USA on November 1, 2002.
3. He attended Cordova high school in Memphis
4. He is of Jamaican and African/ American ancestry
5. His mother Angela Ellis Potts is his manager.
6. He released his first song, No Love Anthem in February 2018.
7. He dropped his first mixtape, No Love the Takeover in July 2018.
8. He has a daughter Clover Brylie Potts born in June 2020.
9. His height is 6ft 1 inch
10. His body measurement is 40-32-33.
11. He is widely acknowledged for his animated vocals and energetic rapping