Facts of Lil Flip
|Full Name||Wesley Eric Weston Jr.|
|Last Name||Weston Jr.|
|Birth Name||Wesley Eric Weston Jr.|
|Birth City||Houston, Texas|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Wesley Weston Sr.|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||March 3,1981|
Lil' Flip, an American rapper & record producer is professional since 1999 & so far, records 3 studio albums & 14 independent albums.
Starting his career as a freestyle and battle rapper, Flip got breakthrough to fame after releasing debut independent-album The Leprechaun (2002) consisting of hit-single I Can Do That.
In 2002, the rapper 2nd album & first studio album Undaground Legend released & became RIAA Platinum. Also his another album U Gotta Feel Me (2004) peaking #4 in Billboard 200 was Platinum certified.
How Much Is Lil' Flip's Net Worth In 2020?
After signing with Suckafree Records in 1999, Lil' Flip saw a drastic rise to fame & fortune; thanks to the albums: The Leprechaun (2000), Undaground Legend (2002) and U Gotta Feel Me (2004).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Houston, Texas-born rapper has a net worth of $4 million as of April 2020.
Along with over 2 decades in the music industry, Flip career success came through entrepreneurship as well; he owns shoe line Clover Footwear & clothing line Clover G Clothing.
Moreover, the 39-year-old rapper has a self-owned record label Clover G Records, formed in 2004. With the label, Lil' Flip released 13 out of his 14 independent albums.
Check out the rapper's album sales & earnings:
|The Leprechaun (2002)||$200,000|
|Undaground Legend (2002)||$1 million|
|U Gotta Feel Me (2004)||$1 million|
|I Need Mine (2007)||$43,000|
|Ahead of My Time (2010)||$203,000|
In 2020, the American rapper released 3 independent albums: Feelings; No Feelings (both on February 14, 2020) & The Leprechaun 2 (on March 17, 2020).
Career Breakthrough & Music Success
In 1999, Lil' Flip signed a recording deal with Suckafree Records & made his breakthrough, from a battle rapper to stage rapper, with the release of The Leprechaun (July 18, 2000), an independent album.
It charted #67 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, & the success later got him a contract with Columbia Records in 2002.
On August 27 that year, Lil' Flip released him debut studio album Undaground Legend, a Platinum-certified by RIAA with #12 ranking in Billboard 200.
Following the release of 2nd studio album U Gotta Feel Me (March 30, 2004), Flip launched his own record label Clover G Records & has since worked independently in albums & mixtapes.
Moreover, the rapper has worked in many collaborative albums with artists:
- Kings of the South (2005) with Z-Ro
- Connected (2006) & Still Connected (2007) with Mr. Capone-E
- All Eyez on Us (2008) with Young Noble
- Certified (2009) with Gudda Gudda
- Major League Playaz (2019) with Ernez
- Making History (2019) with K-Bird
Albums & Its Hit Songs
From his debut studio album (2nd album in counts), Lil' Flip's song The Way We Ball charted #69 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.
Furthermore, his 2nd debut album (3rd album in series) U Gotta Feel Me gained him wide success; the album was RIAA: Platinum-certified & its singles, 'Game Over (Flip)' & 'Sunshine' were Platinum & Gold respectively.
Check out Lil' Flip's studio albums & its chart position:
|Album||Release Date||Chart Position & Certification|
|Undaground Legend||August 27, 2002||RIAA: Platinum (#12 in Billboard 200 & #4 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)|
|U Gotta Feel Me||March 30, 2004||RIAA: Platinum (#4 in Billboard 200 & #2 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)|
|I Need Mine||March 27, 2007||#15 Billboard 200 & #5 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums|
Here is a list of Lil' Flip's independent albums:
- The Leprechaun (2000) & The Leprechaun 2 (2020)
- Respect Me (2009)
- Ahead of My Time (2010)
- The Black Dr. Kevorkian (2013)
- The Art of Freestyle (2016) & The Art of Freestyle 2 (2019)
- King (2018) and Life (2018)
- The Music Machine (2019)
Did you know? Lil' Flip also wrote a book named Don't Let the Music Industry Fool You!, released on April 15, 2014, along with a soundtrack.
What's His Revenue From YouTube & Instagram?
The 6 ft. 3 inches tall rapper owns a YouTube channel LilFlipVEVO, created on October 10, 2009, & has over 51.7K subscribers along with 30.588 million views as of April 2020.
According to Social Blade, the channel can generate yearly revenue of $3K - $47.7K.
Furthermore, Lil' Flip, an avid user of Instagram, has over 244 K followers currently; his account goes by the handle @lilflip713.
If the rapper signs an endorsement deal to promote via his Instagram account, it can earn him $729 - $1,215 per sponsored post, as per Influencer Marketing Hub.
Where Does Lil' Flip Live?
Despite the fact that the rapper Lil' Flip often flashes his luxury on social media account, he turns low-key about the detail disclosure through.
Reportedly, he lives in Texas, where the median house price is $210,343 & is often seen driving a Lexus.
Family & Relationship: Where & Where Was Lil' Flip Born?
Lil' Flip was born Wesley Eric Weston Jr. on March 3, 1981, in Houston, Texas, the USA. His father's name is Wesley Weston Sr.
An American by nationality, Wesley aka Lil' Flip hails from black ethnicity.
Regarding his relationship disclosure, the rapper prefers to remain low-key & reportedly has a son & a daughter from previous relationships.