Snootie Wild

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Snootie Wild
Birth name LePreston Porter
Born (1985-04-23) April 23, 1985 (age 29)
Origin North Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee[1]
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Rapper
Instruments Vocals
Labels Collective Music Group, Epic Records
Associated acts Yo Gotti
Website www.snootiewild.com

LePreston Porter, (born April 23, 1985) better known by his stage name Snootie Wild is an American hip hop recording artist from Memphis, Tennessee. He is best known for his debut single "Yayo", the success of which helped launched his career. The song charted in both the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. In October 2013, it was announced fellow Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti, had signed Wild to his Collective Music Group (CMG) imprint.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Snootie Wild played sports in high school but was unable to pursue an athletic career after being stabbed in the knee at the age of 17.[2] He then began a "life of crime" which eventually landed him in prison for four years. It was in prison that he began to develop his rapping skills which he would continue upon his release.[2]

Career[edit]

Snootie Wild self-released his breakout single "Yayo", which was produced by K. Figz, in July 2013. The song managed to catch the attention of fellow Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti, who later remixed the song, adding an additional verse.[2] Gotti included the remix on his thirteenth mixtape Nov 19th: The Mixtape, which was released September 2, 2013.[4] The song was again remixed by Atlanta-based rapper T.I., which helped further the success of the song.[3] "Yayo", featuring Yo Gotti, became the official version and was released via digital distribution on February 3, 2014.[5] The song debuted at number 50 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and at number 40 on Billboard's Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart.[3]

On October 28, 2013, it was announced fellow Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti, had signed Wild to his Collective Music Group (CMG) imprint.[6] In December 2013, it was revealed Wild had secured a recording contract with Epic Records.[7] He has since performed several times with Gotti, including on Gotti's national tour and a performance at B.B. Kings in New York.[2][1] Wild released the music video for "Yayo" in March 2014.[8] Wild also performed at the 2014 SXSW Interactive, in early 2014.[9] The official remix of "Yayo" featuring Fabolous, French Montana, Jadakiss, and YG was released on May 13, 2014.[10] The remix appeared on CMG first collective compilation project titled Chapter One, which was released on 22 May, 2014.[11] It comes with 16 tracks and features from Fabolous, Jadakiss, French Montana, YG, K Camp and more. Production is handled by Big Fruit, TK, Megaman, Nonstop and more. Snootie Wild is credited on 5 tracks of the mixtape, but appeared on one track more.

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

List of mixtapes, with selected information
Title Mixtape details
Chapter One
(with CMG)
  • Released: May 22, 2014
  • Label: Collective Music Group
  • Format: Digital download
Go Mode
  • Released: 2014
  • Label: Collective Music Group
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
"Yayo"[5]
(featuring Yo Gotti)
2014 107 30 19 TBA
"Made Me"
(featuring K Camp)[12]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured performer, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
"Money Bandit"[13]
(Tiny T featuring Snootie Wild)
2014 N/A
"Kitchen"[14]
(SMG featuring Snootie Wild)
"—" denotes a title that did not chart, or was not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"IDGAF" 2013 Moe Nunley
"Yayo"
(featuring Yo Gotti)
2014 Mr. Boomtown
"No Kissing"
(featuring Zed Zilla)
Cricket

As featured artist[edit]

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"Haunted Traphouse"
(TP Da Great featuring Snootie Wild)
2011 Moe Nunley
"Money Bandit"
(Tiny T featuring Snootie Wild)
2014 N/A
"Double Cup"(Remix)
(DJ Infamous featuring Yo Gotti, Ace Hood, Kirko Bangz, Jim Jones,

Snootie Wild, Tiffany Foxx)

Stevie Rodriquez

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