Rapper and singer Kap G, who is of Mexican and American descent, is best known for the smash track “Girlfriend.” Kap G began his career in 2011, and since then, he has worked with major musicians including Wiz Khalifa, Chief Keef, Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (T.I. ), and Jeezy. Kap G became well known for his amazing ability to remix the music of other artists, which led to a contract with “Atlantic Records,” which proved to be his big break. Kap G released his popular mixtape “El Southside” in 2016 after signing a career-changing contract with “Atlantic Recording Corporation” in 2015. It included musicians including YFN Lucci and Young Thug. One of his biggest popular tracks, “Girlfriend,” which gained a Gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), was on the mixtape. On the “Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles” chart and the “Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles” chart, the track peaked at numbers ten and three, respectively. Additionally, Kap G has made appearances in the television series “Wild ‘N Out” and the movie “Dope.”
Early Childhood & Life
George Ramirez, the son of Mexican ancestry, was born Kap G on July 31, 1994, in College Park, Georgia, the United States of America. He was raised in the Georgian metropolis of Atlanta. Kap G had a terrible upbringing since he had a hard time making friends in an area where African-Americans predominated.
At the Tri-Cities High School in East Point, Georgia, he received his education through the Fulton County School System. Kap G informed his parents that he intended to pursue a career in music after graduating from “Tri-Cities High School,” which did not sit well with them because they preferred that he pursue higher schooling.
Kap G was obvious that he wanted to become well-known for his music, though. Kap G wanted to accomplish something significant to show others what he was capable of after being bullied as a child. As a result, he began to concentrate on music and joined the teen band “Kids At Play” (KAP). Later, ‘KAP’ and his first initial ‘G’ would serve as his stage name.
Career of Kap G
Kap G achieved great success by working with renowned rapper and music producer Chief Keef. Chief Keef made his rap debut in 2012 when he appeared on Kap G’s song, “Tatted Like Amigos.” ‘Jose Got Dem Tacos,’ a song he also released in 2013, featured Jeezy, a well-known rapper. He also contributed to several remixes by altering the music of other artists. Along with his high-profile collaborations, these remixes contributed to his rise to fame among record producers and music fans.
‘Like a Mexican,’ a mixtape by Kap G that was released on March 6, 2014, received a lot of positive reviews. Meanwhile, Kawan Prather, a songwriter and record producer, became interested in his remixes. When he was signed by one of the big American record labels, “Atlantic Records,” in 2015, Kap G was able to secure a breakthrough deal with the aid of Prather. Because of his work with “Atlantic Records,” he had the chance to collaborate with Pharrell Williams, a well-known rapper and music producer.
Kap G made a surprise appearance as Fidel in the comedy “Dope” in 2015. One of his soundtracks was also featured in the coming-of-age movie “Dope.” ‘El Southside,’ a mixtape that Kap G released on March 7, 2016, went on to become one of his biggest hits. Artists including YFN Lucci, Young Thug, and Cash Out were included in the mixtape. One of his biggest popular tracks, “Girlfriend,” which was certified Gold by the RIAA, was included on the mixtape.
Afterward, he created his debut album, “SupaJefe,” which was published on April 14, 2017. Kap G worked on the album with artists like Chris Brown, Dae Dae, and Pharrell Williams.
Kap G collaborated with Paty Cant and Sofia Reyes on the song “Vamos por la Estrella” in 2018. The song was written in honor of Mexico’s national soccer team to commemorate their qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Also quite active on social media is Kap G. More than 335,000 people have subscribed to and viewed his official YouTube channel, which has had over 88 million views. In addition to Facebook and Twitter, he also uses Spotify, Instagram, and other social networking sites. His Instagram feed has amassed more than 418,000 followers, compared to more than 75,000 on Twitter.
Themes & Other Important Works
One of the few Mexican rappers, Kap G, has achieved success on a global scale. Kap G makes the most of his Mexican heritage by frequently incorporating Mexican culture into his music, which has helped him develop a sizable Mexican fan base. Through his lyrics, he also honors Mexico and its culture. The fact that Kap G is a bilingual rapper who can rap effortlessly in both English and Spanish is another important aspect of his popularity.
Since he has remixed hit songs by numerous other musicians, Kap G is also well known for his remixes. IAlong with various music videos, Kap G has also had an appearance in the TV show “Wild ‘N Out.” He also appeared in the two hours and twenty-minute music video “Town Bizzness Pt.
Achievements of Kap G
Along with including Kap G in numerous pieces, “XXL” magazine also put him forward for “XXL Freshman 2015.” His song “Girlfriend,” which turned out to be one of his best songs, received a Gold certification from the RIAA in 2016. The song peaked at number 10 on the “Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles” chart even though it did not enter the “Billboard Hot 100” list. On the chart for “Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles,” it reached at number three as well. On June 12, 2017, ‘XXL’ magazine made the announcement that Kap G’s name has been added to the list of the publication’s yearly freshman class. Along with A Boogie wit da Hoodie, XXXTentacion, Playboi Carti, Aminé, and MadeinTYO, he was featured.
Personal & Family Life
Five siblings total—four brothers and a sister—make up Kap G. He is close to all of his siblings and enjoys spending time with them because he grew up with them. In addition, he enjoys playing basketball, which is one of his favorite games, and spending time with his buddies. About his parents and his girlfriend/partner, not much is known.
Estimated net worth
The estimated net worth of Kap G is about $1 million.