Lil 50 is a young rapper from Cleveland, Ohio who is famous for his hit songs, and luxury lifestyle online.
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Yes, and there is music, a new face who is shaking the world of Hip Hop – a young artist named Lil 50 who is a budding rapper whose idol is Lil TJay.
In this article, TheDistin will share with you more about the new internet sensation; singer, and rapper Lil 50 aka Walkdownn 50.
|Celebrated Name:||Lil 50|
|Net Worth:||$100K to $500K|
|Famous for:||over 200k Followers on Instagram|
|Age:||15 years old (as of 2023)|
|Birthday:||January 1, 2008|
|Birthplace:||Cleveland, OH, United States of America|
Lil 50 posing at a shop.
1. Who is Lil 50?
Lil 50 also known on Instagram with the handle @walkdownn50 is a teenage talented budding rapper who has taken over the internet with his unique style of singing and rapping and also he’s likened to rapper Lil Tjay. He is best known for songs like “Freddie N Jason”, “Out The SunRoof”, “Ready to Slide”, and “Start It Off” – all of these songs can be found on his self-named YouTube channel.
Lil 50 caught the attention of the public after his songs were shared by American rapper and singer Tione Jayden Merritt, known professionally as Lil Tjay on his social media platforms as a means of an endorsement. He was also rumored to be shot in 2020 with his elder brother but there was no substantial evidence of such speculations.
2. Why is Lil 50 famous?
Rapper and hip-hop recording artist best known for songs such as “Freddie N Jason” and “Out the Sunroof.” His popularity in the scene helped him build a fan base of more than 260,000 Instagram followers. The music video for his song “Freddie N Jason” has been viewed over 600,000 times on YouTube.
He began releasing music in early 2022. One of his first releases is the “START IT OFF FREESTYLE”.
His music videos have been viewed more than 10 million times on his official YouTube channel. He engages with fans on Instagram where he posts fashion and lifestyle photos.
3. Where does Lil 50 come from?
Lil 50 is from Cleveland Ohio in the United States. This means he is an American by nationality. He is the youngest to do it in his city. In one of his Instagram posts where he shared pictures with Lil Tjay, he captioned it with “I put on fa my city youngest one to do it, this ain’t no persona’ NO CAP #YoungestinCharge“.
4. How old is Lil 50?
Rapper Lil 50 was born in the United States on January 1, 2008. He’s 15 years old today, per AllFamous. His age became a hot topic among netizens especially due to his portrayal as a grown man, however, in one of his songs released in 2022, he made mentioned his actual age as 14.
Lil 50’s Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
5. Who are Lil 50’s parents?
Many netizens are curious to know who the young rapper’s parents are and this curiosity comes in when they get to wonder how and why a young guy like him would show off sophisticated weapons and flaunts his tattoos online.
Since he gained fame, a lot has been said about how badly his parents or guardians brought him up considering his age and his constant smoking, talking about guns, and using curse words.
At the moment, there is no information regarding the names or the whereabouts, and no images have popped up about Lil 50’s parents, relatives, or siblings. At just 15, he also has tattoos on his body.
“The future of hip-hop is in good hands smh. #JaytographyWTFMoments . Just learning of 13-year-old Cleveland rapper #Lil50. As much as we want to go in depth about this one, we’re gonna just leave this here. Hope it’s not true that #LilTJay is considering signing him as an artist for this type of substance. Where is the guidance?” – an Instagram user jungletographytv wrote this as a comment under a post.
6. He has something in common with rapper Lil TJay.
Lil 50 and Lil Tjay have striking resemblances in their voices in their songs. Aside from the fact that Lil 50 is young and has got a tiny voice, his songs could have been easily mistaken to be Lil Tjay’s.
He posed for a photo with fellow rapper Lil TJAY in early 2022.
For anyone who doesn’t know Lil Tjay, he is an American rapper and singer known in real life as Tione Jayden Merritt. He rose to prominence in 2018 with his song “Resume,” and signed to Columbia Records later that year. His stage name is derived from the first letter of his first name and the first three letters of his middle name.
7. Though he is still a teenager, he is hated by many online.
Lil 50 is a talented young rapper who has a future however, TheVibely reports that many netizens have expressed their disgust at seeing him rap about guns, use curse words throughout his songs, and showcase hard drugs in his videos.
8. NYC major Eric Adams played a song of the 14-year-old where he was rapping about guns at a such young age to defend the police.
The New York City major, Eric Adams while addressing major issues about social vices at the Police Department played Lil 50’s song to defend the NYC Police. In his speech, he lamented the fact that the teen should not be engaging in acts for others of his age to also learn from him.
9. Lil TJay once showed interest in signing him.
“In My Head” hitmaker, Lil Tjay has shown interest in signing Lil 50. On his social media platform, he shared a freestyle from the teen and captioned it with “I sent 4 to his neck now his can’t breathe …. .. what’s ya first impression of FREDDIE N JASON or “. Aside from that, Lil Tjay showed up for the video shoot of Lil 50’s single titled “Freddie N Jason”.
10. What is Lil 50’s net worth?
The 15-year-old rapper from Cleveland Ohio is one of the fast-rising teen rappers on the internet at the moment. His actual worth is not known however, TheVibely suggests Lil 50 has an estimated net worth of $100K – $500K.