Rich Homie Quan, born October 4, 1989, is a rapper based in the U.S. Quan began rapping while he was serving his 15-month jail term. He gained popularity following the release of his singles ‘Type of Way,’ which peaked at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100, and ‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh),’ peaking at number 26. He has worked with established artists including Trinidad James and Gucci Mane. We’ll help you celebrate Quan’s special day.
Dequantes Devontay Lamar, popularly known as Rich Homie Quan is an American rapper. He was born on October 4, 1989, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Corey Lamar. Corey is the C.E.O. of Linwood Agency and the manager of his son. When Quan was a young kid, he displayed an interest in poetry, literature, creative writing, and baseball. During his high school years, Quan played on his school’s baseball team as a center fielder and leadoff hitter. Due to his skills in the field, Quan was offered a scholarship offer from Fort Valley State University.
Quan began working part-time at an airport to support himself during his varsity years. Several months in, he lost his job and began participating in illegal activities including burglary. His actions eventually led him to arrest and he spent 15 months in jail. Quan developed an interest in rapping while serving his time. He devised several songs during that time where he would rap about his experience.
In 2012, Quan came up with his first mixtape “Still Going In.” One year later, he toured with Trinidad James and got featured on Gucci Mane’s album titled “Trap House III.” In 2013, Quan released one of his most popular singles titled ‘Type of Way.’ He was also featured on the song ‘My Nigga’ by Y.G., which peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100. On May 6, 2014, Quan was involved in a minor accident where he fell and hit his head. After recovering, he released his song ‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)’ and hid from the spotlight for two years. Quan made his return to music by releasing his single ‘Replay.’
Rich Homie Quan releases his first mixtape titled “Still Going In.”
Quan releases his single ‘Type of Way’ which peaks at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Quan falls and hits his head while shooting the video for his single ‘Walk Thru.’
Quan’s single ‘Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh),’ peaks at number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Why We Love Rich Homie Quan
He is talented
Rich Homie Quan is a good rapper. Two of his singles peaked on the Billboard Hot 100.
He is adaptive
Quan can turn calamity into an opportunity. After he was arrested for burglary, he began rapping and after he was released, he went to the studio.
He is resilient
Quan was involved in a minor accident in 2014 where he fell and hit his head. After he recovered, he went back to creating music for his fans.
5 Surprising Facts
He served a jail term
Rich Homie Quan served a 15-month jail term for burglary.
Quan’s net worth shot up to $1 million in a very short space of time following the release of his single.
He was arrested for possession of weed
On May 28, 2017, Quan was arrested in Middle Georgia on charges of possessing marijuana.
He was a baseball player
Quan played as a center fielder and leadoff hitter during his high school and varsity years.
His father is his manager
Quan’s father, Corey, is the C.E.O. of Linwood Agency and his manager.
Rich Homie Quan FAQs
Who is Rich Homie Quan signed to?
Rich Homie Quan is signed to Motown Records.
What hood is Quan from?
He was raised in East Atlanta, Georgia.
Who are Quan’s kids?
Devin D.Lamar and Royal Lamar.
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