|Real Name:||Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne|
|Birthday:||April 18, 1996|
|Net Worth:||$4 million
|Occupation:||American Rapper, Songwriter|
Born Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne, Ski Mask the Slump God is an American rapper and songwriter. He collaborated with XXXTentacion for the collective members only. In 2017, Ski Mask released the Catch me Outside and Babywipe songs. Both got a gold certificate by the RIAA.
Let’s check his career path and earnings. As of June 2020, Ski Mask the Slump God’s cash flow is $4 million. How did he earn so much?
Career Ups and Downs
Born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Ski Mask has Jamaican heritage. He grew up listening to artists such as Busta Rhymes, Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Wayne, and Missy Elliott. His parents played Jamaican music around the house. His father was a rapper as well, going by the stage name Sin City.
His father forced his son to focus on writing rap music. In 2013, he got sent to a juvenile detention center for possession of weed. There, he met with XXXTentacion, and the two started hanging around. After release, they collaborated on a couple of songs.
XXXTentacion and Ski Mask formed the rap group Very Rare. They released their first song Catch Me on SoundCloud. Eventually, they co-founded the Members Only collective after releasing Members Only Vol. 1 mixtape in 2015. They released Volume 2 and Volume 3 by the summer of 2017.
Ski Mask the Slump God released multiple songs using SoundCloud. Some of his songs include Catch Me Outside, Where the Blow, Stunt, Life is Short, and more. For his Catch Me Outside song, he used an instrumental from Missy Elliot’s song. She responded positively to his rendition, writing “Oh he rode the heck out of this Fiyahthis my She’s a Bitch Beat” on Twitter.
That is when his career took off. He performed it at the Rolling Loud Festival. After that, he released song collaborations with Lil Peep, Denzel Curry, and more.
In May 2016, the young artist released his first mixtape titled Drown in Designer. In June 2017, he released his first debut commercial mixtape under Republic Records and Victor Victor Worldwide. Titled You Will Regret, the mixtape earned a lot of praise.
He waited until November 2018 to release his debut studio album. Titled Stokeley, the album peaked at Number 6 on the Billboard 200 Chart. The song Nuketown features Juice Wrld.
Often, Stokeley says that Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliot influenced his musical production. He also praises Timbaland and Chief Keef. Ski Mask listens to every genre including rock, classical, heavy metal, and even Adele. And he tries to find inspiration in every other song and musical style.
Earnings and Income
Ski Mask the Slump God cash flow is over $4 million. He earned most of the money through his mixtapes. For example, his debut mixtape Drown in Designer garnered more than 22 million streams on SoundCloud. And his You Will Regret mixtape earned him a records deal with Universal Musical Group. The young rapper tours across America often and plays in clubs, discos, and every other venue.
Besides his records deal, Ski Mask earns some money through his YouTube channel. He is an uprising star in the music industry. The future is bright for this 24-years old rapper.
Stokeley lives in Atlanta, Georgia. In March 2018, he underwent surgery for his heart condition. Two important friendships modeled his life. One is with XXXTentacion. They were close friends and met in a juvenile center. XXXTentacion taught him about different rapping cadences. Following the death of his friend, Ski Mask often pays tribute to him on concerts and shows.
His other important friendship is with Juice Wrld. They worked on projects and went on the Death Race for Love Tour together. He lost that friend to a drug overdose. With his two close friends dead, Ski Mask is often emotional on concerts and shows.
Following their deaths, he said he often feels depressed. Ski Mask the Slump God doesn’t disclose his personal life to the public often. There are no rumors about his dating life. He is more focused on pursuing his dream of a successful rap career.
He grew up with four siblings. During his childhood, he often bounced between his father’s and mother’s houses. Difficulties in his childhood led him to pursue a rap career.