Lil Pump

American Rapper

Lil Pump aka Gazzy Garcia
Lil Pump aka Gazzy Garcia

Gazzy Garcia is an American rapper who is popular by the stage name, Lil Pump. He is also a producer who is well-known for his hit single ‘Gucci Gang.’

Lil Pump | Family, Childhood & Early Life

American Rapper, Lil Pump was born Gazzy Garcia on August 17, 2000, in Miami, Florida. The rapper has a Cuban mother and a Mexican father.

Growing up in a lower-middle-class locality has a lot to do with his aggressive behavior. Moreover, he also got himself into a lot of fights in school and lacked discipline.

Lil Pump also involved himself in drugs and consumed heavy amounts of marijuana. This affected his academic performance very negatively.

He also got expelled from a lot of schools while he was a teenager. In one of the incidents, he beat up a girl very badly.


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Followingly, he started a riot in school which resulted in the whole school closing down. The police officers got involved d to intervene to get the rioters under control.

Gracia then started selling drugs at some point in his life. As he always had an interest in rap, he decided to build his career in the industry.

Lil Pump | Career

Gazzy Garcia aka Lil Pump teamed up with Smokepurpp as he became more active in the music production process. Additionally, he engaged in unlawful acts including housebreaking and beating up people.

Lil ultimately decided to take up music composition as a hobby. He worked hard on his beats, but he struggled to get artists to use them.

Garcia made the decision to write freestyle music after failing to locate appropriate artists and lyrics. Smokepurpp loved what he heard and inspired Pump to produce his own raps.

Pump first refused such advise but ultimately decided to take action. The song quickly rose to prominence on the platform.

This inspired both of them to create other tracks including “Elementary,” “Ignorant,” “Gang Shit,” and “Drum$tick.” These songs each received millions of “views.”

They began to feel optimistic about a lucrative future in rap music. Additionally, the rapper started gaining notoriety in the South Florida underground rap scene as a result of his success.

With his growing fame on SoundCloud, he got the opportunity to participate in the ‘No Jumper’ tour in 2016. The rapper also performed at the ‘Rolling Loud Festival.’

Additionally, Pump released two singles early in the year, titled ‘D Rose’ and ‘Boss in 2017. Moreover, both of his singles broke all of his previous records.


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The popularity got him a deal with ‘Warner Bros. Records’ and ‘Tha Lights Global.’ Many record labels approached him prior to that.

His song ‘Gucci Gang’ was the biggest hit of his career which reached the third spot on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart.

Personal Life and Relationships

Lil Pump has never been married to anyone to date. However, he does refer to Miranda Cosgrove as his girlfriend.

Moreover, he has also mentioned her in many social media posts. Back in 2018, the rapper posted a snap of a child which sparked a rumor that he had a child with Cosgrove.

As of now, all of these are speculations as there is no official confirmation from the rapper. In one of the posts, the rapper stated in lyrics that he has difficulty reading due to dyslexia.

Talking more about his personal life, he lost his father on April 8, 2022. He shared the devastating news with his followers through his Instagram.

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What is Lil Pump’s net worth and Salary?

An American rapper and songwriter named Lil Pump have an $8 million fortune.

In March 2018, Lil Pump agreed to a recording contract with Warner Brothers that came with an $8 million advance.

According to the agreement, the rapper is then paid $9,000 in the first year, $12,000 in the second, and $15,000 each of the next three to seven years.

Furthermore, he received a somewhat larger than usual 14% of his royalties from the United States. Additionally, in specified sales forms, the rapper will actually collect 66% of his royalties. So long as his $8 million advance is not reimbursed, Pump is unable to earn any additional money.

Gazzy Garcia| Legal Issues 

Lil Pump was arrested in 2018 for firing a bullet in his house. His manager explained that three unknown men tried to break into his house at around 4 pm before shooting in the door.

When the police arrived, they found the bullet may have come from inside the home. The authorities also found an unloaded handgun below the balcony with ammunition in his residence.

Likewise, his mother also faced the charge of endangering a minor and keeping a dangerous firearm at her house.

The same year in August, Police again arrested him for driving without a license in Miami. After a month, he updated that he might be going to jail for a parole violation stemming from the arrest.

In December 2018, he again got arrested at a Miami airport for disorderly conduct as he was about to take off on a flight. He got banned from JetBlue after refusing to wear a mask on a flight on December 2020.

Likewise, in 2021, the IRS placed a lawsuit on his Miami residence for $1.6 million in unpaid taxes.

Physical Appearance and Hair

Lil Pump weighs 65 kg and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches. He is sporting size 9 shoes (US). Dark brown is also the hue of Lil Pump’s eyes and hair.

Although there are many rappers with dreadlocks nowadays, Lil Pump’s dreads may stand out the most in hip-hop because they are dyed and bleached in multiple colors.

He has purposefully established himself as the rapper who frequently changes the color of his hair, using hues like green, pink, orange, and blue, among others.

Social Media

Instagram: 14.8 million followers 

Quick Facts

  • Full Name: Gazzy Garcia
  • Known As: Lil Pump
  • Age: 22 Years
  • Birth Place: Miami, Florida
  • Born Country: United States
  • Ancestry: Colombian
  • Profession: Rapper
  • Genre Hip Hop, Trap, SoundCloud Rap, Punk Rap
  • Years Active: 2015-present
  • Labels: The Light Global, Warner


Why was Lil Pump canceled?

Lil Pump found himself in controversy after he made fun of Russ over mental health break. At the time, Russ was thinking of canceling his upcoming tour due to mental health reasons.

Did Lil Pump drop out of Harvard?

The rapper did not drop out of Harvard as he never went to the University. The misunderstanding aroused after he dropped a new album named Harverd Dropout.

Did Lil Pump retire?

Lil Pump aka Gazzy Garcia has not retired from music. Though he seemingly announce his retirement in 2020, it was just a joke and the rapper is continuing his career.

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Written by Jami Thompson

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