Lud Foe is a fast-rising American rapper, best known for his drill and gangster raps. He garnered fame after releasing his hit singles titled Cuttin Up and I’m Da Man in 2016. The Chicago drill rapper has collaborated with other top rappers including Lil Durk, Lil Bibby, Lil Herb, and Toni Romiti, among others. Aside from his music, Lud Foe also runs a YouTube Channel titled Elevator. Learn more about the talented hip-hop star below.
Lud Foe Bio
The drill rapper was born in Chicago, Illinois in the United States on July 15, 1996. His real name is Will James Akins and he was born to African-American parents. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the black ethnic group. Foe experienced a rough childhood and he grew up in a very dangerous neighbourhood where everyone carries a gun in order to protect themselves on a daily basis. As a teenager, Lud Foe dropped out of high school after engaging in a fight with his fellow student as well as a teacher and his principal. Afterwards, he went into detention for one year and when he was released, the youngster never went back to school. He rather entered the streets and focused on his rapping career.
Career And Rise To Fame
The I’m Da Man rapper began spitting bars at the age of four and after his cousin heard him rap; he encouraged him to find a career in music. During his teenage years, Foe was inspired through listening to other songs by other gangster rappers including Master P, Ice Cube, and Gucci Mane, among others. Subsequently, he met another young rapper named KidWond3r with whom he would later release his first collaborative song. The duo teamed up, while KidWond3r made the beats; Foe, on the other hand, raps to rhyme with the beats. KidWond3r produced some of Foe’s songs including Cuttin Up which has garnered more than twenty million views.
The young and fast-rising rapper broke into the music scene in 2015 after releasing his first hit jam tiled 187. The song which was produced by Bxnk-Roll Records received commercial success; thus, bringing Lud Foe into the limelight. The following year, he launched yet another buzz track titled I’m Da Man and followed it up with Suicide and Cuttin Up the same year. In addition, he also launched a mixtape titled Boochie Gang.
Foe had an accident in 2017 and almost lost his life. Upon recovery, he dropped another mixtape titled GetWellFoe. After the album was released, it found its way onto the iTunes Hip-Hop Top 100 charts and one of the tracks titled Recuperate has been one of the top-grossing songs till date. It has garnered over seven million views on YouTube alone.
Net Worth: How Much Is Lud Foe Worth?
The fast-rising artist has been successful in his rapping career and is currently living a decent lifestyle. He has attained much popularity through his hit tracks and unique rapping style. Lud Foe has an estimated net worth of over $250 thousand. He earns his fortune from his shows, albums sales, and other endeavours.
Why Was He Arrested In Illinois?
In December 2017, Lud Foe was arrested by the Joliet police in Illinois. He was convicted of domestic battery involving his pregnant wife and her mother. The incident took place in his apartment in Cumberland Court, Plainfield after a heated argument between the rapper and his 24-year-old pregnant partner. His girlfriend opined that Lud Foe had hit her in the face while pushing her off the bed in their apartment. However, when her mother tried to intervene, Foe allegedly slapped and pushed her away as well.
Additionally, the rapper stopped them from making any contacts with the police which led her mother to hit the panic button and the Joliet police were alerted. Upon the arrival of the police, Lud Foe was arrested and charged with domestic battery as well as interfering with the report of domestic violence to the police. He was checked into the Will County jail and was scheduled to appear in court later on.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time a rapper is being convicted of domestic battery. Some other prominent and well-known rappers including Dr. Dre, Fabulous, Nasir, and Eminem, just to mention a few also have a history of domestic violence and battery.