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Bryson Lashun Potts, born on the 1st of November 2002 and better known as NLE Choppa is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and internet personality. His single Shotta Flow which was certified platinum was released in 2019 and peaked at number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100. He released his debut album Top Shotta in 2020 which peaked at number 10 on the US Billboard 200. His second mixtape from the dark to light was released 1st November 2020 which was also his 18th birthday.
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His early Life
His mother is Jamaican and his father Nigerian. He was raised in Memphis, Tennessee in the Parkway Village area and was enrolled in Cordova High school, and also played basketball there too.
Here’s Why NLE Choppa Is Worth Millions
He started freestyling with friends at the age of 14 and took music seriously at 15. His mother is his manager. She started managing him since he showed an interest in rap music. He released his first song No Love Anthem in February 2018 under the name YNR Choppa. On July 22 he released his debut mixtape No Love The Takeover. Later in December that year, he appeared on No Chorus Pt.3. His opening verse and dance moves set him aside from the rest of the group and helped earn him an online buzz.
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After his obscure surge in popularity, he released his single that took him high on the Billboard chart a week later. The video of the song he released, Shotta Flow had a 10million views in a month. Pitchfork highlighted the single as its song of the day and praised the energy he put into the song.
The song entered the Billboard 100 debuting at 96 in 2019. It peaked at number 36. He featured Blueface in his remix which was released shortly after the original was certified platinum.
NLE Choppa released Shotta Flow 2 of which the video had 20million views within two months which prompted a response from Billboard saying his recent dominance has silenced any negative critics. He then later sparked a bidding war with a handful of top record labels wanting to sign him. The bids reportedly went up to 3 million dollars.
His Net Worth
Since gaining popularity on social media, the star has build on his success and fame to establish an online presence as well. Not only is NLE Choppa a music genius, he’s been able to garner over 104,000 followers on Instagram and a corresponding 952.6k followers on Twitter. The star has a teeming fanbase of over 5.6 million fans on TikTok so far. As of January 2021, he is believed to worth about 3 million dollars
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