Who is Westside Gunn?
Alvin Lamar Worthy, better known as Westside Gunn, is a rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born in 1982 in Buffalo, New York. The artist celebrates his birthday on July 27. He has been fascinated by hip-hop culture since childhood and started rapping at 11 years old.
Who are Westside Gunn's parents?
Westside's family has African ancestry. It's known that his mother was born in Alabama and moved to Buffalo with her family at a very young age. The artist grew up surrounded by lots of family members. He has a half-brother named Demond Price. He is also a rapper, who is known under the nickname Conway The Machine.
In 2012, Westside Gunn, Conway, and Mach-Hommy founded the record label Griselda Records. The label often collaborates with Benny the Butcher, a rapper and Westside Gunn and Conway's cousin.
Westside Gunn's first commercial album FLYGOD was released in 2016. A year later, the label partnered with Shady Records, which was founded by Eminem. After signing the deal, Gunn worked with Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, The Alchemist, and performed at Coachella. In 2018, he released his second studio album, Supreme Blientele. Westside also has a series of mixtapes called Hitler Wears Hermes. His other studio albums are:
- Pray for Paris
- Who made the Sunshine
Does Westside Gunn have a girlfriend?
Westside Gunn prefers to keep his dating life private. It's known that in 2013, his daughter Pootie was born. In 2019, the rapper became a father for the second time.
How much is Westside Gunn's net worth?
According to different sources, his net worth is roughly estimated at $5 million.