Interesting Biography Facts
Artist Julius Dubose
singer, songwriter, rapper
December 6, 1995
The Bronx, New York, United States
DeWitt Clinton High School, Preparatory Academy
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie family members
Cyrus Dubose Jr.
Tia Dubose Freeman
Cyrus Leonard Dubose III (older brother), two other brothers
Is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie a gay/bisexual?
What is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie marital status?
Who is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie wife?
Ella Rodriguez (baby mother)
How many children does he have?
1 (daughter Melody Valentine Dubose)
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie wife
Ella Rodriguez (baby mother)
Date of birth: January 23, 1995
Ella Rodriguez and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie broke up in 2019, nevertheless he still posts pictures with her and she seems pregnant on them. Although the rapper doesn’t confirm any rumors about their reunion, it looks like the couple has alaredy reconciled.
Ella is a celebrity, too. She is an Instagram star and a successful entrepreneur. The woman has an online shop “Slay By Ella Lash Co”. She offers artificial lashes to her clients. Her social media nickname is Ella Bands.
She started dating the rapper A Boogie in 2015. She rose to fame as his girlfriend and used that status to develop a large fan base open social media. The hip hop star defined it as the main reason for their split – she speculated with her status of his loved one and baby mother to promote herself, according to his words. Later he apologized for such accusations through his Instagram account. In her turn, Ella told that they separated because of Artist’s infidelity.
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie kids
Melody Valentine Dubose (daughter)
Date of birth: February 14, 2017
She was born on the day of romance in February 2017. Her father was on tour at that time, but supported his baby mother at a distance and immediately posted the picture of the newborn girl on social media. He is so proud of his little girl, stays connected with her and spends a lot of time with this cute child.
Who are A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie parents?
Cyrus Dubose Jr. (father)
Date of birth: January 12, 1968
The name of Artist’s father is Cyrus DuBose Jr. Now he resides in Port Saint Lucie, FL with his wife of many years and the rapper’s mother Tia. The man is very active on social media and very often he posts pictures with his famous son A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and tells, that he is proud of him. He also spends a lot of time with his granddaughter Melody.
Tia Dubose Freeman (mother)
Date of birth: March 18, 1963
Her full name is Althea Marie Freeman, but the friends and family members call her Tia. She is a mother of four sons and a wife of many years of Mr. Cyrus DuBose Jr. Although her younger son Artist was quite a troubled teenager, she had never lost her optimism and helped him to become better and to follow his dream. Now she is very proud of her successful child, who is known to the whole world as A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie.
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie siblings
Cyrus Leonard Dubose III (older brother)
Date of birth: May 7, 1993
Artist has an older brother Cyrus. Now he resides in Bronx, NY and also tries to make it big as a singer. He performs under the name Iamcyrusleo.
Two other brothers
He has two more brothers. Their names are undisclosed.
He was born in 1995 and feels very young as of now, but the rapper jokes that he has a middle life crisis. If you measure his life in hit music albums – he has already reached his maturity. A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is responsible for three studio song sets, and each of them enjoyed great commercial success.
But let’s start from the very beginning. He was born in New York and since the earliest years, he was interested in music and wrote rhymes. The boy took his notebook everywhere and immediately documented the lines he invented in his head.
His real name is Artist Julius Dubose, but his friends called him “A Boogie” after the hero from the cartoons he watched. Later they added “Wit Da Hoodie” to his moniker after the item of clothes Artist liked to wear. Soon he started rapping under this name.
He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in his native Bronx but then had to leave it because of his passion for smoking the weed. His parents decided to punish the boy, that’s why they sent him to Florida to be far from his company, which influenced him in a bad way. They locked him in the house, he didn’t even go to school. That was a time for Artist to think, to write and to make important decisions. In December 2014 he crossed his ways with the producer Myster Whyte and they recorded his first song “Temporary”.
Then during four-five years he has fulfilled the American dream and made a rapid rise from the local occasional performer to the internationally popular music artist, who competes for the leading position with Justin Bieber and Billie Eilish. His latest as of 2020 album “Artist 2.0” occupied the rightful place in US Top 10 albums chart.
Now the hip hop artist is preparing the fourth studio album and has lots of plans for the future. He also enjoys his status as a father of a sweet little girl.
Interesting and fun facts
- He calls himself “the Hip Hop Version of Michael Jackson”. Artist thinks that if Jackson had been a rapper, he would sound like A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie himself. The rapper sampled two well-known songs from Michael’s repertoire – “Remember the Time” and “You Rock My World”.
- He tells, he doesn’t know, how he creates his melodies. “That’s just a gift”, he says.
- He recorded the song “Come Closer” with the female rapper Queen Naija. The song contains the line “Cry Me a River”, which remains Justin Timberlake’s famous track. The rapper explained in his interview, that he did it by occasion – just said that line through the music beat and only later understood, that he used the sample from Justin’s composition.
- In 2017 he appeared in the mini-series “Sneaker Shopping”.
- His height is 5 ft 10 in and his weight is 154 pounds.