Rayshawn Lamar Bennett, better known as YFN Lucci, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on 1991. He grew up around great hip hop artist such as Lil’ Wayne, Tupac Shakur, Ja Rule, Fabulous. He discovered his own musical talent when he was only sixteen. He met Johnny Cinco who encouraged him to become a rapper. It is important to know that Lucci’s brother is a rapper with a name K.
He was involved in a scandal in the beginning of 2016 when he exchanged very hot text messages with Young Thug’s fiancée Jerrika Karla. Even though nobody knew what happened really because both sides had denied any kind of romantic involvement.
He developed his singing sound voice and when he was young he had high pitched voice. He could sing so he talked loud. So when he first wrote lyrics he wanted to impersonate Ja Rule, however, he knew how to rap, but some lines he actually sang in his own direction. That became a cult moment in his artistic way of life.
YFN Lucci Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $0.35 Million US Dollars
YFN Lucci has approximately $0.35 million US dollars net worth as of 2017. His main reason for the net worth was his success as an artist and rapper. He is well known for his mixtapes Wish me Well 1 and 2 and also he was engaged in a scandal with Young Thug’s fiancée. He has a contract with TIG Records. YFN Lucci became one of the central young figures in the Southern hip hop. He began rapping when he was sixteen and soon afterward after he met Johnny Cico he was convinced that hip-hop should be his main focus. He doesn’t have the album yet, but we can all expect that he will soon engage in that kind of project which will give him more popularity and of course it will expand his net.
YFN Lucci has a personal website where he sells his merchandise such as branded t-shirts which give an increase in his wealth. He is a fan of attractive women and expensive cars such as BMW i8 and Chevrolet Corvette. He went on a tour in summer of 2016 in many cities around the United States of America.
In the end of 2014, he signed a deal with Think It’s A Game Entertainment and soon afterward he released his debut mixtape Wish me Well. In 2016 he released a sequel to this mixtape with name Wish me Well 2 and this particular record peaked at 183 spots on Billboard 200 chart. The hit single was “Key to Streets” in which he features with Trouble and Migos and this particular single was number 70 on Billboard Hot 100 chart. He also released official remix with Lil Wayne for this single and it became one of the best hip hop singles in 2016.
In the autumn of 2016, he featured on the cover of Rolling Out magazine for Hidden Hip Hop Gams list along with Migos, Kap G, and 21 Savage. He collaborated with Meek Mill on a track “You Know” and the single became number nine on a chart and appeared on Mill’s mixtape. He was also included in 10 hip hop and R&B artists to watch in 2017.
In 2016 his single was cited by Forbes as top five singles to watch on the billboard chart. The video for this single premiered and peaked as a top of BET’s 106 for 2016. He was awarded Bet Award. The video was directed by Marc Diamond and it had more than 200,000 views in the first three days and now it has more than 17 million views.
In 2016 he announced 30-day national tour with name “Parental Advisory”. He started in Oakland and through Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Boston and finally his hometown Atlanta in summer of 2016 with Future, Trouble, Migos and Marrisa as featured artists.
His own creative blend of rapping and singing with great lyrical performance and unique sound of south gave to other artist and to critique another point of view on hip hop culture. He became a rap star, however, he is just 25 years old and we can expect more hit singles and front pages. We also wait for his debut album which will give him a high quality boost among hip hop fans all around the world.