Schoolboy Q is a popular name in the world of rap music, but his real name is Quincy Matthew Hanley. He is a Germany based Rapper currently living in America. He raps and writes songs and goes with the stage name; Schoolboy Q. He was signed to Top Dawg Entertainment in the year 2009, and in 2011 he got another major label under his name, which was Interscope records. He is also a part of a highly popular group, Black Hippy. He is one of the top emerging talents in the industry, and one of his albums, Habits and Contradictions, was ranked at the 111th position on the US billboard top 200.
Schoolboy Q took birth on 26 October 1986 in a Military base in Germany. His parents got divorced before he was born, so her mother gave him a random surname, which neither matched her or his Father. His Father was in the Army, and his mother took her to Texas, and later they shifted to California. He went to John Muir Middle School and grew up in the area around South Central, Los Angeles. Till the age of 21, he played American Football in different positions such as receiver, returner, tailback, cornerback, etc.
He completed his graduation from Crenshaw High School and attended different colleges, namely, Los Angeles Southwest College, Los Angeles City College, and a few more. He also joined a street gang named the 52 Hoover Gangster Crips and started moving on the wrong path under their influence. He even sold drugs such as cocaine and marijuana before he shifted his focus to music.In the year 2000, he even got jailed for around six months for a crime related to a home invasion.
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Hanley was interested in music from his childhood, but he got serious about it when he turned 21. His career started when he joined hands with Top Dawg Entertainment in the year 2006. His first Mixtape came out in 2008 and was titled; Schoolboy Turner Hustla with G.E.D., which also gave a break to the popular rapper ‘Tyga.’ After enjoying the great success of his first Mixtape, he founded the supergroup; ‘Black Hippy’ and collaborated with some big names such as Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, etc.
In the year 2009, the rivalry between Hanley and 40 Glocc was a hot topic, and he even released a diss track ‘Ezell’ for the latter. In the year 2010, he started releasing some independent albums, which enjoyed great success in the market.
Schoolboy Q is the Father of two girls, and one of them is named Joyce. He is highly connected with her and has also mentioned her in several songs. Joyce has even appeared in some of his music videos such as ‘There He Go,’ ‘Break The Bank.’
When it comes to Schoolboy q net worth, it is around $4 million. He earns about $2500 per year as some of his albums have ranked quite high in the Billboard charts, which has increased his demandas well as income.