Bryan ‘Birdman’ Williams is an
American Rapper, or Rather a
Brilliant Producer and Businessman
Birdman, we all know him as a talented rapper who brought to the stage more than one musical hit. However, it is also worth mentioning the fact that Birdman is not only a rapper but also a producer and an excellent businessman. Birdman is a co-founder of Cash Money Records and also a founding member of Young Money Cash Money Billionaires, a combination of Cash Money and Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne.
Thanks to a good sense of the talent, the company was responsible for the success of many stars such as Drake and Nicki Minaj. Their success has led them to many outstanding collaborations with many artists such as Tyga, DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Young Thug, Young Jeezy, Richie Homie Quan, and so on. Birdman's net worth is estimated at $ 80 million in 2020, making him one of the richest rappers in the world.
The life of Bryan Williams, who was born in New Orleans on February 13, 1969, has never been easy. His mother died when he was only two years old, and his father also died in a car accident when Williams was 27 years old. He grew up in the notorious crime-ridden Magnolia projects in New Orleans and began robbing and selling heroin. At the age of 18, Birdman was arrested for possession of drugs and sentenced to 3 years in the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. 22 months after the conviction, Williams was acquitted.
Birdman's career as a rapper originally began with a pair of producers, DJ Mannie Fresh. The pair have released several albums; with their most successful album, "I Got That Work!", which sold more than 1 million copies in the United States and received platinum certification. In 2005, the band split, and later that year, Lil Wayne was signed to Cash Money Records. The couple released the album "Like Father, Like Son", which received a Gold certificate.