Hodgy Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Hodgy Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthNovember 9, 1990
Zodiac SignScorpio
GirlfriendNelly Furtado

Hodgy is an American rapper and record producer best known for being the founding member of the influential hip-hop collective, Odd Future. He is also one-half of the rap duo, MellowHype. He has released some critically acclaimed as well as commercially successful records with MellowHype. Hodgy has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Gerard Damien Long

Nick Name

Hodgy, Hodgy Beats, Hodgy Star, Monk Miyagi, Hodgy Miyagi

Hodgy during an interview as seen in March 2015
Hodgy during an interview as seen in March 2015 (FACTmagazine / YouTube)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Hodgy studied at the Pasadena High School in Pasadena, California.

Occupation

Rapper, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – He has a sister.

Manager

Unknown

Genre

Hip-hop

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard, FL Studio

Labels

  • Columbia Records
  • Odd Future Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hodgy has dated –

  1. Cortney Brown – Hodgy was in a long-term relationship with Cortney Brown. As per some sources, they had been together since their teens. In August 2011, she gave birth to their son, named Trenton Gerald Long. Hodgy and Cortney later broke up.
  2. Nelly Furtado – Hodgy is currently in a relationship with singer Nelly Furtado. They even appeared together on the red carpet of Monte-Carlo Gala For The Global Ocean in 2017.
Hodgy during a performance as seen in March 2011
Hodgy during a performance as seen in March 2011 (ultra 5280 / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black, White, and Asian)

He has Jamaican American, Fijian, and Filipino ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wiry frame
  • Goatee Beard

Brand Endorsements

Hodgy hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Religion

His religious views aren’t known publicly.

Hodgy performing live in Dublin in April 2012
Hodgy performing live in Dublin in April 2012 (IrishLad1916 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

  • Being the founding member of the popular hip-hop collective, Odd Future. The other members of the collective are Tyler, the Creator, Frank Ocean, Syd, and Earl Sweatshirt.
  • Being one half of the hip-hop duo, MellowHype. The duo is best known for the commercial success of the studio album, Numbers, which peaked at the 8th spot on US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

First Album

  • In July 2011, he released his debut studio album, BlackenedWhite, with his hip-hop group, MellowHype. The album was previously released for free downloads in October 2010 as a mixtape. The July 2011 version didn’t have Chordaroy single as Fat Possum Records didn’t have permission to use Earl Sweatshirt’s vocals. The album sold 6,000 copies within a week of release.
  • His debut studio album as a solo artist, Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide, was released in December 2016.

First TV Show

In 2010, Hodgy made his first TV show appearance on the documentary series, When I Was 17.

Personal Trainer

Hodgy sustains a healthy and active lifestyle to keep himself fit. He works out in the gym but isn’t too obsessed about it. He also likes to regularly play basketball. Plus, he works out some sweat with skating and performing on stage.

Hodgy Favorite Things

His favorite things aren’t known.

Hodgy as seen in May 2011
Hodgy as seen in May 2011 (thecomeupshow / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Hodgy Facts

  1. He was previously a member of the former hip-hop group, MellowHigh. The band consisted of Hodgy, Left Brain, and Domo Genesis and they released their only album, MellowHigh in October 2013. In January 2015, it was revealed that the group has been disbanded.
  2. He was cast in the drama movie, Wolf, along with his Odd Future groupmates Tyler, the Creator, and Earl Sweatshirt. The trailer of the movie was released in September 2013 and was slated to be released in 2014. But, it seems that the work on the movie has stalled.
  3. Hodgy holds the distinction of being the first Odd Future member to release his solo mixtape, The Dena Tape, which was released in 2009. However, the mixtape wasn’t well received.
  4. After his mother got remarried, he moved to South California at the age of 9.
  5. In November 2015, he started a feud with his fellow Odd Future founding member Tyler, the Creator after calling him a fraud during his performance at the Odd Future Camp Flog Gnaw festival. Tyler hit back with his own barbed comments. However, Tyler and Hodgy resolved their differences over the next few days. Hodgy posted a video on his Instagram to confirm that everything was fine once again between them.
  6. In December 2017, he once again attacked Tyler, the Creator. He took to Twitter to claim that Tyler can’t rap. He then exchanged a few insults with Tyler’s fans.
  7. Visit his official website @ hodgymiyagi.com.
  8. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr.

Featured Image by FACTmagazine / YouTube

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