42 Dugg is an American rapper who got into trouble with the law and controversies at an early age. He is best known for his musical collaboration with rapper Lil Baby including ‘We Paid’ and ‘Grace,’ the former becoming his first top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.
As of 2023, 42 Dugg's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Given Name||Dion Marquise Hayes|
|Famous Name||42 Dugg|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper|
|Date of Birth||December 25, 2021|
|Place of Birth||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
Dion Marquise Hayes was born on November 25, 1995, in Detroit, Michigan. Interestingly, the numbers ‘42’ in Dugg’s name is a reference to a local group known as the Hustle Boys, who are a Detroit branch of the 42 Gangster Crips of Los Angeles. At the early age of 15, he was arrested and sentenced to four years in prison on account of carjacking. In an unfortunate turn of events, a fight with an inmate extended his prison time to a total of six years. The rapper joined numerous colleges but never got around to finishing high school.
Dugg met Lil Baby, the rising rapper, for the first time in 2017. At the time, he was busy working on his singles titled ‘The Streets’ and ‘STFU.’ A year later, he flew to Atlanta to meet Lil Baby and his team. Lil Baby offered Dugg to sing for his label 4PF, and in just a few months, his beats reached the ears of Yo Grotti, who approached him to sign his label Collective.
Dugg’s music career took off after he featured on Lil Baby’s song ‘Grace’ in February 2020. The song went on to become a massive hit and landed the 48th spot on Billboard Hot 100. The same year, he got featured on another Lil Baby’s song, ‘We Paid.’ This song broke the records for his previous one and landed on the 10th spot on Billboard Hot 100.
With his stars shining bright and the popularity that he had gained from his early hit songs with Lil Baby, Dugg released his mixtape titled ‘Young & Turnt 2′ in March 2020. The mixtape was a smashing hit and was listed at 58th spot on Billboard 200.
His imprisonment at an early age affected Dugg’s personal life. At one point. He was involved in a fight with one of the inmates and was put in solitary confinement. Dugg put his alone time to good use during a month of solitary confinement and practiced his lyric writing. He found solace in listening and creating music. When he was eventually released from prison at the age of 22, Dugg had decided to find a career path in music.
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Despite his rough beginning, 42 Dugg cleaned himself up pretty well and made a name for himself in the music industry as a songwriter and rapper. His association with famous rappers like Lil Baby and Yo Grotti made him famous in music circles quickly. His net worth is a staggering $1.5 million.