Jarad Anthony Higgins, better known by his stage name Juice WRLD, was an American singer, rapper, and songwriter who was born on 2 December 1998.
He rose to fame with songs like “All Girls Are the Same” and “Lucid Dreams.” Because his mother was a staunch traditionalist, he was not permitted to listen to hip-hop during his adolescence.
Soon after, rock music caught his attention after he heard it while playing video games, which inspired him to start learning the piano, guitar, and trumpet.
At the start of his sophomore year of high school, Juice WRLD started rapping. At the time, the majority of his music recordings were released via the SoundCloud app.
His stage name during his early recordings was JuicetheKidd. Later, in order to reach a larger audience, he changed his name to “Juice WRLD.” He joined the “Internet Money” group when he first began his profession.
His first mixtape, 999, was a great success. His debut single, “Lucid Dreams,” was the first of his songs to reach the Billboard list. The first studio album by Juice WRLD was titled “Goodbye & Good Riddance.”
Let’s learn more about him.
Jarad Higgins, formerly known as Juice WRLD, was born on December 2, 1998, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. He was raised in Homewood, Illinois. He went through a divorce when he was three years old. He was brought up by his mother, Carmella Wallace.
Juice WRLD attended “Homewood-Flossmoor High School” for his early education. Because of his mother’s strict conventional and high-minded beliefs, he was not allowed to listen to hip-hop music.
Guitar Hero and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater were his first exposures to rock music in video games. At the age of four, Juice WRLD started learning how to play the piano, guitar, trumpet, and drums.
Juice WRLD developed a love for rock and pop music after listening to groups like Black Sabbath, Blink 182, and Panic at the Disco. He started developing his musical skills in his first year of high school.
When he was in his second year of college, he started thinking about rap music as a potential career. 2015 saw the release of Forever, the debut song from Juice WRLD, on Soundcloud.
He first released music under the alias “JuicetheKidd.” These songs were captured with his mobile phone. Later, he switched to the stage moniker “Juice WRLD.” It served as a memorial to the late American rapper Tupac Shakur.
‘WRLD,’ according to Juice WRLD, represented taking over the globe. His first project, ‘Juiced Up The EP, was released in January 2016.
‘Too Much Cash,’ a song by Juice WRLD, was released in 2017. He was initiated into the ‘Internet Money‘ group. ‘999,’ his first full-length EP, was released on June 15, 2017. It featured his song Lucid Dreams, which has been streamed over 2.5 million times on Soundcloud.
Nothings Different was a three-song EP by Juice WRLD. It was released in December 2017. All Girls Are the Same, and Lyrical Lemonade was among the hip-hop tracks. All Girls Are the Same was a huge hit and earned many positive reviews from reviewers and fans.
Following the success of these songs, Juice WRLD signed a US$3 million deal with the record label Interscope Records. Lucid Dreams was released as a single in May 2018. It was one of the most streamed songs of 2018, reaching number three on the ‘Billboard chart.
Goodbye & Good Riddance, Juice WRLD‘s debut studio album, was released in May 2018. Too Soon, a two-song EP was released in June 2018. The EP’s single Legends became a huge hit, debuting at number 65 on the Billboard list.
Wasted was released by Juice WRLD in July 2018. On the ‘Billboard Hot 100,’ it debuted at number 67. ‘WRLD Domination,’ his debut tour, was announced the same month. In August 2018, he made his television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show. On the show, Juice WRLD performed the song “Lucid Dreams.”
After a medical emergency, Juice WRLD passed away on December 8, 2019, at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. His death’s cause has not been made public by the authorities. Juice WRLD hadn’t been wed before.
At the time, he was seeing Ally Lotti. Juice WRLD and Ally Lotti lived together in a house in Los Angeles. In June 2018, he was involved in a motorcycle accident, however he wasn’t seriously harmed.
Also, he was dating Alexia Smith.
Juice WRLD reportedly had a net worth of $4 million when he passed away.
His current net worth is US$16 million (According to Forbes metrics).
- Twitter: @juiceworlddd
- Instagram: @juicewrld999
- SoundCloud: Juice WRLD