Swae Lee Biography

Swae Lee is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Mississippi. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

Quick Facts

Birthday: June 7, 1993

Nationality: American

Famous: Rappers American Men

Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Gemini

Also Known As: Khalif Malikibnsham Brown, Kid Krunk, iHipster Lee

Born in: Inglewood, California, United States

Famous as: Songwriter

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Males

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siblings: Slim Jxmmi or Aaquil Ibinshaman Brown (brother)

U.S. State: California

City: Inglewood, California

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Swae Lee born as Khalif Malikibnsham Brown is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Mississippi. He is best known for being one half of the hip-hop duo named Rae Sremmurd, performing alongside his real-life brother Slim Jxmmi. This duo is famous for their platinum singles ‘No Type’ and ‘No Flex Zone’. Having high ambitions right from his childhood, Lee initially looked for recognition through YouTube. His talent, passion, and dedication for music helped him gain attention from the music industry and within a short period of time, the young singer was successful in getting worldwide recognition. Today, Lee has emerged as one of the biggest rappers in the country. Apart from name and fame, the American rapper and singer has earned millions of fans all across the globe. Talking about his social media popularity, Lee has got about 1.7 million followers on Instagram and about 304k followers on Twitter. He and his brother also have over 3.8 million followers on their joint Instagram account.

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  • Prior to joining the rap industry, Swae Lee, along with his brother Jxmmi, used to perform at parties and shows in their town. The pair collaborated with a friend and created the group ‘Dem Outta State Boyz’. This group began uploading its songs and videos to YouTube with the aim of getting recognition. After performing in the group, Lee and Jxmmi moved to Atlanta after being advised to do so by P-Nasty. There, the duo joined hands with record producer Mike WiLL Made-It and signed to his label EarDrummers Entertainment as Rae Sremmurd (spelled backwards as Ear Drummers) and produced two songs ‘We’ and ‘I Dip’. Unfortunately these tracks failed to get much attention from the public.
  • Lee and his brother didn’t lose hope and released their single titled ‘No Flex Zone’ in 2014. Soon after the release of this track, the duo shot to stardom! This track was ranked #35 on US Billboard Hot 100 and even spawned numerous remixes. After this, Lee and Jxmmi released the single ‘No Type’ which rose to #16 on the same chart. The brothers have since released two studio albums under the label EarDrummers, namely ‘SremmLife’ and ‘SremmLife 2’. Well, in 2016, Swae Lee announced that he will release his debut solo album ‘Swaecation’ soon.
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Personal Life
  • Swae Lee was born as Khalif Malikibnsham Brown on June 7, 1993 in Inglewood, California. While he was young, his family moved to Tupelo, Mississippi, where he and his brother Slim Jxmmi aka Aaquil Ibinshaman were raised in one of the worst and crime-ridden areas of the town. Soon Lee’s parents split up and this worsened their condition. The brothers then started searching for a shelter in abandoned homes. Although Lee and Jxmmi have faced several hardships in their lives, their passion for music never dropped. Due to their hard work and dedication, they soon found recognition and joined the ranks of the most popular rappers in the contemporary American music industry.
  • Swae Lee once made the headlines for driving without licence.
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- June 25, 2017
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