What is Papoose’s net worth?

Net Worth:

$500 Thousand


44 years old


March 5, 1978




1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Country of Origin:

United States of America

Source of Wealth:

Professional Rapper

Last Updated:

November, 2022

Papoose is a well-known American rapper who is also a songwriter and has performed on numerous television series. In his career, he has published two studio albums and was set to release his debut album on Jive Records, but it was postponed. His debut album was issued without the help of a label. He has a long list of mixtapes under his belt, and his first single, “Thug Connection,” was released in 1999.

What is the Net Worth of Papoose?

Papoose is an American rapper that has a net worth of $500 thousand. Papoose made his rap debut on the 1998 album “Roots of Evil,” by Kool G Rap. Following this, he made and released a plethora of his own mixtapes, finally signing with Jive Records. After his debut studio album encountered repeated delays, Papoose departed Jive and released fresh mixtapes with partner DJ Kay Slay, before ultimately releasing his album “The Nacirema Dream” through Fontana Distribution.

Papoose Early Years

Shamele Mackie, better known by her stage moniker “Papoose,” was born in New York City, New York, on March 5, 1978. Irene Mackie is his mother. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

Personal Life wife and Family of Rapper Paposa

Papoose married Remy Ma, a rapper, in May 2008. Ma was in jail at the time of their wedding, and the pair planned to marry in jail. In the courtroom, they married, and Ma’s sentence was overturned. From a previous relationship, he has a daughter named Dejanae Mackie.

Papoose Celebrates Wife Remy Ma's Big BET Awards Win - Essence
Papoose lives a comfortable life with his wife. (Source: Essence)

He was always interested in music and began his profession when he was 20 years old. In 1998, he was included on Kool G Rap’s album “Roots of Evil,” which introduced him to the public.

Rapper Papoose Age, height, and weigh

Papoose, who was born on March 5, 1978, is 43 years old as of today, January 4, 2022. He stands 1.80 meters tall and weighs 74 kilograms.

Professional Career of Rapper Papoose

Papoose’s debut single “Thug Connection,” featuring Kool G Rap and AZ, was released in 1999. ‘Art & War,’ his debut mixtape, was published in 2004. He released the mixtapes ‘Street Knowledge,’ ‘The Beast from the East,’ and ‘Election Day’ in the same year.

‘A Moment of Silence,’ ‘The Underground King,’ ‘Sharades,’ ‘Mixtape Murder,’ ‘The Bootlegger’s Nightmare,’ ‘Bedstuy Do or Die,’ and ‘Unfinished Business’ were among his mixtapes published in 2005. ‘Menace II Society Part 2’, ‘A Threat and a Promise,’ ‘The Boyz in the Hood,’ ‘The 1.5 Million Dollar Man,’ ‘Second Place is the First Loser,’ and ‘The Fourth Quarter Assassin’ were released a year later.

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 Papoose’s debut single “Thug Connection,” featuring Kool G Rap and AZ, was released in 1999. (Source: Getty Images)

‘Internationally Known,’ ‘Already a Legend,’ ‘Build or Destroy,’ ’21 Gun Salute,’ ‘Military Grind,’ ‘The 2nd Coming,’ ‘King of New York,’ ‘Most Hated Alive,’ ‘Hoodie Season,’ and ‘Cigar Society,’ are some of his other mixtapes.’

In 2006, he signed a record deal with Jive Records. However, the plans fell through, and Papoose parted ways with Jive Records. He rose to notoriety after appearing in the remix “Touch It” by Busta Rhyme. Papoose has also released two mixtape compilations.

 Papoose and Remy Ma of ‘Love & Hip Hop’ (Source: Getty Images)

“Michael Jackson,” “The Bank,” “What’s My Name,” “Get At Me,” “Party Out In Brooklyn,” “On Top of My Name,” and “Bang It Out” are just a few of his singles. Many other artists have used him as a featured performer, including Saigon, Busta Rhymes, and Jeannie Ortega.

Achievements & Awards for Papoose

Papoose’s biggest career accomplishment is being a successful rapper who has released albums and singles. In 2005, he was named the Justo Mixtape Award’s ‘Best Underground Artist.’

Papoose Songs and Album Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Papoose’s career:

  • Hold the City Down (Song, 2015)
  • Underrated (Album, 2019)

Favorite Quotes From Papoose

“It feels good. Just to see that the material I put out, mixtapes and so forth, reached people so far to places I’ve never been before. Word, even just to come out here and see that they appreciate my music so much; I’m grateful.” – Papoose 

“Only songs I did of the album are Victory and Bang It Out (the song featuring Snoop) and the response was crazy. I don’t think people in the States know how powerful hip-hop is over here.” – Papoose 

“Yeah, we got a Dre’s joint but I leaked out. I don’t know if that is going to be cleared for the album. That might not make the album. Holla at Busta, he’s supposed to be getting it cleared..holla at him about that. The list goes on, I got a lot of heavy hitters on the album.” – Papoose 

“It’s a privilege for me and an honor to be able to work with these people. They appreciate what I’ve been doing on the mixtapes and the streets period. For them to come to the table and reach out, get it done; it’s an honor.” – Papoose 

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Papoose worth?

Papoose’s net worth is estimated to be $500 Thousand.

How old is Papoose?

Papoose was born on March 5, 1978, and is currently 44 years old.

How tall is Papoose?

Papoose’s height is 1.80 m, which is equal to 5 ft 11 in.


Papoose is an American rapper and songwriter who began writing music at the age of eleven and received his first break at the age of 20 when he was chosen to make a guest appearance in the solo album, ‘Roots of Evil’ by Kool G Rap. Today, he is considered one of the most popular rappers in the world.

As of November 2022, Papoose’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $500 Thousand.

Papoose Bio, Wiki and Facts

Celebrated Name: Papoose
Real Name/Full Name: Shamele Mackie
Gender: Male
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: 5 March 1978
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.80 m
Weight: 74 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married/Single/Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Remy Ma (m. 2008)
Children: Yes (Dejanae Mackie)
Profession: Rapper and songwriter
Net Worth in 2022: $500 thousand
Last Updated: November 2022