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Hakeem Seriki, to the audience known by his stage name of Chamillionaire, is a famous American rap artist, music executive, entrepreneur, songwriter, as well as a record producer. Chamillionaire is perhaps best known as the founder of a hip hop group called “The Color Changin’ Click”, which was also joined by Paul Wall, Yung Ro, Lew Hawk, Rasaq and 50/50 Lil’ Twin. With the group, Chamillionaire released several mixtapes, including “Ace Ventura”, “Homer Pimpson” and “Deuce Bigalow” before “The Color Changin’ Click” split up in 2005. Chamillionaire, together with a fellow group member Paul Wall debuted in the music industry in 2002, with the release of their album entitled “Get Ya Mind Correct”. The album proved to be a huge commercial success, as it topped the Billboard music charts and managed to sell more than 150,000 copies without any support from major record labels.
Chamillionaire Net Worth $15 Million
Chamillionaire’s debut studio album called “The Sound of Revenge” was released several years later under the “Universal Records” label. “The Sound of Revenge” managed to spawn three singles, namely “Turn It Up”, “Ridin” and “Grown and Sexy”, as well as featuring guest appearances from such rap artists as Lil Wayne, Bun B, Lil Flip, Krayzie Bone and Billy Cook. During the first two weeks, Chamillionaire’s album managed to sell more than 800,000 copies in the United States and by the end of the year increased the number of record sales to 1.5 million, which earned him a Platinum certification from the RIAA. “The Sound of Revenge” established Chamillionaire as one of the most popular rappers in the industry.
A famous record producer, as well as a rapper, how rich is Chamillionaire? According to sources, Chamillionaire’s net worth is estimated to be $15 million, most of which comes from his rapping career.
Hakeem Seriki was born in 1979, in Houston, Texas. When he began performing at various events, Seriki adopted the name of Chamillionaire, a mash-up between two words, namely “chameleon” and “millionaire”. During one of the music events, Chamillionaire met producer Mike Watts, for whom he started working as a promoter. Shortly after that, Chamillionaire created his own hip hop group “The Color Changin’ Click” and later released a collaboration album with Paul Wall entitled “Get Ya Mind Correct”. Chamillionaire’s big breakthrough followed several years later with the release of “The Sound of Revenge”, as well as his second studio album called “Ultimate Victory”. The latter album featured the popular single “Hip Hop Police”, which was recorded with Slick Rick. More recently, in 2013 Chamillionaire came out with an EP called “Elevate”, which is supposed to promote his upcoming album called “Poison”.
In addition to rapping, Chamillionaire established his own record company entitled “Chamillitary Entertainment” in 2013, and ventured into the fashion industry by establishing a model management company entitled “Masterpiece Mind Frame”. Chamillionaire’s contributions to the music industry have been awarded with a Grammy Award, as well as MTV Video Music Award, in addition to many nominations.