Makonnen Kamali Sheran is the prestigious songwriter, singer, and rapper, from the United States of America. He gained fame through his stage name ‘iLoveMakonnen’. He is also famous as Makonnen Danny Morris. The year 2014 proved to be the year of his success when he came to limelight after Drake launched a remix number to his track ‘Tuesday’. The Canadian rapper selected his song because of outstanding lyrics. Sheran has successfully worked under several music labels such as OVO Sound and Warner Brothers Records. He gained further eminence after performing associated acts with well-known stars such as Trinidad James, Sonny Digital, Rich the Kid, Lil Peep, and DJ Spinz, among others.
He has been working proficiently in the American music industry since his debut in 2008. The talented rapper has given numerous spectacular tracks to music enthusiasts in American and the rest of the world. Just like dozens of other rap artists, Kamali was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. He is slightly different when it comes to talking about his sexual orientation. On Jan 20, 2017, the rapper turned out to be gay. The secret revealed when he rolled out a tweet through his official twitter account. He started to get traction soon after appearing on the hip hop scene.
The rapper has launched many exceptional extended plays, mixtapes, and singles throughout his professional rap career. Some of the most prominent EPs of the celeb include, ‘iLoveMakonnen’, ‘Fun Summer 17 Volume 1’, ‘iLoveAmerica’, ‘M3’, and ‘iLoveMakonnen X Ronny J’. A few of his popular mixtapes are titled ‘3D’, ‘4G’, ‘LTE’, ‘Holiday Special’, ‘A Trillion Light Years’, ‘3 Suns’, ‘Drink More Water 1,2,3,4,5’, and ‘White it Up’. He got featured in music videos of other prestigious artists such as Steve Aoki, Chase Atlantic, and Carnage.
Who are ILoveMakonnen's Parents?
Makonnen came to this world on Apr 12, 1989. He opened his eyes to a very loving family based in South Los Angeles, California. Father of the future rap star is a 1st Gen. Belize immigrant who used to work as an electrician in the United States. On the contrary side, the beloved mother of Sheran was a nail instructor. She had worked in the beauty industry for more than 30 years. According to an interview, Makonnen comes from a mixed lineage with German, Belgian, Indian, Irish, Chinese, and Afro-American descent.
Parents of the talented boy parted their ways through an official divorce when he was just thirteen. He spent all those years in Los Angeles with friends and family. Due to the separation of his father and mother, Makonnen relocated to Atlanta in 2002. He suffered from depression due to the sudden death of his best friend in high school. The reason why Makonnen entered the music world was none other than his grandmother, who used to be an outstanding opera singer. He received encouragement and influence from his grandmother.
Makonnen began his professional singing endeavor by creating tracks and uploading them to his personal account on MySpace. He encountered many other talented musicians on this social networking website. One of the great names that he met on MySpace was of Adele. He created a dedicated blog to post interviews conducted with famous musicians such as Soulja Boy, Tell’em and Lil B. This is how he stepped into the hip hop world. During his cosmetology school, he joined a group known as Phantom Posse. He built his first professional relationship with ‘Mike Will Made it’ in January 2012.
On Dec 15, 2014, Sheran released his debut extended play under the title ‘iLoveMakonnen’ via Warner Brothers Records and OVO Sound. It was positioned number 72 on the US Billboard and 48 on the US Hip Hop Charts. On Nov 20, 2015, the impressive musician came up with another striking collection of songs under his EP ‘ILoveMakonnen 2’. It was released through Warner Brothers Records and OVO Sound. The 2nd EP secured 48th spot on the US R&B chart.
On Jun 7, 2017, Kamali rolled out his self-released EP ‘Fun Summer 17 Vol. 1’, in form of online streaming. On Jan 24, 2018, he came out with a collaboration EP ‘iLoveMakonnen X’ with Ronny J. It was an average success for the American rap artist. On Jul 4, 2018, he released another EP titled ‘iLoveAmerica’ in the form of online streaming. Recently on Jun 21, 2019, the American rap star has launched his extended play under the title ‘M3’ through Warner Brothers Records.
Makonnen has given several striking mixtapes to his fans from all over the world. As a lead artist, he received appreciation after the launch of many outstanding numbers. Some of the most popular songs of Makonnen are titled ‘Sellin’, ‘Love’, ‘I’ve Been Waiting’, ‘Sunlight On Your Skin’, ‘Side to Side’, and ‘Tuesday’. Critics expect him to break all the previous records set by other hip hop artists from the American rap world.
Does ILoveMakonnen have a Girlfriend?
Sheran is an outspoken guy who prefers speaking openly. He used to be interested in girls. He had a relationship with a beautiful lady named SpookyTeenWitch. The duo parted their ways after she discovered him as gay. On Jan 20, 2017, Makonenn declared him as a gay. He doesn’t seem to be interested in the opposite sex anymore. He hasn’t fathered any child from his previous relationships with girls. Currently, he seems to be single.
How much is ILoveMakonnen's Net Worth?
Makonnen has made striking guest appearances in music videos of other prominent artists. First, he appeared in Father’s ‘Nokia’ and received appreciation. He also worked with Michael Christmas for his remix song ‘Day2Day’. Some of the other notable guest appearances include in songs that were titled ‘Swerve’, ‘Interviews’, ‘TrUe Thang’, ‘Syrup in My Soda’, ‘I Understand’, ‘Take it Easy’, ‘FriendsMayBe’, ‘Slaughter Ya Daughter’, and ‘H.O.M.E.’, among others. The rising star and an exceptional rapper has a total net worth estimated at $2 Million. He has made all this money from his professional career as a musician.