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GoldLink’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

GoldLink

Place Of Birth

Washington D.C., USA

GoldLink Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Singer, Rapper, Songwriter

Education & Qualifications

Hayfield Secondary School

Net Worth

$2 million

Height

1.8m (5'8"")

Nationality

American

About GoldLink

GoldLink was born on May 17, 1993, in Washington D.C, with the real name of D'Anthony William Carlos.

GoldLink is well known to the world as an American rapper and singer. The mixed tape, 'God Complex', released in 2014, made him instantly popular.

Another mixed tape, 'And After That, We Didn't Talk', was released in 2015, equally appreciated by the audience. Finally, the album that got him a Grammy nomination, was released in 2017. His debut mixtape won critical acclaim for his original music, including from the Def Jam founder, Rick Rubin.

GoldLink is a high school graduate, whose mother was a secretary at a law college, and his father was a parks and recreation worker.

 

GoldLink Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is GoldLink’s net worth?

GoldLink has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

How much does GoldLink earn per year?

Details on his annual income are unavailable.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is GoldLink?

GoldLink is 5 ft 9 in (176 cm) tall.

How old is GoldLink?

Gold Link was born on May 17, 1983, so turned 39 years old on May 17, 2022.

Childhood And Education

GoldLink was born on May 17, 1983, in Washington D.C, Maryland, between Cheverly and 58th Street. GoldLink was only two years old when his house burned down, after which, his family lived in and out of motels. His father was a parks and recreation worker and his mother was a secretary at a law firm. He has a brother who his 10 years older than him. After his parent's divorce, GoldLink moved to Bowie, Maryland, and later to Virginia.

He has been estranged from his father for eight years and does not have a healthy rapport with his mother. However, he started to make amends with his parents when he was 18 and pledged to improve his life.

He graduated from Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria, Virginia. He started uploading his song videos on BandCamp and SoundCloud under his real name in 2013.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is GoldLink dating?

Details on his dating life are unavailable.

Career And Professional Highlights

GoldLink used platforms like SoundCloud and BandCamp to upload his songs in 2013. Henny Yegezu took a chance GoldLink after seeing him perform at his studio, Indie Media Lab. Henny saw his talent, but worried about his stubborn and hard-headed nature. However, everything clicked into place with time, resulting in the release of his debut mixtape.

In 2014, GoldLink released his debut album, 'The God Complex', which was highly appreciated. He was ranked among the best newcomers by 'Clash', 'Spin', and 'Complex' magazines.

Best Known For…

Following the critical acclaim for his debut album, GoldLink released 'At What Cost', under RCA Records Label, in March 2017.

He then released 'Diaspora' under RCA Sqaaash Club, in June 2019, followed by 'Haram' under RCA Sony, in June 2021.

GoldLink has released a number of singles, such as 'Sober Thoughts', 'Dance on Me', 'Spectrum', 'Fall in Love', 'See I Miss Pt. 2', 'Crew', 'Rough Soul', 'Meditation', 'Got Friends', 'Loud', 'Zulu Screams', 'Joke Ting', and 'U Say'.

What awards has GoldLink won?

So far, GoldLink has received many nominations in different categories. At the Grammy Awards in 2018, he was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance for 'Crew'; at the BET Awards in 2018, he was nominated for Best New Artist; at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in 2018, he was nominated for Best New Hip-Hop Artist; and at the Grammy Awards in 2019, he was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Performance for 'Like I Do'.

GoldLink’s Hobbies And Interests

GoldLink made remix tapes as a hobby during high school.

Other Interesting GoldLink Facts And Trivia

  • GoldLink uses words like 'Future Bounce' to refer to his sounds.
  • After receiving acclaim as a rapper, GoldLink became a music student and learned the creative processes of Edgar Allan Poe, Grimes, Lykke li, and Def Jam Poetry.
  • 'The God Complex' mixtape includes the single, 'Crew', which ranked 45th on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for a Grammy Award.
  • GoldLink became a part of controversy on November 26, 2019, when he wrote on Instagram that Mac Miller intentionally copied 'And After That, We Didn't Talk', for his album, 'The Divine Feminine'.
  • GoldLink listed the similarities in the album's structure, but singer Anderson Paak slammed him on his Instagram for being disrespectful to a dead friend.
  • On November 28, 2019, GoldLink, in a concert in Hamburg, Germany, used the war of words to express his love for Miller and emphasized that he never accused Miller of copying and stealing.
  • In an interview with Hollywood Life, GoldLink tells the reporter that he went on a mad shopping spree with his first check and bought everything he wanted but does not need, such as a Porsche and a house.
  • His lyrics are often compared to The Beach Boys and R Kelly.
  • GoldLink wants to be the next prince of hip hop.
  • He has claimed that he has never consumed drugs or alcohol, and has never smoked.
  • His debut studio album got him his first Grammy nomination.
  • GoldLink also participated in 'Red Bull Sound Selects' in February 2017.
  • His stage name GoldLink, became popular in 2013. Now he is widely known by his stage name.
  • GoldLink also writes for several other rock bands.
  • His fans keenly follow every Instagram post of GoldLink.
  • He is a member of the XXL Freshman Class.

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