Polo G is the stage name of Taurus Tremani Bartlett. Born in 1999, he is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. His most famous song is Pop Out, featuring Bronx Rapper Lil Tjay. The song has more than 180 million views on YouTube and peaked at Number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. Polo released his debut album in the summer of 2019. How much is Polo G net worth?
Taurus planned his second album for May 2020 release. But we will see when he will release it due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As for Polo G net worth, it is a little over $2.6 million.
Career Ups and Downs
Polo had a fairly normal childhood. But he started getting into trouble with the law when he got into teenage years. By the time he was 15, he got arrested at least six times. He got into trouble for car theft, drug possession, and more.
During his street hustling, Polo developed a sense and interest in a rap career. He earned money from hustling to pay for studio time and musical equipment. His parents initially disapproved of his career choice, but he continued to work.
At the age of 17, he released his first song, Back That Ass Up Remix. He recorded the song with Lil Blast and Lil Felton. In 2017, he released his first music video. The success encouraged the rapper to continue pursuing a music career. He earned widespread recognition with his next song, Check Me Out. This song helped him establish a fan base.
Polo started his career by uploading heavy trap sounds and then tracks on YouTube. His breakthrough hit was Finer Things. The rapper wrote the song while incarcerated.
By the end of 2018, he had millions of views and fans. He wanted to keep his independence and released the song Pop Out. Featuring Lil Tjay, the song amassed more than 100 million views on YouTube. It also got a platinum certification.
The success of the song got him a deal with Colombia records. He then released music videos for the songs Deep Wounds, Effortless, Heartless, and Through Da Storm.
Polo released his debut studio album on June 7, 2019. The album peaked at Number 6 on the Billboard 200. The same year, he admitted he almost die of overdose and alcohol poisoning. The artist posted in August that he woke up in an emergency room.
At the beginning of 2020, Polo released the track Go Stupid, featuring rapper NLE Choppa and Stunna 4 Vegas. The song is his second Billboard Hot 100 chart single. It peaked at Number 60. He has plans for a second album in 2020.
Taurus says that Lil Wayne is his largest influence. He grew up in Chicago and listened to Chicago rappers like Chief Keef, G Herbo, and Lil Durk.
Originally, his artistry was Chicago-style drill rap sound. This involved delivery of quick and gritty verses. But he evolved as an artist and developed a more melodic style, similar to Lil Durk and A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
Income and Earnings
Polo launched his official YouTube channel on May 23, 2018. The same month, he made his SoundCloud debut releasing a mixtape.
Polo earns most of his money through YouTube views and SoundCloud streams. He also signed a deal with Colombia Records.
He has more than 100 million views on his songs on YouTube.
Polo G grew up in the Old Town area of Chicago. He grew up with both of his parents and three siblings. Two of his siblings are younger. His sister is 5 years old and his brother is 13 years old. The details on his older brother are not out.
He dated Crystal Blease. Polo regularly posts pictures of her and him on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. They got engaged and expect their firstborn child. In his posts, he refers to his girlfriend as Mrs. Calpalot.