Lil Wyte is the stage name of Patrick Lanshaw who is a well-known rapper and musician from America and is best known as the member of the rap collective Hypnotize Minds. He is also the owner of the popular independent label Wyte Music. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Lil Wyte in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Lil Wyte was born on October 6, 1982, in Memphis, Tennessee. He discovered his rapping talent at a young age as used to rap various songs such as “Baby Got Back” and others. When Wyte was in high school, he participated in freestyle battles. Along with his friend Lil Black he used to write and compose songs and perform at local events in his hometown. Wyte went to high school but later dropped out to pursue a career in music, but eventually earned his high school diploma.
Wyte married his long-time girlfriend, Nicole in the year 2015. The couple has a daughter named Cali. In 2012, he was arrested for drug possession and DUI in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Lil Wyte started his music career along with the hip-hop group “Shelby Forest Click”. Subsequently, the group’s music videos and songs grabbed the attention of DJ Paul, Three 6 Mafia, Juicy J who signed Wyte for a multi-year contract.
In 2002, he was seen in the song “Crash da Club” of Project Pat’s album Layin’ da SmackDown. The following year Wyte released his debut album “Doubt Me Now” which became popular and sold more than 130,000 copies without any promotion. Later, he was signed by the Asylum Records who released his second album “Phinally Phamous” in 2004. The album featured Josey Scott, Dirtbag, Three 6 Mafia, and Frayser Boy.
In 2007, Wyte recorded his third album “The One and Only” and two years later he released his first solo album “The Bad Influence”. Along with Anybody Killa, he recorded the album “Smothered, Covered & Chunked” in 2012.
Some other popular albums of Wyte include No Filter, No Sick Days, Best of Wyte music Volume 1 Tha Acid with Partee, Liquor, and many more. He has also made several mixtapes including Cocaine & Kush, Wyte Christmas, Wyte Out, Wyte Boyz Wasted (with Barzz & J.P), Wyte Christmas 4 and others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Lil Wyte has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million. Most of the wealth is the result of his successful career as a rapper, composer and musician. He also earns money through various promotions, tours, concerts and events all over the world.
His album “Phinally Phamous” sold more than 250,000 copies which was a record sale. His songs and albums have always got good ratings and rankings in the Billboard, U.S and R&B chart.
He has also worked with many notable artists including Juicy J, DJ Kayslays, Three 6 Mafia, JellyRoll, DJ Hylyte, and others.
Lil Wyte is one of the most renowned rappers and musician in the United States. His quick rapping style has earned him good recognition and fan following all over the world.