Cordae Amari Dunston, better known as Cordae (YBN Cordae and Entendre), is an American rapper, singer, and composer. He rose to prominence by remixing hit songs such as Eminem’s “My Name Is” and J. Cole’s “1985”. Both remix videos were released to WorldStarHipHop’s YouTube account, prompting a massive and immediate enthusiastic response from both mainstream media and the internet rap community.
Childhood and Early Musical Interest
Cordae Amari Dunson was born on August 26, 1997, in Raleigh, North Carolina. He grew raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland, where he relocated with his parents. He graduated from high school in 2015 after finishing middle school. Cordae attended Towson University and majored in public communication. He dropped out of college because he was unhappy, and he relocated to Los Angeles soon after.
He began rapping at the age of 15 and used to make songs as a pastime. Although he was interested in music when he was in his early teens, his father was a lover of classical hip-hop music. He was raised by musicians such as Rakim, Nas, Big L, and Talib Kweli.
YBN Cordae’s Net Worth
|Net Worth (2023)||$3 Million|
|Monthly Income And Salary||$10,000 +|
|Yearly Income And Salary||$0.2 Million +|
According to various sources, YBN Cordae has a net worth of $3 million US. He has quickly established himself as one of hip hop’s finest emerging talents, having been chosen to the 2019 XXL Freshman list. The rapper has worked with a number of well-known musicians, including Logic, Chance The Rapper, Anderson Paak, Roddy Rich, Lil Wayne, and others.
Def Jam Records recently revealed that they have signed Cordae for three singles, a five-million-dollar agreement that will expire in December 2024, and after this deal is completed, it is expected that his net worth would grow tenfold. If this occurs, then we will update it here.
Cordae recorded his debut song as Entendre at the age of 16 and then teamed with his mutual buddy Simba on the song Tough Decision. YBN released his debut mixtape, Anxiety, in 2014, and followed it up with I’m So Anxious in 2016 and I’m So Anonymous in 2017.
Cordae rose to prominence after releasing the remix version of Eminem’s record My Name Is, as well as Old Ni##a, his response to famed rapper J. Cole‘s tune 1985.
He posted the songs to WorldStar HipHop’s YouTube channel, where they have received millions of views. The songs also helped him get national and international prominence.
After achieving popularity in the hip-hop business, he went on to record hits such as Fighting Temptations, Kung Fu, and Scotty Pippen. Scotty Pippen’s music video has over 15 million views on YouTube.
In addition, near the end of 2018, Cordae joined Juice Wrld, Lil Mosey, and Blake on the American WRLD Domination tour. At the same time, he met with famed rapper Drake. In January 2019, he released the track Locationships, followed by Have Mercy, which became the first single from his album The Lost Boy.
On July 26, 2019, YBN Cordae released his debut studio album, The Lost Boy. The album was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards.
One of the album’s tracks, Bad Idea, became viral, and he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song. He was a member of the YBN collective group, and they also released a collective mixtape, but he quit the group in 2020.
Cordae met tennis sensation Naomi Osaka at a Los Angeles Clippers game in 2019. From then, the couple began dating, and the couple is currently living together and happily spending valuable time together.
A couple of days ago, the 25-year-old tennis star announced the joyful news that she and Cordae are expecting their first child. She took the news on her Instagram where she posted a picture of an ultrasound and captioned it: “Can’t wait to get back on the court but here’s a little life update for 2023.”
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