Ever heard of the hip hop trio called the Migos? It is the hip-hop and trap music group formed by three brothers – Takeoff, Quavo, and Offset. The group was formed in 2008 and they rose to the spotlight following the release of their chart-topping hit single Versace and debut album Young Rich Nation. Meanwhile, the group has captivated the hearts of their many music lovers with their ground-breaking performances. Dubbed the Fab Three of Trap, the Migos wonderful rapping style has made them stand out from other hip-hop groups. Read on, as we take a sneak peek on the famous Offset of Migos below.
Who is Offset of Migos?
Offset is an American musician, rapper, and songwriter famously known for being a member of the hip-hop group called the Migos. The music star first came into this world on the 14th day of December 1991 and was born as Kiari Kendrell Cephus to middle-class black American parents in Lawrenceville neighborhood of Georgia in the United States. He spent his childhood days in Gwinnett County situated in the suburban area close to Atlanta. Amazingly, he grew up alongside his future group mates and cousins Quavo and Takeoff.
During high school, Offset teamed up with Quavo and Takeoff to form a hip-hop group. They first called themselves the Polo Club which eventually changed to Migos later on. The group first launched a mixtape Bando which became a local hit in 2012. The song caught the attention of a popular record producer Zaytroven who later started working with the group. The Migos collaborated with stars such as Gucci Mane and Drake in their debut studio album Yung Rich Nation in 2015.
Landing a spot in the limelight, the trio further released a commercially successful hit single titled Bad and Boujee in 2016. The song went viral; thus reaching the number position on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart and also generated lots of internet memes. They followed it up with their second studio album Culture which was released in 2017. Their second album also topped Billboard 200 Music chart soon after it was released. Apart from the group, Offset has equally done some solo projects as well as collaborations with other top music stars including Katy Perry, Metro Boomin, Drake, Liam Payne and 21 Savage, among others.
Net Worth: How Much is Offset worth?
The Migos star has earned a substantial amount of money since the inception of his music career and is currently living a lavish lifestyle. He has earned from the sale of their albums as well as musical shows and tours. The Migos reportedly made a total of $50 million from shows in 2017 out of which Offset got $8 million to his name. That said, the rapper’s exact net worth could not be ascertained at the moment. Some sources has his net worth penned at $16 million.
His Relationship with Cardi B
While the rapper was blazing hot, he won the heart of the charming American singer and media personality popularly known as Cardi B. The pair began their relationship earlier in 2017 and after a few months of romantic relationship, the couple announced their engagement in October during the Power 99 Powerhouse Concert. The couple secretly tied the knot at an undisclosed date and venue. Cardi B further revealed that she was pregnant with Offset’s child during her appearance on Saturday Night Live in April 2018. Three months later, the couple welcomed their first child a daughter named Kulture Kiari Cephus.
However, their relationship didn’t last long before going up in flames. Cardi B announced that she had parted ways with Offset in December 2018, barely two years into their married life. The news of their divorced surfaced after Offset was accused of infidelity. Although they are no longer together, the duo remained good friends while committing to raising the daughter together.
Meanwhile, the award-winning music idol Cardi B grew up in The Bronx City of New York in the United States. She first came into the limelight following her appearance on VH1 series Love & Hip Hop: New York from 2015 to 2017. Cardi started her music career in 2015 when she appeared on Shaggy’s Boom Boom along with Popcaan. She released her debut single, Bodak Yellow in September 2017 and the song topped the Billboard music chart for several months. The following year, she followed it up with her first studio album titled Invasion of Privacy. So far, she has received nine BET Hip Hop Awards and three American Music Awards. Others are two Guinness World Records and three MTV Video Music Awards, among others.
Who are His Kids?
Asides his music career, if there is one thing Offset is known for, that should be his numerous flings with women. The rapper has a long history of dating several ladies including models and fellow music stars. Prior to the arrival of his daughter with Cardi B, Offset already had three kids from past relationships. He welcomed his first child, son named Jordan in the year 2000 while he was dating a lady named Justine Watson. After their separation, he also had a daughter with rapper Shya L’amour whom he dated in 2014. Their daughter named Kalea Marie was born in March 2015. Offset had his third child, a son named Kody with Oriel Jamie whom he dated from 2013 to 2016. The rapper has also dated other stars including Ayana Charm, Alexis Skyy, and Amber Rose.
More Interesting Facts about Offset
- He was jailed for eight months in 2015 following his possession of a firearm, marijuana, and past criminal records.
- Offset received a backlash from the LGBT Community following the use of Queer lyrics, albeit, he later apologized.
- He appeared in an episode of the series Atlanta in 2016.
- The rapper stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches