Big Boogie is an American songwriter and rapper, who rose to prominence in 2020 after he released his hit EP “Final Nightmare,” which is made up of eight songs.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Big Boogie was born John Lotts, in Louisiana, USA, under the Scorpio zodiac sign on 4 November 1996, which makes him 26 years old as of 2022. He hasn’t revealed the name of his parents, but it’s widely speculated that his mother is a housewife, and that his father was a construction worker, and is alleged to have had frequent problems with authorities. Most of his fans believe that he was born the only child, because he has not spoken of having any siblings.
He was brought up in Louisiana until 2006, when his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee. Big Boogie grew up with a taste for music, and moving to Memphis was a big change for him, which as he says inspired him to start rapping. He has also previously revealed that his father passed away when he was very young, which forced him to begin rapping at an early age; he has shared on his official website, ‘I got into music out of necessity. I needed money.’
Lotts attended a local elementary school; he previously disclosed that his family wasn’t financially stable, and that he was occasionally bullied by his peers since he didn’t have money to buy new shoes or clothes. He hasn’t revealed where he attended high school, but it’s known that he matriculated in 2014. He was involved in an altercation shortly after he matriculated, which saw him spending a month in jail. He didn’t join a college because he wanted to start his musical career.
Interests and Facts
Big Boogie loves going shopping for trendy outfits and jewelry. He is fond of showing off his expensive watches, earrings, and rings on his Instagram account.
His career has seen him touring numerous US states – he loves traveling, and his dream destination is Las Vegas in Nevada.
He is also keen on watching Hollywood films when he isn’t busy. His best-loved entertainers are Angelina Jolie and Vin Diesel while his favorite films are “Wanted,” “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life,” and the “Fast and Furious” film franchise.
He has in the past revealed that he’s a heavy marijuana smoker, and that he drinks alcohol daily.
2018 saw Big Boogie releasing his first mixtape, “Pain on Paper,” which was made up of 20 songs – the most popular were: “Same Nigga,” “Life Story,” and “Fucking with Me.” In the same year, he released three more mixtapes: “Pains on Paper 2,” which had 15 songs, “Pain on Paper 3” which comprised 20 singles, and “Definition of Pain,” which had 17 songs. He released his fourth mixtape entitled “Final chapter” in 2019 and it had 17 songs. In 2020, he came out with another mixtape “Best of Big Boogie Vol. 1 (DJ Cotton Here)” and it had 26 songs. 2021 saw Big Boogie releasing the Extended Play (EP) “Underrated”, and it was made up of 16 songs – the most popular was “Lower Level Talk.”
Lott opened the Big Boogie Music YouTube channel in March 2020, and it has now gained over 200,000 subscribers. He uploaded his most popular video (with over 10 million views), “Big Boogie | Home Girl (Remix) #BoxedIn” on 10 August 2021. His other widely-viewed videos -over seven million times – include “Big Boogie | Pop Out | (Music Video) Shot by @Camera Gawd Prod. Yung Dee” and “Big Boogie – Thuggin ft Moneybagg Yo”.
Social Media Presence
Big Boogie is widely active on Instagram [email protected]_boogie_music – with over 500,000 followers. He’s populated the account with photos taken during the shooting of his music videos, and also uses the account to announce his recent and upcoming career endeavors to his fans. He is also active on Twitter, which he opened in January 2020. He now has over 5,000 followers and has tweeted over 100 times, mostly announcing his upcoming gigs and tours. Moreover, he is active on Instagram with over 600,000 followers – he has posted many videos of himself dancing and singing and he has gained a total of over 3 million likes. He is active on Facebook and has around 20,000 followers.
Big Boogie’s Arrest Over a Shooting
On 11 July 2020, a shooting that left two people, L.V. Wilbourne and Jasmine Bradshaw, dead and four others badly injured occurred during a concert, which had been organized by Lotts. In April 2021, Big Boogie was arrested along an interstate in Batesville, together with 20 other people – and four vehicles were impounded – as their caravan was heading to a concert in Biloxi, Mississippi, where the rapper was scheduled to perform. They had been intercepted after Senatobia Police Department was alerted about a shooting along the interstate, and they were flagged as suspects. The police found a gun, drugs, and cash in one of the vehicles impounded, and four suspects were arrested. According to the victim who had been shot, and several other eyewitnesses, the same people who were accompanying Lotts were present at his concert in July 2020, when the two people were fatally shot. After investigations, the police concluded that Sheldon Gibbs was the prime suspect in the shooting of Jasmine and Wilbourne and was charged with murder. Big Boogie and the rest of the other people were later released without charge.
Big Boogie has remained tight-lipped when it comes to sharing details of his personal life. However, it is known widely that he was in a relationship with the American musical artist, Reauna, who has released several songs and is a Memphis native. Reauna turned 24 years old on 10 March 2022. It is widely speculated that Big Boogie shares a daughter named Raya Joi Lotts with his former girlfriend, born on 18 December 2019, and he shared her picture on Instagram when she turned two years old in 2021. Lotts is unmarried with one child as of 2022.
— Big Boogie (@Big_Boogie_R4L) June 26, 2020
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Lotts is of Afro-American ethnicity and has black hair and dark-brown eyes. He weighs approximately 145lbs (65kgs) and he stands 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall.
Big Boogie earns most of his wealth from his musical career, and has now achieved massive popularity at a young age. According to sources, he is worth approximately $200,000 as of 2022.