Bobby Shmurda Biography

Bobby Shmurda

Quick Facts Of Bobby Shmurda

Celebrated Name Bobby Shmurda
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Bobby
Birth Name Ackquille John Pollard
Birth Date 1994-08-04
Gender Male
Profession Rapper and Songwriter
Nationality American
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Miami, Florida
Ethnicity African-American
Race Black
Father Gervase Johnson
Mother Lelie Pollard
Brothers Javese
Siblings 1
Religion Christian
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $400K
Source of Wealth Music Industry
Body Build/Type Slim
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 67 KG
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Famous For For his 2014 EP "Shmurda She Wrote" under Epic Records
Best Known For For his mixtapes like "Shmoney Shmurda" and "Shmurdaville" under 'GS9 Records'

Born with the birth name of Ackquille John Pollard, the famous rapper, as well as a songwriter, adopted 'Bobby Shmurda' as his professional name. Starting rapping at the age of ten, later he got his record deal with Epic Records after his song "Hot Nigga" hit Number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The video of this song received over 520 million views on YouTube as of March 2019. It has been remixed severally including a reggae version featuring Mavado, Popcaan, Junior Reid, and Jah X. The pop remix features Fabulous, Busta Rhymes, Chris Brown, Jadakiss among others. His debut EP, Shmurda She Wrote, was released on 10th November 2014. He has also released mixtapes like "Shmoney Shmurda" and "Shmurdaville". He made his TV show debut as himself on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in the year 2014. He is serving a 7-year jail term after being arrested for weapons possession, reckless endangerment, and conspiracy to commit murder. He is the originator of the Shmoney-dance. Many celebrities including Beyonce and Drake have done the Shmoney-dance. His imprisonment led to the postponement of his debut studio album with Epic Records. At present, he is actively writing music behind bars. On 21st September 2020, he was reportedly denied parole, meaning he will serve his full sentence and be released on 11th December 2021.

Bobby Shmurda To Spend Another Year in Jail, Rowdy Rebel Released From Prison

Rebel completed his prison sentence on Tuesday (Dec. 15), which stemmed from his and Shmurda's 2014 arrest. Back then, Rebel was charged with conspiracy, attempted murder, attempted assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon. Rebel pleaded guilty in exchange for a plea deal, in which he was sentenced to prison for six to seven years. The 29-year-old appeared in court for his scheduled parole hearing back in August. Rebel pleaded guilty in exchange for a plea deal, in which he was sentenced to prison for six to seven years. On Twitter, fans congratulated Rebel on his release and celebrated his return home. Ont the other side, Shmurda also appeared in court for his parole hearing back in September; however, he was denied release. As reported by REVOLT, the judge didn't give a reason for the denial but said that the Brooklyn rapper would most likely remain behind bars for the remainder of his sentence, which ends in December 2021. Prior to the hearing, Shmurda's mother, Leslie Pollard, had been hopeful that her son would be granted parole.  

Bobby Shmurda To Spend Another Year in Jail

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Famous For

  • For his 2014 EP "Shmurda She Wrote" under Epic Records.
  • For his mixtapes like "Shmoney Shmurda" and "Shmurdaville" under 'GS9 Records'
  • For his singles like "Hot Nigga" and "Bobby Bitch"
  • For coming up with the Shmoney-dance. 

Bobby Shmurda, a famous rapper and songwriter

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What is the Real Name of Bobby Shmurda?

On 4th August 1994, Bobby Shmurda was born with the real name/full name of Ackquille Jean Pollard in Miami, Florida, the USA. He holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is American-Black. His race is Black. As of 2020, he celebrated his 26th birthday. He was born to his parents; Gervase Johnson (father) and Leslie Pollard (mother). His mother is African American and his father is Jamaican. After his father went to prison, his mother moved to East Flatbush from Florida. He also has a sibling, a brother named, Javese. Growing up, he spent 15 months in detention for probation violation and being arrested on gun charges that were later dropped. He was the ringleader of a criminal enterprise called "GS9" as per his 2014 indictment. He was engaged in drug trafficking along Kings Highway to East Flatbush. Leo is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. 

How was the Singing Career of Bobby Shmurda?

  • Bobby went to the rap world after he remixed was Crime Mob's "Knuck If You Buck" which was his first song but he did not receive any attention from the public.
  • With the release of his song "Hot Nigga", he rose to fame. This song uses the instrumental from Lloyd Banks' 2012 song "Jackpot". In his song "Hot Nigga", Shmurda rapped that "I been selling crack since like the fifth grade" because "Jaja taught me".
  • His signature "Shmoney dance" which he performed in the video became an internet meme and was even featured in many popular vines which were later copied by Beyonce and Jay-Z during their 'On the Run Tour' and also by Canadian rapper Drake. 
  • Later, he was signed to Epic Records and he officially released his debut single. The song even topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart, and peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, eventually being certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
  • Whereas the remix of the song was released on 4th September 2014 which featured guest vocals from Fabolous, Chris Brown, and more. A reggae remix of the song was also released in August 2014 that featured Junior Reid, Mavado, Popcaan, and Jah X.
  • He is also well recognized for his song "Bobby Bitch". On 10th November 2014, his debut EP, "Shmurda She Wrote" was released. 
  • His debut studio album was planned to released in the year 2016 but was postponed due to his imprisonment. He even claimed that he was writing music in prison. 
  • He also featured on the rapper, 6ix9ine's single "Stoopid" on 5th October 2018 while incarcerated. 
  • He also had a parole hearing scheduled for August 2020 and his conditional release date is scheduled to be August 4th, 2020.
  • Whereas his present released date was 11th December 2020 but he has to wait at least a year to be released which makes the original released date 11th December 2021. 
  • Currently, he is in Clinton Correctional Facility (Prison), New York, United States. 

Legal Issues of Bobby Shmurda

  • Regarding his legal issues, he was arrested and charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon on 3rd June 2014. Later, he was set free on $10,000 bail. 
  • Again, he was arrested on 17th December 2014 with 14 others including his brother Javese and his fellow GS9 label-mate Rowdy Rebel. He was charged with conspiracy to commit murder, reckless endangerment, and drug and gun possession; charges against the others included murder, attempted murder, assault, and drug dealing by police. 
  • Later, he pleaded guilty and was held on $2 million bails. Police later said that he was the driving force in a gang named GS9 (standing for "Grimey Shooters," "Gun Squad" or "G Stone Crips"). He has faced a maximum sentence of 8-25 years. 
  • During his jail time, he was also involved in a suspected Bloods vs. Crips related fight.
  • He was also charged for smuggling a knife with his ex-girlfriend between late June and early July of the year 2015. Later, he and his ex-girlfriend pleaded not guilty to be a contraband charge but he was still facing a maximum sentence of 25 years for the drug and gun charges. 

Bobby Shmurda Singing in the Stage

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How much is Bobby Shmurda's Net Worth?

Bobby Shmurda is a very talented and successful rapper with god gifted voice. As of 2020, the net worth of this songwriter is estimated to have $400K whereas his exact salary is still to get unfold yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is making a good amount of money from his career with the sales of his albums, songs, singles, EP and more. His major source of wealth comes from the music industry and he is satisfied with his earnings as of today. 

Who is Bobby Shmurda Dating?

Bobby Shmurda is not married yet and he is still to get married. Back then, he was in a relationship. Kimberly and Bobby are said to have dated, but there isn't too much information about them. As of today, he can be assumed single as there are no rumors and affairs about him dating anyone. He is currently focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

How tall is Bobby Shmurda?

Bobby Shmurda is a very handsome man with a slim body build. He has a tall height of 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm or 1.78 m. His balanced bodyweight consists of 67 KG or 147.5 lbs. He has a pair of dark brown eyes color and his hair color is black. He suffers from ADH (Attention Deficit Disorder). Information about his other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, biceps size, and more is still to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body at present. 

Did You Know?

  • He adopted 'Bobby Shmurda' as his professional name whereas his real name is Ackquille John Pollard.
  • He got his record deal with Epic Records after his song "Hot Nigga" hit Number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
  • His debut EP, Shmurda She Wrote, was released on 10th November 2014.
  • He made his TV show debut as himself on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in the year 2014.