|Hopsin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1985|
Hopsin is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and music video director. He has released multiple albums, mixtapes, and tracks such as Pound Syndrome, Gazing at the Moonlight, Raw, Haywire (with SwizZz), No Shame, Knock Madness, Emurge, Happy Ending, Hop Is Back, Pans in the Kitchen, Lucifer Effect (with SwizZz), Leave Me Alone, I’m Here, Nocturnal Rainbows, Ill Mind of Hopsin 4, Ill Mind of Hopsin 5, Ill Mind Six: Old Friend, Fly, Crown Me, Rip Your Heart Out (ft. Tech N9ne), Ill Mind of Hopsin 7, Fort Collins (ft. Dizzy Wright), Ill Mind of Hopsin 8, Die This Way (ft. Matt Black and Joey Tee), Bout the Business, Bus That, False Advertisement, Ill Mind of Hopsin 9, Witch Doctor, Hell’s Carol, Alone With Me, Covid Mansion, Leather Face (with Bizarre ft. King Gordy and Lazarus), Picasso, and The Old Us. Moreover, Hopsin has also been a part of shows and movies like Murder In The First, Max Keeble’s Big Move, Independent Living: The Funk Volume Documentary, That’s So Raven, Fame, Bomb the World, and Paradise City.
Marcus Jamal Hopson
Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
Southern California, United States
Hopsin was enrolled at the James Monroe High School in Los Angeles. At high school, he was put in special education classes.
In 2004, while in senior year, he decided to drop out of school to focus on his music career.
Rapper, songwriter, actor, music director, record producer
- Father – Worked as a security guard.
- Mother – Worked at a medical company.
- Siblings – He has 2 brothers.
Hopsin is represented by Mike Malak of Coda Music Agency.
Hip hop, alternative hip hop, hardcore hip hop
Vocals, FL Studio
- Undercover Prodigy
- Funk Volume (former)
- Ruthless Records (former)
- 300 Entertainment
- Warner Bros.
His net worth had been $4 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Hopsin has dated –
- Alyce – Until he exposed Alyce as a gold digger in an Instagram post in December 2015, Hopsin seemed to be in a happy and committed relationship. Unlike many other rappers, he wasn’t linked up with other women nor was he pictured getting cozy to any model at the parties. He has expressed his unconditional love for his girl in numerous social media posts. In December 2014, he even revealed that he was moving to Australia and taking a temporary retirement to spend more time with his girlfriend. He posted a picture of him at the airport with his bags to make it clear that he wasn’t joking.
Race / Ethnicity
- Cut eyebrows
- Silver hued eye contacts
Hopsin has starred in the TV commercials for –
- Underground All-Star
Best Known For
- The popularity of Ill Mind of Hopsin video series, which received over a million views in 24 hours
- Taking shots at a number of leading rappers including Drake, Rick Ross, and Soulja Boy in his single Sag My Pants
In October 2009, Hopsin released his debut studio album, Gazing at the Moonlight. The album failed to perform commercially and sold just 42 copies in its first week.
He made his first film appearance in a minor role as Pizza Parlor Guy in Max Keeble’s Big Move in 2001.
First TV Show
In 2003, Hopsin was seen in 1 episode of the supernatural sitcom series, That’s So Raven as guy #2.
Hopsin Favorite Things
- Rapper – Eminem
- Eminem Album – The Marshall Mathers LP
- While growing up, Hopsin was ostracized by other black kids due to his shy nature. He also had to endure bullying while growing up due to his struggles to fit in.
- Hopsin decided on using colored contact lenses for his music videos because he wanted to differentiate himself from other African American rappers.
- He played Senior Rapper in Fame, a 2009 musical drama film and a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same name.
- After his dispute with Ruthless Records for the release of his debut album, he decided to establish his independent record label, Funk Volume with Damien Ritter and his younger brother.
- In March 2016, Hopsin announced that he was leaving Funk Volume after a financial dispute with his co-founders and starting his own record label company, Undercover Prodigy.
- After dropping from high school, he installed FL Studio (known as FruityLoops at the time) on his computer and bought an eight-dollar microphone from Walmart to start his music career.
- When he announced his I am Raw music tour, he didn’t have any venues nor did he have any connection in the industry to book some. Instead, he used fan-generated buzz to get 30 venues across the US and Canada.
- In August 2012, he was arrested by the police authorities in Orlando on charges of disorderly conduct after he had got involved in an altercation at the nightclub after promoters chose to cancel his performance at the last minute.
- He was cast as Fatty B, Sugar’s right-hand man, in the mystery crime drama television series Murder in the First in 2015.
- In September 2016, he was arrested in Australia for having assaulted a woman. He was released on a two-year good behavior bond and 12-month Apprehended Violence Order, which is similar to a restraining order.
- He started appearing as Gabriel in the musical drama television series Paradise City in 2021. He co-starred in the show alongside Andy Biersack, Booboo Stewart, Bella Thorne, Fairuza Balk, Brooke Lyons, Amanda Steele, Brittany Furlan, Olivia Culpo, Ryan Hurst, and others.