NLE Choppa, the talented rapper from Memphis, has recently made a compelling case for why he deserves recognition as one of today’s finest artists. In a candid Instagram Stories post on September 21, he shed light on his remarkable journey in the music industry, backed by some eye-opening statistics.
At just 16 years old, NLE Choppa made his entry into the music scene. What sets him apart from the crowd is his unwavering commitment to maintaining his independence and control over his art.
He boldly said “I’ma tell ya’ll why I’m the greatest. Aight boom, came in the game at 16. Boom. Turned down $3million deals, keeping my independence, keeping my masters. Boom. Came round’, signed a $7million deal, kept my masters, gave me creative control and a label.”
Fast forward five years, and NLE Choppa is still standing tall, proving naysayers wrong who predicted his downfall. Notably, he has experienced more success than most artists, starting from the age of 16. This success extends beyond his music, as he now runs his own label, nurturing young talents in the rap game.
NLE Choppa’s journey doesn’t stop there. He’s ventured into million-dollar deals and made shrewd investments, demonstrating a keen business acumen. With numerous accolades, including a collection of plaques, he boasts an impressive tally of over 20 of them, and his music has amassed over seven billion streams.