18 June 1999 (age 22)
Canton, Stark County, Ohio, United States
Michael Lamar White IV (born June 18, 1999), known professionally as Trippie Redd, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.
White is best known for his songs "Dark Knight Dummo" (featuring Travis Scott) and "Topanga" with the former peaking at number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the latter peaking at number 52. White has stated he is of Irish, Native American and African American descent. White said in March 2017 that he was worth $7 million and purchased his mother a $300,000 home.
In July 2018, White announced his debut album would be titled Life's a Trip. The album was released August 10, 2018, and debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200 Album Chart selling 72,000 album-equivalent units. On August 9, 2019, he released his second album, !.
White achieved his first ever US number-one album on the Billboard 200 with the release of A Love Letter to You 4, on November 22, 2019. This marks his most successful project to be released, accumulating 125.9 million on-demand audio streams in its first week.
His third studio album, Pegasus (2020), released on October 30 and reached number two on the Billboard 200. On February 19 (2021) Trippie released Neon Shark vs Pegasus, a Deluxe edition of Pegasus with new rock songs produced by blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. The album had features from Machine Gun Kelly, Blackbear, vocalist Chino Moreno of the band Deftones, Scarlxrd and Zillakami. In the first few hours of release, Neon Shark reached the Top #1 on the worldwide rock chart of Apple Music, with all 14 songs in the Top #30 of the most heard in the world, 6 of which in the Top #10.
On August 20, 2021, he released his fourth studio album titled Trip At Knight, a sequel to the aforementioned LIFE'S A TRIP. The majority of the songs on this project contain the newly-popular "rage" beats, which combine EDM elements into the more-widely used trap sound. The album has features from Atlanta's prodigy SoFaygo, Playboi Carti, Ski Mask the Slump God, Polo G, Lil Durk, Sada Baby, Icewear Vezzo, Babyface Ray, and late rappers Juice WRLD and XXXTENTACION.
A day after the album's release, a complete edition of Trip at Knight was released to streaming platforms, adding an additional feature from Canadian all-star Drake on the song "Betrayal".
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