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Chief Keef

Chief Keef, whose birth name is Keith Cozart, was born on August 15, 1995. The rapper grew up on the crime-ridden streets of Chicago’s Southside. He became a YouTube sensation with his song “Bang” in 2011, garnering 12 million plus views. The success of his track “I Don’t Like” landed him a deal with Interscope Records and caught the attention of Kanye West. Keef became the CEO of his own record label called Glory Boyz Entertainment, a.k.a. Glo Gang. His debut alum, “Finally Rich,” was released in 2012 and his sophomore album, “Bang 3,” hit stores in 2015. He’s collaborated with the likes of 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Gucci Mane, French Montana, A$AP Rocky, and more. Keef, who also goes by the nickname Sosa, has five children with four or five different women. His fifth baby, a boy born in August 2015, is named Sno Filmon Dot Com Cozart, to promote Keef’s record “Bang 3” with the company FilmOn Entertainment. The CEO of the company later released a statement that due to a paternity dispute, the record label was denying the parents the right to name the child using the brand identity. Keef is also father to daughters Kayden Kash “Kay Kay” and Kimora and son Krüe Karter. He has had ongoing child support drama. It is unclear what he named his fourth child. Keef’s had numerous run-ins with the law for DUI, drug possession, and armed robbery and spent time in rehab.

LATEST STORIES
  
Chief Keef Shuts Down Questions About Tekashi 6ix9ine, Talks Up Orchestra Collab

Chief Keef
I Don't Give a F*** About Tekashi ... But, Let's Talk Orchestra!!!

Chief Keef still doesn't want to utter Tekashi69's name after the rainbow-haired MC was linked to a shooting involving Keef -- but he's more than happy to talk symphonies.  We… READ MORE >

Chief Keef House Burglars Open Fire Before Cops Capture Them

Chief Keef
Burglars Open Fire 2 Captured, 1 Gets Away

Chief Keef is damn lucky cops were in his neighborhood, and caught 3 alleged burglars red-handed -- but not before one of them opened fire ... TMZ has learned. The suspects hopped a wall and… READ MORE >

- 50 days ago
Teresa Giudice Plans Legal Action Against Chief Keef Over Cover Art Mansion Photo

Teresa Giudice to Chief Keef
That's My Mansion on Your Mixtape You'll Be Hearing from My Lawyer!!!

Teresa Giudice claims Chief Keef plastered the inside of her mansion on the cover of his mixtape without getting permission ... so she's gunning to sue. James Leonard Jr. -- an attorney… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Gunfire on 50 Cent and Tekashi69's Music Video Set

50 Cent & Tekashi69
Gunfire On Music Video Set

Tekashi69 and 50 Cent were in harm's way during the filming of a music video, when someone opened fire. Witnesses say someone in a white Porsche with New Jersey license plates fired… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Tekashi69 Claims UK Immigration Lied to Keep Him Out of the Country

Tekashi69
UK Immigration Lied to Keep Me Out

Tekashi69 believes UK customs agents refused him entry into the country because of his recent rap beefs ... and concocted lies about his criminal past just to keep him out. 6ix9ine… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Tekashi69 is 'Known Associate' to Person of Interest in Chief Keef Shooting

Tekashi69
'Known Associate' to Guy Who Tailed Chief Keef Prior to NYC Shooting

Tekashi69 has a direct connection to a person of interest in the Chief Keef shooting in NYC ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... NYPD investigators are calling Tekashi a "known… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Tekashi69 Under Investigation for Role in Chief Keef Shooting

Tekashi69
Under Investigation In Chief Keef Shooting

Cops are taking a hard look at Tekashi69 to see what, if any, role he played in the events leading up to the attempted shooting of Chief Keef ... TMZ has learned. Law… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Tekashi69 Takes Chief Keef's Baby Mama Shopping At Gucci

Tekashi69
I Dropped $75k on Your Baby Mama, Chief Keef ... And I Groped Her, Too!!!

Tekashi69 is adding more fuel to the fire in his war with fellow rapper Chief Keef, this time by taking Keef's baby mama, Slim Danger, out on a $75k shopping spree at Gucci for her birthday.… READ MORE >

- 153 days ago
Tekashi69 Throws Shade at Chief Keef on Tour Rider

Tekashi69
Gimme Chief Keef Beef on My Tour!!! Oh, and Lotsa Skittles

Tekashi69 isn't trying to hide it, he's got a major sweet tooth when it comes to his upcoming tour, but he also feels the need for more beef ... with Chief Keef. We got a hold of… READ MORE >

- 154 days ago
Tekashi69 Blames Chief Keef's Music for Shooting, Takes Jab at J. Cole

Tekashi69
Blames Chief Keef's Music for Shooting ... Throws Jab at J. Cole

Tekashi69 is distancing himself from any involvement in the attempted shooting of Chief Keef, and says Keef's got no one to blame ... but himself.  The Brooklyn rapper told us… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
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