Hopsin Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Hopsin Net Worth 2020- Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known as Hopsin, is an American rapper and producer. He has also acted in a few movies and TV serials. During his early years, he appeared in a few minor acting roles and made his own music album, ‘Emurge,’ which was released online.
He was born Marcus Jamal Hopson, on July 18, 1985, in Los Angeles, US, and was raised in the Hispanic environment of Panorama City.
He started skateboarding at a young age and picked up rapping at the age of 16. In 2003, he made his own album, ‘Emurge.’ The album was not released officially but was available online.
When he was in high school, he was arrested with a few of his friends for vandalizing school property. He dropped out of school and served a one-year sentence in ‘Los Angeles County Jail.’
In 2005, he purchased a microphone and installed ‘FL Studio’ on his computer to record his own music. He was influenced by Eminem and soon got addicted to hip-hop.
He was in a relationship with an Australian makeup artist named Alyce Madden, with whom he had a son. However, the relationship turned sour later. Following this, she put a restraining order on him to prevent him from meeting their son.
Hopsin suffered from bouts of depression and once walked out of a show to be on his own. He has often displayed suicidal tendencies and taken the help of his close friends to get himself out of depression.
He likes to take breaks from his busy schedule to just be with himself at times. He is most inspired to create music during these breaks.
He was arrested in Orlando after an altercation during a show where he was trying to intervene and bring peace. He claims that his detention was motivated by racism.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
He studied at ‘James Monroe High School,’ where he attended special education classes.
He signed with ‘Ruthless Records’ in 2007 and released his first official single, ‘Pans in the Kitchen’ in May 2008. This was followed by his debut album, ‘Gazing at the Moonlight,’ in October 2009.
However, he did not get the desired support from the record company and decided to opt out of his contract with ‘Ruthless Records.’
He established his own label, ‘Funk Volume,’ with his friend Damien Ritter and featured Ritter’s younger brother, SwizZz, with whom he collaborated to release a mixtape titled ‘Haywire.’
The album was released online due to contractual issues with ‘Ruthless Records.’ It was later certified “gold” for being downloaded over a 100 thousand times.
He released his second album, ‘Raw,’ in November 2010 and went on a nationwide tour to promote the album. The singles ‘Nocturnal Rainbows’ and ‘Sag My Pants’ from the album became hugely popular.
The video for ‘Sag My Pants’ on ‘YouTube’ earned over 37 million “views.” The following year, he was featured in a mobile rap battle game that was widely circulated.
In February 2012, he appeared on the cover of ‘XXL’ magazine as one of their ‘Top 10 Freshmen.’ He also appeared on ‘MTV2’s ‘Sucker Free Sunday.’ His ‘Ill Mind of Hopsin’ video series was a huge hit on ‘YouTube.’
His next album, ‘Knock Madness,’ released in November 2013, with a positive message for the youth. He toured the US, Europe, and Australia, along with the crew of his label, ‘Funk Volume,’ to promote his album and the message it carried.
The album reached number 76 on the ‘Billboard 200’ list and sold over 12 thousand copies in the first week.
Marcus Jamal Hopson, more commonly known by his stage name, Hopsin has a net worth is $3 million dollars. In between rumors that he was about to quit rapping and move to Australia, his fourth album, ‘Pound Syndrome,’ was released in July 2015.
This was the last album to be released by ‘Funk Volume,’ before the company closed down in 2016 due to his differences with Damien Ritter. The album reached number 17 on the ‘Billboard 200’ list.
He then formed his independent label, ‘Undercover Prodigy,’ through which he released ‘Ill Mind of Hopsin 8,’ followed by his fifth studio album, ‘No Shame,’ and the hit number ‘All Your Fault.’