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Sammie Marquez Benson is popular in the American rap scene as Blac Youngsta. He was born on April 8, 1990 in Memphis, Tennessee. Blac Youngsta is signed to Epic records and CMG (Collective Music Group) of Yo Gotti.
He signed up for a number of mixtapes and his singles “Hip Hopper” released in 2017 and “Booty” released in 2018 became highly successful scoring #73 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Both these songs figured in 223, his debut studio album released in 2019 and peaking at #42 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Blac Youngsta grew up in McMillan Street, located to the south of Memphis, Tennessee. This was a poor area and Benson’s grandparents raised him along with his younger brothers. Both the grandparents were earning, but their meager income could not ensure a decent life for them.
How much is the net worth of Blac Youngsta?
Blac Youngsta’s current net worth is estimated at $5 million. Sammie Marquez Benson is popular in the American rap scene as Blac Youngsta.
When Blac was just 7 years old, his grandfather got him a job at a local grocery store.
However, very soon, he was fired from the job when he was caught placing a fake order for the sake of taking food for himself and his brothers. Having lost his job, Blac sold drugs and served several prison terms on charges related to drugs and guns.
In 2012, Blac started hosting block parties, becoming popular in the South Memphis region. Debuting his career in music, Blac released his first mixtape in 2012 known as Fast Bricks.
Net Worth Of Blac Youngsta: Quick Summary
|Name||Sammie Marquez Benson|
|Popular Name||Blac Youngsta|
|Birth Date||April 8, 1990|
|Birth Place||Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Career Roles||Rapper, Song Writer|
|Years Active In The Industry||2012 to present|
|Popular Genres||Trap, Hip Hop|
|Popular Labels||Heavy Camp, Create, N’ Position Management, Collective|
|Associated Acts||Moneybagg Yo, Yo Gotti, Mozzy, Tay Keith, Mozzy|
|Facebook Account||1.4 million followers|
|Instagram Account||4.2 million followers|
|Twitter Account||310.6 k followers|
|YouTube Channel||829 k subscribers|
Net Worth Of Blac Youngsta
Blac Youngsta’s net worth in 2022 is estimated at more than $5 million. As per many sources, his annual income is pegged at around $500,000.
Blac has earned a huge wealth as a Tennessee-based American rapper. Blac landed huge fame after his song “Booty” ranked in the 73rd position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Blac mainly earns through his songs, guest appearances, mixtapes, brand endorsement deals, and collaboration with other artists.
Blac has purchased an extravagant house worth $3 million in Los Angeles. He is also fond of collecting luxury cars and his fleet is worth several millions of dollars.
Blac is always seen flaunting his wealth and lifestyle on his Instagram Account for the world to see.
Career highlights of Blac Youngsta
Assuming the stage name Blac Youngsta, Benson got seriously involved in music in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014, he released three mixtapes constituting the Fast Bricks series.
In 2015, Blac released his breakout song ‘Heavy’, which caught the attention of Yo Gotti, who made his appearance on the remix of the song, also signing Blac Youngsta to his label Collective Music Group.
As a member of Collective Music Group, Blac Youngsta released his first mixtape “I Swear To God” on September 24, 2015. Yo Gotti and Boosie Badazz had made their appearances on this mixtape.
In March 2016, Blac released a mixtape under the title ‘Young & Reckless’, which was followed by the release of ‘Fuck Everybody’ in September 2016. The latter mixtape also featured Quavo, Young Thug, YFN Lucci, and Jacquees.
In February 2017, Blac’s fourth mixtape ‘Illuminati’ was released as part of CMG. This mixtape had guest appearances of Slim Jxmmi, Kodak Black, and Lil Yachty.
Blac Youngsta volunteered to declare his involvement in a shooting incident towards Young Dolph, a longtime rival of Yo Gotti, the members of CMG started a grassroots movement under the label “Free Blac Youngsta”.
On May 17, 2017, Young Thug, a fellow rapper released a song titled with the movement’s name.
Following his release, Blac Youngsta created a label known as ‘Heavy Camp’ as a label imprint under CMG. In June 2017, he released a mixtape titled ‘I’m Innocent’ and the mixtape had guest appearances from Ty Dolla Sign and Slim Jxmmi.
In December 2017, Blac signed his first major deal with the popular label Epic Records.
In February 2018, Blac released 223, his debut studio album through Epic Records and the label featured guest appearances from Lil Yachty, French Montana and Travis Scott.
This album peaked #42 on the Billboard 200 chart. This album featured the single “Booty” which had already bagged a huge success. Earlier, Booty had peaked #73 on Billboard Hot 100 chart and had also secured RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) Gold certification.
In August 2018, Blac Youngsta released Fuck Everybody 2, which became a sequel to the earlier mixtape released under the same name in 2016. Fuck Everybody 2 had guest appearance from Lil Pump and the mixtape charted on the Billboard 200 at #63. In May 2019, Blac’s EP titled as ‘Cut Up’ was released.
In August 2019, Blac Youngsta tweeted that the name of his second studio album would be ‘Church on Sunday’. In October 2019, Blac Youngsta announced a global tour bearing the same name which was scheduled to start on November 2019.
In January 2000, Blac Youngsta was featured on “1 2 3”, a song by Moneybagg Yo and later in April 2020, this was released as a single. This song scored on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, becoming Blac Youngsta’s second single to appear on this chart.
Controversies of Youngsta
On January 8, 2016, the workers at the Wells Fargo branch in Atlanta’s downtown called in the police, seeing Blac Youngsta moving out of the bank with a huge amount of cash in hand.
While they had thought that Blac had robbed the bank, in fact, he had withdrawn a sum of $200,000 from his own account for purchasing a car. While the police had caught him for enquiry, Youngsta and his associates were released at the scene after the facts were verified.
Later while talking to the media, Youngsta accused the police and bank workers of racial profiling, making claims that he was arrested only because he was black and young.
On May 16, 2017, Blac Youngsta voluntarily surrendered to the police for his involvement in a shooting incident targeting Young Dolph, a Memphis-based fellow rapper.
Allegedly, Youngsta and his associates had fired more than 100 rounds into the SUV that Young Dolph was riding. Young was targeted for being a longtime rival of Yo Gotti, the founder of CMG, the album which had signed Blac.
Despite over 100 bullets being shot into the car, Young remained unharmed since the car was bulletproof.
After being charged with six counts for using weapons and felony conspiracy, Blac was discharged on the same day on bond. However, the charges were dropped later in May 2019.
Due to this incident, Blac made headlines on the media and the criticisms did not stop even after Young shared the photo of himself being crucified.
Youngsta’s Houses and Cars
Blac Youngsta is highly known for his luxury-loving lifestyle. He occupies a lavish home in Los Angeles, which is said to be worth $3 million. This property has three floors and a swimming pool created on the top floor.
The house can only be accessed through an elevator as there are no stairs leading to it. Youngsta has invested in a long list of high-end cars ranging from GMCs to SUVs. The exotic Lamborghini he owns is said to be worth over half a million dollars.