Moneybagg Yo

Moneybagg Yo

Update: 2023-05-31


On this episode of Angie Martinez IRL, Angie Martinez sits down with the multi-platinum recording artist Moneybagg Yo. Born and raised in South Memphis, Moneybagg Yo transformed his penitentiary chances into a flourishing hip-hop career. In this deeply personal episode, Moneybagg Yo opens up about the challenges he has faced during the past year. The rapper recounts the heartbreaking losses he endured, from losing his best friend to the streets to another best friend at the hands of the law. He also shares the pain of experiencing a miscarriage and the devastating loss of the mother to three of his children. With these tragedies, Moneybagg Yo found himself thrust into the role of a full-time father, navigating this new responsibility while grappling with his grief.

Despite the hardships, Moneybagg Yo draws strength from his incredible support system within his family and the love he has found in his partner, Ari Fletcher. He discusses the significance of becoming a better man for her and the ongoing battle to overcome personal vices.

Moneybagg Yo attributes much of his success to his unwavering discipline and focus. In 2018, he embraced Islam, finding solace in its teachings and the power of fasting. The rapper credits his newfound faith noting that his Muslim identity instilled the strength and resilience needed for his journey. In this episode, Moneybagg Yo takes us on a raw and emotional ride, sharing the highs and lows of the past few years. With the upcoming release of his new album, listeners are invited to witness his healing process and gain a deeper understanding of the artist behind the music. Tune in to The IRL Podcast as Moneybagg Yo bares his soul and offers a glimpse into the transformative power of resilience and self-discovery. 


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Moneybagg Yo

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