Pooh Shiesty is an American rapper. He is signed to Atlantic Records and 1017 Records, a music company owned by rapper Gucci Mane. Pooh Shiesty first appeared in the music industry in 2020 when he featured in Gucci Mane’s records and then collaborated with fellow Memphis rappers like Lil Durk.
He recorded a mix tape that came out in February 2021 and reached number #3 in the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Pooh Shiesty’s first breakthrough record was a song called “Back in Blood”, released in 2020.
Pooh Shiesty’s stage name was suggested by his late brother and comes from his childhood nickname “Mr Pooh”, and “Shiesty”, a reference to his lifestyle. Pooh Shiesty has recently signed on to rapper Juicy J’s record company in addition to the ongoing contracts with Atlantic Records and 1017 Records.
As of 2023, Pooh Shiesty 's net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
|Dentrell Dennell Williams Jr.
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|November 8, 1999
|Place of Birth
|Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Shiesty was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, in the Cane Creek Apartments located in the south side of Memphis. He briefly lived in Pflugerville, Texas as a teen but eventually moved back to Memphis where he enrolled in summer school to help him graduate high school.
Shiesty began pursuing a music career after high school, aged 18.
Pooh Shiesty released his first single “Hell Night” in March 2019. The song featured his friend and rapper Big30, and the music video came out in February 2020.
His second commercial release was “Shiesty Summer”, which came out five months after “Hell Night”. The music video for “Shiesty Summer” was released just one day after the single came out. During this period he released several collaborative projects with other rappers such as “Choppa Talk” with Big30.
In March 2020, Shiesty released the visuals for his single “At It Again” but the audio came out 9 days later. That same month he released another single “Main Slime” which featured the rapper Moneybagg Yo.
After the success of several singles in 2020, Shiesty began receiving the attention of record producers in Memphis, and most notably, he was invited to sign on with Gucci Mane’s 1017 records. Shiesty and Mane went on to collaborate on a single called “Still Remember”, and the two appeared in the music video that was released in June 2020.
In September 2020 Shiesty released a single called “Twerksum” and the audio became his most streamed song of his career at the time. Shiesty’s most successful single in 2020 was called “Back in Blood” and it features rapper Lil Durk. The music video was released in February 2021 and was streamed over 50 million times on YouTube.
Shiesty’s first release in 2021 was the single “Guard Up” that was also featured in his first commercially available mixtape “Shiesty Season” that came out the same month. Shiesty Season was released again in May 2021 as a deluxe edition with guest artists like G Herbo and Lil Baby.
Pooh Shiesty was arrested in October 2020 in connection with a shooting that occurred at Bay Harbor Islands in Florida. The charges against him included armed robbery, criminal that, battery, and aggravated assault. He was released from custody the same day of his arrest.
In June 2021 Shiesty was again arrested in connection with a shooting at a nightclub in Miami-Dade. He was held in custody without bail even after the complainant and gunshot victim dropped the charges. Following the Miami-Dade incident, Shiesty was indicted when prosecutors linked him to a robbery in Bay Harbor Islands for which he had been initially arrested and released.
Pooh Shiesty has 3.4 million followers on Instagram and over 320K followers on Twitter where he actively posts updates about his career.
Pooh Shiesty is an American rapper whose net worth is $2 million. Shiesty has released a mixtape called “Shiesty Season” and has collaborated with rappers such as Gucci Mane, Lil Durk, and Big30. Shiesty has also featured on records by artists signed to Gucci Mane’s record label “1017”.