An American rapper and songwriter named Lil Pump is a well-known figure in the SoundCloud rap community. After receiving millions of streams on Soundcloud, he rose to prominence. Gazzy Garcia, also known as Lil Pump and Trapper of the Century, is his true name.
On August 17, 2000, Gazzy Garcia, as Lil Pump, was born in Miami, Florida. Colombian-born Garcia’s parents separated when Pump was six years old. Omar Pineiro, also known as Smokepurpp, was introduced to Garcia when he was 13 years old by his cousin Lil Ominous, and the two soon started working together. Garcia enrolled at an alternative high school after the two were expelled from several school systems. He was expelled, nonetheless, for engaging in violence and rioting in the tenth grade.
Lil Pump’s career started when Smokepurpp requested him to freestyle over a single that he had made. It was independently produced and made available on SoundCloud as “Lil Pump,” his debut song. The tracks “Elementary,” “Ignorant,” “Gang Shit,” and “Drum$tick” were Garcia’s next releases. Over three million teams were gathered for each of these songs.
He became well-known in the South Florida underground rap scene in a genre exclusively known as “SoundCloud rap” as a result of his enormous SoundCloud popularity. He co-led the No Jumper tour in 2016 and had a performance at the Rolling Loud Festival.
The singles “D Rose” and “Boss,” which Garcia released in 2017, were huge hits on SoundCloud and received a combined 70 million plays. Due to “D Rose’s” success, Cole Bennett, a.k.a. Lyrical Lemonade, created a music video. The music video was published on YouTube in January 2017 and had received 145 million views by July 2018.
Just two months before turning 17 on June 9, 2017, Pump agreed to a record deal with The Lights Global and Warner Records. Because he was a minor when he was singing, Warner Bros. Records terminated his contract with them in January 2018. In July 2017, Garcia tweeted that his album was finished and would be released in August. It was postponed, and Lil Pump instead dropped “Gucci Gang,” which went on to become his first Billboard Hot 100 entry.
2017 saw the release of Lil Pump’s self-titled first mixtape, which peaked at #2 on the US Rap and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts and #3 on the Billboard 200 chart. “Gucci Gang,” his biggest hit, peaked at #3 on both the US Rap and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts. On January 11, 2018, the RIA of America awarded the song a gold certification. In July 2018, it received a triple platinum certification.
Garcia released his first studio album, “Lil Pump,” on October 6. Along with Smokepurpp, the album also includes Gucci Mane, Lil Yachty, Chief Keef, Rick Ross, and 2 Chainz. Along with Lil Yachty, Lil Pump has also enjoyed some success with the singles “Back” and “Iced Out” (featuring 2 Chainz).
Pump and producer Carnage put out “I Shyne” in January 2018. In March 2018, he agreed to a new $8 million deal with Tha Lights Global and Warner Records. The track “Esskeetit,” which he released the following month, debuted and peaked at No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. On May 24, 2018, he gave the song a live performance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Lil Pump released the song “Drug Addicts” that summer, coupled with a music video starring Charlie Sheen, an accomplished actor.
The pump had more than 11 million YouTube subscribers as of September 2018 and well under 2 billion YouTube views. On Spotify, he has had more than 1 billion streams. On September 22, 2018, his collaboration with Kanye West, “I Love It,” debuted at the top of the streaming songs list. The song immediately topped the Canadian Hot 100 with 46 million streams in its first week alone.
In August 2018, he announced a tour to support his upcoming album “Harvard Dropout,” but it was postponed a month later due to “unforeseen circumstances.” Lil Pump and Lil Uzi Vert collaborated on the tune “Multi Millionaire,” which was released in October 2018. Lil Wayne and Garcia collaborated on the song “Be Like Me,” which was released in February 2019 along with a music video.
On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on February 25, 2019, Garcia sang the song. “Harvard Dropout,” his second studio album, was released on February 22, 2019. Kayne West, Lil Wayne, Smokepurpp, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chainz, Offset, Quavo, and YG are also featured on the album.
Pump just out a brand-new song called “Life Like Me” on SoundCloud on September 16.
Lil Pump has an $8 million fortune throughout his all assets and Liabilities. He has made it by SoundCloud and Rapping Style over the years.
Garcia has dyslexia and has claimed on social media that this prevents her from reading. The pump was detained in February 2018 for using a firearm in a populated area. His manager claims that three individuals tried to break into his San Fernando Valley home before opening fire on the door.
When police returned with a search warrant after realizing that the gunshot might have originated inside the property, they discovered an unloaded handgun beneath the balcony and ammunition elsewhere in the residence. Then Garcia’s mother was looked into for putting a child in danger and keeping a gun unlocked at home.
Garcia was detained for driving without a license in Miami a few months later. Garcia’s manager revealed that the rapper had served time in prison for violating his parole in relation to the event in October 2018, but he gave no further information. Following a concert in Vega, Garcia was detained for marijuana possession in Copenhagen in December of the same year. In addition to a $700 fine, he received a two-year entry prohibition.
Warner Brothers Contract
Lil Pump signed a recording agreement with Warner Brothers in March 2018 that included an $8 million advance. The rapper is then paid $9,000 in the first year, $12,000 in the second, and $15,000 in each of the next three to seven years, according to the deal. These numbers are accurate. Additionally, he received a much higher-than-normal 14% part of his royalties from the United States.
Additionally, the rapper will actually receive 66% of his royalties in specific sales forms. In other words, Pump can’t make any more money until his $8 million advance is returned. Additionally, it will be quite challenging to find another deal if the money is not returned for whatever reason.