Everything you need to know about Sheck Wes Net Worth
Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall whose stage name is Sheck Wes is a rapper, songwriter, producer, and professional basketball player. He gained fame a few years ago for his song Mo Bamba which was released in 2017 but became popular in 2018. He has worked with multiple big artists and has a lot of projects lined up for him. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021.
Early Life and Career
- Sheck was born on September 10th, 1998 in a small neighborhood in New York City. He was raised in a Muslim household. When he was 5 years old he moved with his mother to Milwaukee, where he lived for 9 years after that they moved back to New York.
- He began making music when he was just 11 years old. He thought of music as an escape from his troubled childhood and hostile environment.
- When he was in high school he realized that he was exceptionally good at playing basketball. This led him to play a spinoff game at Madison Square Garden.
- He got offered to model for Ye in a fashion show and he had a basketball game the same day. He opted to model for Kanye thus putting an end to his basketball career.
- When he was 17 years old he started making music. His mother got afraid that he would lose track and sent him to Africa. She wanted him to practice Islam and not stray from the path of righteousness but he had other plans for himself. He spent his time there writing songs and after 3 months he returned back to New York City to make his mark.
Success and fame from rapping
Sheck spent his time in Africa writing songs and returned back to New York to release them. Sheck started uploading his music on Soundcloud and Youtube. After posting his songs he eventually started gaining fame and after some time his friend Mohamed Bamba went to play in the NBA. He told Sheck to write a song for him so he wrote the song “Mo Bamba” which gained fame and became a hit in 2018.
- Sheck gained fame over the time period of two years and signed with Kanye West’s GOOD Music and Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Record under the Interscope umbrella.
- He released his debut album which was titled Mudboy just a few months later and opened up for Eminem in Hawaii which is a big deal.
- He was featured on Gang Gang from the Jackboys album which eventually made Sheck Wes the household name.
- The name of his album was Mudboy which raised many questions as to what it was. According to Sheck, it's the stage in which you are hustling but haven't quite made it yet. The struggle is an attempt to get out of the mud.
- He is a model as well as a singer but whenever someone compares the two industries he says that both are not that different from each other but fashion has a lot more politics than music.
- His ex-girlfriend ordered a restraining order against him after accusing him of stalking her and physically abusing her. He denied all the accusations and no charges were ever filed against him.
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