Gashi Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Sep, 2020
Facts of Gashi
Date of Birth: 1989 , October-4
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Libya
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Gashi
Birth Name Labinot Gashi
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kosovo
Profession Rapper, Singer , Songwriter
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Education New Utrecht High School, American International College
Online Presence Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram
Albums 4Play, Stairs, Gashi, 1984
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Labinot Gashi, known professionally as simply Gashi, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Gashi has released four studio albums, six EPs, three mixtapes, and nine singles.     

How Old is Gashi? Where was he Born? What is his Height?

Labinot Gashi was born on October 4, 1989, in Tripoli, Libya, the son of Kosovo Albanian parents, in Kosovo. As of September 2020, he is 30 years old and is believed to stand at six feet three inches (1.9 meters).     

Gashi's childhood was marked with uncertainty and he spent most of his formative years as a refugee in Africa and Europe before his parents landed in Brooklyn, New York when he was 10 years old.

In Brooklyn, Gashi attended New Utrecht High School and received a football scholarship to study at American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Despite excelling at school and making the honor roll in his first year, Gashi dropped out of college to focus on his musical career. 

Career

 Labinot Gashi chose the stage name "The Kid Gashi" after his last name and experimented with stylized versions including "G4SHI" before landing with the mononym "Gashi" or "GASHI".  

Gashi began participating in music competitions and won First Look Sessions' "First Time Performances" in two consecutive years, in 2010 and 2011. He released his first professional mixtape, titled "Last of a Rare Breed ", in 2011. The mixtape featured collaborations with fellow rappers Nipsey Hussle and French Montana

Gashi performing live in New York City SOURCE: doNYC.com

Gashi is also known for his role in founding his own rap group called "Moxy" in 2012. 2012 proved to be a breakout year for Gashi, not only as a solo artist but also as part of Moxy

Gashi released his debut studio album, 4Play, in 2014. That was followed up by three additional studio albums: 2016's Stairs, 2019's Gashi, and recently, 1984, released in 2020. In addition, he has released six EPs: 2016's Stairs, 2017's Turn Me Down, Disrespectful, 24 Hours, and No No No, and 2020s Butterflies.   

GASHI (middle) with French Montana (left) & DJ Snake (right) SOURCE: DUBIKS

Gashi has released many singles, including the hit single "Creep on Me" featuring French Montana and DJ Snake. Other notable singles include "My Year", "That's Mine", "Roses", "Safety", "Mr. Ferrari", "Paranoid", "Upset", and "Lies".   

As an immigrant with a difficult past who made it big in showbiz, Gashi is the face of the "Problem Child NYC" clothing line and has modeled for Problem Child New York.  

What is the Net Worth of Gashi in 2020?

Gashi is estimated to have a net worth of around $300 thousand as of September 2020. His net worth comes from his musical career, including record sales, tours, concerts, merchandise, and public appearances. His wealth is also bolstered by his modeling career as the face of the "Problem Child NYC" clothing line.    

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