At just 22-years-old, Brooklyn, New York’s Sheff G was credited with refocusing the sound of Brooklyn street music, to give life to the borough’s drill scene. Following his 2019 The Unlucky Kid mixtape’s success, he released his May 2020 album One and Only, which put him on a whole new plane of stardom. The project landed at No. 13 on the Billboard 200 Chart, earning him a spot on the Winners Circle Entertainment label, and later with RCA Records. In 2021, Sheff G was selected to be a HipHopDX Rising Star.
Sheff G is 24-years-old. His birthday was on September 23rd.
According to Sheff G, originally him and his friends planned to jump Sleepy Hallow after school when they were kids. However, he liked the way Sleepy Hallow stood up for himself and they became friends afterwards. The two both signed to the same record label, RCA in 2020 and are frequent collaborators.
No. Due to NYPD seeing Sheff G and other Brooklyn rappers’ drill-music as inciting violence, they were banned from performing at the inaugural festival in their hometown. However Sheff G was listed as a performer for Rolling Loud NYC 2021.
Yes they were friends. Pop Smoke and Sheff G are both from Brooklyn, NYC, and have a track ”in the chamber” according to Sheff G.
Sheff G was arrested on July 15 for criminal possession of a weapon, which is a Class C felony. He was booked into the Otis Bantum Correctional Center in East Elmhurst, N.Y. Sheff G also had his bail remanded. His latest court date was Aug. 18.
No. Sheff G’s last project was the One and Only mixtape in 2020.
No. However, most agree that 22Gz and Sheff G were pioneers who first showed the true potential of the movement on a large scale.
In a 2020 interview with VladTV, Fivio Foreign compared Sheff G to a Young Biggie.
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