Yo Gotti, Net worth, Money and More

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Net worth : $7 million

American born Mario Mims aka Yo Gotti is an American rapper . He is popularly known as ‘lil yo’. The 32 year old rapper hails from Memphis, Tennessee. He went on to become one of the most sought  American Black music artistes by MTV in 2012. To know more about how did this rapper get so much rep, become so popular,  his story, origin , where’s he headed? To answer all these and many more questions you need to take a look back at Yo Gotti’s life so far. So this article has been put together to teach you all there is to know about Yo Gotti, from his music to his influences, from his origins to his beliefs.

Privy life

Born on May 17,1981, Gotti’s lifestyle was very much of the gangster-types. ‘Snitch or die’ was the motto then of the American blacks and Gotti grew up being roughed around by the people who took away everything he  had, from his family to his  property.Most of his music albums reflect his persona and theat is most possible explanation that he gives when asked about the amount of profanity used in his songs.

Career as a musician

Gotti’s musical career kicked off in the early 2000 with his first name being lil yo at the age of 14 .Gotti gained his first success with his studio albums “From Da Dope Game 2 Da Rap Game” and “Self-Explanatory.” They were a huge hit and could probably considered as a  stepping stone to his fame as a rapper.His third album titled ‘Life’ achieved more success than the previous albums.especially in Memphis, Gotti’s home town.

Being a 90′s kid, Gotti had more opportunities and the time to experiment with the lyrics, beats and  styles.Most of his inspiration came from the then famous artists,Tupac Shakur and Dr Dre. Although  his primary  fame and recognition came from his sexually explicit lyrics.By the early 2000, he had quite an image as a music artiste and decided to sign up with the Inevitable label.With his growing level of popularity, some of the top music labels took him under the scanner  and here, his music career rocketed sky high.

Life, ironically it is very much about the gangster lifestyle and what Gotti  personally been through in his own life, from seeing stuff go down in Dirty South, to his current successful career. After the release of his third album ‘Life’, he finally took some time for himself and then decided to go on tour. Three years went by before he released another album and then finally in May of 2006, his next album, ‘Back 2 da Basics’, hit the streets and once again Yo Gotti was back, bigger than ever and he went on to release another 2 albums that same year, ‘Full Time Hustlin’ and ‘I Told You So’.

The year 2007  saw Gotti do some more touring before getting back to business in 2008 to release another 3 albums. These albums again proved to be a major hit with the first  being  ’Cocaine Muzik’ which was released in February, then came’ Feed The Streets: Special Delivery’ in April and the final 2008 album released was B.O.A.T Story (Based On A True)’ which hit the shelves that December. CMT  hit the stores in 2009 followed by his ‘Live from the kitchen’ in 2012.On October 17, 2012, he released the seventh version of his well known mix tape series Cocaine Muzik entitled Cocaine Muzik 7: The World Is Yours.

Money matters

Yo Gotti earned his net worth as a rapper in the music  industry. His mix tapes bought in most of the money for him and the actor almost reached the  double digits in the million dollar club as early as 2005. His revenues started increasing as he climbed the music charts with almost every release. Collaborating with other popular artists like Lil Wayne saw him earn more than any other rapper who were his fiercest competitors .Yo Gotti released his next album, entitled “I Am,” in 2013, and it quickly climbed to the top of the hip-hop charts. The album, which features popular singles such as “Act Right” and “Cold Blood,” quickly topped his last, selling nearly 100,000 copies in its first month of production. The album is still selling copies and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon! With these kind of sales happening, it is hardly of any doubt that he appeared in the top five richest music artists by Forbes in 2012 and 2013.He has been rumoured to charge more than $50,000 per son for his performances.

Rather than explaining what Gotti is worth, let us take a brief look at his assets,

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The homie Yo Gotti copped some new Yellow Gold Dog Tags with an iced out diamond frame. He wore it on the cover of his mixtape Cocaine Muzik 7. Yo Gotti Iced Out Yellow Gold Rolex Yacht-Master II and a Rose Gold Jesus Piece.

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With his Rolls Roycev_9trha

bent_mkoobNot all people can zip along in town with hot wheels like these and the materialism here shows the richness of the musician.With age on his side, Gotti still has a long way to go and many more albums means more fame and money.

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