Saweetie is the rapper girlfriend of musician Quavo -best knonw as a singer, rapper and record producer.
Saweetie’s boyfriend is widely recognized as a member of hip hop music trio Migos. The 28-year-old Georgia native recently got into a fight at a club in Paris.
The rapper real name Quavious Keyate Marshall, joined Kirshnik Ball, AKA Takeoff, and Kiari Cephus, AKA Offset, in 2009 to form Migos. Quavo was named the most influential rapper of early 2014 by Complex Music. Since then, the trio has released a number of hits, incuding their single “Versace.”
He has been dating fellow rapper Saweetie since September 2018. Check out interesting facts about her.
#1 Her grandmother gave her the nickname of Saweetie
Saweetie was born Diamonté Harper on July 2, 1993; in Santa Clara. She later relocated to Sacramento. Her stage name comes from a nickname that her grandmother gave her as a child. She has twin sisters named Maya and Milan. Her mother is of Filipino and Chinese descent, and her father is African American.
#2 She attended University
She transferred from San Diego State to the University of Southern California, where she would study communications with an emphasis in business.
#3 Her cousin is an award winning record producer
Saweetie is the cousin of record producer Zaytoven, she has said she that she and Zaytoven grew up together. They’ve worked together producing a number of tracks for her debut EP ‘High Maintenance’. Zaytoven has worked with the likes of Migos, Future, Gucci Mane, and Usher, the latter of whom he won a Grammy Award alongside.
#4 She began writing music in her teens
An interest in poetry led her to perform at open mic’s which in turn helped her discover her passion or music. Her influences include Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Nicki Minaj and Trina.
#5 Prior to her career in music she sold hats
Using her early notoriety online as a promotional tool, Saweetie used to sell a line of hats from a collection called The Money Club. This soon fell to the sidelines when she became a well-known name on the rap circuit.
#6 Her breakout song was born from posting videos online
Saweetie became well known online by posting videos of herself freestyling over old-school rap beats in her car. After her freestyle over Khia’s 2002 hit “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)” went viral, ‘ICY GRL’ was born. She released a studio version with an official music video in October 2017 which has since amassed over 20 million views. She released her debut EP ‘High Maintenance’ in March 2018 and is currently signed to Warner Bros Records.
#7 She has dated a couple of famous names
Saweetie and Justin, Diddy’s eldest child, reportedly began dating in the summer of 2016 while Saweetie was still a student at USC. Although neither party confirmed why they broke up, Justin allegedly left the rapper for another girl. She was also in a relationship with Powers, an American actor and model.
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