Lil B, whose birth name is Brandon Christopher McCartney, is an American rapper, author, and motivational speaker. The rapper has fueled his music career by amassing a cult following on various social media platforms. He is also known as the Young BasedGod, The Based God, and Lil B The BasedGod.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight, and Body measurement
- 3 Education, School/ College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards and nominations
- 8 Lil B’s net worth, income, and salary in 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Lil B was born on 17th August 1989 in Berkeley, California. Considering the fact that his family had to move frequently, he attended school in Albany and began his music career in San Francisco. It is at the age of 16 that he adopted the ‘Lil B’ name and started rapping with a hip-pop group that was known as The Pack. Over the years, his music career has spanned several studio albums and innumerable mixtapes.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Brandon Christopher McCartney|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 17, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Berkeley, California, United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inches|
|Profession:||rapper, author, and motivational speaker|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$5 Million|
Age, Height, Weight, and Body measurement
Lil B will be turning 30 years old. He is 5 feet 7 inches (170cm) tall and weighs 154 pounds (70kg). His body measurements are however not known. He has a black hair color and a dark brown eye color.
Education, School/ College University
Lil B had his high school education at Albany High in Albany. After graduating from high school, the rapper channeled all his time and effort into his music career. He, therefore, did not proceed to college.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
The names of Lil B’s mother, father, and siblings are not known to the public. In terms of ethnicity and nationality, he is a Black American.
Lil B has an alter ego that he refers to as the BasedGod. This is a higher power that he supposedly has access to. Through the powers of ‘The Based God,’ he was even able to curse Durant in 2011. This was after Durant disparaged his music.
Married, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
Lil B has never been married. Currently, he does not have a girlfriend. He also does not have any children. He claims that he is gay, though.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Single|
|When did he get married? (married date):||Not Applicable|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Lil B Gay?||Yes|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||No available information|
Professional Life and Career
Lil B started his rapping career when he was a teen. He started as a member of ‘The Pack,’ a hip hop group that was active between 2004 and 2011.
In 2009, Lil B released a debut digital album, ‘I’m Thraxx.’ This was closely followed by two other digital releases. In April 2010, he signed with the SODMG Entertainment label. In 2011, he released two more albums, and I’m Gay and the Angels Exodus. In August 2017, he released his latest project, Black Ken.
In addition to being a rapper, he is a motivational speaker and an author. In 2009, he published his first book ever, ‘Taking over by imposing the positive.’ He is currently working on his second book. As a motivational speaker, he has given lectures at NYU, University of California, Carnegie Mellon University, and MIT.
Awards and nominations
So far, Lil B has not been able to win any awards or nominations.
Lil B’s net worth, income, and salary in 2020
As of May 2020, Lil B’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. The rapper owns a mansion in Contra Costa County. The brands of his cars are unknown.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
When Lil B released the ‘I’m Gay’ album, he reportedly received several death threats. He claimed that the message was aimed at supporting the Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT). He claimed that he is gay because he is happy.
In 2010, the rapper had a number of nasty exchanges with Joe Budden after Budden spoke mockingly regarding Lil B’s movement.
Other feuds that Lil B has had include the 2011 dispute with The Game, the 2011 feud with Kevin Durant, and the 2015 argument with James Harden. Lil B cursed Kevin Durant in 2011 by telling him that he will ner win the NBA.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Lil B is one of the artists that have made good use of social media to get their music to their fans. Through social media, they have shared insights, organized tours, and sold music online.
Lil B has 379295 likes on Facebook, 177.6k followers on Instagram, and 1.7 million followers on twitter. These numbers keep on growing now and then. This is due to the consistent growth of a fan base for big artists and musicians.
Lil B is one of the few musicians who have successfully exploited the power of social media to increase their popularity and overall influence. His controversial marital life keeps people on toes.