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Kap G
Kap G
George Ramirez
Born (1994-07-31) July 31, 1994 (age 23)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Origin College Park, Georgia, United States
Genres
Rapper, singer, actor
2011-present
Labels I Am Other Atlantic Records
Website http://therealkapg.com/

George Ramirez (born July 31, 1994), better known by his stage name Kap G, is a Mexican American rapper and singer[1] born and raised in College Park, Georgia, in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.[2]

Early life

George Ramirez was born on July 31, 1994, in Long Beach, California. He is of Mexican descent.[3] , he was raised in the Atlanta metropolitan area, in the state of Georgia. He graduated from Tri-Cities High School.[4]

Career

The young artist has collaborated with big name artists, such as Chief Keef, T.I., Wiz Khalifa, Jeezy and Kirko Bangz among others. He released his debut single, titled "Tatted Like Amigos"; a collaboration with Chicago rapper Chief Keef, which garnered him mainstream attention. Since then, Kap G began remixing other artists' songs, which drew the attention of Dungeon Family A&R Representative Kawan Prather, who ultimately discovered Kap G, which landed him a signing deal with Atlantic Records. Much of his lyrical content pays homage and represents his Mexican culture and is bilingual, switching between English and the Spanish language.[] On March 6, 2014, Kap G released his critically acclaimed[by whom?] mixtape, titled Like a Mexican via DatPiff.[5] He is currently in the studio recording his first extended play (EP), with the assistance of Pharrell Williams.[6] Kap G has been featured in numerous articles for XXL magazine, and was nominated for XXL Freshman 2015.[7] On March 7, 2016 Kap G released his highly anticipated new mixtape titled "El Southside" which feature special guest appearance from Young Thug, Cash Out, YFN Lucci and more".[8] On April 14th on 2017, he released his debut album, SupaJefe, on which he collaborates with Chris Brown, Dae Dae and as previously noted, Pharrell Williams. He will be on the SupaJefe tour from July 6th to August 26th of 2017.[when?] On June 12, 2017, XXL revealed Ramirez was included in their annual freshman class, alongside artists XXXTentacion, A Boogie wit da Hoodie, PnB Rock, Ugly God, KYLE, Playboi Carti, Kamaiyah, Aminé, and MadeinTYO.

Discography

Mixtapes

  • Like A Mexican (2014)
  • Real Migo Shit 2 (2014)
  • Real Migo Shit 3 (2015)
  • El Southside (2016)
  • SupaJefe (2017)
  • Real Migo Shit 4 (2018)

EPs

  • Mood (2017)

As lead artist

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US US
R&B/HH
"Tatted Like Amigos"
(featuring Chief Keef)[9]
2012 -- -- Non-album singles
"Jose Got Dem Tacos"
(featuring Jeezy)[10]
2013 -- --
"La Policia"[11] 2014 -- --
"Like El Chapo"
(featuring Ca$h Out)[12]
2015 -- -- El Southside
"Girlfriend" 2016 --[A] --[B]
"Rings"[16] 2017 -- -- Supa Jefe
"--" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2015 Dope Fidel[17] Cameo appearance and is featured on the soundtrack.[18]

Notes

  1. ^ "Girlfriend" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number ten on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[13]
  2. ^ "Girlfriend" did not enter the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number three on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart.[14]

He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Rings" was featured in the video game, NBA Live 18.

References

  1. ^ Weiss, Jeff (2014-05-15). "Gen F: Kap G". The Fader. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ Diep, Eric (2014-04-28). "The Break Presents: Kap G - XXL". xxlmag.com. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Weiss, Jeff (2014-05-15). "Gen F: Kap G". The Fader. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ Diep, Eric (2014-04-28). "The Break Presents: Kap G - XXL". xxlmag.com. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "Like A Mexican - Kap G on DatPiff". datpiff.com. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ "Pharrell Williams Dubs Him 'The Future': Kap G Drops Knowledge On Mexican-American Roots Through Rap | Fox News Latino". latino.foxnews.com. 2014-03-27. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ "XXL Freshmen 2015: Kap G Pitch (Video)". xxlmag.com. 2015-03-18. Retrieved . 
  8. ^ Tweet 650514971470790656. Twitter. October 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "iTunes - Music - Tatted Like Amigos (feat. Chief Keef) - Single by Lil G (K.a.P)". itunes.apple.com. 2012-05-24. Retrieved . 
  10. ^ "iTunes - Music - José Got Dem Tacos (feat. Jeezy) - Single by Kap G". itunes.apple.com. 2013-10-08. Retrieved . 
  11. ^ "iTunes - Music - La Policia - Single by Kap G". itunes.apple.com. 2014-06-10. Retrieved . 
  12. ^ "iTunes - Music - Like El Chapo (feat. Ca$h Out) - Single by Kap G". itunes.apple.com. 2015-02-24. Retrieved . 
  13. ^ "Chart Search for Kap G (Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles) | Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2017. 
  14. ^ "Chart Search for Kap G (Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles) | Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2017. 
  15. ^ "American single certifications - Kap G - Girlfriend". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  16. ^ "Rings - Single By Kap G on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017. 
  17. ^ "Photos | Kap G". therealkapg.com. Retrieved . 
  18. ^ Walsh, Peter (2015-06-04). "Nas, Kap G and A Tribe Called Quest are Featured on 'Dope' Soundtrack - XXL". xxlmag.com. Retrieved . 

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