Houston kid Jacques Webster chose the average-sounding stage name as a tribute to a family member he admired. He has more than 400,000 followers on his Instagram account. When ‘NBA YoungBoy’ composed a few tracks during his imprisonment, NBA 3Three took up the responsibility of releasing his tracks through their in-house record label ‘NBA Records.’. [21] Also in August 2017, Gaulden announced the A.I. This dance also was made quite popular in Kid 'n Play's feature film House Party, in which Kid and Play have a dance competition with Tisha Campbell and A.J. [14] Gaulden was released from prison in May 2017 after taking a plea deal and posting bail. [9][10], In December 2016, Gaulden was arrested in Austin, Texas on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder in connection with an alleged drive-by shooting. Along with NBA 3Three and NBA YoungBoy, the collective has rappers like Trulondrieck, NBA KD, Montana, and NBA Ben 10. He was even involved in a couple of illegal acts, for which he was suspended from school. Gaulden also collaborated with the late rapper Juice Wrld on "Bandit", which became his first top-ten single. Kevin Durant has yet to set foot on the court for the 2019 NBA Finals, but he didn't hesitate to team up with Klay Thompson after the Golden State Warriors' Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors, trolling Drake in the hallways of Scotiabank Arena late Sunday night. [24] He released the single "Outside Today" on January 6, 2018. On October 10, 2019, Gaulden released his mixtape AI YoungBoy 2, marking his first full length project since 2018's Realer. On June 9, 2017, NBA 3Three’s album ‘Pour a 3 - EP’ was released. [32] On September 25, 2019, Gaulden released the "aptly titled" single "House Arrest Tingz".[33]. In late 2017, Gaulden was signed to "You weren't talking tonight, were you? Martin became a born-again Christian, and devoted his time to working on Christian-based hip-hop music projects. Among the group's most successful singles were 1989's "Rollin' with Kid 'n Play" (#11 on the Billboard R&B singles chart), 1990s "Funhouse" (#1 on the Billboard rap singles chart), and "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" (another #1 rap hit). The police officers of Baton Rouge made his childhood even more difficult as they often bombarded him with racist comments. He failed to score good grades and hence had to switch from one school to another on a regular basis. [53] In June 2018, he stated "Baby K" is not biologically his son. He eventually took his industry experience and founded HP4Digital Works, a multimedia company that provides pre- and post-production for film, digital, and live theater productions. The black community in Baton Rouge was stereotyped and hence NBA 3Three had a difficult time growing up in the neighborhood. [8] He released his first mixtape, Life Before Fame in 2015. [48] On December 13, 2019, the judge officially terminated Gaulden's probation for two counts of attempted murder. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. He has been friends with members of NBA since he was four years old. https://www.capitalxtra.com/features/rappers-rnb-singers-real-name [8] The duo is currently on a tour of the House Party anniversary along with other rappers such as Salt n Pepa. The pair met while performing in rival high school groups The Turnout Brothers and The Super Lovers, and initially formed their duo under the name The Fresh Force Crew. He is a member of the Louisiana-based rap collective known as NBA, which stands for Never Broke Again. [9][11] While in jail in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana,[9] Gaulden released two mixtapes Before I Go: Reloaded and Mind of a Menace 3: Reloaded including "Win or Lose",[12] "Don't Matter",[13] and "Too Much". [28] Gaulden's 12th mixtape Decided, was released on September 7, 2018, with a sole guest appearance from Trippie Redd and peaked at number 9 on the Billboard 200. NBA 3Three is quite popular on social media as well. Throughout 2020, NBA YoungBoy has released and featured on various collaborations, including Migos' "Need It", Future's Trillionaire, and the Lil Baby-assisted "One Shot", from the mixtape Road to Fast 9 from the film, Fast 9. Since Glizzy was often associated with the number ‘three,’ NBA 3Three decided to include the number in his stage name. ", © FamousBirthdays.com - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. NBA 3Three was inspired by the famous rapper Shy Glizzy. Reid continued acting, guest starring in a number of television sitcoms, including Full House, Sister, Sister and Smart Guy and hosting shows such as It's Showtime at the Apollo and Your Big Break. In 1986 She's a Skeezer and Rock Me were recorded. And you squeezed that, by the way.". Marshals arrested Gaulden before a concert in Austin, Texas, accusing him of jumping out of a vehicle and opening fire on a group of people on a South Baton Rouge street. Real Name: Jacques Webster II. [32] The mixtape is a sequel to his 2017 breakout AI Youngboy and features 18 songs, including the previously released song "Slime Mentality". Between 2015 and 2017, Gaulden released eight independent mixtapes, and steadily garnered a cult following through his work. [37][38] The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and became his third number-one album in under one year. He is part of the Louisiana-based famous rap collective ‘Never Broke Again’ (NBA). In 2018, the collective’s mixtape ‘3 Point Line’ was released. Rapper who became a rising star in southern hip-hop with tracks like "That Gang," "Wrong Wit Em," and "Gotta Survive." It includes the Hot 100 charting singles "All In" and "Kacey Talk". [22], Gaulden announced his debut studio album, Until Death Call My Name in January 2018, shortly after signing a joint venture deal with Atlantic Records. In addition to their music, Kid 'N Play have starred together in five feature films, all of them based around hip hop characters and themes. The Kid n' Play Kickstep featured the new jack swing-aerobic dance moves typical of late 1980s urban street dancing.