Nickname: Shamele Mackie
Born: Mar 05, 1978
Lives in: Brooklyn, NY
Height: 5'11

Papoose, born as Shamele Mackie, is an American rapper and songwriter. He 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 appear in the solo album, ‘Roots of Evil’ by Kool G Rap. At the age of 21, he released his first number, ‘Alphabetical Slaughter’, also called ‘Thug Collection’. Although it created a fan base for him he failed to get recording opportunity and therefore to retain his fan base and to keep his name floating he started releasing mixtapes. So far, he has released 29 mixtapes, 11 singles and 2 albums. In addition, he has made guest appearance in 29 singles by other artists and a cameo appearance in a crime thriller movie. With his wife, Remi Ma, he has also appeared in the television show, ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’. Today, he is considered one of the most popular rappers in the world.


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