Beanie Sigel is a rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is a former member/artist of Dame Dash Music Group and Roc-A-Fella Records where he had formed a close association with rappers Jay-Z, Freeway and other former and current artists on the Roc-A-Fella roster. His stage name comes from a street in South Philadelphia, the rapper’s former stomping grounds where he worked alongside Senior Durham in the projects. He has sold more than two million albums worldwide.
During a controversial period, Beanie Sigel recorded a song dissing his former boss and mentor Jay-Z on the track “I Go Off” with 50 Cent who had signed Grant to his G-Unit Records label in 2009. In early 2011 Grant appeared in Travis Barker’s album Give the Drummer Some, saying that it was the end of his career. In May 31, 2011 Grant apologized to his former boss Jay-Z. But in an interview with DJ Green Lantern, he said that he had never “apologized” to Jay-Z, and that he was still making music.
Beanie Sigel first appeared in the documentary “Backstage” but his first main role was in the hood movie State Property which spawned a sequel “State Property 2″. Sigel released a DVD shortly after his third solo release “The B. Coming” entitled “The B. Coming of Beanie Sigel”in the year of 2005. Sigel also auditioned for the lead role of the 2009 film “Notorious”, but was not picked
Beanie Sigel also appeared in the 2011 film Rhyme and Punishment a documentary about Hip-Hop artist who have served time in county jail or state/federal prison. The film features an interview with Sigel where he discusses his conviction and life in prison.
How Beanie Sigel Made His Money – Rap Music
Estimated Net Worth: $80 Thousand
Birthday: March 6, 1974
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