YNW Melly bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts
Who is YNW Melly?
Jamell Maurice Demons is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is popularly known as YNW Melly. He started his musical career in 2014. Some of his hit singles are "4 Real", "Murder on My Mind", and "Mixed Personalities".
In the Early Life of YNW Melly
YNW Melly was born on 1 May 1999. His birth name is Jamell Maurice Demons. He belongs to African-American ethnicity. Information regarding his parents is currently unavailable. His birthplace is Gifford, Florida, in the United States. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He follows Christianity religion. Regarding his education, he is a high school graduate.
In the career of YNW Melly
Fig: YNW Melly as a Rapper
Melly started posting his songs on SoundCloud in 2014. He was 15 years old then. He was imprisoned in 2017 on weapon charges. He was involved in shooting at the age of 16. In late 2017, while still incarcerated, he released his first project, an EP, Collect Call. His EP featured numerous well-known artists including John Wicks and Lil B. The singles "Virtual (Blue Balenciaga)," "Melly the Menace" and "Slang That Iron" were released in 2018. "Also released in 2018 were 4 Real," "Butter Pecan "and" Medium Fries. As of January 2019, his music video of single, "4 Real" has garnered over 26 million views on YouTube. He released his debut album, I Am You in August 2018. The album reached at number 192 on the Billboard 200 as of January 2019. He released his second commercial mixtape, We All Shine on 17 January 2019, while incarcerated. He featured Kanye West and Fredo Bang on the album. The music video of West featuring "Mixed Personalities" was released with the album. He has amassed over 3.9 million streams on Spotify as of January 2019. "Murder on My Mind is his most streamed song.
He has a record deal with 300 Entertainment and YSL Records. Legal Issues, Arrests, Murder On 30 June 2018, he was arrested in Fort Myers, Florida for possession of marijuana, possession of weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon and drug paraphernalia. He was later arrested on 3 January 2019 in Fort Myers for possession of marijuana. He was once again arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder on 13 February 2019 in connection with the October 2018 shooting deaths of two men. Those two who was shot to death were described as his close friends. Murder on my mind is his most streamed song. According to the authorities, Melly conspired with fellow YNW rapper Cortlen Henry (also known as YNW Bortlen) to stage the double murder of Williams and Thomas Jr. Authorities stated that Melly and Henry made it appear as if the two were fatally injured in a drive-by shooting and drove the victims to the hospital where they later succumbed to their wounds.
How much is the net worth of YNW Melly?
Fig: YNW Melly with his super car
As of 2019, the net worth of aspiring rapper from Florida is estimated at around $150,000. Working in music is his main source of income. He has a lot to achieve in the music industry. However, his involvement in criminal activities has affected his career.
In the Personal Life of YNW Melly
Fig: YNW Melly lifestyle
YNW Melly takes pride in the fact that he managed to get his life back on track after going through a lot of trouble. His younger brother, known as “YNW B Slime,” has also followed in his footsteps and is a budding rapper. Melly once said that he was extremely happy for his younger brother and would do anything to help him. His song ‘Mama Cry’ is about his mother. The lyrics of the single talk about the struggles his mother went through to raise him. Melly is currently believed to be single.
Facts of YNW Melly
In June 2018, he purchased a mansion for himself and posted about it on ‘Twitter.’ However, soon after that, he was arrested for possession of drugs and firearms.
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