Quavo, also known as Huncho, is the largest hip-hop/trap music group known as Migos, consisting of three male members; Quavo, Offset and Takeoff, which are all related. Their collective name Migos is believed to originate from the Spanish word Amigos which means friends.
Migos is also a colloquial term used by the African American community in Atlanta to refer to a house where drugs (primarily cocaine) are produced and sold. Quavo and his team are famous for popularizing the African-American cultural dance move called “dab” and their “triplet flow” style of rapping has helped them carve out a place in the rap game, giving them value. combined net worth of approximately 10 million USD.
Whose real name is Quavious Keyate Marshall was born on April 2, 1991 in Athens, Georgia, North Dakota ; ain the southeastern United States of America. Although Quavo hails from Gwinnett County, Georgia, he is now affiliated with Atlanta, the state capital of Georgia.
Quavo attended Berkmar High School in Lilburn, Georgia. While at Berkmar High, he showed an interest in sports football with precision and although he was very good at it and could have possibly won a scholarship due to his outstanding football skills, he surprisingly left Berkmar High in 2009. .
After leaving Berkmar High, Quavo,Offoff started a polo club named after the Polo t-shirt clothing line, but eventually decided to change its name to Migos, believing that the brand of t Polo shirts were out of fashion. Apparently, Quavo’s decision to drop out of high school and dabble in rap music turned out to be the best decision he ever made, as it brought him an impressive amount of fame and fortune.
The Migos had been underground for about 2 years and on 25 th August 2011 they released their first mixtape titled Jugg Season. The mixtape was not a huge success so they decided to try again with another mixtape titled No Label in 2012. However, Migos finally gained recognition in 2013 with the hit single Versace from their third mixtape titled Young Rich N*ggas. Their notoriety grew when Drake, who admitted to being a big fan of their rap style, released a Versace remix .
The Migos rode the wave of their newfound fame brilliantly and released hit songs like Hannah Montana and dropped an EP titled 3 Way in 2016 and 2 albums. The albums were titled; Young Rich Nation in 2015 and more recently critically acclaimed CULTURE in 2017 with hits like Bad and Boujee, T-shirt, and Slippery. The Migos have nearly completed their third album titled CULTURE 2 officially released in January 2018. They are also affiliated with Motown and Capitol record labels and have released most of their projects through these record labels.
Quavo as an artist
Quavo is very loyal to his crew and has blatantly refused to release his personal singles or an independent or solo album as such he has been featured by notable rappers such as; Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Drake, Meek Mill, Young Thug, DJ Khaled, etc. He has also featured in some chart songs like Black and Chinese, Bon bu, Portland, The Difference, Guwop, and I Am the Chosen One.
Quavo was named the “Most Influential Rapper” by the online hip-hop appreciation network called Complex Music in 2014. He also played the lead role in Donald Glover’s television series Atlanta (2016). Quavo and Travis Scott recently formed a hip-hop supergroup called Huncho Jack and released an album on December 22 , 2017 North Dakota titled Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho. Nonetheless, Quavo is still an active member of the Migos.
Height and family
Quavo has a recorded height of 6 feet 1 inches. He has a slender build and was advised to gain weight during high school if he wanted to turn pro and increase his chances of playing quarterback in the NFL.
Quavo lost his father at the tender age of 4, so he was single-handedly raised by his widowed mother, a hairdresser, who did her best to support her family without the help of a man.
Shift and Takeoff whose real names are KiariKendrell Cephus and Kirshnik Kari Ball were also raised by Quavo’s mother. In fact, Offset is Quavo’s cousin, while Takeoff is his nephew, which is why the three seem inseparable.
Quavo is currently in a relationship with American, model and The Claws actress, Karrueche Tran. Karrueche is the ex-girlfriend of American pop star Chris Brown and their breakup was dramatic. She once slapped Chris Brown with a restraining order as the pop star continues to stalk her and reduce her chances of having a stable relationship with someone else.
Rumors of Quavo ending things with Karrueche because of Chris’ incessant bickering have been spread through tabloids and blogs. It’s a well-known fact that Chris and Quavo had a public argument at the 2017 BET Awards against Karrueche and many believe that Quavo has had enough of the drama that comes with dating Karrueche. However, neither Karrueche nor Quavo have confirmed these dissociation rumors, so it’s safe to say that it’s just speculation.
Quavo’s House and Net Worth
Quavo lives with the other members of the migos; Shift and takeoff in a mansion in Atlanta. The rappers are guilty of jamming and have been seen showing off their home’s pool and expensive interior design on social media. As expected, they also throw lavish parties in and around their house. The Migos are also believed to own another mansion in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
With a net worth of around $10 million, Quavo and his team can afford to live in lavish mansions in prime locations and even gift a house or two to family members.
Mama Huncho (Quavo’s mother, Aunt Offsets and Grandmother of Takeoff) recently received a lovely home from Quavo and Takeoff. The pair took to Quavo’s Instagram account to announce it was their Christmas present.