Happy birthday, Papoose! The American rapper and songwriter is celebrating his 39th birthday today. Papoose is best known to the My9music.com for his hit breakout single “Alphabetical Slaughter”.
Shamele Mackie (born March 5, 1978), better known by his stage name Papoose, is an American rapper and songwriter. After breaking into the rap game in 2005 with DJ Kayslay with the release of his song “Alphabetical Slaughter” he signed a $1.5 million contract with Jive Records. After his debut studio album, The Nacirema Dream was shelved, he cut ties with Jive. This resulted in him releasing over a dozen free mixtapes to keep himself popular. In 2012 he secured a deal with Fontana Distribution and released his debut album independently on March 26, 2013.
New York rapper who signed a $1.5 million contract with Jive Records following the release of his popular single “Alphabetical Slaughter.” After his first album for Jive was shelved, he cut ties with the label and began self-releasing mixtapes like Hoodie Season.
He was born in Brooklyn and first became known for his appearance on Kool G Rap’s 1998 album Roots of Evil.
He won the Justo Mixtape Award for Best Underground Artist in 2005.
He married fellow rapper Remy Ma while she was in prison.
He was featured on the remix for the 2006 Busta Rhymes track “Touch It.”
March 5, 1978
BIRTHPLACE: New York City, NY
AGE: 39 years old