Birthday: September 6, 1993 Black Celebrities Born on September 6
Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Virgo
Also Known As: Dexter Gore Jr., Black Migo Dex
Born in: Harlem, New York City, U.S.A
Famous as: Singer-songwriter, Rapper
Height: 5'11" (180 cm), 5'11" Males
father: Dexter Gore Sr.
mother: Pamela Winters (late)
City: New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers, African-American From New Yorkers
education: Hernandez Middle School, Paul Roberson High School, Chicago.
Dexter Gore Jr. is a famous rapper and songwriter known to his fans as Famous Dex. He is popular for his pop- rap, drill and trap- rap style of music. Dex is one of the most creative rappers of this century whose music speaks more about the creative aspect of youth culture rather than focussing on violence and crime. He was nicknamed Black Migo Dex by one of his friends for being an African-American Muslim. Famous was the first artist to be signed by the record label ‘Rich Forever Music’ established by rapper Rich the Kid. At present, Dex is also the CEO of this company which has entered into a partnership with 300 entertainment record company.He is a trending hip- hop artist from the South whose rapping technique is immensely loved and adored by music listeners. He shares his hair colour and braiding style with Atlanta’s rapper Lil Yachty. Dex is a multifaceted and multi- talented rap artist whose mix-tapes and singles have gone viral on main stream. He is profoundly famous for his songs entitled ‘Swag’, ‘Hoes Mad’ and ‘Drip from my Walk’. He is also a gang member of Crazyville (Gangster Disciples set).
Rise to Stardom
Initially, Dex performed as hype man /dancer on tracks in his friend’s music videos and gained instant recognition. He then changed his name to Famous Dex and started to make hip-hop music. Famous gained popularity through his remixes of Chief Keef’s ‘Kobe’ in 2013 and rapper Dej Loafs ‘Try Me’. Then, he released his first single ‘Bottle After Bottle’ in 2014 and the video upload on YouTube received 197,226 views.
Famous next released his mixtape album ‘Never Seen It Coming’ in 2015, which included songs like ‘Your Fault’, ‘Jealousy’, ‘For the Low’. The song ‘Duh Dummy’ from this mixtape gained a lot of admiration.
Next, he came up with another mixtape entitled ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ in 2015 and it got him massive fan following. This included songs like ‘Who told you I was the man’, ‘Swagg’, and ‘Hoes Mad’ which became viral on YouTube.
Dex next released three more remix albums titled ‘Drippy’, ‘Ohh Mann Godd Damn 2’ and ‘Heartbreak Kid’ in 2016. The songs of these mixtapes ‘Whatever’, ‘I’m Crazy’, ‘My Gang’, ‘Hit’ em With It’, ‘I ain’t Talking Spaulding’ and ‘Yeaaa Yeaaa’ gained a lot of popularity and proved popular among youths. The song ‘Drip from my walk’ particularly became popular over the net and was previewed several times on Instagram.
Famous released his next remix album ‘Dexter the Robot’ in 2016 which included songs ‘Living My Life’, ‘Switch it Up’ and ‘Took Time’.This album gained more than millions of views on Spinrilla app within a week of its release. It is considered to be his best musical offering and it embodied the most advanced sound and rapping style.
His EP titled ‘Different’ released in 2016 and included songs ‘Finish Him’, ‘All the time’, and ‘Switchin’ off’ and were loved by fans.
Dex in collaboration with Rich the Kid’s label released two mixtapes in 2017 titled ‘The Rich Forever Way’ and ‘Rich Forever 3 ’. They included songs like ‘Windmill featuring Rich the Kid’, ‘New- Wave featuring Madeintyo’ and ‘You Flexing featuring Jay Critch’ and it became a sensation.
This versatile rapper is acclaimed for his singles ‘Lemonade’, ‘My Energy’ , ‘Windmill featuring Rich the Kid’, ‘Serenade’, ‘I Had to' featuring Lil Tracy and Famous Dex.
Famous gained popularity on the internet by posting official music videos of his albums. His latest ‘Xans’ upload has received more than one million views. Dex’s upcoming work is his debut album titled ‘Dexter meets Dexter’ as of 2017.
He is well-known as a drill rapper for his lively and fiery party lyrics and energetic heavy beats. Famous’ estimated net-worth is $ 0.4 million as of 2017 and as he is a popular hip-hop star, he is going to reach the pinnacle in times to come.
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Controversies & Scandals
Famous got wrapped up in a controversy as he was caught on surveillance camera brutally beating his girlfriend in the hallway of a Hollywood apartment on 21st September, 2016 and was jailed. Within three days, Puma terminated his endorsement contract.
In 2014, he was seen in one of his videos wearing Chief Keef’s robbed chain.
Behind The Curtains
Famous was born on 6th September, 1993 in Harlem, New York City, USA and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. He was born to a US Army Lieutenant, Dexter Gore, Sr. (died in September 1997) and IHOP waitress and chef, Pamela Winters (died on 26th February, 2016). He studied in a Catholic school in Hyde Park and also went for some time to Hernandez Middle School and Paul Roberson High School, Chicago.
Dex and his girlfriend, Baby Mamma, got back together after he apologized for his actions. They had a baby boy in 2017. He also has two daughters and states that he would do anything for his children.