He might be only 18 years old, but Seattle-based rapper Lil Mosey has plenty to sing about. Yep, he’s already released two albums, toured with Juice WRLD and YBN Cordae, made Billboard’s Hot 100, and achieved platinum certification. Read on to find out why boohooMAN is so keyed up to be collaborating with this cool musician.
Who is Lil Mosey, how old is he and how did he start out?
Real name Lathan Moses Echols, Lil Mosey was born January 25, 2002, and raised by his mother. He started rapping in his early teens, inspired by Meek Mill’s Dreams and Nightmares, and uploaded his first song So Bad to SoundCloud in 2016 when he was just 14! He quickly garnered 50,000 views.
Dropping out of high school to pursue a music career, he released Pull Up in 2018, his very first official commercial single. Pull Up was a success, garnering millions of plays and views on YouTube.
Pull Up was followed by Boof Pack, and then Noticed. His music is described as melodic rapping, and when you listen to his singsong delivery and the vernacular lyrics that are tailored to his life, you can’t fail to be drawn in by his music. His music videos attract tens of millions of views on YouTube.
Lil Mosey Gets Noticed
Incredibly, Lil Mosey’s Noticed made Billboard’s Hot 100, peaking at number 80, reached number 37 on the Hot R&B Songs chart, and went on to achieve platinum certification.
Then came his first album NorthsBest in October 2018, which debuted inside of the Top 30 of the Billboard 200 in the US. Certified Hitmaker was his second album in November 2019, and with the album came a tour of Europe, Canada, and the US. This album debuted on the US album chart at number 12.
Between albums, in June 2019, Lil Mosey was listed in the 2019 XXL Freshman Class. XXL is an American hip hop magazine, and every year they release a list of ten artists-to-watch. In 2019, Lil Mosey was included on the list of talented artists. Lil Mosey’s Blueberry Faygo featured on XXL’s Best New Songs of the Week on February 7, 2020.
So now you know why we’re so excited to be working with this American rapper, singer, and songwriter. The new face of our tracksuit edit, Lil Mosey has put his stamp on some of the coolest pieces from the collection.