Who is D.R.A.M.? What is net worth of D.R.A.M.? You must have seen many odd nicknames in the rapping world. C-Bo is one among them. However, no nickname can ever beat this one; D.R.A.M. Born on 03 August 1988 in Germany, D.R.A.M.’s real name is Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith. D.R.A.M. is an acronym in fact. The full form of D.R.A.M. is Does Real Ass Music. One can wonder from where they get such nicknames. He is an American rapper, songwriter, and singer belonging to Hampton, Virginia.
The internet does not contain many details about his parents, siblings, girlfriends, etc. D.R.A.M. used to live with his grandparents. There is a passing reference to his mother being in the military. He grew up listening to various kinds of music. Usually, rappers start early in life. D.R.A.M. started rapping and singing in a professional manner in 2014, i.e. at the age of around 26 years. This is quite old for a singer to make his mark on the scene.
His debut album is “Cha Cha” followed by a single, “Broccoli.” This number features Lil Yachty. Peaking at No 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100, D.R.A.M. is famous for these numbers. October 2016 saw the release of his debut studio album, Big Baby D.R.A.M. One of his greatest successes is the mixtape, ‘Gahdamn’.
Like many other rappers before him, Atlanta Records have signed him to sing for their label. His number ‘Cha Cha’ peaked at No 1 on the Bubbling Under Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles charts. He has won a nomination for the Grammy awards for the number Broccoli. Considering that he must not have sung even a fifty songs until date, this is a tremendous achievement.
His grandparents were very religious by nature. They used to go the church very frequently taking young D.R.A.M. along with them. He has worked at various places before becoming a rapper. One such place has been a call center as well.
Education: D.R.A.M.’s mother was in the military. He used to reside with his grandparents. He used to write rap songs while he was in elementary school. He completed his schooling in Virginia at a secondary school. He grew up listening to Church corals. He went to college for a year at the Kentucky State University before dropping out and switching back to his only love in life, music.
D.R.A.M. Business Model: D.R.A.M. signed up with Atlanta Records like many other rappers before him. His first number, ‘Cha Cha’ was an instant hit with celebrities such as Beyonce appreciating his voice and lyrics. She liked the song so much that she released the song with her signature.
The album, ‘Gahdamn’ followed soon after. This number made a steady climb at the US billboards. His next song ‘Broccoli’ hit the roof literally and ended with a Grammy award nomination in 2017.
He is a talented singer. Many of his songs have cut gold discs. It is very rare for a singer to have as many hits among his initial songs as D.R.A.M.
D.R.A.M. Net Worth
D.R.A.M. is a new entry to the field of music, having been active on the scene since 2014. In spite of a late entry, he has won a nomination for the Grammy Awards. His net worth about $2.5 million US dollars as of 2017. Considering the overall consistency between the two websites, we can go for the latter one as well.
There is no information about D.R.A.M.’s assets anywhere on the internet. However, we cannot imagine any person not having the basic assets in the world. Moreover, D.R.A.M. is a celebrity in his own right.
He has burst on to the scene in 2014. He has a long innings to play still. Many of his songs have already topped the charts. At this rate, he might just end up as one of the greats in the rapping industry.
Rapping comes naturally to D.R.A.M. He used to write rap songs in school as well. It is very difficult for a new singer to succeed in this field full of stalwarts. However, D.R.A.M. has succeeded in making a good name. Some of his songs have touched top billing in the US Billboard Hot 100. This is quite an achievement.