Many young rappers have emerged in recent years to take the music industry by storm and Lil Skies happens to be among that lot. Passionate about music since childhood, the young rapper started gaining traction on SoundCloud with his mixtapes and eventually caught the attention of Atlantic Records executives. Today, he has a few Billboard 100 hits and a mixtape, Life of a Dusky Rose, which peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200 chart. Here we’ll discuss Lil Skies’ rise to hip-hop fame. hop and music he has won so far.

Who is Lil Skies – American rapper, ethnicity

Lil Skies was born Kimetrius Foose on the 4th day of August 1998 in Chambersburg, south-central Pennsylvania. Foose has that look that often makes his fans wonder about his pedigree. The rapper has not officially spoken about his ethnicity. However, it appears to be a product of an interracial marriage, likely between an African American and a Caucasian/European. He has a younger brother, Kamrin Houser, a rapper who goes by the name HeartBreak Kid.

His father Michael Burton, Jr. had tried his music, but couldn’t quite make it to mainstream audiences. He hit under the nickname Dark Skies. Michael introduced his son Kimetrius to rapping when he was just a child and by the age of 4 Foose had started writing his own nursery rhymes. His father was so impressed that he offered him a studio session where he tried his first record at the age of 4.

Foose’s family moved to Waynesboro, another area in Pennsylvania when he was a third grader. His parents would later divorce, but Foose remained in close contact with both of them. Foose’s family suffered tragedy in 2009 when his father was involved in a horrific chemical explosion accident at his workplace at the Rust-Oleum plant near Williamsport, Maryland. He had injuries that had hospitalized him for weeks.

During this period, young Foose formed a close bond with his father and the two began composing songs together. They put the songs together to form the album, Father-Son Talk. The experience of his father’s near death would inspire Foose to become more serious about his musical career. He adopted the nickname Lil Skies, a play on his father’s nickname.

Lil Skies graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School in 2016. Prior to graduating, Foose had become very engrossed in his music which he posted on file-sharing platforms such as SoundCloud and YouTube. Despite his love for music, Lil Skies was a straight student.

After high school, he enrolled at Shippensburg University where he continued to pursue his music dreams. It didn’t take long for Lil Skies to become popular at his school by performing at their campus events. His first music video for his solitary track was released in August 2015, followed by Da Sauce, in 2016. His mixtape, ‘ Good Grades, Bad Habits 2 ‘ which was about his struggles with school and being a good student was supposed to be his first official mixtape, however, it was not released to the public.

Lil Skies’ fame went through the roof when he opened for rapper Fetty Wap at his 2016 school gig. Skies gave up and started chasing music full time.

In order to prevent himself from falling back into Lil Skies, like most young rappers, got a tattoo. In early 2017, Lil Skies independently released his first mixtape, Alone. He then released a string of singles including “Red Roses” featuring Landon Cube, “Off The Goop”, featuring Sprite Lee’s “Rude” and “Signs of Jealousy.” breakthrough.

Before the end of 2017, Lil SKies was given to Atlantic Records who offered him a recording contract. In January 2018, he released his first major-label mixtape Life of a Dusky Rose. The album was an instant hit and included two hits ‘Nowadays’ and ‘Red Roses’ (both featuring Landon Cube).

What is his net worth?

Lil Skies has already achieved millionaire status through his music career. He toured with rapper Lil Uzi Vert in 2017 and in 2018 he embarked on his first solo tour, the “Life of a Dark Rose” tour, which was unfortunately cut short due to poor health. The instant hits of his music earned him a net worth of $3 million.

the size

The young rapper stands at a height of around 5 feet 10 inches, or about 1.78m. It is estimated to weigh around 70 kg.