NLE Choppa is the stage name of American rapper, song-writer, and social-media influencer Bryson Potts. He rose to fame with his breakout single ‘Shotta Flow’ which went viral on the internet in 2019, gathering over 15 million views on YouTube in just six weeks. The song peaked at number 33 on the ‘Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and 81 on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart.
NLE Choppa was born on Nov 1, 2002, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. As a child, he was interested in playing basketball, but his involvement in trouble often kept him from focusing on the sport. At the age of 14, he started rapping with his friends and released his debut song ‘No Love Anthem’ under the stage name ‘YNR Choppa’ when he turned 15.
In January 2019, Choppa released ‘Shotta Flow’ which gained over 300,000 views within two weeks on YouTube. The song eventually collected over 10 million views within a month, making Choppa an internet sensation. American online magazine ‘Pitchfork’ declared the song the ‘Song of the Day.’ In February 2019, he came up with a sequel, ‘Shotta Flow Pt. 2,’ which gathered 20 million views on YouTube within two months. Despite several lucrative offers from top record labels, Choppa entered into a distribution partnership with ‘UnitedMasters’ while retaining ownership of his master recordings. Throughout 2019, Choppa was featured in several songs including ‘Dreams’ by Juvenile and Birdman, ‘Double’ by Smokepurpp, and ‘Dance’ by Hoodrich Pablo Juan. He also released a single titled ‘Blocc is Hot’ and made his music festival debut at the ‘Beale Street Music Festival.’
NLE Choppa’s Age and Relationship Status
As of 2022, NLE Choppa is 20 years old. He is currently in a relationship with Marissa Da’Nae and often posts pictures of the couple together on Instagram. In March 2022, the couple shared the news of their unborn child’s death due to a miscarriage. Choppa previously dated Mariah for over two years.
NLE Choppa is in a relationship with Marissa Da’Nae, with whom he shares pictures on Instagram. In March 2022, the couple announced a heartbreaking miscarriage of their unborn child. He was previously in a relationship with Mariah for over two years.
Early Life and Childhood
NLE Choppa, born Bryson Potts, was born on November 1, 2002, in Memphis, Tennessee. Growing up in Memphis, he attended Cordova High School and was initially interested in playing basketball. However, due to trouble-making, he could not focus on basketball and instead found his passion in rap music. At the age of 14, he started rapping with friends and by 15, he released his debut song “No Love Anthem” under the stage name YNR Choppa.
Rise to Fame
NLE Choppa’s career took off in January 2019 with the release of his breakout single “Shotta Flow.” Within two weeks of its release on YouTube, the song had already gained over 300,000 views. The song went viral, collecting over 10 million views within a month, making Choppa an internet sensation. American online magazine Pitchfork praised the song and declared it as the Song of the Day.
In February 2019, NLE Choppa released a sequel to “Shotta Flow,” titled “Shotta Flow Pt. 2.” The song went on to gather 20 million views on YouTube within two months. Choppa’s success sparked a bidding war between top record labels, but he turned down their offers and joined UnitedMasters, an independent distribution company while retaining ownership of his master recordings. In March 2019, Choppa was featured in Juvenile and Birdman’s song “Dreams” and in April, in Smokepurpp’s song “Double.” The month of May, he released his own single “Blocc is Hot,” a tribute to his favorite rapper Lil Wayne, produced by Atlanta-based producer ATL Jacob. In the same month, he made his music festival debut at the Beale Street Music Festival, which received positive reviews from critics.
NLE Choppa is active on social media, with a self-titled YouTube channel that has over 745k subscribers as of May 2019. He is also active on Instagram and Twitter, where he posts his dance videos, among others. And He is close to his mother Angeleta Ellis Potts, who managed his early career and is popular on Instagram. He runs an online store, selling clothing and phone cases under the brand No Love Entertainment (NLE), which he hopes to turn into a well-known brand in the United States.
NLE Choppa is a talented rapper, singer, and social media influencer. Who rose to fame with his viral single “Shotta Flow.” He turned down record label offers and joined forces with independent distribution company UnitedMasters while retaining ownership of his master recordings. Choppa’s passion for music and dancing can be seen through his social media presence, and he is dedicated to making his brand No Love Entertainment a success. Despite personal tragedy, NLE Choppa continues to make waves in the music industry.