Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown
Inglewood, California, United States
Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States
Swae Lee went to the Tupelo High School in Mississippi.
He wasn’t the best of the students in high school and spent most of the time, rapping and partying but still did manage to graduate from high school.
Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Bernadette Walker (Worked for army)
- Siblings – Aaquil Iben Shamon Brown aka Slim Jxmmi (Older Brother) (Singer, musician, and member of hip hop group, Rae Sremmurd), Michael Brown (Brother)
- Others – Floyd Sullivan (Stepfather), Floyd Jr. Sullivan (Younger Maternal Half-Brother)
Swae Lee’s rap band Rae Sremmurd is represented by Richard De La Font Agency, Inc.
Hip hop, trap, pop
EarDrummers Entertainment, Interscope Records, SremmLife Crew
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Swae Lee has dated
- Celina Powell (2016) – In 2016, Swae Lee hooked up with model Celina Powell.
- Marliesia Ortiz (2017-2018) – Swae Lee started dating Instagram model Marliesia Ortiz in early 2017. They made their relationship public in February 2017 with a series of posts on their respective social media accounts. A month later, Swae ended up revealing too much about their love life as he accidentally posted a short clip of them making love on his Instagram. Upon realizing his mistake, he deleted the video 30 minutes later. Throughout their relationship, there were whispers of break up and they eventually separated in early 2018.
- Blac Chyna (2018) – In February 2018, Swae Lee’s name was linked with model and video vixen, Blac Chyna.
Race / Ethnicity
He is African American.
However, he is pretty fond of going for blonde highlights.
- Dreadlocks hairdo
Swae Lee has endorsed / advertised for these brands with Slim Jxmmi –
- PUMA Fall 2016 Collection
- Reeebok (2017)
Best Known For
One-half of the popular hip-hop group, Rae Sremmurd, which is best known for the popularity of their single, Black Beatles, which managed to reach #1 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In January 2015, Lee’s rap group, Rae Sremmurd released their debut studio album, SremmLife. This album managed to reach at #5 on its debut on the US Billboard 200.
His first solo music album was Swaecation.
First TV Show
In 2014, he made his first TV show appearance as himself in the music series, Revolt Live.
Swae Lee Favorite Things
- Sports – Table Tennis and Football
- Restaurant – Yeah! Burger
- Sitcom Intro Song – Family Guy
Source – USA Today HSS
Swae Lee Facts
- While studying in high school, he used to play football in the school. He was a wide receiver and claimed that he was pretty good at it.
- Before he found fame as a rapper, he used to work in a local mattress factory. His job was to put pillows together that came down the line. He had to work in 12 hours shift there.
- Before hitting it big in the music industry, Swae and his brother used to perform at local parties.
- In his early childhood, he had to move around a lot due to his mother’s army job.
- Swae was raised in Ida Street housing projects, which is one of the most notorious and crime-ridden neighborhoods of Tupelo, Mississippi. His father had abandoned his family just a couple of years after Swae’s birth.
- As they started focusing on rapping while in high school, they often used to return home late in the night, which led to their mother kicking them out. Swae and his brother had to search for shelter in abandoned houses.
- In 2016, Swae and his brother collaborated to establish record label, SremmLife Crew Records. They signed up a couple of Mississippi based rappers to the label.
- While studying in high school, Swae and his older brother formed a hip-hop group, Dem Outta St8 Boyz. Jemiah Middlebrooks was the other member of the group.
- Swae and his brother were advised by Atlanta based producer Pierre “P-Nasty” Slaughter to move to Atlanta, where they performed in a number of talent shows.
- They had to return from Atlanta due to financial problems. They also had to stop producing music for some time.
- Visit his rap group’s official website @ raesremmurd.com.
- Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.