Smokepurpp is a rapper from the Miami-Dade County of Florida. He moved from Chicago to Miami around the age of four. He currently spends time going back and forth between Miami and Atlanta, where his manager is located.
Smokepurpp got into music as a hobbyist producer. He started rapping on his beats when no one else would, because he admits they were trash when he was starting out. He says he started taking it serious when other people started taking it serious for him. Although he deleted his first official song on SoundCloud, his second track, “Live Off A Lick,” features XXXTentacion and has over 2M plays.
Other notable tracks of his include “Audi,” his track with Travis Scott, “Fingers Blue.” The tracks have over 37M and 11M views, respectively. He’s also widely known for his close association with fellow rapper and friend, Lil Pump. In 2017, he released his Deadstar mixtape, which debuted at 42 on the Billboard 200 list and was certified gold by the RIAA.