The VH1 show “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,” has breathed new life into ATL rapper Lil’ Scrappy’s career! Scrappy, real name Darryl Kevin Richardson II, was discovered by Lil’ Jon during a performance at a bar in ATL.
The Georgia native released his debut album Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live on December 5, 2006. It featured artists: Yung Joc, Three 6 Mafia, Lil Jon, Young Buck, 50 Cent, Olivia and Young Dro. The song “Money In The Bank” appeared on the the disc which spawned two Top 30 singles.
The 28-year-old hit a plateau after the release of his independent album Prince of the South. Now, back in the limelight, Scrappy released a new project. He has gained a large following from his role on “L&HHATL.”
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Here’s 5 things you may not have known about Lil Scrappy:
Lil Scrappy was one of the first signings to Lil Jon’s BME Recordings.
Scrappy’s mother (Momma Dee) was a pimp!
After a being hit with a bottle that left him missing his two front teeth, Scrappy had to have surgery for the damage. He paid what he called a “rip-off price” that later had to be corrected again!
During a performance in Florida, Scrappy was pushed off stage by the police.
Lil Scrappy dated female rapper Diamond but she cheated on him with Soulja Boy. The love triangle led to a good ole’ ATL beef between him, Diamond and his mother Momma Dee!
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