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Carlos Walker was born on 31 March 1976 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States and is a hip hop artist who is better known for public by his pseudonym Shawty Lo. He didn’t reach national prominence with his street-type rap but by founding the Southern hip hop group D4L and D4L Records Company.
So how rich is Shawty Lo? According to the press, his net worth is estimated to be over $2.5 million, which he has accumulated by running a successful records company. Also, Shawty can associate his net worth to his musical career beginning in 2003 and until the present day.
Shawty Lo Net Worth $2.5 Million
Shawty Lo was a founder of a four-man group called D4L (D4L stands for “Down for Life”) in 2003. Shawty was also an executive producer of their first music album named Down for Life. Hit singles, such as “Betcha Can’t Do It Like Me” and “Laffy Taffy” have made album very successful. It‘s worth to mention that the song ‘‘Laffy Taffy“ beat the record as the most downloaded song determined by Guinness Book of the World Records in 2007.
In 2007, Shawty has started his solo career by releasing single „Dey Know“. One year later musician managed to release his debut album ‘‘Units in the City“. He has even began to work with other popular artists, for example Lil’ Wayne, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Jim Jones and others as they featured on his songs (“Dey Know”, “Foolish”). Later he released not only the debut album but also fifteen mixtapes like “I’m Da Man”, “Shawty Balboa” and others. Shawty’s second album “Still Got Units” is in progress and would be soon released. No doubt that all the records and concerts contributed to his net worth.
D4L Records, developed in 2003, is a record label used by artists, such as Braski, Lil’ Mark, Kool Ace, and many others. In 2011, Carlos Walker announced that he signed the distribution deal with label G-Unit South which was 50 Cent’s ancillary company.
Shawty was drawn in a highly promoted scandal with another hip hop artist from Atlanta, T.I. It all started when rappers had written songs which were aimed at each other. Due to the big fight, Dirty Awards were forced to be shut down since the both rappers attended it in 2008. However, artists appeared on the stage together in 2009 and marked the end of the argument.
Moreover, his TV series “All My Babies’ Mamas” were supposed to be broadcasted on the Oxygen Channel in 2013. However, series were cancelled before it even aired. Despite the fact rapper stated that other television networks were interested in his reality show, it was never displayed.
In his personal life, Carlos Walker isn’t married but has eleven children from ten women (nine daughters and two sons). He had fathered his first child by the age of seventeen. More, Shawty announced that he has been arrested almost thirty times and has had four convictions. Shawty Lo won two BET Hip Hop Awards in 2008.