Snootie Wild

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Snootie Wild
Birth name LePreston Porter
Also known as Snootie Wild
Born (1985-04-23) April 23, 1985 (age 31)
Memphis, Tennessee[1]
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2013−present
Labels
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 rapper. He is best known for his debut single "Yayo", the success of which helped launch his career. The song charted in the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. 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]

LePreston Porter was born in Memphis, Tennessee on April 23, 1985.[4] He grew up listening to artists like Three 6 Mafia, Project Pat and Yo Gotti.[4] He spent four years in prison from the age of 21 to 25.[4] He's a father of four children.[5]

Career[edit]

While signed under Heartland Entertainment, Wild released his breakout single "Yayo", which was produced by K-Figz. The song managed to catch the attention of fellow Memphis-based rapper Yo Gotti, who later remixed the song, adding another verse.[2] Gotti included the remix on his thirteenth mixtape Nov 19th: The Mixtape, which was released September 2, 2013.[6] 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.[7] 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.[8] In December 2013, it was revealed Wild had secured a recording contract with Epic Records.[9] He has since performed several times with Gotti, including on Gotti's national tour and a performance at B.B. Kings in New York.[1][2] Wild released the music video for "Yayo" in March 2014.[10] Wild also performed at the 2014 SXSW Interactive, in early 2014.[11] The official remix of "Yayo" featuring Fabolous, French Montana, Jadakiss, and YG was released on May 13, 2014.[12] The remix appeared on CMG first collective compilation project titled Chapter One, which was released on 22 May 2014.[13] 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. Wild is credited on 5 tracks of the mixtape, but appeared on one track more. On September 23, 2014, Wild released his debut EP Go Mode.

On May 14, 2015, Wild released the mixtape Ain't No Stoppin, which included the single "Rich or Not".[14] Me In August 2016, he was featured on the track "Believe" by rapper Master P,[15] which appeard on the latter's mixtape, The G Mixtape.[16]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of EPs, with selected information
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
US R&B
US Rap
Go Mode 119 18 8

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
Ain't No Stoppin' Me
  • Released: May 14, 2015
  • Label: Collective Music Group
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
"Yayo"[7]
(featuring Yo Gotti)
2014 107 30 19 Go Mode
"Made Me"
(featuring K Camp)
93 38
"Rich or Not"[18] Ain't No Stoppin Me
"El Pablo"[19] 2016 Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as a featured artist, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"Money Bandit"[20]
(Tiny T featuring Snootie Wild)
2014 Non-album singles
"Kitchen"[21]
(SMG featuring Snootie Wild)
"Hold On"[22]
(Conan featuring Snootie Wild)
"Oh Lawd"[23]
(Supastar Lt featuring Snootie Wild)
"Money on the Way"[24]
(DpoetSoSmoove featuring Snootie Wild)
"Niggas Hate"[25]
(Young Blake featuring Snootie Wild)
"Shine on Em"[26]
(Soufside featuring Snootie Wild)
2015 Look What I Did
"Believe"[27]
(Master P featuring Moe Roy and Snootie Wild)
2016 The G Mixtape

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
"Made Me"
(featuring K Camp)
Motion Family

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 and Tiffany Foxx)
Stevie Rodriquez
"Gimme Back my Dope (Remix)"
(Da Mafia 6ix featuring Snootie Wild)
2015 N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Diep, Eric (23 December 2013). "The Break Presents: Snootie". XXL Mag. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Snootie Wild Is Bringing Something Real To The Table". Revolt TV. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Bubbling Under: Chainsmokers Get Their Shot With Selfie". Billboard. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Happy Birthday, Snootie Wild!". XXL. April 23, 2016. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ "5 Questions With Snootie Wild". HotNewHipHop. May 26, 2016. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Yo Gotti Releases 'Nov 19th' Mixtape - XXL". XXL. 
  7. ^ a b "iTunes Store". apple.com. 
  8. ^ "Yo Gotti's CMG Label Signs Snootie - XXL". XXL. 
  9. ^ "XXL Presents... The Come Up: Snootie Wild - Yo Gotti MusicYo Gotti Music". Yo Gotti Music. 
  10. ^ Diep, Eric (20 March 2014). "Watch Snootie Wild And Yo Gotti's Yayo Video". XXL Mag. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  11. ^ Wyche, Brandon (17 March 2014). "Snootie Wild Performs "Yayo" Live at SXSW & Talks Official Video Dropping Next Week". Hip Hop 87. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  12. ^ Zach Frydenlund. "Listen to Snootie Wild's "Yayo" Remix f/ Fabolous, Jadakiss, French Montana, and YG". Complex. 
  13. ^ "Yo Gotti & CMG - Chapter One". DatPiff. 
  14. ^ "Snootie Wild - Ain't No Stoppin' Me". HotNewHipHop. May 14, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Master P, Moe Roy & Snootie Wild Say You Didn't "Believe"". HipHopDX. August 13, 2016. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Master P - The G Mixtape". HotNewHipHop. August 21, 2016. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  17. ^ "iTunes - Music - Go Mode - EP by Snootie Wild". iTunes. 
  18. ^ "Rich or Not - Single by Snootie Wild & Cassius Jay". iTunes. 
  19. ^ "El Pablo - Single by Snootie Wild". iTunes. 
  20. ^ "iTunes - Music - Money Bandit (feat. Snootie) - Single by Tiny T". iTunes. 
  21. ^ "iTunes - Music - Kitchen (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by SMG". iTunes. 
  22. ^ "Hold On (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by Conan". iTunes. 
  23. ^ "Oh Lawd (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by Supastar Lt". iTunes. 
  24. ^ ""Money on the Way" (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by DpoetSoSmoove". iTunes. 
  25. ^ "Ni**as Hate (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by Young Blake". iTunes. 
  26. ^ "Shine on Em (feat. Snootie Wild) - Single by Soufside". iTunes. 
  27. ^ "Believe (feat. Moe Roy & Snootie Wild) - Single by Master P". iTunes. 

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