Who is Philthy Rich and what is his net worth 2018? The American rapper, Philthy Rich is best known for his 2013 release ‘N.E.R.N.L 2’ which he recorded with RBC Records & eOne Music. He has a controversial reputation in the music industry, because of his constant visits to the police station. He was not so active and popular until the latter half of his twenties. The rapper started off his career in 2007.
He appointed rappers like Ray Ryda , Mistah F.A.B., Eddi Projex J. Stalin, Beeda Weeda, Shady Nate and Lil Al tha Gamer to come along with him on the tour. He made headlines when his tour ‘Stan Bizzness BG’s’ got cancelled, as he was arrested for illegal possession and sales of cocaine, and was sentenced a year in jail. Rich made his first studio album in 2009 ‘Funk or Die’ following the release of his debut EP ‘Slap House: Thizz Mix’.
His first mixtape ‘Streets on Lock’ released in 2008. Currently the rapper is signed with EMPIRE and Cash Money. He has worked with some major rap stars including Gucci Mane, Rick Ross, Nef The Pharaoh, 2 Chainz and many more. Though he started late and faced several barriers to success he is one of the most popular rappers of the late 2000s and early 2010s. The popular rapper is signed to SMC Recordings & Town Thizzness a sister organisation of Thizz Entertainment a label of late Mac Dre.
Philip Beasley was born in 1983 in California. Being raised in Oakland, he was greatly influenced by the downtown black culture of his neighbourhood and its influence can be seemed on his music. He completed his schooling and further education from Oakland, California, which he stated during an interview. However no specific information about his qualifications or institutes is available on the internet.
Philthy started off his career in 2007 and has launched more than 30 projects since then. He began his career as an independent artist releasing his debut album ‘Slap House Vol. 4’ in 2008; he released his debut mix-tape ‘Streets on Lock’ the same year. He released his first studio album in 2009 ‘Funk or Die’, which was followed by ‘Loyalty B4 Royalty’ and ‘Neighborhood Supastar’, releasing the same year.
In 2013, he made an agreement with RBC Records and released N.E.R.N.L. 2. This album featured guest appearance of GunPlay, Fabulous, Trae The Truth. Later in the last quarter of the same year he came up with the track entitled “Swear to God” featuring Kurt Diggler. On October 22, 2015 Philthy released a diss record featuring Messy Marv aka the Girl Girl Is a Fake Blood with a freestyle diss over Drake’s “Pound Cake / Paris Morton Music 2”.
Some of his hit projects include ‘Trip’n 4 Life’, ‘Kill Zone’, ‘N.E.R.N.L 2’ which features Trae the Truth, Gunplay and Fabolous, ‘Conspiracy’, ‘Free Philthy Rich’, ‘Funk Season’, ‘Vampire in the Bay’, ‘Hood Rich 4’ and many more.
Net Worth of Philthy Rich
The American rapper has been creating music in the industry since 2007. He has created over 30 projects including albums, mixtapes and EP’s (Extended Plays), which have helped him earn thousands of dollars. His albums ‘Funk or Die’, ‘Trip’n 4 Life’, ‘Kill Zone’ and ‘N.E.R.N.L’ have helped quite a fortune in States and considered his bestselling albums. The rapper has also been accused of making some extra dollars through illegal means, however nothing is confirmed. He also makes thousands from his touring, concerts and other collaborations. The net worth of this California rapper is estimated to be around $900 thousand.
Philthy was arrested in the year 2009, for possessing an illegal weapon which was loaded with bullets. The incident was documented on a series ‘Gang Wars’ on Discovery Channel. The court sentenced the rapper for six months in jail. In 2001, Rich again had to go to the police station in San Francisco, as the star owned a stolen Bentley from Las Vegas. He was arrested with two other people who joined him to the nightclub to attend a rap concert.
In 2012, he was targeted in a shooting, during which he got shot 3 times and fortunately managed to somehow drive himself to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and got released the next day. Later he gave all the information regarding the shooter to the Oakland Police and later won his case, gaining justice from the court.
His 2013, track ‘Swear to God’, garnered him publicity for all the wrong reasons, the track features Philthy ‘Dissing’ Bay rappers Messy Marv & DB Tha General and Kafani. Later this fuelled the fire by releasing their own tracks dissing Philthy, which includes DB’s ‘Luke 16:13’, which was followed by Kafani’s ‘Philthy You a Verse Lick’. The whole year this feud continued, with these rappers reflecting their feelings for each other through raps and ‘diss’ tracks. Recently, Rich dropped his 11th mixtape ‘Seminary’, which involves experiencing living and surviving in jail.
Philthy has had quite a roller coaster ride in his career, getting wrapped in arrests or feuds with his fellow rappers. But he managed to survive and always came out stronger from these controversies. He has given some amazing hip hop songs and his fans definitely want him to contribute to the music industry for a few more years.