Do you remember that kid whose story has it that he started rapping from 6th grade, got expelled from high school and got admitted at another high school where he started working on his soon to be released hit track Nostalgic 64 while still attending classes? If you do remember him, his name or rather his stage name goes as Denzel Curry.
Denzel can be rightfully described as one of those earliest-evolving rappers who worked himself up to fame despite facing so many odds as a young child. He was often excluded from classes because his teachers described him as slow in learning and of poor behaviour. That young kid who was slow in learning won several rap battles he participated in and today is loved by all who have heard his music. His story is one of total devotion and commitment to what he believes he is good at.
Here is all you should know about Denzel Curry’s bio, net worth, height, wiki, parents and family in addition to some interesting facts about him which you didn’t know.
Wiki, Bio Parents, Family of Denzel Curry
The month was lovely February; the day was 16th, 2 days after St. Valentine’s Day while the year was 1995 when the birth of baby Denzel Rae Don Curry occurred in Carol City Florida. His parents are of Bahamian and Native American descent and so is he. Not much information is known publicly about who his parents, this is quite common among artists who came to fame in the new millennium. However, we know that after some time in Florida, they moved over to Miami where he did much of his growing up and attended school. He has a brother named Treon Johnson, he is not known to have any sister.
Denzel goes by several nicknames which include: Aquarius’ Killa, Zeltron 6 Billion, Denny Cascade, Zeltron 6 Billy and of course Raven Miyagi which most of his young fans call him by. Denzel started early as an artist in by writing poetry in Elementary school. By his 6th grade, his tongue was already smooth for rapping as he won many rap battles at a local Boys & Girls Club which gave him fame among his peers. Later on, he got enrolled at Miami Design and Architecture High School for his high school education. He was expelled here after two years and later got enrolled at Miami Carol City Senior High School where his work on Nostalgic 64 began.
His music career began historically on 24th September 2011 when he released his first mixtape King Remembered Underground Tape 1991-1995. This earned him the status of becoming a member of the SpaceGhostPurrp hip-hop group Raider Klan as his whole project on the mixtape was posted on the group’s page. In 2012 he released his second mixtape King of the Mischievous South Vol. 1 Underground Tape 1996. This gave him more recognition from well-established artists like American rapper Earl Sweatshirt and others. His third mixtape titled Strictly for My R.V.I.D.X.R.S. was released in honour of Trayvon Martin his high school colleague.
By this time, things were going very well for Denzel in his music career as even the splitting of the Raider Klan could not slow down talk more of stopping the pace at which his musical career was growing. He went solo and by September 3, 2013, he released his first full-length album which he worked on while still in school– Nostalgic 64. The album featured artists like Mike G, Nell, JK the Reaper, Lil Ugly Mane etc. From Nostalgic 64 to present day, Denzel has been releasing hit songs like Imperial, his first double EP, titled 32 Zel/Planet Shrooms and so many demo’s for his widely expected third album.
Denzel Curry’s Height
Denzel Curry has an average body build that is moderately muscular. He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175cm which all sums up to a body mass of 70kg or 154 pounds.
Net Worth and Facts about Denzel Curry
Denzel Curry has an estimated net worth of $2 million which comes mainly from the success of his music. With more expected to come from him as well as other juicy contracts as his fame keeps on growing, he will definitely expand beyond this estimate in a very short time.
Some of the interesting facts about Denzel Curry you should know are:
- His sexuality is straight
- His favourite movies include Mo Better Blues, Training Day, Malcolm X, John Q, Book of Eli
- While his favourite TV show is Dragonball Z. Perhaps if you love this show as well, Denzel is watching it with you. Do you share favourite characters on the show with him? His favourites are Goku, Broly, Trunks and Teen Gohan.
- As a rapper, he sure does listen to other rappers. Some of these rappers include Myrtle Grove Taliban, Gunplay, Rick Ross, Ice Berg and T Pain.
- He is a fan of video games and some of his favourites include Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Turok
- He is an active user of SoundCloud with over 324, 000 followers while his YouTube channel has more than 266, 000 subscribers.