At nineteen, Pouya has already made waves in the underground music scene following his many hit songs. He was once ranked second, only behind Drake on the iTunes Top hip-hop albums chart and was rated as one of the young sensational rappers with Latin origin to watch out for in the coming years along with a host of upcoming talented rappers like Cardi B. Thanks to the advent of social media, Pouya’s popularity has tremendously grown with many followers on various social media platforms.
Who Is Pouya And How Old Is He?
Kevin Pouya is an American rapper born of mixed nationalities, his mother is Cuban and his father is Iranian. Pouya was born on December 20, 1994, in Miami, Florida, United States.
He dropped out of Westland Hialeah high school while he was in his 10th grade in other to pursue his dream career in music as a rapper. Kevin Pouya has a friend named Fat Nick who like him is a high school drop out. They both went into music and together they created a group called Buffet Boys. The group was first a duo just between the two friends, but they later entertained two other artists, Germ and Shake. The group didn’t attract much attention which made Pouya and Fat Nick decide to go solo.
Aside from doing music together, the duo also had their own online show. They would post comedy videos which gained much recognition and attention than their music did. They called their online show The Nick and Pouya show.
Despite being able to pull a sizeable amount of audience from their comedy show, Pouya was still determined to move forward with his music career. In 2012, he released a number of singles and an album, but they didn’t earn him as much fame as he desired. In 2013, Pouya finally rose to fame and got the recognition he wanted. His most noticeable single which helped him achieve that recognition that year was Baby Bone. The single and self-titled album also made fans know him by the same name Baby Bone. The rapper has since collaborated with several other artists. He collaborated with his childhood friend Fat Nick in the track So What Makes and Drop em off and in Nick’s album Drop out of school. Pouya also worked with great artists like Sir Michael Rocks for Gookin, $uicideboy$ for $outh $ide $uicide, Scott Brady for Warbucks, and with Germ and Shake Well for their EP, and many more.
He also has a couple of solo albums to himself like the Underground Underdog, South Slide Slays, Baby Bone, Stunna and a few more. His debut album Fuck it was released in 2012, it featured a couple of guest artist like Nell, Ruben and Icee Edwards. The album was produced by DJ U-Neek, David FV, Kenny McCloud and a couple other producers. He then came up with Don’t Sleep On Me Hoe in the same year. Kevin Pouya released his latest album on March 5, 2018, an eleven tracks album titled FIVE FIVE.
His Underground Underdog album which he released in April 2016 was at the time ranked as #2 in the iTunes top hip-hop albums chart, sitting just behind Drake.
He has quite a number of followers on SoundCloud, with more than 400,000 followers. Pouya also has quite a sizeable number of followers on his Instagram and Twitter pages, with over 200,000 followers on each social media platform.
The musician is signed under Avang, Taraneh enterprises INC.
His Net Worth
Kevin Pouya has an estimated net worth of $500,000. With the path his career is on right now, those numbers are bound to increase in the coming years.
Pouya is said to be dating popular Instagram celebrity Young Coco. Young Coco was born on May 22, 1990, which makes her 4 years older than her rapper boyfriend. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and according to information, she is battling with a stage 3 rare case of cancer called Synovial Sarcoma. The pair started dating in 2013 and have been together since then
Other Details About Pouya
- His name Pouya is a Persian word which translates to something being dynamic.
- He is of multi-ethnic background.
- He is nicknamed Baby Bone.
- His genre of song is hip-hop.
- Kevin dropped out of high school while he was in his 10th grade.
- He never attended college.