10 Rappers With Nose Piercings
The conventional image of rappers wearing baggy clothes is long gone. In fact, flaunting nose rings and septums has become more mainstream these days.
The veteran rapper like 2Pac rocked the look with a nose ring way before it became a thing. Now, the cyclic nature of fashion choices have led artists to embrace the trends he was made fun of for in the 90s.
So, in this article, you can take a look at Rappers with nose piercings like Young Thug, GoldLink, Travie McCoy, and seven more.
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1. Young Thug
Born Jeffery Lamar Williams, Young Thig is a rapper hailing from Atlanta. He acquired the spotlight with singles like Stoner and Danny Glover in 2014.
Since then, Thug has released 3 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, 3 EPs, 97 singles, 12 mixtapes, and 7 mixtapes.
He is a recipient of several notable awards including Grammy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, UK Music Video Awards, American Music Awards, and more.
Thug boasts over 29.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
D'Anthony William Carlos, professionally known as GoldLink, is a Grammy-nominated artist. He is best known for his song, Crew.
The American rapper has released three studio albums, At What Cost, Diaspora, and Haram! His debut album acquired Gold certification from RIAA.
Crew, GoldLink's lead single from his debut album, debuted at number 45 on the list of Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single earned the rapper his first Grammy nomination.
3. Travie McCoy
Travis Lazarus "Travie" McCoy better known by his stage name Travie McCoy is widely known as the co-founder and former lead vocalist of Gym Class Heroes.
Interested in Punk Rock since his teenage days, Travie launched the Rap Rock group, Gym Class Heroes, with Matt McGinley, his childhood friend and eventual drummer of the band.
Travie debuted as a soloist with the release of his famous single, Billionaire, with Bruno Mars. As a solo artist the rapper has released two studio albums and twenty-four singles.
4. Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa, born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, rose to the mainstream limelight with his first big hit, Black and Yellow, in 2014.
Hailing from Minot, North Dakota, Khalifa has released 7 studio albums, 82 music videos, 3 EPs, 84 singles, 24 mixtapes, 16 promotional singles, 2 collaborative albums, and 1 compilation album to date.
His third studio album, Rolling Papers, descended on March 29, 2011, via Atlantic record labels is certified 2x Platinum by RIAA, Gold by MC, and Silver by BPI.
Correspondingly, his following fourth and fifth albums also acquired critical acclaim. Rolling Papers 2, Khalifa's fifth studio album was supported by the singles Real Rich, Something New, Gin & D**gs, and more.
5. Tupac Shakur
The late Tupac Shakur, better known by his stage name 2Pac, is considered one of the most influential rappers of all time.
He released four studio albums, 9 compilation albums, 50 music videos, 44 singles, 1 soundtrack album, 7 posthumous albums, and 2 remix albums until his demise in 1996.
The Guinness World Records addressed him as the then Best-Selling artist of Rap in the United States in 2001. 2Pac had recorded sales of over 55.3 million albums.
6. Hodgy Beats
Hodgy Beats, born Gerard Damien Long, is best recognized for being a founding member of Odd Future, a hip-hop collective.
Hodgy was the first member to debut as a solo artist as he launched his solo career with the release of 'The Dena Tape' in 2009.
Correspondingly, he released four albums: YellowWhite, Numbers, BlackenedWhite, and INSA, as a member of the duo, MellowHype, alongside Left Brain.
He released his debut studio album titled Fireplace: TheNotTheOtherSide on December 9, 2016, via Columbia Records and Odd Future Records.
7. Lil Scrappy
Darryl Raynard Richardson III, better recognized as Lil Scrappy, came into the music industry after getting discovered by Lil Jon in Atlanta.
Alongside Trillville, he is the first signee to Lil Jon's BME Recordings. Richardson has dropped five studio albums and two collaborative albums.
The rapper has also emerged as a media personality, and made appearances on seven seasons of the reality show Love & Hip Hop Atlanta since 2012.
8. The Game
Jayceon Terrell Taylor, professionally known as The Game, is a rapper from Compton, California. He is best known for his songs Ali Bomaye and Hate It Or Love It.
The West Coast MC has released 11 studio albums, 6 compilation albums, 30 singles, 39 music videos, 2 soundtrack albums, and 14 mixtapes until March 22, 2023.
Born on November 29, 1979, Taylor, his 11th and latest album, Drillmatic – Heart vs. Mind, was released on August 12, 2022.
Apart from the music industry, the rapper has ventured into acting. He was the person behind the voice of the character 'B-Dup' in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Towkio, whose real name is Preston Oshita, is a rapper from Chicago. Previously, he was recognized by his moniker Young P, Tokyo Shawn, and Preston San.
Born on June 26, 1993, Towkio launched his career with the release of a mixtape 'Way Theory,' in 2015. The mixtape featured notable figures including Vic Mensa, Chance the Rapper, Donnie Trumpet, and Kaytranada.
The rapper dropped his debut studio album WWW not long ago in 2018 which comprised formerly released singles, Drift, Swim, Hot Sh*t, Symphony, and 2 Da Moon.
10. Lil Uzi Vert
Symere Bysil Woods, broadly recognized as Lil Uzi Vert, initially gained attention with their mixtape titled Luv Is Rage in 2015.
The rapper attracted the mainstream spotlight after the release of their debut single Money Longer. Later, it became the lead single of their mixtape Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World in 2016.
Lil Uzi Vert has made it to the nomination lists of various coveted awards including Billboard Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and more.
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