Darryl Kevin Richardson is an American record producer and rapper, better known by his stage name ‘Lil Scrappy’. He has earned a lot of fame through his singing and record producing abilities. Lil Jon, the famous American rapper, discovered Richardson and requested him to join the rap industry. The latter was performing his rap abilities in a local bar when Jon saw him. He was literally impressed by the kind of talent Scrappy showed at a bar in Atlanta, Georgia. He guided and provided productive opportunities to a recently-discovered star. Scrappy made the most of golden opportunities and soon established himself as a star in the American hip hop industry.
He has released numerous mixtapes throughout his musical career. He gained traction after performing associated acts with Trillville and Bobby V. Both of them are prominent names when it comes to talking about the American hip hop scene. Scrappy signed deals and worked with different music labels such as S-Line, G’s Up, and Bonzi. He is the master of music genres including Crunk, hip hop, hardcore hip hop, and Gangsta rap. On May 5, 2006, Scrappy made a splash through his debut album titled ‘Bred 2 Die Born to Live’. It turned out to be a massive success for the struggling rap star.
Richardson is a married person. He tied the wedding knot with the love of his life ‘Adizia Benson’, also known as Bambi. She gave birth to a beautiful son named Breland. The couple is enjoying a contented life with each other. Scrappy has also been in a notorious relationship with another woman. He fathered a daughter named Emani from his ex-relationships. The rap star has successfully rolled out five studio albums throughout his professional career as a rapper.
Who are Lil Scrappy's Parents?
Born on Jan 19, 1984, Richardson was born to Afro-American parents in Atlanta, Georgia. He took his first breath in a wicked neighborhood. A lot of bad guys used to be involved in criminal activities next to his home. That’s the reason Scrappy’s mommy remained worried about his future. The name of his father is Darryl Senior. The Mother of the international star is recognized as Momma Dee. His father was absent when he opened eyes to this world. Momma, being a single mother, raised her son despite hardships. Richardson attended the military high school located in California. He was interested in music more than his studies. That’s the reason he ended up choosing music as his profession.
Scrappy’s official rap career started when he rolled out his debut studio album under the title Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live’ on Dec 5, 2006. The launch was made possible by Warner Brothers Records, Asylum Records, BME, Reprise, and G-Unit Recordings. Fortunately, it turned out to be a successful release and secured 24th position on the US Billboard 200. More than 82,000 copies of the debut studio album were sold out. It is also included guest appearances from famous stars such as Lil Jon, 50 Cent, Young Dro, Olivia, Young Buck, Yo Gotti, Three 6 Mafia, and Young Joc.
Richardson launched his 2nd studio album ‘Prince of the South’ on May 13, 2008. It also included some of the most striking guest appearances from J-Bo and Lil Flip. On Oct 19, 2010, the American rapper rolled out his 3rd collection of songs under the title ‘Prince of the South 2’. It also proved to be a big hit for the rising star. He received positive feedback from fans from all over the world. The overwhelming success of his songs boosted his confidence to create more exceptional musical stuff.
In 2012, he launched ‘Tha Gru$tle’ and made his fans stunned with fantastic compositions. In 2018, he brought his next musical effort in the form of ‘Confident’. He also worked on a couple of collaboration albums with other artists such as G’$ Up Click and Trillville. The name of his first collaboration album was ‘The King of Crunk and BME Recording Presents: Lil Scrappy and Trillville’. The 2nd album was titled ‘Silence and Secrecy’. He received a fantastic response from fans within the United States and beyond.
Richardson also got featured in three television series titled ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’, ‘Love & Hip Hop: Miami’, and ‘Leave It To Stevie’. These were launched in 2012, 2018, and 2016 respectively. He appeared in 7 seasons of his first television show ‘Love and Hip Hop Atlanta’. According to an estimate, he made a whopping $200,000 per season while appearing on the show. The television series helped him become a rich person in the American entertainment industry.
Does Lil Scrappy have a Girlfriend?
Scrappy’s name has been in news and gossips for notorious relationships with more than a few women. He tried to keep most of his affairs secret, but some things are not meant to be hidden at all. His romantic associations with the former girlfriend Erica Dixon didn’t remain hidden. She gave birth to Scrappy’s daughter named Emani. Later on, He married the love of his life ‘Adizia Benson on Sep 8, 2017. On Sep 21, 2018, she gave birth to rapper’s son ‘Breland’. No other affairs have been reported regarding Scrappy’s love life. He is currently married to Bambi and the couple is living a happy life with each other.
How much is Lil Scrappy's Net Worth?
Scrappy opened his eyes to a financially struggling family. He went through hard times alongside mother and the rest of the family members. He always wanted to come out of poverty. However, nothing helped him to tackle hardships. Finally, he chose to become a rapper just like many others from Atlanta, Georgia. He started releasing back to back hit singles, which helped him in gaining fame across the United States. Today, he owns a total net worth of $1.2 million. His total assets are likely to increase in the coming years. The guy is confident to become one of the wealthiest rappers from Atlanta.