Blac Youngsta is a famous American rapper and singer. His estimated net worth is approximately $1.5 million.
Blac Youngsta aka Samuel Marquez Benson was born on April 8, 1990, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. He belonged to a poor financial background and brought up by his grandparents. Due to the poor background, he and his brother have to work for food from very young age. He was only seven from when Benson understood how to bring food to the table.
At the age of 10, he has to take all the responsibilities of his family, and that was the reason of frustration in him. Such psychological turmoil even drove him to commit suicide. The total family income was not enough and hungry nights where the story of his daily life. As he grew up on the decrepit McMillan Street, it was quite common that he would get into many crimes.
He was got involved in drug and became a drug dealer. But it was only the death of his younger brother and his close friend that brought back from the black hole of crime, and he thought to persuade with his rapping talent.
As a rapper, Youngsta started his career in his twenties when he found his passion in beats and music. In 2012, he released his first mixtape- ‘Fast Brick.’ On the same year, he released ‘Fast Brick 2’ and in 2014, he came up with ‘Fast Brick 3’.
So far, Youngsta was just another name of an American rapper, but as soon as he released his single ‘Heavy’ from the third mixtape, he got immense popularity just overnight. When asked, he told that this piece was in the memory of his dead younger brother and also talks about his disturbed childhood and his journey of life.
But, ‘Heavy’ was not the only reminiscent of Youngsta’s childhood. He has also rapped about events of his life in ‘One Bedroom House.’ He has portrayed how life was in a small house where he had to sleep on the floor with his brothers. Later, his song ‘I Swear to God’ was also the record of his troubled childhood and poor family background.
Soon he got attention Yo Gotti, the famous hip hopper of his area. Initially, he appeared in one video of Gotti and finally met him. This brought a chance to tour with Gotti for two months. When the tour ended, Gotti was so impressed with Youngsta that he signed the new rapper to his CMG record label and also for Epic Records in 2015. His famous 2015 hits also include ‘I Remember,’ ‘Away From Me,’ ‘All These Bitches Want Me’ and ‘Whole Life.’
In the year 2016, he released his mixtape, ‘Fuck Everybody.’ The 15-track contains the numbers, like ‘Hustle for Mine,’ ‘Youngsta,’ ‘Ask for It,’ ‘School’ and ‘Gun on Me.’ Apart from this mixtape, he has also released his single this year, ‘Beat It,’ where Rich Homie Quan was also featured. Besides these, he was also featured in Yo Gotti’s rap sensation, ‘Wait for It.’
At present, in 2017, Blac Youngsta has released his much-awaited mixtape, ‘Illuminati.’ He is still an essential part of the Yo Gotti’s Collective Music Group of Memphis. Apart from him, he is now also collaborating with other celebrity artists like Kodak Black.
Apart from his leading videos and performances, Blac Youngsta has also made special appearances in many videos, like with Snootie Wild in ‘Problems’ or with Waka Flocka Flame in ‘Get Whacked.’ He has also collaborated with artists like Yung T , Migos, and Gutta Child.
From the street of crime to the bed of roses, Younsta has made the journey only by sheer talent and now, he doesn’t need to think of food on his table. Still, Youngsta is rooted with his past life. Every year, he sponsors South Memphis Block Party which he hosts since 2011. It was in honor of his neighborhood friend who was murdered.
Blac Youngsta is only 27 years now and at the high point of his career. He is not married yet, but there is a cloud or rumor is forming that Youngsta is dating a transgender girl, named Bell Williams. The rumors are getting ground as the girl has posted the pictures of them together on her Facebook page. Still, there is no information whether the rapper has dated anyone before her or not.
Still, now there is no news of Younsta having a child.
If talking about the education of Youngsta, that part is even cloudier. Youngsta has never got into college, and even more, he is also not graduated from high school as he got into crime from very early days of his teens. But, that has never become a barrier to his achievements.
Presently, Youngsta owns a mansion in Los Angeles, California, worth $30 million. He has uploaded a virtual video of his new house on YouTube. Another precious property of Youngsta was his brand new Lamborghini that he bought in 2016. Unfortunately, that was stolen later.
No matter how much famous the rapper has become at this young age, he has not forgotten his past, and that’s why he has bought a home for his grandmother. He has announced this happy news through the official Facebook page.
From the initial days, controversy never left Youngster, and not the celebrity rapper once again get trapped in a case of shooting in the last 2016. On May 2016, he was allegedly arrested for being a part of shooting at the SUV van of Young Dolph in Charlotte. On May 2017, Youngsta was summoned to court, and he got succeeded in proving his innocence by stating that he was not at all involved with the crime.
There are also controversies of him being a gay, but he has denied it as soon as possible.
Full Name: Samuel Marquez Benson
Date of Birth: April 8, 1990
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Age: 27 Years
Net Worth: $1.5 million