Rap music has always attracted many artists who want to express their freedom of speech. In these songs we can always find different opinions and in them rappers always express their emotions.

Rap is music that is not accepted well in all countries in the world. This music is most popular in the USA and from this country we have a large number of artists who have gained global fame. This music was their inspiration to express their thoughts and their everyday lives through songs.

In our today’s text we will talk about this kind of music and about one rapper who is very young, but who managed to gain popularity with the help of this music. His artistic name is Ski Mask the Slump God and he gained fame a few years ago. He began to hear this kind of music when he was 12 years old and his father had given him the love for this music.

He recorded his first song when he was 14 years old and has since continued to deal with rap music. He had many controversial situations through his career and had several times problems with the law. He managed to make a career and make a name that became popular around the world.

In this text we will talk about his childhood, but also about his career and his private life. If you are interested in finding out more details about this rapper, then stay with this text.

Early Years

Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne was born on April 18, 1996 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. His parents are from Jamaica and in one interview he said that Jamaican music was often heard in his house.

His father also dealt with rap music and he directed his son to listen to rap and to write rap lyrics. Ski Mask, as a young boy, loved this kind of music and when he was 14, he wrote his first rap lyrics.

During his childhood he had excellent living conditions and his parents tried to provide him with all the necessary conditions in order to have a good life. During the primary and secondary school he did not have good grades and was not interested in learning. When he began to deal with rap music, he neglected the school because he thought he would succeed in building a rap career.

During 2013, he made the first problem with the law for possession of marijuana. He was sent to a juvenile center to serve a sentence. At this center, he met the rapper XXXTentacion and they became good friends.

After meeting each other, they fit perfectly because they both loved rap music. They decided to start collaborating and recording joint songs after the end of the sentence. Ski Mask said that he was one of his best friends and that they had shared plans to make a career. In the years to come, they worked perfectly, but XXXTentacion had problems with the law and with people from some gangs.

They worked together until 2018 when a major tragedy took place. XXXTentacion was killed in June 2018 and it was a very tragic event. The police still did not reveal who the killer was but it was thought that he have been killed by the enemy from rival gangs. Ski Mask was very sad and unhappy about this event because he lost a very good friend.

During the secondary school Ski Mask participated in several clashes and the school director wanted to kick him out of school. After a short while he managed to calm down and the director decided that he would stay in school. After that, he finished high school but did not want to go to college.

He decided to make a rap career and wanted to become successful in this music. During the high school he had several relationships but did not want to get into a serious relationship with a girlfriend. After finishing high school, he could fully devote his career to rap.


Ski Mask began his rap career in 2015 when he came out of detention. He founded a rap group together with his friend XXXTentacion. This group was called “Very Rare” and they recorded their first songs in 2015. They kicked out their first mix tape, which initially could be found on the Sound Cloud profile. After that, they recorded several other songs that were released on social networks.

During 2016 and 2017, Ski Mask made several songs that he recorded with famous rap artists. His most popular song was with Lil Pump and has reached great popularity around the world.

During 2017, he released his first single mix tape that attracted the attention of all rap music fans. During this year he has accomplished several more collaborations with famous rap artists, and in 2018 he recorded his first album. This album was at the beginning of popularity and fans of rap music felt that he was a very talented rapper. During 2018, this album was ranked 6 in the top 20 albums. There were several famous rappers on this album and they helped him make his songs reach much more popularity and positive comments.

The album is called “Stokeley” and Ski Mask said that it took him plenty of time and effort to keep this album at the highest possible professional level. In a few years of his career, Ski Mask held over 20 concerts across the United States and gained many fans.

He is a very talented rapper who in his songs expresses emotions and everyday life. Because of this, he received support from other famous rappers who believe that Ski Mask has great chances to become a very successful rapper.

He also had several roles in TV shows where he spoke about the beginning of his career as well as about problems with the law. In these shows, he expressed his opinion on the rap scene in the USA and said he thinks he is one of the best rappers today. He also stated that he will record many more songs and albums in the future and that many people around the world will hear about him.

His most difficult moment in his career was when he lost his colleague and best friend XXXTentacion, who was killed in 2018. After this event, he started a solo career and devoted a few songs to his friend who was killed. Over the course of several years of his career, Ski Mask has earned nearly a million dollars and it can be said that he managed to make a great financial life.

Personal Life

Ski Mask is a young rapper who does not have a rich career as he began to deal with rap music from 2015. During these few years he had several incidents and problems with the law.

In 2017, an incident took place at his Los Angeles concert, when another rapper Rob Stone kicked him off the stage. He carried out an attack on him because they had earlier conflicts.

After this event, there was a battle on stage, but the security was quickly reacted and the situation calmed down. Rob Stone was then thrown out of the concert and received a fine. The next incident was at his concert in Austin, Texas in August 2018.

Ski Mask was demanding from the public a silence in the cast of his murdered friend XXXTentacion, but a part of the audience shouted that XXXTentacion deserved to be killed.

After that, Ski Mask said that the audience beat the people who said it and a major incident arose. At that moment the security had to react and the concert was interrupted, but it was continued after a short time.

Quick Summary

Full name: Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne

Date of birth: April 18, 1996

Age: 23

Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Profession: Rapper

Height:  180 cm

Weight: 78 kg

Net worth: $1 million