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Juice WRLD

Juice WRLD
Jarad Higgins
Born (1998-12-02) December 2, 1998 (age 19)
Calumet Park, Illinois, United States
Genres
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • guitar
2015 (2015)-present
Labels Interscope

Jarad Higgins (born December 2, 1998), better known by his stage name Juice WRLD (pronounced "Juice World"), is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from Calumet Park, Illinois. He is primarily known for his breakout hits "All Girls Are the Same", "Lucid Dreams", and "Legends". His music has been described as "emo-leaning and genre-bending".[4]

Early life

Jarad Higgins was born on December 2, 1998, in Chicago and grew up in Calumet Park, a suburb of the city. He later moved to Homewood, Illinois, and attended Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Higgins's parents divorced when he was young and his father left his mother to raise him as a single mother alongside one older brother.[5]

Higgins's mother was a conservative Christian and stopped Higgins from listening to rap music, but his cousins let him listen to artists like Gucci Mane, Birdman, and Lil Wayne. He also listened to Billy Idol.[6] He first learned piano, followed by guitar and drums. Higgins began to take rapping seriously in his sophomore year of high school. [7]

Career

Higgins began to develop himself as an artist in his freshman year of high school. His first track, "Forever", was released on SoundCloud in 2015 under the name JuicetheKidd. His first track produced by his current producer Nick Mira, "Too Much Cash", was released in 2017.[8] While releasing projects and songs on SoundCloud, Higgins worked in a factory, but was fired within two weeks after finding himself dissatisfied with the job.[9] After joining the internet collective Internet Money, Higgins released his debut full-length EP, 9 9 9, on June 15, 2017, with the song "Lucid Dreams" breaking out and growing his following.[10][7]

In December 2017, Higgins released the three-song EP Nothings Different. It was featured on numerous hiphop blogs, such as Lyrical Lemonade,[11] which helped Higgins's track "All Girls Are the Same" gain popularity. In February 2018, a music video directed by Cole Bennett was released.[10] Following the release of All Girls Are the Same's video, Higgins was signed to Interscope Records for $3,000,000[12] and a remix featuring Lil Uzi Vert was previewed.[13] "All Girls Are the Same" was critically praised, receiving a "Best New Music" designation from Pitchfork.[14] This song and "Lucid Dreams" were Higgins's first entries on a Billboard chart, debuting at number 92 and 74 on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively.[15]

In May 2018, "Lucid Dreams" was officially released as a single and given a video.[16] It has since peaked at number three.[17] Higgins released his first studio album, Goodbye & Good Riddance, on May 23, 2018.[18] On June 19, 2018, he released a two-song EP, Too Soon.., in remembrance of and dedicated to deceased rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, the latter of whom was killed in a homicide case relating to robbery a day earlier. The song "Legends" from that EP charted under its debut at number 65.

Personal life

As of October 2017, Higgins lives in Los Angeles.

Discography

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with year released
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[19]
DEN
[20]
IRE
[21]
NOR
[22]
NZ
[23]
SWE
[24]
UK
[25]
Goodbye & Good Riddance 6 8 59 5 17 10 38

Mixtapes

List of mixtapes
Title Details
9 9 9
  • Released: June 15, 2017
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download, streaming

Singles

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[26]
AUS
[27]
CAN
[28]
DEN
[29]
GER
[30]
NZ
[31]
SWE
[32]
UK
[25]
"All Girls Are the Same"[33] 2018 41 -- 54 -- -- -- --[A] -- Goodbye & Good Riddance
"Lucid Dreams"[35] 3
[17]
8 4 12 36 3 10 17 9 9 9 and Goodbye & Good Riddance
"Lean Wit Me"[39] --[B] -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Goodbye & Good Riddance
"Legends" 65 -- 97 -- -- --[C] -- -- Too Soon..
"Wasted"[42]
(featuring Lil Uzi Vert)
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Goodbye & Good Riddance

Notes

  1. ^ "All Girls Are the Same" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 13 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[34]
  2. ^ "Lean Wit Me" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number eleven on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[40]
  3. ^ "Legends" did not enter the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, but peaked at number three on the NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart.[41]

References

  1. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/goodbye-good-riddance/1387601386
  2. ^ https://pigeonsandplanes.com/discover/2018/02/juice-wrld
  3. ^ https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/juice-wrlds-my-x-was-poison-lands-an-official-release-new-song.1978306.html
  4. ^ Isom, Eric; Moore, Jacob (February 15, 2018). "Juice WRLD is a Genre-Defying 17-Year-Old From the Chicago Suburbs, and He's About to Blow Up". Pigeons & Planes. Retrieved 2018. 
  5. ^ No Jumper (March 7, 2018), Juice Wrld Exposed!, retrieved 2018 
  6. ^ "How 19-Year-Old Juice WRLD Scored a $3 Million Record Deal Without a Plan". Complex. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ a b Ware, Tajah (September 20, 2017). "An Interview with Juice Wrld". Elevator. Retrieved 2018. 
  8. ^ "Too Much Cash (Prod. Nick Mira)". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2018. 
  9. ^ Ison, Eric. "It's All Authentic: An Interview With Juice WRLD". Pigeons & Planes. Retrieved 2018. 
  10. ^ a b Galil, Leor (March 19, 2018). "Tracking the astronomical rise of Chicagoland rapper Juice Wrld". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2018. 
  11. ^ Martinez, Elliot (February 5, 2018). "Nothings Different - [Juice WRLD]". Lyrical Lemonade. Retrieved 2018. 
  12. ^ Stutz, Colin (March 13, 2018). "Juice WRLD Signs With Interscope". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  13. ^ Margaritoff, Marco (May 17, 2018). "Juice WRLD Previews a Remix of "Lucid Dreams" With Lil Uzi Vert". Complex. Retrieved 2018. 
  14. ^ Pearce, Sheldon (March 5, 2018). ""All Girls Are the Same" by Juice WRLD Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2018. 
  15. ^ Parizot, Matthew (May 22, 2018). "Juice WRLD Debuts Two Songs On Billboard Hot 100 Chart". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2018. 
  16. ^ P., Milca (May 11, 2018). "Juice WRLD Returns With Clip For "Lucid Dreams"". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2018. 
  17. ^ a b https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8463605/cardi-b-i-like-it-hot-100-number-one-j-balvin-bad-bunny
  18. ^ "Juice WRLD's 'Goodbye & Good Riddance' Project Has Arrived". PigeonsandPlanes. Retrieved . 
  19. ^ "Billboard 200: June 2, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  20. ^ "Album Top-40 Uge 24, 2018". Hitlisten. Retrieved 2018. 
  21. ^ "Irish Albums Chart: 1 June 2018". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 2018. 
  22. ^ "VG-lista - Topp 40 Album uke 26, 2018". VG-lista. Retrieved 2018. 
  23. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. June 4, 2018. Retrieved 2018. 
  24. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 2018.  Click on "Veckans albumlista".
  25. ^ a b "Juice Wrld | full Official Chart history". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2018. 
  26. ^ "Billboard Hot 100: June 23, 2018". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  27. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. July 16, 2018. Retrieved 2018. 
  28. ^ Peaks on the Canadian Hot 100:
  29. ^ "Track Top-40 Uge 27, 2018". Hitlisten. Retrieved 2018. 
  30. ^ "Juice WRLD in the German charts". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 2018. 
  31. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. July 9, 2018. Retrieved 2018. 
  32. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 2018. 
  33. ^ "All Girls Are the Same - Single by Juice WRLD". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 2018. 
  34. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker - Vecka 26, 29 juni 2018". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 2018. 
  35. ^ "Lucid Dreams - Single by Juice WRLD". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 2018. 
  36. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2018. 
  37. ^ "Gold/Platinum - Music Canada". Music Canada. Retrieved 2018. 
  38. ^ "New Zealand single certifications - Juice WRLD - Lucid Dreams". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 2018. 
  39. ^ "Lean Wit Me - Single by Juice WRLD". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved 2018. 
  40. ^ "Juice WRLD "Lean Wit Me" - Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018. 
  41. ^ "NZ Heatseeker Singles Chart". Recorded Music NZ. July 2, 2018. Retrieved 2018. 
  42. ^ Cowen, Trace William. "Lil Uzi Vert and Juice WRLD Get "Wasted" on New Collab". Complex. Retrieved 2018. 

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