A Boogie wid da Hoodie is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his hip-hop rapping and singles like ‘Numbers’ and ‘Drowning.’ His parents named him “Artist Julius Dubos,” but he is famous by his professional name, “A Boogie wid da Hoodie.” His stage name derives from the character “Ace Boogie” in the film Paid in Full. He has been a part of the music industry since 2015 till present. A Boogie wid da Hoodie’s net worth is around $7 million as of 2022.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Early Life
Artist Julius Dubos popularly known as A Boogie wid da Hoodie was born on 6th December 1995 in New York City, U.S., to parents Cyrus Dubos Jr. and Tia Dubos Freeman. He has 3 siblings. Dubose was raised in the Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx in N.Y.C.
At the age of 12, he started rapping after getting influenced by Kanye West and 50 Cent. He attended ‘Dewitt Clinton High School. A Boogie wid da Hoodie expanded rapping by performing during the lunch break in his freshman year. He performed various rhymes stored in his notebook that he always carried with him.
Growing up, Dubos got into legal issues because of his involvement with drug selling. As a punishment, his parents sent him to Florida. Dubose was strictly monitored and kept under house arrest. A Boogie wid da Hoodie graduated from the Performance-based Preparatory Academy in Fort Pierce, Florida. After his graduation, he started focusing on music along with his job in different sectors, including construction and pizza delivery. Now let’s look into A Boogie’s career.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Career
At the age of 19, A Boogie wid da Hoodie began his career with his first single, ‘Temporary,’ on SoundCloud. Mystery Whyte in Florida produced his song.
In 2015, Dubose moved back to New York to start his professional hip-hop rapping career. A Boogie wid da Hoodie created ‘Highbridge the Label’ along with Don Q, Quincy “Q.P.” Acheampong, and Bubba. They also set up a home studio.
In February 2016, Dubos’s career was launched when he released his first complete project, a mixtape called ‘Artist.’ Forbes mentioned him on the list of rising rappers. On 18th May 2016, A Boogie collaborated with Don Q and released a mixtape titled ‘Highbridge the Label: The Takeover Vol.1’.
In July 2016, A Boogie wid da hoodie sealed a contract with Atlantic Records, and BET Hip Hop Awards featured him in September 2016. Boogie released his first extended play called “The Bigger Artist” in October 2016. Later, the US Billboard 200 Chart ranked his extended play “The Bigger Artist” at number 63. At the same time, Rolling Stone magazine published it on the 40 Best Rap Albums list of 2016.
On 13th June 2017, Dubose received the title of one of the ten XXLs in the 2017 Freshman Class. He released his debut studio album “The Biggest Artist” on 29th September 2017. The US Billboard Hot 100 Chart ranked his album’s lead single “Drowning” at number 38. Drowning is now known as one of the highest-charting singles worldwide. On 14th January 2018, A Boogie was featured on 6ix9ine’s single called “Keke.” Dubose also appeared in another song from 6ix9ine’s album Dummy Boy “Waka,” released in November 2018.
On 21st December 2018, he contributed with 6ix9ine, Juice Wrld, and Offset and released his second album entitled “Hoodie S.Z.N.” 90,000 copies of this album were sold in the first week of its release. It also ranked number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. Hoodie S.Z.N. became one of the most-played albums and reached number one on 14th January 2019.
In 2019, A Boogie wid da Hoodie featured in over 20 songs with artists like Ed Sheeran, Rick Ross, Khalid, Ally Brooke, Liam Payne, Lil Durk, and Summer Walker. Dubose’s first single from his album ‘Artist 2.0’ called “Mood Swings,” was released on 13th September 2019. It ranked number 76 on the Billboard Hot 100. The second single from his album ‘Artist 2.0’ “Reply,” featuring Lil Uzi Vert, was released on 15th November 2019. It ranked at number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In 2019, Dubose did tours and performed in concerts in the U.S. and U.K. Later, he released his third single from the album ‘Artist 2.0’ called “King of My City” on 31st January 2020. It peaked at number 69 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. On 14th February 2020, A Boogie released his third album, a sequel to his debut mixtape “Artist.” 3000 copies of this album were sold in its first week, and it was ranked number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. On 16th June 2020, he released the lead single of Artist 2.0 called “Bleed.”
Dubose returned with an American Rapper’ Rowdy Rebel’ and released their song “9 Bridge” on 14th May 2021. In the same month, Dubose released his single “24 Hours” featuring Lil Durk on 21st May 2021. It ranked at number 92 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. On 10th December 2021, A Boogie wid da Hoodie released his extended play, “B4 A Boogie vs. Artist”. One of the songs from his extended play, “Main in the Mirror,” was released on 11th February 2022.
In 2022, A Boogie was cast for voice-over in the Disney animated series “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.” He also released two warmup singles called “Non-Judgmental” and “Hit Different” in the same year. A Boogie finally released his fourth album called “Me vs. Myself” on 4th November 2022. On 7th October 2022, Dubose released the lead single of this album called “B.R.O (Better Ride Out)” featuring “Roddy Ricch”.
On 7th October 2022, A Boogie released the lead single off his album “Me vs. Myself” called ‘B.R.O’ (Better Ride Out). He featured “Rody Ricch” in his single ‘B.R.O’. Later, A Boogie released his fourth album called “Me vs. Myself” on 4th November 2022.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Net Worth
As of 2022, Artist Julius Dubos has an estimated net worth of approximately $7 million. Let’s check out A Boogie wid da Hoodie’s record of net worth growth.
|Net Worth in 2022||$7 Million|
|Net Worth in 2021||$6.5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2020||$6 Million|
|Net Worth in 2019||$5.5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2018||$5 Million|
|Net Worth in 2017||$4.5 Million|
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Annual Salary
A Boogie earns around $0.5 Million annually.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Monthly Salary
A Boogie earns almost $40,000 every month.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Income Source
Now, if we look into A Boogie wid da Hoodie’s source of income, he has earned most of his wealth from his rapping career. He created his own label for music production so that he could have the profit himself instead of giving it to other music companies. He also made money from his tours and performances in live concerts.
A Boogie Wid Da Hoodie Awards Nominations
A Boogie wid da Hoodie was nominated for the ‘Best New Artist in the B.E.T. Award of 2018. He was also nominated for the 2020 Lo Nuestro Award for ‘Video of the Year.’
In conclusion, A Boogie wid da Hoodie is an American rapper, singer, songwriter best known for his hip hop rapping and singles like ‘Numbers’ and ‘Drowning’. Artist Julius Dubose was born on 6th December, 1995 in New York City, United States.He founded “Highbridge the Label” with Don Q, Quincy “Q.P.” Acheampong, and Bubba. A Boogie wid da Hoodie’s net worth is $7 million, with an annual income of around $0.5 Million and $40,000 monthly. A Boogie has earned most of his fortune from his music career by rapping, touring, and performing live in concerts. He has been working in this industry since 2015.