Swae Lee: Bio, Life, Career, Awards, Facts, Trivia, Favorites


Swae Lee: A Quick-Read Bio Revealed

Here’s the bio, life, career, awards, facts, trivia, and favorites of Swae Lee. We would like to take you through the chapters in the life and career of one of the world’s talented musicians. This is Australian Unwrapped’s compilation of research about Swae Lee. Enjoy the journey!

Full Name: Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown

Year of Birth: June 7, 1993

Born: Inglewood, California, U.S.

Origin: Tupelo, Mississippi, U.S.

Also Known As: Kid Krunk – Kid the Great – iHipster Lee

Genres: Hip hop – Trap – Pop rap

Zodiac: Gemini

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Early Start

  • Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown was cared for and raised by his single mother who worked on tanks in the United States Army in Inglewood, California.
  • As “Dem Outta St8 Boyz”, he and his brother Slim Jxmmi began making music in high school.
  • He and his brother lived in an abandoned house after graduating high school, and spent a period of time homeless.



Career Journey

  • 2013: Brown and Slim Jxmmi signed as Rae Sremmurd to Mike Will Made It’s label EarDrummers Entertainment.
  • 2015: Swae Lee sang on “Drinks on Us” by Mike Will Made It, which included Future and The Weeknd, and it was his first chart-topping single as a solo artist.
  • 2017: Swae Lee was featured on French Montana’s “Unforgettable” which made it to the Billboard Hot 100 third highest spot, marking his first time as a solo artist to reach the top ten.
  • 2018: Swae Lee was featured on Jhené Aiko’s track “Sativa”, “Close to Me” by Ellie Goulding and Diplo and on Post Malone’s song “Sunflower” for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
  • 2019: Swae Lee released “Won’t Be Late” launched Drake and produced by Tekno and Mike Will Made It.
  • 2021: He collaborated with Alicia Keys on the single “Lala (Unlocked)” at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards.



Awards & Recognition

  • He won –
      • 5 Grammy Awards nominations
      • MTVU Woodie Awards nomination
      • Soul Train Music Awards nomination
      • Teen Choice Awards nomination



Fun Facts & Trivia

  • Swae Lee’s mom was a single parent who worked in the US army.
  • He worked at McDonald’s when he was young.



Artist’s Favorites

Food:  Seafood pasta
Actor:  Will Smith
Actress: Gal Gadot
Rapper:  Wiz Khalifa
Singer:  Beyonce
Color:  Blue
Dream Holiday Destination:  Paris



Australian Unwrapped’s Chosen Song from Swae Lee:

Sunflower-Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Length: 2:37

Release: 2018

Opening Lyrics:

Ayy, ayy, ayy, ayy (ooh)
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh (ooh)
Ayy, ayy
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
Needless to say, I keep her in check
She was a bad-bad, nevertheless (yeah)
Callin’ it quits now, baby, I’m a wreck (wreck)
Crash at my place, baby, you’re a wreck (wreck)

More Songs to Listen to:

Swae Lee: Top 5 Songs



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