Polo G has already become a sensation in the world of hip-hop and rap. One of his latest hits, “Epidemic”, has accumulated over 37 million views on YouTube and his channel has over 3 million subscribers. The aspiring young rapper has made a name for himself on the rap scene and his latest song, “GNF (OKOKOK)” has been directed by Cole Bennett and presented by Lyrical Lemonade.
But what do we know about the young rapper? Where is Polo G from? Also, did you know that he is a part of a gang? You will learn all about Polo G by the time you’re done reading this!
Polo G’s real name is Taurus Tremani Bartlett. He was born on January 6,1999 and grew up in Old Town, Chicago. He grew up with both parents and had to share everything with his two brothers and sister in their small family house.
Polo G had humble beginnings and had very little money growing up. He had to provide for his family and work by selling drugs. He also had some problems with the police and law because of that and even spent two months in jail for drug possession.
When he got out of jail, he decided to focus on his rapping career and it obviously paid off for the young artist. He wrote “Finer Things” while in jail and the song was a complete success. That was back in 2018 when Polo G was only 19 years old.
Rise to Fame
After “Finer Things”, Columbia Records signed him and gave him the opportunity to become world-famous. “Pop Out” was the result of that deal and that was Polo G’s first real commercial single that now has over 237 million views on YouTube alone.
“Pop Out” is still his most famous song and it got to #11 on Billboard. His career is far from done, though. The aspiring rapper is only getting started and we are all excited to see what he’s going to do next.
The talented rapper’s debut album, “Die a Legend”, was also very successful, hitting #6 on the US Billboard 200. It’s certified RIAA Platinum.
Polo G has collaborated with a number of other famous artists, like Lil Tjay, Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, King Von, NLE Choppa, and so on. His song “Go Stupid” was a viral TikTok meme in 2020.
Since Polo G grew up on the streets of Chicago, he has had some problems with the law. He is a member of the Sedville gang, which is closely tied to the Almighty Vice Lord Nation gang, the second-largest street gang in Chicago. Some reports claim that Polo G has been arrested up to six times already throughout his life.
Polo G is very open about his past and his background. He claims that all black men from poor suburbs share the same problems. He had a very problematic childhood, but he claims that his unique mindset got him where he is today.
He is very ambitious about the future and wants to be more even more famous, rich, and popular. He has a child, Tremani Legend Barlett, with his girlfriend. In 2019, he ended up in the hospital because of a drug overdose. His dad was there, which meant a lot for the young rapper.
Polo G is a very talented rapper who has worked with other great names in his short career. He had major success with his album and has had several hit singles that got millions of plays and views on various platforms.
The rapper’s past has been difficult, and he is part of a gang, but he is very ambitious about the future and plans to reach mainstream success.