Famous for his outstanding musical compositions, the American rapper Lil Flip is one of the most striking rap artists from the United States of America. He started his musical journey as a battle rapper and freestyle artist before signing a deal with a music label ‘Suckafree Records’ in 1999. The guy with striking singing abilities struggled at the beginning of his professional career. However, hit singles such as ‘Sunshine’ and ‘Game Over’ helped him gain global recognition in no time.
Lil Flip was born and raised in Cloverland, Houston, Texas, United States. He focused on the hip hop genre throughout his professional rap career. He is known for his powerful vocals. He worked with different record labels such as SoSouth, Clover G, Sucka Free, Warner Brothers Records, Loud, Sony Urban, Columbia, Asylum, and Fontana Records. He enjoyed working with all these music labels. The outstanding rapper also performed associated acts with Z-Ro, David Banner, Mike Jones, Lil Scrappy, Gudda Gudda, Pimp C, and Mr. Capone-E.
Flip is one of those lucky rap artists who released numerous studio and collaboration albums in their professional rap career. He has rolled out 13 studio albums which are very rare to see when it comes to talking about Atlanta-based rappers. Most of his songs went into top charts and US Billboard Hot 100. He also worked on collaboration albums with other famous music artists such as Gudda Gudda, Mr. Capone-E, Z-Ro, and Young Noble. Flip kicked off his official singing career with his debut studio album ‘The Leprechaun’ in 2000. It was a massive hit at that time. More than 200,000 copies of the first album were sold.
Who are Lil Flip's Parents?
Weston was born o Mar 3, 1981, in Houston, Texas, United States. He opened eyes to Afro-American parents. His family was struggling with financial calamities when he came to this world. He grew up in a financially unstable family. That’s the reason he couldn’t enjoy a lavish lifestyle during his childhood. The guy with loads of desires in heart wanted to become a rich person in the future. He grew up with a dream in his heart.
The name of his father is Wesley Weston Senior. On the other hand, the name of his mother is still not known to anyone. The rapper never talked openly about his family life. There is no information available about his siblings and the rest of the family members. The complete birth name of the rapper is Wesley Eric Weston Junior.
In 2000, Wesley launched his independent release with the title ‘The Leprechaun’. It included the all-time hit single titled ‘I Can Do Dat’. The album turned out to be a massive hit for the struggling rapper. Over 200,000 copies of this musical collection were sold. In 2002, Flip rolled out his 2nd studio album under the caption ‘Underground Legend’. It entered the US Billboard 200 and secured the 12th spot. More than 70,000 copies of the album were sold out just within the first week. It received RIAA’s Platinum certification in Dec 2002. More than a million copies of the album were shipped.
In 2004, Flip rolled out his 3rd studio collection of songs with caption ‘U Gotta Feel Me’. It was ranked 8th on the Hot Hip Hop songs chart. The same album secured 15th spot on the US Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, he came with another striking music album titled ‘I Need Mine’. It included some of the most fabulous guest appearances from Nate Dogg, Lyfe Jennings, Mannie Fresh, Lil’ Keke, Mike Jones, and Big Pokey. It was a full-length album consisting of 37 songs. In 2009, he released a sensational musical collection under the title ‘Respect Me’. The same year he launched ‘Underground Legend 2’.
On Jul 6, 2010, Flip rolled out his 4th independent album with the caption ‘Ahead of My Time’. The first single titled ‘Heartbreaker’ included guest appearances from Sean and Eeden Thomas. In 2013, he entertained his fans with ‘The Black Dr. Kevorkian’. Other famous studio albums of the talented American rapper are titled ‘El Jefe’, ‘King’, ‘Life’, ‘The Art of Freestyle’, and ‘The Art of Freestyle 2’. He also worked dedicatedly on five collaboration albums. These included ‘Certified’, ‘Still Connected’, ‘Kings of the South’, ‘Connected’, and ‘All Eyez on Us’.
Flip is a fashion-conscious person who always likes following the latest fashion trends. In 2004, he came out with his chic shoe line called ‘Clover Footwear’. It is branded off his label titled ‘Clover G Records’. The stylish rapper also owns a clothing line captioned ‘Clover G Clothing’. People showed great interest in his shoes and dresses. He started to earn a handsome amount of money after launching his side business.
Does Lil Flip have a Girlfriend?
Flip is supposed to be single at the moment. The 38-year old rapper hasn’t married anyone until today. No engagement reports have been found either. On the other hand, critics suggest that he has been in secret relationships with unknown women. The name of his current or former girlfriends are not known. He likes to keep his personal stuff secret from everyone. That’s the reason he never highlighted his love associations on social media or in front of the public. Flip has not fathered any child from his former romantic relationships.
How much is Lil Flip's Net Worth?
Wesley is one of the most successful and prosperous rap artists from the United States. He has launched thirteen back to back hit studio albums to make his fans feel awesome. Most of his songs received critical acclaim and entered into top charts on the US Billboard. He also launched shoe and clothing lines to add more to his total net worth. Flip owns an estimated net worth of US $4 Million. Critics expect him to become wealthier in the next few years.