Hopsin is an actor, record producer but he is well known globally as a rapper who hails from the United States. Hopsin’s who is widely known for wearing white coloured eye contacts in his music videos and nearly in all his interviews. He is the founder of Funk Volume record label and Undercover prodigy record label.
To date, he has released five studio albums, and they are Gazing at the Moonlight (2009), Raw (2010), Knock Madness (2013), Pound Syndrome (2015) and No Shame (2017). Today we shall have a closer look on Hopsin’s net worth in 2018 and also go further on a few things you probably don’t know about Hopsin.
Marcus Jamal Hopson hails from Los Angeles where he was born in 1985 in the city of Panorama. He enrolled at James Monroe High School where the school placed him in special education classes. He didn’t complete his high school education after a school prank turned to a scene of vandalizing school property which led to him together with others sent to Los Angeles County Jail where he spent a year. At School, Hopsin was a skateboarder no wonder he appears in his music videos skateboarding.
After his release from the jail, Hopsin decided to drop out of school and pursue a career in music. His initial steps were to purchase a microphone and did install FL Studio on his personal computer. Hopsin kickstarted his music career officially with a debut project Emurge in 2002, but it has never been released to date. He was signed with Ruthless Records, and in 2009 he released his debut album Gazing at the Moonlight. Gazing at the Moonlight was a total commercial failure. That same year he founded his own label known as Funk Volume which released his first collaborative mixtape titled HayWire which as of today has been certified Gold.
His success into music came along when he released his second studio album titled Raw in 2010. The album was supported by two singles that “Sag My Pants” and “Nocturnal Rainbows”. The album songs themes revolve around dissing other rappers such as Lupe Fiasco, Drake and Soulja Boy among others. What actually propelled Hopsin to mainstream success is his release of “Ill Mind of Hopsin 5” which is one of the “Ill Mind of Hopsin” video series. The song charted at position 17 on Billboard Hot R&B Hip-Hop Digital songs chart and also received one million views on YouTube under 24 hours.
In 2013 Hopsin released his third studio album titled Knock Madness which was supported by singles such as “Rip Your Heart Out”, “Old Friend” among others. The album debuted to position 76 on Billboard 200. The other two albums are Pound Syndrome released in 2015 and supported by singles such as “Fort Collins”, “Ill Mind of Hopsin 7”, among others while the second album is titled No Shame released in 2017.
As an actor as well, some of the films he has appeared on are Max Keeble’s Big Move 2001, Fame 2009, That’s So Raven 2003, Murder in The Fist 2015 among others.
On awards and achievements: Hopsin has yet to be awarded any official award, but since he hasn’t quit music, then you can expect he will very soon.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Hopsin net worth is about $3.5 million. The source of Hopsin net worth fortune is his career as a musician, an actor and a record producer. A big chunk of Hopsin net worth figures is delivered from YouTube where his song videos have enormous viewership such as “Sag My Pants” has already received over 48 million views while the fifth instalment of “ILL Mind of Hopsin” video series has got over 75 million views. On his album sales most of them haven’t been commercially successful, but at least one has been certified Gold. Another of Hopsin’s net worth booster is tours where he makes some good cash as well after ticket sales.
7 Facts You Need To Know About Hopsin
Hopsin is not among the friendliest rapper you know especially to the Hip Hop Heads out there who really don’t like him because seems he has got beef with nearly every bigwig of the town. However here are a few things you probably don’t know about Hopsin.
1. His trademark is the white contacts.
2. He is not the kind of a rapper who projects the image of affluence, promiscuity and drugs.
3. He doesn’t drink nor does he do any drugs.
4. He holds his relationship with God so dearly, and he even reads the Bible so often.
5. He calls rap fans idiots for believing rappers live a wealthy lifestyle as they appear to be.
6. He became a millionaire at the age of 27.
7. He is a self-made millionaire
Hopsin net worth can’t be that bad on a light note considering he hasn’t really established himself but we can say he is doing just fine with himself. Can’t wait to see what he has for us in store in 2018-2019.