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Gillie is a rapper and songwriter from Philadelphia.
He was a member of the Major Figgas rap group. Gillie is regarded as the King of Philly by his fans, who adore him and his writing abilities.
He rose to prominence and made headlines after claiming to have ghost-written songs for famous rapper and lyricist Lil Wayne.
What is Gillie Da Kid’s Net Worth?
Gillie Da Kid has a net worth of $5 million as an American rapper, actor, and podcast host. Gillie Da Kid is best known for co-founding and performing with the Philadelphia hip-hop group Major Figgas and co-hosting the podcast “The Million Dollaz Worth of Game Show” alongside his cousin Wallo.
As a young rapper, Gillie was courted by several recording labels, including Roc-A-Fella and Warner Bros., but his relationship with both labels deteriorated. Eventually, he signed with Cash Money Records, where he ghostwrote for Lil Wayne, before departing to establish his own record label, Figgas 4 Life Entertainment.
Later, he affiliated himself with Roc-A-Fella and Warner Bros. The group released its only album, “Figgas 4 Life,” in 2000, which included the hit single “Yeah, That’s Us.” Later, da Kid launched his solo career.
Early Life and Education
Gillie da Kid, real name Nasir Fard, was born on July 31, 1984, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He attended Ben Franklin High School as a teen and then Cabrini College as a business major.
Da Kid ran track and played basketball in college.
Following his time in Major Figgas, da Kid signed with Cash Money Records in New Orleans to pursue a solo recording career. However, publishing issues prevented his work from being released, and he allegedly continued to work for the label as a ghostwriter.
Da Kid later signed with the independent label Babygrande Records and released “The Best of the GDK Mixtapes” in 2007. He went on to have a successful single with “Get Down on the Ground,” which was later covered by Soulja Boy.
In the years since da Kid has released two albums: “King of Philly” and “I Am Philly.” He eventually left Babygrande Records for Relumae Records, where he released the albums “Welcome to Gilladelphia” and “Million Dollars Worth of Game.”
Collaborations and Contributions
Throughout his recording career, Da Kid has collaborated with and contributed to the works of many other artists. In 2000, he was one of many contributors to the hip-hop compilation album “Off da Chain Volume 1.”
A few years later, he was a featured guest on the Boo & Gotti album “Perfect Timing.” Da Kid has previously worked with Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, MC Serch, Pusha T, and Lil Wayne.
Da Kid has appeared in a number of films and television shows in addition to his musical career. He appeared in the fantasy thriller “King of the Avenue” in 2010, and then in “The Wrath of Cain” the following year.
In 2013, da Kid starred in the action thriller “Force of Execution,” alongside Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo, and Ving Rhames. Four years later, he appeared in “Blood Brotha.”
Da Kid appeared in several episodes of the TV show “Chase Street” between 2017 and 2020. He also appeared in the television film “The Probe” at the time.