Kodie Shane is one of the best female artists in the rap community and she has the voice, creativity, and mastery to prove it. She is one of showbiz’s budding stars who literally grew up with so many musical talents around them.
Shane began showing love for music in her early years – thanks to her family members who were already rooted in music before her birth. The beautiful singer began learning different ropes for music performance until the age of thirteen when she decided to launch a career in music.
Who Is This Kodie Shane Everyone Is Talking About?
Shane is an up-and-coming singer and rapper. She was welcomed into the world on October 28, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. Her parents are Danny C. Williams and Hop Williams while her siblings are Brandi Williams (sister) and Lil Wop (brother).
Like their father, who was a member of a male musical Detroit-based band known as Rick, Ran, & Dan, Brandi and Lil Wop have a background in music. While Kodie’s sister is a member of an American girl group called Blaque, her elder brother, Lil is a rapper. He is best known by his stage name Wopster.
Shane’s mother is not left out as well, she is her manager. The rapper also has a big aunt who is into music. Her name is Cherrelle, a veteran R & B singer famed for her sweet voice. Kodie also has a singer cousin known as Dexter Gore Jr, who is best known by his stage name Famous Dex. Born on September 6, 1993, Gore is a renowned drill rapper.
Shane’s real name is Kodie Williams. She was raised in Chicago, Illinois, which is the town her family relocated to shortly after her birth. There’s no elaborate information about the rapper’s education and early life.
Career and Rise to Prominence
Kodie officially launched her music career at the age of 13. When she started, she was working as a writer for Greystone Park, an Atlantic production studio which has Matty P and D.Clax as its supervisors.
Shane’s boss, Matty P, was the one who discovered she was loaded with musical creativity after going through her song. Matty P immediately showed Coach K her songs. Impressed with her lines, Coach K (rapper Gucci Mane and Migos’ manager) began to mentor the Atlanta-born singer.
The rising rapper was later signed by Epic Records in 2015 under the name Kodie Shane. She was subsequently introduced to rapper Lil Yachty in 2016, who would make her a member of his Sailing Team music group. The group is made up of young and creative producers and rappers, including TheGoodPerry (formerly Burberry Perry), K$upreme, Kay the Yacht, BigBruthaChubba, Byou, Jban$2Turnt, and $oop. To date, Shane is the only female member of the group.
The young and energetic singer dropped her debut mixtape on March 9, 2016. Titled: 2060, the mixtape is made up of 13 tracks, with Sad being the hit song. Shane released her first EP on June 11, 2016, it was titled: Little Rocket. Her big break came after she contributed a verse to rapper Yachty’s All In hit jam. Yachty went on to feature her in All In spin-off titled: Summer Songs 2 along with some members of his crew following the success of All In.
The young rapper’s other song credit includes Zero Gravity, Big Trouble Little Jupiter (2017) Back From the Future (August 25, 2017), Hold Up, and Start a Riot. She featured renowned hip hop recording artist Lil Uzi Vert and Lil Yachty in Hold Up.
Here are All The Facts About The Rapper
1. Shane Kodie refers to herself as The Don. She picked up the moniker from an American romantic comedy-drama film titled: Don Jon. It was released in 2013.
2. Her musical influence is American dancer, actress, record producer, and singer, Ashanti.
3. She enjoys a large following on social media outlets, including YouTube. Shane’s official YouTube account boasts of more than 146K subscribers and over 12 million views. Kodie Shane – Sad ft. Lil Yachty and Kodie Shane – Drip On My Walk, are her most popular videos on the account. While the former has over 8.2 million views, the latter boasts of over 4.4 million views. On Twitter, she has more than 53K followers while her Instagram account has over 455K followers.
4. Her net worth is estimated to be around $100,000.
5. Shane’s sun sign is Scorpio.
6. She is not in an open relationship.
7. Her sexual orientation is straight.
8. She is best known as the only female member of the Sailing Team.