Marcus Jamal Hopson, known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and actor from Los Angeles, California. In 2007 he signed with Ruthless Records, and formed his own label, Funk Volume, in 2009. After that, he formed another label, Undercover Prodigy, in 2016. Hopsin released five studio albums, Gazing at the Moonlight through Ruthless Records, Raw, Knock Madness and Pound Syndrome, and collaborated with The Haywire Project with SwizZz via Funk Volume and No Shame. He is famous for his use of white contact lenses in music videos, concerts and interviews.
|Birth name||Marcus Jamal Hopson|
|Born||July 18, 1985, Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, alternative hip hop, horrorcore|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, songwriter, actor, music video director, record producer|
|Instruments||Vocals, FL Studio|
|Labels||Undercover Prodigy, 300, Warner Bros, Funk Volume, Ruthless|
|Associated acts||Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, SwizZz, Tech N9ne|
Born Marcus Hopson, he is an independent rap artist whose 2013 album Knock Madness includes the singles "Old Friend," "Hop Is Back" and "Rip Your Heart Out." He first gained recognition for his 2010 album Raw. He is known for performing with white contacts in his eyes.
He developed an interest in skateboarding when he was 12 and started rapping when he was 16. He credits Eminem as a major influence who first got him interested in hip-hop.
He has a number of acting credits. As a teenager, he appeared as an extra in multiple episodes of That's So Raven and in 2009, he played a rapper in the musical drama film Fame.
He was born in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California and raised with two brothers.
He toured with Yelawolf in 2013 after the release of Knock Madness.
- Artists Funk Volume
- Artists from Ruthless Records
- Hip-hop activists
- Horror artists
- Alternative hip hop musician
- Rapper from Los Angeles
- West Coast hip-hop musicians
- Underground rappers
- California Record Makers
Latest information about Hopsin updated on June 07 2021.