In today’s text we will devote ourselves to music and musicians and we will try to explain the meaning of music in the world. This text will bring you much new and interesting information and you will surely learn new things.

In today’s time, we can find many different types of music, and each person has his favorite genre. Our current theme is dedicated to rap music and today we will describe this kind of music and a rapper who gained popularity in the world of this music.

When we talk about rap music, it was created during the 80s and 90s in USA and in the beginning this music belonged to the Black people because they first started to make this music. They created this direction of music and in the coming years this music became popular throughout the world.

Rap music has always been controversial and in these songs the rappers have expressed their emotions and their own personal opinion. Many parents advised their children not to listen to this kind of music because it is violent and does not bring good and positive messages.

In the early 90s, rap and hip hop music had great success. This style of music began to evolve much earlier, however, during the 90’s this music experienced an expansion. In this period there was a number of rap and hip hop artists who appeared, this music helped young people to express their emotions, show their dissatisfaction and express their thoughts.

In the coming years this music became more and more popular, and in the present time rap music is one of the most popular music genres in the world.

Today there are many rappers who have different styles and who send different messages to the audience. In this text we will talk about a rapper who became active in rap music since 2005 when he released his first professional single and his first studio album. This rapper has achieved a lot of success on the American hip-hop scene and his artistic name is Uncle Murda. He had a lot of turbulent career and he had many ups and downs in his career but he managed to make a great rap career.

In this article we will introduce you to his early life as well as details of his private life and his career. He is a rapper who has gone through many different and difficult situations in life and it is certain that this text will leave an impression on you.

Early Years

Uncle Murda or Leonard Grant was born on June 25, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. His parents were not in a good financial state and they had to perform various kinds of jobs to allow their children a normal and good life. His father was a taxi driver and his mother often changed jobs and worked in various restaurants, cinemas, etc. Leonard and his brother also began to work when they were 15 years old and they were trying to help their parents.

In that period Leonard began to listen to rap music and this music helped him to get rid of stress. He was very fond of this kind of music and he wanted to become a successful rapper in the future who will create his own music and songs. Leonard finished primary school with solid grades, but when he started high school he was not interested in learning. He loved music and sports and at one time he trained a basketball and played for a high school team.

In the following period, he met several friends who also liked rap music and who shared common interests.

They made a plan to record songs together and create their own studio, but they did not have enough financial resources to succeed. Leonard continued to do various jobs and wanted to make the money that he would invest in a music studio.

In the following period Uncle Murda continued to work and he wanted to start a rap career. His friends decided to enroll in a college in another city, and Uncle Murda had to find a way to start a career.

When he was 19, he met a Brooklyn rapper who worked with several famous rappers from the USA. They started co-operation and in the next year Uncle Murda recorded his first song that was not on a professional level.

After this song many rappers recognized his talent and in 2005 he recorded the first professional rap songs and released his first mix tape that brought him the first success in rap music.


Uncle Murda began a professional rap career in 2005 when he recorded his first mix tape that brought him initial rap music success. After this mix tape he continued to record songs and by 2007 he released several singles which received positive comments from rap audiences in the USA.

At the end of 2007, his manager and DJ introduced his songs to Jay-Z, and after this year, Uncle Murda began collaborating with Jay-Z. In 2008, he signed a contract with Roc-A-Fella records and began collaborating with other famous rappers from this production house.

His first single was with Jay-Z and his first song brought a lot of success and ranks among the top 20 in the US. In the following period, Uncle Murda recorded another mix tape and recorded his debut album, which brought him a lot of success.

Since 2010, Uncle Murda has recorded several songs with famous rap and pop artists and these songs have achieved a lot of success in the USA and on the Internet. At the end of 2010, he released a new mix tape that containing 9 songs, and many famous rap artists performed on these songs.

In the coming years, Uncle Murda held many concerts across the United States and became one of the most famous rappers in the USA.

He continued to record rap songs that left many positive impressions on the rap audience. In 2016, Uncle Murda decided to sign a contract with 50 Cent and G-Unit Records. He decided to continue his career in collaboration with this production house and continued to record songs that brought him a lot of success.

During his career, Uncle Murda made a profit of about $ 5 million and managed to make a great financial profit. He said that he would continue to deal with rap music in the future and that he would continue to positively surprise his fans.

Personal Life

Uncle Murda had a very difficult life event when he was shot in 2008 in the head. This event happened on the parking lot when he entered in his car. This event happened when Uncle Murda released the single “Respect the Shooter”. He was very lucky because the bullet passed through his skull and after surgery he recovered successfully.

Uncle Murda did not want to cooperate with the police and to find out who shot him because he thought that the police had attacked him. His friends advised him to help the police and discover the attackers, but Uncle Murda still did not want to cooperate.

Quick Summary

Full Name: Leonard Grant

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Date of birth: June 25, 1979

Age: 40

Profession: Rapper

Height: 184 cm

Weight: 79 kg

Net Worth: $3 million