- Name: Hopsin
- Age: 33 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $3 Million
- Status: Alive
Hopsin is an American rapper, music producer, actor and director. He’s the head of the independent record label Undercover Prodigy. His discography include Gazing at the Moonlight (2009), Knock Madness (2013) and Pound Syndrome (2015). He had a supporting role in the musical drama film Fame (2009). Hopsin was born Marcus Jamal Hopson on July 18, 1985 in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in the neighborhood of Panorama City. He has two brothers. Hopsin attended James Monroe High School in North Hills, Los Angeles. He was an avid skateboarder prior to his music career.
Hopsin developed an interest in hip hop music after listening to rapper Eminem. He also credited Michael Jackson as a musical influence. Hopsin’s debut mixtape, Emurge, was recorded between 2002 and 2003. It featured rapper SwizZz on the tracks “California” and “Fire”. The collaborative tape ‘Haywire’ between Hopsin and SwizZz was released in June 2009. It was led by the singles “Lucifer Effect”, “Bad Motherfucker” and “Leave Me Alone”. The tape was added to iTunes in May 2012. Hopsin signed with Eazy-E’s Ruthless Records in 2007. His debut studio album, Gazing at the Moonlight, was released in October 2009. He eventually left Ruthless to work on the independent label Funk Volume (with Dame Ritter). The label was active from 2009 to 2016. It was home to artists like Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, DJ Hoppa, and Kato.
Hopsin’s sophomore album, Raw, dropped in November 2010. It produced the single “Sag My Pants”, which sold more than 500,000 copies. His third album, Knock Madness (2013), was distributed by Empire Distribution. It was led by the single “Hop Is Back”. It featured rapper Tech N9ne on the track “Rip You Heart Out”. Hopsin’s fourth album, Pound Syndrome (2015), was released by Funk Volume and Warner Bros. Records. It peaked at #17 on the Billboard 200 and #4 on the US Rap Albums chart. The album sold more than 17,000 copies during opening week. It spawned the single “Fort Collins”. Hopsin formed his own record label and production company ‘Undercover Prodigy’ in early 2016. He released a string of songs, including “Ill Mind of Hopsin 8”, “Bout the Business”, “False Advertisement” and “Happy Ending”. The label has a distribution deal with 300 Entertainment & Atlantic Records.
In addition to music, Hopsin is an actor. He’s appeared on shows like Malcolm in the Middle, Even Stevens and That’s So Raven. He was cast as “Fatty B” in a 2015 episode of the TNT drama series Murder in the First. He had a supporting role in the musical drama film Fame (2009). The film was directed by Kevin Tancharoen and stars Kelsey Grammer. Hopsin starred as “Face” in the independent musical film Bomb the World (2010). His film credits also include Max Keeble’s Big Move (2001) with Alex D. Linz, and John Tucker Must Die (2006) with Jesse Metcalfe. He was featured in the mobile video game ‘Battle Rap Stars’.PERSONAL
Hopsin’s net worth is estimated at $3 million. He stands 5ft 10in tall and he’s of African-American ancestry. He normally sports white colored eye contacts in his music videos and performances. Hopsin has targeted several artists in his songs, including Tyler, The Creator, Soulja Boy and the group Odd Future. He was arrested for disorderly conduct in Orlando, Florida, back in August 2012.
Hopsin Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Marcus Jamal Hopson
- Birthday: July 18, 1985
- How Old : Age: 33 years old
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Music Producer, Actor
- Years Active: 2001-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $3 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive