|B.G. Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||September 3, 1980|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
B.G. is an American rapper, songwriter, and record executive who started his music career by signing to Cash Money Records in 1996. Alongside fellow rappers Lil Wayne, Juvenile, and Turk, he formed the hip hop group Hot Boys in 1997. After leaving Cash Money Records in 2001, he created his own label Chopper City Records. Over the years, he has released many studio albums which include Checkmate, Chopper City, Life After Cash Money, It’s All on U, Vol. 1, It’s All on U, Vol. 2, The Heart of tha Streetz, Vol. 1, The Heart of tha Streetz, Vol. 2, Chopper City in the Ghetto, Livin’ Legend, and Too Hood 2 Be Hollywood.
Christopher Noel Dorsey
B.G. (an acronym for Baby Gangsta), Lil’ Doogie, B. Gizzle, Bling Bling Slim, Geezy, Doogie
Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
He dropped out of high school when he was 15 years old.
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Executive
Atlantic, Koch, Chopper City Records, Cash Money, Universal Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $2 Million.
6 ft 3 in or 190.5 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- He spent his childhood years growing up in the Freret neighborhood of New Orleans, which is located in the 13th Ward.
- B.G. was in middle school when he started rapping.
- His family lived in a shotgun house on the corner of Valence & Magnolia Streets.
- He met with rapper, record executive, and entrepreneur Bryan “Birdman” Williams in a barbershop in 1993.
- Birdman and his brother “Slim” took B.G. in to go stay with them and later signed him to Cash Money Records. However, B.G. later claimed to have left the label over a financial dispute with the brothers.
- In an interview with Big Tigger on his show Rap City in the Basement, B.G. stated that Birdman tried to “brainwash” him into relieving him of some of his money. This made him leave Cash Money Records.
- On November 26, 1996, B.G. released his debut studio album titled Chopper City.
- Hot Boys released its first album, Get It How U Live!, on October 28, 1997, and it peaked at number #37 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart in 1997.
- B.G.’s 4th studio album, Chopper City in the Ghetto, was released April 20, 1999, and it debuted at number #9 on the Billboard 200. Also, the album was certified ‘Platinum’ by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on December 23, 1999.
- In 2000, he appeared in the drama film, Baller Blockin’, set in New Orleans’ Magnolia Projects.
- B.G. was 12 years old when his father was killed during an attempted robbery.
- Following his father’s demise, he started selling crack cocaine and hanging out on the street corners with drug dealers.
- He dropped out of high school at the age of 15 and began using heroin but still focused on making music.
- B.G. was arrested in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 3, 2009, after police pulled over his Chevrolet Tahoe for a routine traffic stop. The police found 3 guns, 2 of which were reported stolen, during the search of the vehicle and he was booked into the Orleans Parish Jail on an illegal carrying of weapons charge.
- On July 18, 2012, B.G. was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for gun possession and witness tampering.
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