Papoose

Hip hop music, Composer

1978 –

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Who is Papoose?

Shamele Mackie, better known by his stage name Papoose, is an American rapper. After breaking into the rap game in 2005 with DJ Kayslay with the release of his song "Alphabetical Slaughter" he signed a 1.5 million dollar contract with Jive Records. After his debut studio album, The Nacirema Dream would be shelved and he would cut ties with Jive. This would result in him releasing over a dozen free mixtapes to keep himself popular. In 2012 he secured a deal with Fontana Distribution and released his debut album independently on March 26, 2013.

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Born
Mar 5, 1978
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Also known as
  • Shamele Mackie
  • The Lyrical One
  • Shamele "Willie" Mackie
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013