NLE Choppa is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who rose to fame in 2019 with his breakout hit song “Shotta Flow.” At just 20 years old, NLE Choppa has already built an impressive music career and amassed a substantial net worth.
Early Life and Background
NLE Choppa was born Bryson Lashun Potts on November 1, 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee. He grew up in a tough neighborhood and found solace in music from a young age. By 14, NLE Choppa started taking music seriously and adopted the name Choppa when people started calling him the ‘chopper shooter’ for his quick lyrical flow.
Music Career Beginnings
NLE Choppa’s career took off when he was 16 years old after he released his first mixtape ‘No Love the Takeover’ in 2018. The mixtape included the track “Shotta Flow” which went viral on YouTube, gaining over 36 million views. The success of “Shotta Flow” led to NLE Choppa securing a record deal with Warner Records for $3 million.
Rise to Fame and Debut Album
With the backing of a major label, NLE Choppa’s career reached new heights. He released his debut EP ‘Cottonwood’ in 2019 which peaked at number 30 on the Billboard 200 chart. Later that year, he released his debut studio album ‘Top Shotta’ which debuted at number 31 on the Billboard 200. The album included the hit single “Camelot” which peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Continued Success and Ventures
In 2020, NLE Choppa dropped his second studio album ‘From Dark to Light’ which showed his evolution as an artist. He also founded his own record label ‘No Love Entertainment’ to help promote up-and-coming talent. On the business side, the rapper launched a cryptocurrency $NLECoin and his own cereal brand ‘Choppa Flakes.’
NLE Choppa has continued to release successful singles, mixtapes and EPs over the past couple years including tracks like “Bryson,” “Jumpin'” and “Too Hot.” He also formed a new group called Shotta Fam with fellow Memphis rappers.
As of 2023, NLE Choppa’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. The majority of his wealth has come from music sales, streaming royalties, merchandise sales and his business ventures. The young rapper’s net worth is expected to rise as he continues with his successful music career.
Personal Life and Other Ventures
Outside of music, NLE Choppa is passionate about health and wellness. He is a vegan and launched his own herbal tea and supplement line called Mind right to promote physical and mental health.
NLE Choppa practices meditation and mindfulness and shares his spiritual journey online to inspire his fans. Despite his success at a young age, the rapper stays grounded through his wellness practices.
At just 20 years old, NLE Choppa has already accomplished so much through his musical talents and business acumen. With his breakout hits, chart-topping albums, health ventures and more, NLE Choppa has amassed an impressive net worth and appears to be at the start of a long, successful career in the hip hop industry. His authenticity, independent spirit and spirituality have resonated with fans globally.