Leonard Grant or also known as Uncle Murda (which is considered to be his stage name) is an American rapper. He has released tons of mixtapes and also a bunch of singles. He has also collaborated with various important artists. His devotion toward his impeccable career has fetched him enough name and fame. So without further ado, let’s check out this enthralling personality’s net worth in 2019.
Uncle Murda was born in the year 1980 on 25th July in New York City, America. He was fond of music since he was a little kid. His main interest area was rapping. However, not much can be known about his early life other than the fact that he is of black ethnicity, born to African- American parents.
Uncle Murda landed himself a contract with the Roc-A-Fella records in the year 2007. This was made possible by the famous rapper Jay-Z. The music composed by Uncle Murda was put forward to Jay-Z by Murda’s manager and a disc jockey named DJ Green Lantern. Thereafter, Jay-Z signed him to the Roc-A-Fella Records. After signing on with this Record, he started collaborating with famous rappers like Fabolous and Jay-Z.
Roc-A-Fella Records started promoting him in a big way and placed him with various label mates. In the year 2006, he released his debut album known as the Say Uncle. He also released various mixtapes. His first mixtape was released in the year 2005 named Murder Capital. He also released Respect The Shooters in the year 2006. He released a total of four mixtapes in the year 2008 namely – Hard To Kill, Rudy King, Back On My Bullshit and Murda Muzik 2: Return Of The Bad Guy.
Murda released Summer Time Shootouts, The First 48, Murda Muzik 3, Ain’t Nothin’ Sweet, Yellow Tape and Don’t Come Outside, Vol. 1 in the years 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017 respectively. He collaborated with Maino on producing the mixtape – Yellow Tape. He also released various singles starting from the year 2007 till 2017. Some of the popular ones are Bullet Bullet, Run The City, Hard to Kill, Children’s Story, Still Run The City, On & On etc.
Awards and Achievements
Uncle Murda has collaborated with various famous artists like Akon, French Montana, 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Mariah Carey, Future, Bobby Shmurda, Jeremih, Dios Moreno and Young M.A etc. Famous rappers with whom he collaborated are Jadakiss, Jim Jones, Styles P, Cameron, and Vado. He also made numerous guest appearances on the albums released by other artists. He made a total of 53 guest appearances which is significantly noteworthy. Murda made guest appearances in various ingenious artist’s bewildering creations. Some of them are DJ K Slay, Tom Yano, Lloyd Banks, Raekwon, Busta Rhymes, Young Buck, Cassidy and Ra Diggs etc. Some of the exquisite and mind-boggling songs he has contributed in are as follows – Code of the Streets, Excuse Me, My Hood, New York, Boy, Murda Barz, Return Fire, Iceman, Straight Outta Brooklyn, Face Down, Love My Niggas and Gangsta Rhythm etc.
Net Worth of Uncle Murda
The net worth of Uncle Murda is estimated to be around $1 million. His career as a rapper and the release of numerous mixtapes and singles has contributed to such a net worth. Other than this, Uncle Murda’s collaboration and the guest appearances which he made on various albums from the year 2006 till the last year (that is 2017) have contributed a lot to such a whopping amount.
Uncle Murda is a talented artist. His love for rapping is clearly visible in the lyrics of the songs which he has composed himself. The collaborations with famous rappers gained his experience and fame. Many young rappers aspire to be like him.