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Rich Homie Quan Biography

Dequantes Devontay Lamar, known professionally as Rich Homie Quan, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Georgia. He’s music is influenced by dirty south rap. He is passionate about poetry, literature and creative writing.

Early Life 

Lamar was born in 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia. During high school, he played baseball and aspired to go pro. He continued to do so in college, but then took up rapping and got a job at an airport. However, he got involved in illegal activities, mostly stealing, and ended up in prison for 15 months, until 2011. This motivated him to become serious about music. “I knew this was all I had and I wanted to go hard at it, so that’s what I did”, the rapper declared.

Musical Career

In 2012, he began releasing mixtapes. He enjoyed a minor success with the song Differences from Still Goin’ In. Furthermore, he collaborated with Gucci Mane on his album Trap House III. In 2003, another song from the previously mentioned mixtape, Type of Way, reached number 50 on the Hot 100 chart. Consequently, Still Goin’ In (Reloaded) received high praise from Rolling Stone. In 2003, his mixtape I Promise I’ll Never Stop Going reached 42 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Chart and 25 on the Rap Chart. Two years later, Rich Homie Quan came out with a Platinum single, Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh), from If You Ever Think I Will Stop Goin’ In Ask Double R. The young rapper is currently working on his debut studio album, Rich As In Spirit.


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