Saweetie is an American rapper known for her single “Icy Grl” which was released in 2018. The talented rapper developed much interest in music and at the age of 14, where she started writing music. Saweetie’s career took off right after university and one of her videos (My Neck, My Back) went viral after fetching over 10 million views on YouTube.
Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper (Saweetie) was born on 2 July 1993 in Santa Clara, California to Trinidad Valentin and Johnny Harper. She completed Merrill F. West High School and graduated from Monterey Trail High School. Saweetie also attended San Diego State University where she studied communications and business. She also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in communications from the University of Southern California. After her university education, Saweetie decided to follow her childhood dream of becoming a musician.
Saweetie started posting short raps on her Instagram account in 2012 and one particular one titled “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)” which later became “Icy Grl” went viral. The video on YouTube has so far accumulated over 100 million views. The video caught the attention of Max Gousse (a well-known producer and A&R) who later became her manager.
In February 2018, Saweetie was signed by Warner Bros records. She also released her debut EP “High Maintenance” in March 2018 which is made up of about 9 tracks. The project was produced by Zaytoven, Hassan, and Cash Money AP.
The following are some of the songs released by the rapper.
- Best Friend
- My Type
- ICY GRL
- Money Mouf
- Tap in
- Sway With Me
- Back to the streets
She is currently in a relationship with a professional basketball player by the name of James Harden. They started dating in June 2021. Saweetie has also been in a relationship with actor Keith Powers, Justin Combs, and Quavo. She has no child and has never been married.
How Old Is Saweetie?
Saweetie was born on 2 July 1993 in Santa Clara, California. She will be 29 years on 2 July 2022.
Saweetie’s Net Worth
Saweetie’s net worth is estimated to be about $4 million.