Chamillionaire is a rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur and co-founder of Chamillitary Records. He has sold over one million albums worldwide and his hit singles include “Ridin'”, “Hip Hop Police” and “Make That Move”. He has also released two mixtapes called Mixtape Messiah 5 and Legend of the Fall Offs: The Hitzville Chapter.
Chamillionaire’s net worth
Chamillionaire’s net worth is $50 million as of 2022. He earns a hefty amount of money from his songs, investments and other business ventures. According to CelebrityNetWorth, he had an estimated net worth of $45 million in 2021.
Chamillionaire is known for his hit singles like “Ridin’” and “Turning Up the Noise.” The American rapper also owns a record label called Chamillitary Entertainment which collaborates with artists like Jeezy and Paul Wall. Chamillionaire has appeared on numerous reality shows including MTV’s “Tailgate & Football” series and BET’s “106 & Park”.
Chamillionaire was born on November 28, 1979. His mother and father divorced when he was young. When his father died, Chamillionaire was 6 years old and did not understand what death meant until after the funeral service. He used to spend most of his summers with his grandmother in Houston, Texas so that he could be close to his mother but also avoid living with his father who had become an alcoholic because he missed being around Chamillionaire so much when he was with her mother instead of him
Chamillionaire’s education and current job
Chamillionaire is one of the few rappers who did not attend university. He was homeschooled. The rapper has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from University of Houston-Victoria (UHV), where he also completed his master’s degree in finance.
Chamillionaire started as a rapper, but soon branched out into other businesses such as real estate and investing in startups. He currently serves as a co-founder and CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment Group LLC, which manages his career as an artiste, writer and producer; Chamillionaire Global Group LLC; Chamillitary Clothing Co.; Real Talk Music Group LLC; Chamoiseau Holdings Inc., which deals with real estate investments; Chamoiseau Investment Partners LP; Chamoiseau Sports LLC and others.
Chamillionaire early career
Chamillionaire, real name Hakeem Seriki, got his start in the music industry at the age of 10 when he rapped onstage with Mike Jones and Paul Wall. He was signed to Swishahouse Records by 2004 and released his first EP “The Sound of Revenge” that year. In 2005, he released his first studio album “The Sound of Revenge” which included hit singles like “Ridin’ Dirty” and “Hip Hop Police.”
Chamillionaire’s first album
Chamillionaire’s first album, The Sound of Revenge, was released on June 6, 2005. The album contained 15 tracks and featured guest appearances by Bun B and Paul Wall. This album is considered to be a classic in the southern hip-hop genre.
The second single from this album “Ridin’” was released on September 13, 2005 and it reached #91 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It also peaked at number 26 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Tracks chart and number 29 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Top 40 chart. The third single “Independent Grind” was released in February 2006; it did not make any charts but gained popularity due to its music video that featured cameo appearances by Birdman (founder of Cash Money Records), Paul Wall (rapper), Rick Ross (rapper), Lil Wayne (rapper) among others.
Chamillionaire and Paul Wall
Paul Wall is a rapper from Houston, Texas. He has released five albums in total and collaborated with Mr. Chamillionaire on many tracks, including “Grillz” off his 2005 album Get Ya Mind Correct. The two artists have been friends since high school and are often seen together at public events like the BET Hip-Hop Awards or the Grammy Awards. As part of their friendship, Paul Wall has appeared in several music videos for Chamillionaire’s songs and movies such as “Hip Hop Hooray” (2005).
Chamillionaire’s second album
Chamillionaire’s first album, The Sound of Revenge, was released in October 2005. It debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 and sold over 83,000 copies in its first week.
The album included singles such as “Ridin’,” which reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the RIAA for selling over one million copies; “Grown & Sexy;” and “Murda Mook,” which featured Paul Wall and Bun B. Chamillionaire also appeared on songs such as Lil Jon’s “Snap Yo Fingers” (featuring E-40), Paul Wall’s “Break Em Off Somethin’ Proper,” Slim Thug’s “I Ain’t Heard of That”, Mike Jones’ “Still Tippin’,” Chingy’s single “Balla Baby,” Trae tha Truth’s single.
Chamillionsire goes solo
After his first album, Chamillionaire released one more album under Swishahouse Records and Mixtape Messiah: The Diary of Chamillionaire. His next two albums were released as an independent artist. He signed a new deal with Universal Records and had two more albums released on the label before he left for another independent record label to release his last album in 2014 titled Poison Pen.
Chamillionaire’s solo career was very successful but it started at the same time that his career was starting to decline in popularity due to changing times in hip hop music and a change in culture at large which meant rap music was no longer selling as much as it used to be.
Chamillionaire’s career has been a long and fruitful one. He’s managed to make his mark on the music industry, and he shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, Chamillionaire is still creating new music today! We hope that you enjoyed learning about this talented artist’s life and career—and maybe even picked up some tips along the way!
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