Joe Budden is a popular American rapper who has an estimated net worth of over $8.5 million. He is a member of the hip hop supergroup called ‘Slaughterhouse’. Budden has also found considerable success as a solo artist and has released five studio albums in his career. He has released various other singles and mixtapes and has also appeared as a featured artist.
Biography & Wiki
Joseph Anthony Budden II was born on August 31, 1980, in West Side Harlem New York. He grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey.
As a child, he was not interested in school and soon dropped out of school, and started abusing drugs. In 1997, he went to rehab after getting encouraged by his mother, Fay Southerland.
From August 2016, Joe Budden has been in a relationship with Cyn Santana. He also has a son named Try Budden from his previous relationship. In 2010, a warrant was issued on Budden for not paying child support by the Sheriff’s Office of Hudson County.
In 2014, he appeared in the Criminal Court of Manhattan on charges of assaulting his girlfriend and taking away her cell phone.
Together with Cyn Santana, Budden is expecting their first child.
Joe Budden appeared in several mixtapes of other artists like Cutmaster C, DJ Kayslay, and DJ Clue.
In 2003, he released his solo debut album entitled ‘Joe Budden’. The album ‘No Love Lost’ was released in 2013. He has also released the studio albums ‘All Love Lost’ and ‘Rage & The Machine’ in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
Budden has released many independent albums like ‘Halfway House’, ‘Padded Room’, ‘Escape Route’, and ‘Mood Muzik 3: The Album’. He has released the collaboration albums ‘Slaughterhouse’ and ‘Welcome to Our House’. He has also released an EP, ‘Some Love Lost’, and various mixtapes including ‘A Loose Quarter’.
Some of Budden’s popular singles include “Pump It Up”, “Fire”, “Gangsta Party”, “She Don’t Put It Down”, “In My Sleep”, and “Star Inside of Me”. He has also appeared as a featured artist for “Whatever You Want” (Christina Milian), “Clubbin’” (Marques Houston), and “I Want You” (Eko Fresh). Budden has guest appeared for Kelly Rowland, Kendrick Lamar, Omarion, Fabolous, and Lloyd Banks.
Joe Budden has also appeared in three documentaries and has appeared in the television series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’ and ‘Couples Therapy’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2004, Joe Budden was nominated in the Grammy Awards for Best Male Rap Solo Performance. He has won the Vibe Next Award in 2003. He has been nominated twice for the Music of Black Origin Awards. He was nominated for the 2004 Black Reel Awards for the single “Pump It Up” and also in the 2012 Black Reel Awards for “Fast Five”.
Net Worth of Joe Budden
Joe Budden has an estimated net worth of more than $8.5 million as of 2017. He makes his fortune from the sale of his albums and singles. He has released many albums in his career and has also appeared in TV shows. Budden has also lent his voice in the video games ‘Def Jam Vendetta’ and ‘Def Jam: Fight for NY’.
Joe Budden is considered one of the most popular rappers in the United States. He has found considerable success by releasing many albums in his career. He has also participated in various rap battles. His second studio album ‘The Growth’ has not yet been released till date. He has also appeared in the series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’ on VH1 in its third and fourth season. Due to the popularity of his music, Budden’s singles has also appeared in films like ‘Cradles 2: The Grave’, ‘Mean Girls, and ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’.