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Who is Playboi Carti?

by Carson Bingaman

Pages 2 and 3 of 17

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Early Life
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Jordan Terrel Carter aka Playboi Carti, Cash Carti, King Vamp, or Carti, is an Atlanta-based rapper born in 1996. He grew up in Riverdale, Georgia where he dreamed of going into the NBA. Unfortunately, he quit basketball in high school and began finding himself in the studio messing around with his friends. Soon after he began focusing on making music and committed all his time to rapping.
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Playboi Carti's yearbook picture. He attended North Springs Charter highschool and barely graduated due to skipping class regularly.
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The Start to Fame
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In late 2014 Playboi Carti left Atlanta to move to New York City and pursue rap full-time. Here, things began to take off as he met ASAP Rocky and started working with ASAP Mob. His first hit single dropped in 2015 titled "Broke Boi" and this created a mainstream outlet for his music. In 2016 Carti signed a major record label deal with Interscope Records helping him gain a larger platform.
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Playboi Carti and ASAP Rocky. Carti's biggest mentor early in his career. Rocky helped him become known in the rap industry.
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