In today’s text we will talk about rap music that has become very popular and in which we can find different styles. We will talk about rap music and the rapper who became popular after releasing his debut album in 2002.

His artistic name is Styles P and he managed to make a very good career in rap music. During his career he collaborated with numerous musicians and managed to make great success and a good financial profit. He also received several music awards and he managed to appear many times on television.

Styles P started his career as a member of “The Lox”- rap group that he founded with his 2 good friends. During his entire career he collaborated with rappers from this group, but he also managed to achieve success in his solo career.

Styles P made a number of hits and collaborated with the most popular American musicians. He did not have much controversial situations during his career and he always tried not to talk about his private life.

Styles P are one of the American Old School rappers and he is still active in rap music and his latest album was released in 2019. He also continued to collaborate with “The Lox” and they released their last joint album in 2016 and they said that they would continue with new songs in the future. In this text, we will get acquainted with his career as well as with his early childhood and private life.

Early Years

Styles P or David Styles was born on November 28, 1974 in Corona, Queens, New York, USA.

His father is an American and his mother is native to South Africa.

He grew up with them and with his younger brother, but when David was 4 years old, his parents divorced. After this event, he and his younger brother went with their mother to live in Yonkers, New York. This event changed his life and he went to elementary school in this city and after a short time he met two friends who became his friends throughout his entire life and career.

His early life in the new city was not easy and David had to get used to the new city and new people. His mother did various jobs because she had to provide money for her sons.

When he started elementary school, David showed talent for mathematics and music, and his teachers felt that he was a very clever boy. They advised him to be persistent and that he could become very successful in the future. During the elementary school, David met Jadakiss and Sheek Louch who became his best friends and with whom he later founded the rap group The Lox.

Styles P finished primary school with excellent grades and he wanted to continue schooling with excellent results. He enrolled in a high school in Yonkers, and during his high school, his love for rap music began to evolve. Together with his two friends he wrote rap lyrics almost every day and they thought how to start their rap career.

In addition to his love for rap music, Styles P was also talented for the sport and he liked to play basketball. During the high school, he still had good grades, but his dream was to become a successful rapper or a successful athlete.

During the high school, Styles P met the girl who moved to Yonkers from San Antonio. After a few months they started a love relationship, and Styles P devoted his first few songs to this girl. They were together until the end of the high school and after that she decided to enroll in college in Florida and they had to break up. Styles P was very sad at that time and he wrote several songs that he dedicated to his first love.

Styles P successfully completed high school and he could choose a college to enroll, but he decided to devote to rap music. His professors and his mother advised him to continue his education, but he wanted to become a successful rapper.

He and his two friends were always next to each other and they decided to try to make a success with their rap group The Lox. Their beginning in rap music was in the 1990s and after 1994 they began to gain popularity. Their first album was released in 1998 and this album brought to them a lot of success on the American hip hop scene. In the following period, they had success with both the group and the solo careers.


Styles P started his professional career as a member of the rap group “The Lox”. This band began to deal with rap music in the 1990s and they began to gain popularity after 1994.

During that period, they collaborated with many famous American rappers and musicians and they managed to be guests at the concerts of the then-famous rappers. This group was also a guest on the albums of many rappers and in 1997 they held their first concert in their city where they presented their 8 songs.

After this concert, they started work on their first album, released in 1998. This album is called “Money, Power & Respect” and has achieved a lot of success on the American hip hop scene and this album has been ranked 70th among top 200 albums.

In the following period, this group reflected several concerts across the US and their next album, “We Are the Streets,” was released in early 2000.

This album also achieved a lot of success and the video for the song from their album was one of the most watched videos in 2000. This album was ranked 82th among the top 200 albums in 2000.

In 2001, Styles P had a very difficult event in life because his younger brother was killed in a traffic accident. This event left a painful trail in his life and Styles P did not want to deal with rap music in the upcoming period. After a year of break, Styles P released his first solo album, A Gangster and a Gentleman, in the second half of 2002. He devoted several songs from this album to his younger brother, and in these songs he described his pain and his emotions when he was left without his brother.

This album has achieved a lot of success on the American hip hop scene and has risen to a position of 90 among the top 200 albums. His first successful solo album gave him a motivation, and after 2 years he released his second solo album entitled “Time Is Money”. This album has achieved a solid success and after the release of this album, Styles P has released 5 new mix tapes by 2010. His return to the hip-hop scene was in 2010 when he released a new album that achieved solid success and was among the top 100 albums in 2010.

By the year 2016, Styles P released another 3 solo albums that brought him a lot of success and financial profit. In 2016, The Lox rap band reunited and decided to record their first album after many years. This album is called “Filthy America … It’s Beautiful” and is ranked 6th in the Top Rap and Rnb album.

Their new album is expected in 2019 and their fans are thrilled because this band is again active on the American hip hop scene.

Personal Life

Styles P managed to make a great rap career and during his career he managed to make a financial profit of about $ 20 million. He managed to make an excellent solo career that brought him additional financial profit.

Styles P is active on social networks and on his Facebook and Instagram profile he has over 2 million followers.

Quick Summary

Full Name: David Styles

Birthplace: Corona, Queens, New York, USA

Date of birth: November 28, 1974

Age: 45

Profession: Rapper

Height: 180 cm

Weight: 88 kg

Net Worth: $20 million