LIL PUMP – 5 things you need to know about Lil Pump

Gazzy Garcia (born August 17, 2000), known professionally as Lil Pump, is an American rapper. He is one of the most prominent members of the SoundCloud rap scene and is known for his minimalist music and hyperactive public persona, where he is often portrayed taking drugs such as marijuanalean, and xanax, actions that have garnered controversy.[6][7][8][9][10]

Lil Pump rose to popularity in 2017 with the single “Gucci Gang“, which peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified five-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.[11] The single was featured on his debut album Lil Pump (2017), which peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. He has since released the singles “I Love It” (with Kanye West), “Esskeetit“, “Drug Addicts“, “Butterfly Doors“, “Racks on Racks“, “Be Like Me” (featuring Lil Wayne), and “Welcome to the Party” from the Deadpool 2 soundtrack.[12][13] His second studio album Harverd Dropout(2019) peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard 200.

1. Does Lil Pump have a song with Kanye West?
Lil Pump surprised fans by collaborating with Kanye West on a song called ‘Love It’. After news broke about Yeezy being named the Creative Director of the Pornhub awards, they unleashed the racy song and accompanying music video with Adele Givens.

2. Lil Pump is worth an astonishing amount of money.
Lil Pump was previously reported to be worth around $150,000 in 2017. However following the huge success of his song ‘Gucci Gang’ and his record deal with Warner Bros, Lil Pump claimed in an Instagram video that he’s actually worth around $10 million!

3. Lil Pump’s ‘Gucci Gang’ video has over 550 million views on YouTube!
The official video for Lil Pump’s breakout hit ‘Gucci Gang’ currently has over 227 million views on YouTube. The eye-catching visuals feature the teenager walking through a school with a tiger, while serving drugs to his friends outside. Picture: Instagram

4. Lil Pump’s first big song was called ‘Boss’.
One of his first songs to become popular was called ‘Boss’. The track, which only lasts 1 minute 42 seconds, has over 48 million views on YouTube! The song’s repetitive chorus is “Yeah, I came in with the sauce, B*tch, I flex Rick Ross”. Picture: Instagram

5. What is Lil Pump’s ethnic background?
Lil Pump aka Gazzy Garcia was born to a Cuban father and a Mexican mother, which gives him Latin American heritage. The ‘Gucci Gang’ rapper grew up in Miami, South Florida.

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