|Lil Tracy Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||October 3, 1995|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lil Tracy is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter who is known for being a popular figure of the “SoundCloud rap” and underground rap scene as well as for having worked with late rapper Lil Peep. They collaborated on several projects such as White Wine, Cobain, White Tee, and Awful Things while Awful Things reached number #79 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Lil Tracy started his musical pursuits when he was 15 years old and moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of 18. He has also released a number of mixtapes and EPs which include the likes of Vampire Spendin’ Money, Sinner, Hollywood High (with Mackned), Fly Away (with Lil Raven), Castles (with Lil Peep), Free Tracy Campaign, Heaven’s Witch, Life of a Popstar, Asaku’s Forest, When Angels Cry (Death Has Wings), 757 Virginia Hood Nightmares (The Unknown Story), Moon Stones, XOXO, Tracy’s Manga, and Tracy World. Moreover, Lil Tracy has also garnered a huge social media fan base with more than 150k followers on Twitter and more than a million followers on Instagram.
Jazz Ishmael Butler
Lil Tracy, Tracy, Yung Bruh, Souljahwitch
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Lil Tracy pursued high school education at Garfield High School which is located in the Seattle Public Schools district of Seattle, Washington, United States.
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
- Father – Ishmael Butler (Rapper, Record Producer, Songwriter, Member of the musical groups named Digable Planets and Shabazz Palaces)
- Mother – Cheryl Elizabeth Gamble aka Coko (Singer, Songwriter, Television Personality, Member of the musical trio named Sisters With Voices (SWV))
- Siblings – Unknown
- Others – Lady “Clyde” Tibba Gamble (Maternal Grandmother) (Gospel Singer), Mike “Big Mike” Clemons (Ex Stepfather) (Gospel Producer and Drummer for Israel and New Breed), Jaylon Clemons (Younger Maternal Half Brother)
Lil Tracy is managed by Nick Blanco.
Hip Hop, Emo Rap, SoundCloud Rap
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Usually wears a cap
- Multiple tattoos all over his body
- Wears spectacles
Lil Tracy has either endorsed or promoted a variety of brands through social media which include the likes of Hot Topic, I AM GIA, and Comme des Garcons.
Best Known For
- Having worked with his friend and late musician, Lil Peep, who died due to a drug overdose. They had worked together on several projects which included the song Awful Things that was ranked at number #79 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
- His mixtape titled Life of a Popstar which was released in 2017 and consisted of songs such as Life of a Popstar, Prom Queen, Drunk Punx, Radio Killa, and Hennessy
- Releasing Tracy’s Manga in 2017 which included several tracks like Don’t Fit, Come Again, Orange Chicken, Wait Hollup, My B*tch, and Like a Glock (ft. Famous Dex)
As a Singer
Lil Tracy has released a number of singles, mixtapes, and EPs such as Vampire Spendin’ Money, Sinner, Hollywood High (with Mackned), Fly Away (with Lil Raven), Castles (with Lil Peep), Free Tracy Campaign, Heaven’s Witch, Life of a Popstar, Asaku’s Forest, When Angels Cry (Death Has Wings), 757 Virginia Hood Nightmares (The Unknown Story), Moon Stones, XOXO, Tracy’s Manga, and Tracy World.
Lil Tracy Facts
- He spent his childhood years in Virginia Beach, Virginia and has described the process of growing up saying “it sucked but I love it”.
- His parents decided to part ways when he was quite young and his childhood years were spent between the homes of his father and his mother.
- Growing up, Lil Tracy used to listen to emo music as well as to southern hip-hop artists who also inspired him to make music.
- He started his musical pursuits when he was 15 years old.
- At the age of 17, he went homeless.
- Lil Tracy relocated to Los Angeles, California from Virginia when he was 18 years old in order to focus more on his career in music. He did not inform his parents about his decision and moved when he was still homeless.
- Initially, he started rapping under the name “Yung Bruh”.
- He was also a part of the Thraxxhouse collective and released several mixtapes.
- Later, Lil Tracy, along with some other members of Thraxxhouse collective, decided to make a new group, the collective Gothboiclique.
- It was through the collective Gothboiclique that he was introduced to the late rapper, singer, songwriter, and model, Lil Peep. Soon after, the duo started to work on the song titled White Tee from Peep’s mixtape titled Crybaby. It soon caught attention through the hip-hop underground.
- In August 2017, Lil Tracy was also featured in Lil Peep’s single titled Awful Things from his debut studio album, Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1. The song was ranked at number #79 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the album remains the only album by Lil Peep that was released during his lifetime.
- Lil Tracy left the Thraxxhouse collective in the mid-2016 and, hence, changed his name from Yung Bruh to Lil Tracy as there already existed an artist who went by the same name, Yung Bruh.
- Initially, he started releasing his music online and amassed a fan base via SoundCloud.
- Lil Tracy’s paternal grandfather served as a history professor at the University of Virginia.
- Follow Lil Tracy on Instagram, Spotify, iTunes, SoundCloud, and Twitter.
Featured Image by Lil Tracy / Instagram