Beanie Sigel Biography

BornMarch 6, 1974
Age50 years
Early Life
Beanie Sigel, whose genuine name is Dwight Grant, was born on March 6, 1974, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He matured in a hard neighborhood in South Philadelphia bordered by medicines, crime, and also poverty. Sigel located solace in songs at a very early age and also began penning verses as a teenager. He took his stage name from a road in his area called Sigel Street, and also "Beanie" was his youth label.

Increase to Fame
Sigel obtained first fame via a series of underground mixtapes, which showcased his raw, gritty lyrics, as well as immense talent. In the late 1990s, he caught the interest of significant rap artist and business owner Jay-Z, who subsequently authorized him to his then-fledgling label, Roc-A-Fella Records.

Beanie Sigel released his debut cd, "The Truth", in 2000, which got to No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart as well as gained him critical recognition. The cd featured cooperations with preferred musicians like Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek, and Eve. The success of his launching job cemented his standing as a legit force within the hip-hop area.

His sophomore cd, "The Reason", was released in 2001, and also once more featured partnerships with some of the premier musicians in the video game, consisting of Jay-Z, Scarface, and also Daz Dillinger. The cd was additionally successful, peaking at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 graph.

State Property as well as Continued Success
In 2002, Beanie Sigel developed the hip-hop collective State Property, which contained fellow Philadelphia rappers Peedi Crakk, Young Chris, Neef Buck, Omillio Sparks, and Oschino. The team released their debut album, "State Property", in conjunction with the movie of the exact same name, which starred Beanie Sigel and also was created by Roc-A-Fella Films.

His 3rd solo cd, "The B.Coming", was released in 2005 as well as included partnerships with Redman, Snoop Dogg, and Bun B, to name a few. The cd debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 graph, noting his greatest placement to day. However, Beanie Sigel's personal life came under examination, as lawful problems started overtaking him around this time.

Lawful Troubles and also Imprisonment
Throughout his profession, Beanie Sigel faced numerous lawful problems varying from gun as well as medicine property fees to attempted murder. In 2004, he was punished to a year in prison for illegal ownership of a firearm. He was once again sentenced in 2008 to three years of probation for medicine property. Sigel encountered a lot more difficulty with the law in 2012 when he was punished to 2 years in government jail for tax evasion. He was launched in 2014 after offering his time.

Job Resurgence and also Current Endeavors
After being launched from jail, Beanie Sigel began rebuilding his profession, launching his highly expected comeback album, "The Broad Street Bully", in 2009. He also launched several mixtapes as well as made guest appearances on tracks with artists such as Rick Ross, Kanye West, and French Montana.

The very appreciated East Coast rap artist has actually continued to work on his songs as well as has actually likewise ventured into acting, starring in movies such as "State Property 2" and also "Paper Soldiers". Regardless of his struggling past, Beanie Sigel remains a recognized figure in the hip-hop neighborhood for his authentic, unfiltered road tales as well as indisputable ability.

Our collection contains 1 quotes who is written / told by Beanie.

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1 Famous quotes by Beanie Sigel

Small: Thats what I do... Some people smoke weed, some people smoke cigarettes, some people snort coke... I po
"That's what I do... Some people smoke weed, some people smoke cigarettes, some people snort coke... I pop pills, I smoke and I drink syrup, that's my twist"