Aylek$, also known as Angvish, is an American social media celebrity and rapper who rose to fame after dating the popular rapper Trippie Redd. Aylek$’s relationship with Redd helped her find her feet in the music industry as she wanted to become an established singer. She released her first single ‘No Feels’, produced by Ricky Racks, in 2018 and the song slowly became a hit. It clocked in high views on YouTube and SoundCloud within a week, and with Trippie’s publicity of the song, many people started following Aylek$ across her social media channels in hope of more music and news. In the next few months, Aylek$ did release many singles and expanded her portfolio. Some of her notable songs include ‘FWM’ and ‘Suicide’. She recently released ‘We Live in Hell’, a single in collaboration with the rapper Slim Reese. Apart from music, Aylek$ is also reputed for her social media career and she often represents brands and companies. She currently has over 1.4 million followers on Instagram and is the current brand ambassador for the global fashion brand, Fashion Nova.
Rise to Fame
Aylek$ was among the many aspiring musicians who were trying to make it big in New York. She came into the limelight after she was seen dating the established American rapper Michael Lamar White IV, known professionally as Trippie Redd. The duo’s high-profile relationships and public display of affection caught the eye of the media and his fan base. They soon wanted to know more about Aylek$. It was around the same time that she was establishing her singing career and was working on her music. She made her rapping debut with the single ‘No Feels’ that was produced Ricky Racks. While it did get enough exposure to gain traction, the general review was that it was a sleeper hit. Many also commented that she was influenced by Trippie’s style of singing. However, the song clocked more than 300,000 listens in less than 24 hours of its release on SoundCloud. It was later uploaded on WorldStarHipHop and YouTube, where it received high exposure as well.
Her initial popularity was boosted by her boyfriend as he constantly shared her posts and encouraged her career. They often appeared in interviews together and had several collaboration plans. Unfortunately, the couple broke up later in 2018. Despite this crack in her life, Aylek$ continued to focus on her music. In the next couple of months, she released a quick few singles such as ‘FWM’, ‘Booty Jingle’, and ‘Suicide’. While they didn’t go viral like her first release, they received sufficient exposure in the market. Her latest single is titled ‘We Live in Hell’, for which she collaborated with the rapper Slim Reese.
Apart from her music career, Aylek$ is also famous as a social media influencer. Her Instagram account currently boasts over 1.4 million followers. Despite posting only sporadically, Aylek$ constant stories and interaction with her fans has won her many more followers. After earning worldwide social media acclaim, Aylek$ was constantly sought after by many brands and companies to represent them on her social media profiles. She is currently the brand ambassador the global fashion brand Fashion Nova. She has previously teamed up with Icebox, a luxury diamond and watches company.
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Controversies & Scandals
Aylek$’s breakup with her boyfriend Trippie Redd didn’t happen smoothly and the couple’s disagreements were widely reported on social media. However, things took a nastier turn when Redd’s professional enemy 6ix9ine, another rapper, posted a photograph of himself alongside Aylek$ in an intimate moment. After Aylek$ sided with 6ix9ine, Trippie indicated that he has no intentions of patching things up with Aylek$ nor does he want anything to do with the rapper.
Family & Personal Life
Aylek$, also known as Angvish, was born on July 24, 1998 in Brooklyn, New York City. Information about her upbringing and parents are not available. Her younger sister, who is referred to as Ayoitskat on Instagram, is also a minor social media celebrity. Aylek$ was previously in a relationship with the popular rapper Trippie Redd. Their dating story was among the many that inspired millennials as Redd asked her out through a direct message on Instagram, and Aylek$ agreed to meet him. The couple’s relationship was widely publicized on social media and other digital platforms. However, despite a high-profile relationship, they broke up in 2018.
When asked what has been the most romantic gesture that somebody has done for her, she mentioned that Redd gifted her one of the most expensive bags she was coveting for a long time.