Chief Keef

Rapper

Background

Keith Cozart, or Chief Keef, was born August 15, 1995. He is an American rapper and record produce from Chicago, Illinois. Chief Keefs popularity started while he was under house arrest using his moms karaoke machine and his music was discovered by local high school students. This was only the start of his fame and popularity.

Awards

Chief Keef's album "Bang 3" won Top Independent Album.


Finally Rich won Top Rap Albums.

Influences

Chief Keef was influenced by Gucci Mane, Wacka Flocka Flame, and Kendrick Lamar.

Albums

Bang 3

Finally Rich

Back from the Dead

Bouncin

Nobody

Finally Rollin 2

5 Facts about Chief Keef

1. Chief Keef signed a major record deal with Interscope Records making him one of the youngest label heads in history.


2. At 15 years old, Chief Keef's video for "Bang" received over 1 million YouTube videos making him a viral sensation.


3. At 17 years old, Chief Keef signed a publishing deal with Dr. Dre which places him among Hip Hop Elite's like 50 Cent, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar.


4. His song "I Don't Like" reached #15 on the U.S. Rap Charts in 2012.


5. Chief Keef dropped out of high school at 15 years old.