|Lil Twist Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||January 11, 1993|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lil Twist is an American rapper who is from Dallas, Texas. He is a college dropout who started rapping at just the age of 7. He also opened for a Lil Wayne concert in Texas when Twist was 12 years old. He released his debut song, The Texas Twist which was well received by the audience and remained on the top of music charts in Dallas for 6 weeks. He has also faced some legal issues in the past.
Christopher Lynn Moore
Lil Twist, Twizzy F.
Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, United States
Lil Twist went to the Kennemer Middle School.
However, Twist didn’t complete his school education as he dropped out of high school after having studied for only one year to focus on his rap career.
- Father – Stephen L. Gray
- Mother – Rhonda Moore
- Siblings – Crystal McGriff (Younger Sister), Lil Za (Younger Brother) (Rapper)
Lil Twist is managed by
- Cortez Bryant
- Rob Gibbs of ICM Partners.
Young Money, Cash Money, Republic Records
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Lil Twist has dated
- Keke Palmer (2009-2010) – Lil Twist started going out with singer and actress Keke Palmer in 2009. They had broken up by the summer of 2010 as he was linked with another actress at that time.
- Paige Hurd (2010-2012) – Lil Twist reportedly started dating actress Paige Hurd in the summer of 2010. They were spotted together at many hotspots and events. They were even vocal about their relationship on the social media over the course of two years before they separated in June 2012.
- Kat Stacks – In her interview with Hip Hop DX, Kat Stacks revealed that she had sexual relations with Lil Twist. She was initially suspicious that he was underage so when they met she asked him to show an identification card to prove that he was at least 18 years old. Once he showed her the papers, they decided to get into the act. In the same interview, she also blasted him for leaving her standing alone in downtown Miami without having paid any money for the s*xual services. It was this act that prompted her to expose him.
- Chantel Jeffries (2012) – In the last months of 2012, Twist was linked with actress and model Chantel Jeffries. However, their dalliance didn’t last beyond a couple of weeks.
- Ashley Moore (2013) – Lil Twist’s alleged relationship with model Ashley Moore was made public in August 2013 after she was seen having a dinner with his friend Justin Bieber, which led to tabloids linking them together. It was later revealed that they were merely discussing work and she had been dating Twist for quite some time. Their relationship was on and off in nature.
- Kylie Jenner (2013-2014) – The rumors linking Twist with reality TV star Kylie Jenner first started doing the rounds in 2013 after they were spotted together in Calabasas on a couple of occasions, including for a movie date. Jenner denied that they were dating. However, by the end of the year, they were spotted together on many shopping trips, which led to reports that their romance was heating up. She was then reported to have spotted getting cozy at his birthday party in January 2014. In 2016, after her breakup from Tyga, Twist was trying to win his former girlfriend back. It was even claimed that they had gone for a couple of dates as well.
Race / Ethnicity
- His dreadlocks hairdo with blonde highlights
- Loves to wear round rimmed shades
Best Known For
- Having collaborated with popular pop stars such as Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus.
- Having lent his vocals and rap skills to the compilation albums such as We Are Young Money and Young Money: Rise of an Empire, which were compiled by Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment.
- Having voiced Brandon Bubbler’s character in the Disney Channel animated TV series, Fish Hooks.
As an Artist
Lil Twist has focused on releasing a host of mixtapes such as Class President, The Golden Child, and The Takeover. These mixtapes have achieved a varying degree of success.
In 2010, Twist made his theatrical film debut in the comedy movie, Lottery Ticket. However, his appearance in the movie wasn’t credited.
First TV Show
In 2010, Lil Twist made his first TV show appearance on the music talk show, VEVO’s ASK: REPLY.
Lil Twist Facts
- He started rapping at the age of 7. At the age of 12, he was asked by Lil Wayne to open for his concert in Tyler, Texas.
- Lil Wayne was so impressed with his skills that he flew him to Atlanta to see how good he was in the recording studio. He eventually was signed up with Wayne’s Young Money record label.
- At the age of 10, he released his first single, The Texas Twist, which managed to rank at the top of music charts in Dallas for 6 straight weeks.
- In 2011, the reputed hip hop magazine XXL featured him in their Freshman Class feature, which is used to list out the most promising hip hop talents of the year.
- In July 2013, he was arrested in Calabasas, California after he was caught driving his friend Justin Bieber’s car at about 60-70 mph in the zone where speed was restricted to 30 mph.
- In March 2015, Lil Twist was arrested and charged with 2 counts of assault with deadly weapon, burglary, grand theft, battery, and making criminal threats.
- Before his arrest, Twist and four of his accomplices had assaulted Disney actor Kyle Massey and Massey’s brother, Christopher Massey after entering into Kyle’s property.
- After he pleaded guilty in December 2015, he was handed a 1-year prison sentence. However, he was released after just seven and a half weeks on account of his good behavior.
- Early in his career, he used to perform in local events in Dallas under the stage name of Twizzy F.
- Visit his official website @ liltwist.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+.
Featured Image by Lil Twist / Instagram