Polo G is a northern Chicago-based rapper. He is also known as Mr.DoTooMuch. He rose to prominence following the release of his hit single “Finer Things.” The music video has received over 12 million views in just three months.
Taurus Tremani Bartlett, his real name, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the USA on January 6, 1999. He grew up with both of his parents, unlike many rappers. He grew up in Cabrini-Green, Illinois, as one of four siblings. He recalled various gangs controlling their buildings in an interview.
Despite the dangers of the streets, his childhood was relatively normal. However, as he grew older, he began to have run-ins with the law. Polo G was arrested back to back.
From car theft to drug possession, the youngster established a track record early on. He lost a friend to gun violence when he was 15 years old. Polo G was pursuing a rap career while hustling on the streets.
The money earned was used to pay for studio time and musical equipment. Though his parents were initially opposed to his decision, he persevered.
|Real Name||Taurus Tremani Bartlett|
|Profession||Rapper and Songwriter|
|Date of Birth||6th January 1999|
|Age [as of 2022]||23 years|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, USA|
|Hobbies||Traveling and Playing video games|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 186 cm|
in meters– 1.86 m
in feet inches– 6’1″
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 68 kg|
in pounds– 150 lbs
|Debut||First Song: O.D.A |
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Girlfriend Name||Crystal Blease|
|Parents||Father– Taurus Tremani Bartlett|
Mother– Stacia Mac
|Siblings||Sister– Leia Monroe, Leilani|
Brother– Taurean (Rapper)
|Children||Son- Tremani Legend Barlett|
|Net Worth (approximately)||3 Million Dollar|
Polo G was born Taurus Tremani Bartlett in Old Town, Chicago, Illinois, on January 6, 1999. According to sources, Polo G had to say goodbye to many of his family and friends.
He was also associated with drugs, car theft, and high-speed car chases as he grew up, and he was arrested more than five times.
Polo G was incarcerated in Chicago correctional facilities on several occasions due to this. While struggling with his personal life, Polo G found solace in music. He eventually carried his interest in music forward and emerged as a star.
Taurus Tremani Bartlett was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Taurus Bartlett and Stacia Mac in the Old Town neighborhood. Mac, a former property manager, manages Bartlett. He grew up across the street from the Cabrini–Green Homes in the Marshall Field Garden Apartments.
He is the second of four siblings, with an older sister, a younger brother, Taurean, who also performs as a rapper under the stage name Trench Baby, and a younger sister. His older sister Leilani has been his tour manager.
After graduating from high school, Bartlett was accepted to Lincoln University with a broadcasting major, but he decided not to attend on his first day instead of pursuing a full-time music career.
Polo G recorded his first song, Back That Ass Up remix, at the age of 17 with Lil Blast and Lil Felton. The track received very little feedback. He decided to pursue music full-time in 2017, after releasing his first music video.
Check Me Out, the rapper’s next single, brought him much-deserved attention. The song performed well and aided Polo G in establishing a fanbase. “Never Cared” and “The Come Up” were his first songs to reach one million views.
Both songs, released in early 2018, have received millions of online plays. “Welcome Back” is another standout track that has generated a lot of buzzes.
While incarcerated, Polo G wrote his breakthrough single “Finer Things.” He stated in an interview that he knew he had something on his hands. When he was released, he recorded the song, and the rest is history. The video received 12 million YouTube views in just three months.
The track dominated various media platforms. “Hollywood” was another popular song that made the rounds. Record labels began to take notice of his talent as a result of his newfound attention.
Polo G reached another milestone in October 2018 when he signed a record deal with Columbia Records. He has worked with rappers such as Lil Durk, Lud Foe, G Herbo, and Lil Baby throughout his young career.
Polo G and Lil Tjay collaborated on “Pop Out” in January 2019. In June, the single was a massive hit, amassing over 450 million streams in the first nine months and reaching the top ten on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
The RIAA would award it platinum certification. Polo G’s album “Die a Legend” debuted at number one on Billboard’s Top Rap Album charts in June 2019. Within the first week, the project sold over 30,000 units. It was his first major album to reach number one.
“Battle Cry,” “Deep Wounds,” and “Effortless” are among his other 2019 bangers. In the later year, he released the singles “Heartless” and “Icy Girl” (remix).
Only Dreamers Achieve (ODA), Bartlett’s record label, was launched in September, with Syracuse-based artist Scorey as his first signee.
Bartlett was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the music category in 2021.
He released the single “GNF (OKOKOK)” on February 5, 2021. On February 12, he appeared on the soundtrack of the film Judas and the Black Messiah with the song “Last Man Standing.”
Bartlett was also featured on the soundtrack for the 2021 film Boogie on the song “Fashion” by late rapper Pop Smoke on March 5.
On December 3, 2021, he released Hall of Fame 2.0, a deluxe album edition. Lil Baby, Moneybagg Yo, YungLiV, NLE Choppa, and Lil Tjay made appearances on the album, which included fourteen new songs and the previous twenty.
Relationship, Wife and Children
In 2018, he dated Crystal Blease, known online as Its Real Crystal. He has a son named Tremani, born on July 6, 2019. He has a younger sister named Leia Monroe. His mother is Instagram star, Stacia Mac.
As of 2021, Polo G’s net worth is expected to be $3 million. Since his release, he has been working on his career.
Interesting Facts about Polo G
- He started an AAU Team in Chicago, Illinois, to help keep young teens out of trouble.
- He charges $150,000 for a feature.
- 11. His favorite food is Pizza and Spaghetti.
- 12. He loves traveling and playing video games.
- His albums have charted in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200.
- Polo G passed English class his senior year because of his rap skills
- He suffered from three-year-old drug addiction.