Terrence LeVarr Thornton was born on 13th May 1977. He is a prominent American songwriter, rapper, and record executive who goes by Pusha T. He gained mainstream prominence initially after being in a duo group of Hip Hop named Clipse. This was besides his rapper brother called No Malice. He partnered with him again to find the record label named Re-Up. He also announced that he would be signing Good Music from Kanye West under his main label called Def Jam. He was also featured on Runaway from Kanye West, which climbed to the twelfth spot in Hot 100 charts from Billboard.
Pusha T is originally from Terrance LeVarr Thornton, and he was raised up in NYC. His family soon relocated to Virginia, and his brother and Pusha spent a lot of their time there. He and his brother were selling drugs, and Gene was kicked out after the parents found out what they were trying to do. He and his brother reunited to open a hip-hop career after they formed a duo group named Clipse.
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Shortly after forming their band, the brothers found Pharrell Williams, a member of The Neptunes, and he helped them secure a deal in 1997 with Elektra. Terrence started using the stage name of Terrar, and he commenced working on Exclusive Audio Footage, their breakout album. After finishing the recording of the entire album, they released The Funeral, which became a flop, and they had to cancel the album. Clipse was removed from the whole label shortly after that, and Terrar started using the name of Pusha T. They collaborated with Nivea and Kelis to release some immensely well-known songs.
Clipse started working for Arista Records, which was executively produced by The Ne[tunes, and their breakout single was named Grindin, which reached the 30th spot in the Hot Hundred list from Billboard. He also followed this single with similar successes, such as in When The Last Time, which reached the nineteenth spot in the chart because of two record-breaking singles. They released their breakout commercial album that they named Lord Willin, and it broke out at the first stop in Hip Hop charts from Billboard, and they also peaked at the fourth spot in the charts of Billboard 200. Recording Industry of America eventually awarded a gold certification to that album on 2002, 1st October. His second album named Hell Hath No Fury released in the late days of 2003.
Pusha T had his first child with his wife named Virginia Williams, and his son’s name is Nigel Thornton. The term Brixx is slag for cocaine, and Pusha raps about it often in his songs. This name has attracted several reactions from people online.
The current average net worth of Pusha T is about 10 million dollars. His past few albums were an immense commercial and critical success, and he has earned anywhere from 2-4 million with sales. He also does live shows, and he reaches anywhere from 90k – 300K USD in ticket sales.