Now that music is easier to release than ever before, it’s becoming harder and harder for artists to stand out. However, 600 Breezy has managed to carve out a path for himself in the competitive industry. Born and raised in Chicago, 600 Breezy has become one of the city’s hottest up-and-coming rappers. Although he hasn’t achieved a lot of mainstream success yet, he’s built a solid fan base of people who love hearing what he has to say. His recent album, Art Of War, has proven to be the perfect display of what he’s capable of as an artist and the future is looking very bright for Breezo. Keep reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about 600 Breezy.
1. He Threatened To Kill 6ix9ine
If there’s one thing everyone should know about 600 Breezy from jump, it’s that he really is about that life. In early 2021, Breezy made headlines across the internet after saying he would kill fellow rapper, 6ix 9ine while the two were together on Instagram Live. Later, Breezy accused 6ix 9ine of having the feds watch him.
2. He Got A Co-Sign From Drake
For new rappers in the industry, there’s nothing better than getting a co-sign from someone who has already made it in the industry. That co-sign is even more special when the person giving it is Drake. After listening to one of 600 Breezy’s songs, Drake couldn’t help but show the Chicago rapper love. Although the two have formed a friendly relationship, Breezy says that he would never sign to Drake’s OVO label because he doesn’t want to be signed to another rapper.
3. He Has a Huge Social Media Following
Despite the fact that 600 Breezy hasn’t gotten a lot of commercial success, he has still built a very impressive following. He currently has more than 1 million followers on Instagram and that number is only going to grow as more and more people find out about his music.
4. He’s Been Shot Six Times
600 Breezy didn’t have the easiest upbringing, and he got involved with violence at a very early age. He was shot for the first time when he was 21-years-old. He was hit once in the hand and once in his leg. Over the next two years, 600 Breezy would be shot four more times.
5. Someone Tried To Kidnap His Brother
In addition to being shot and losing several friends to violence, 600 Breezy has also had to deal with other difficult times in his life. In May 2021, 600 Breezy revealed that someone attempted to kidnap his younger brother. Fortunately, his brother was returned home safely and the person who attempted to kidnap him was apprehended.
6. He’s Been In Trouble With The Law
When you spend a lot of time out on the streets, run-ins with the law becoming inevitable. Unfortunately for 600 Breezy, he has been arrested several times and has even served time in prison. Now that his rap career has really started to take off, he is trying to focus on staying out of trouble.
7. He Started Rapping After The Death Of A Friend
600 Breezy isn’t the kind of rapper who has always dreamed of a career in the music industry. Instead, his journey as an artist was started by tragedy. During an interview with Fake Shore Drive, 600 Breezy said, “The reason I started rapping is because my homie LA Capone was killed coming out of a studio. It was the fact that so many people was dissing him and he wasn’t able to defend himself so I take it upon myself to make a song called “Don’t Get Smoked,” and I went crazy from there.”
8. He’s Gang Affiliated
Gang culture is very prevalent where 600 Breezy is from in Chicago. For many people in the area, joining a game is almost a necessity if you want to stay safe. While talking to Fake Shore Drive, 600 Breezy shared that he is a Black Disciple. 600 Breezy certainly isn’t the first musician to make it known that he is part of a gang.
9. He’s A Father
For the most part, 600 Breezy has been pretty quiet about his personal life. We know that he is a very proud father, but it’s unclear exactly how many children he has. During an interview with Vlad TV, he made it very clear that he takes care of all of his children.
10. He’s A Gamer
With his career taking off, 600 Breezy probably doesn’t get much free time on his hands these days. However, when he does get a moment to spare, he loves to play video games. 600 Breezy has been a gamer for many years and one of his favorites is the Max Payne franchise.