Pusha T is an American rapper and the president of GOOD Music record label, who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He’s also the co-founder of the hip hop duo Clipse along with his brother Gene “No Malice” Thornton, as well as Re-Up Gang band.
In 2017, Pusha T collaborated with Linkin Park on a song called Good Goodbye. Pusha T is also the co-founder of a Streetwear brand called Play Cloths.
Biography & Wiki
Terrence LeVarr Thornton was born on May 13, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York. Pusha T moved with his family to Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he grew up alongside his brother, Gene Elliott Thornton Jr (No Malice) whom was born on August 18, 1972.
Information says that in 2010, Pusha T had a 1 year relationship with the Canadian singer and songwriter Fefe Dobson (Felicia Lily Dobson).
On July 21, 2017, Pusha T got engaged to his long time girlfriend Virginia Williams.
In 1992, Clipse hip hop duo was found by Pusha T and his brother Gene Elliott Thornton Jr (No Malice). In 1999, the Clipse band were going to release an album called Exclusive Audio Footage, so they released on song from it called The Funeral, but it didn’t get a lot of exposure so they decided to quit the album. Around 2 years later, 2002, Clipse released their first album ever called Lord Willin’ with 15 songs in it, some of the songs were collaborations with other hip hop artists including Lil Wayne, Sean Paul and others. The album was very successful ranking on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-hop Album chart and the Billboard 200 most popular music albums chart. In 2006, Clipse released Hell Hath No Fury album which was also a very successful album ranking on top charts. Later on, Pusha T and his brother Gene Elliott Thornton Jr (No Malice) said that they are taking Clipse off to focus on solo projects.
Pusha T alongside his brother Gene Elliott Thornton Jr (No Malice) found their record label called Re-Up Records, where they released another Clipse album in 2009 called Til the Casket Drops.
Pusha T worked on a lot of collaborations with Kanye West such as Runaway song, which they also performed in the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles. Later, Pusha T released his first solo work, a mixtape called Fear of God which was released in 2011. In the same year, he released an extended play called Fear of God II: Let Us Pray which was released under GOOD Music, and it was a great album for him ranking on top charts. He also made a TV appearance in that year, in a comedy drama TV series that aired on HBO called How to Make It in America. During that time, he also collaborated with the English singer, songwriter, and actress Pixie Lott on a song called What Do You Take Me For?.
In 2013, Pusha T released what is considered as his first album ever called My Name Is My Name, which had collaborations with Young Jeezy, The-Dream, Chris Brown, Kanye West, Big Sean and others. 2 years later, 2015, he released his second album called King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude. In the same year, he got appointed by the founder of GOOD Music, Kanye West to be the president of the record label.
Pusha T’s last released work was on April 13, 2017 in a song for Linkin Park called Good Goodbye, which features him and Stormzy.
In 2008, Pusha T co-found a Streetwear brand called Play Cloths along with his brother Gene Elliott Thornton Jr (No Malice).
Awards & Achievements
Pusha T award winnings include the 2012 Soul Train Music Award for Rhythm & Bars Award (Mercy, by Kanye West), 2012 BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group (Mercy, by Kanye West), and 2014 BET Hip Hop Award for Best Club Banger (Move That Dope, by Future). He was also nominated for 3 Grammy Awards including Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance (Like I Love You), Grammy Award for Best Rap Song (Mercy, by Kanye West), and Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance (Mercy, by Kanye West).
Net Worth of Pusha T
Pusha T has an estimated net worth of $18 million. His fortune comes from selling the albums he’s been releasing, going on tours and concerts, from being the current president of GOOD Music record label and from the Streetwear brand, Play Cloths which he co-found with his brother. Lord Willin’ by Clipse due made around $1 million sales, while Hell Hath No Fury made nearly $100 thousand sales. In 2013, Pusha T made around $4 million from the sales of the Streetwear brand, Play Cloths.
Pusha T is a successful hip hop artist. He is the current president of the record label GOOD Music, and the co-founder of the Streetwear brand, Play Cloths along with his brother. In 2017, Pusha T collaborated with Linkin Park and Stormzy in a song called Good Goodbye. Pusha T got engaged to Virginia Williams in 2017.