Denzel Curry - Updated Jun 2024

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Denzel Curry

Denzel Curry is a well-known American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Denzel Curry rose to fame after the release of his first two mixtapes, “King Remembered” and “King of the Mischievous South” Vol. 1.”

Early Life and Childhood

Denzel Curry was born on the 16th of February 1995, in Carol City, Miami Gardens, Florida, the United States of America. His birth name is Denzel Rae Don Curry and is an American by nationality. He practices Christianity religion and he has a birth sign of Aquarius. In addition, he is to African-American and Bahamian descent and is 28 years old.

Denzel grew up with his elder brother, Treon Johnson. He was raised listening to songs from Funkadelic, Parliament, OutKast, Isaac Hayes, Marvin Gaye, and James Brown. Professionally, his father was a truck driver and his mother runs security for stadiums. In addition, his brother introduced him to the music of Gucci Mane and Brick Squad.

When he was in elementary school, he started writing poetry. When he was in the sixth grade, he became interested in rap and learned how to rap and flow from his good friend Premi, whom he met at a Boys & Girls Club.

He went to Design And Architecture High School in Miami, from where he was expelled two years later. At the same time, his parents were separating, and his brothers were out in college or for jobs. Later, he joined Miami Carol City Senior High School, where he focused on his music and started to gain popularity as a rapper. Despite being busy with his music and shows, his parents and his teachers convinced him to finish his graduation in the year 2013.

Professional Career

Denzel Curry started his musical career when he was still in school. Initially, he started recording his raps with music playing in the background and uploaded the tracks to his MySpace account. At the same time, he listened to the “Blackland Radio 66.6” mixtape by SpaceGhostPurrp and became interested in meeting him upon learning that he is also from Carol City. His friend Mike Dece introduced him to SpaceGhostPurrp who was in his collaborative hip-hop group ‘Raider Klan.’ Moreover, he joined the group and began doing live shoes with the group.

Mixtape and other Album

He related his debut mixtape “King Remembered Underground Tape 1991–1995” which is a compilation of five tracks and posted it online on September 24, 2011. Dece, his friend advised him to remove it, add more tracks, and re-upload it on the group’s website, where it was later made available for download due to fan demand. Due to the mixtape’s popularity, he soon released his second mixtape named “King of the Mischievous South Vol. 1 Underground Tape 1996” in the year 2012. It caught

the attention of Earl Sweatshirt, who mentioned him in a tweet, as well as other members of the Odd Future label. After the death of Trayvon Martin, who also lived in Carol City and went to the same high school as Denzel Curry, he released his third mixtape named “Strictly for My R.V.I.D.X.R.S.” His album was directly inspired by Tupac Shakur’s “Strictly For My N.I.G.G.A.Z.” However, he left the group ‘Raider Klan’ in 2013 and began his solo career as an artist.

Solo Career

On the 3rd of September 2013, he released his debut full-length album “Nostalgic 64” featuring guest appearances from artists like JK the Reaper, Lil Ugly Mane, Mike G, Nell, Robb Bank$, Stephen A. Clark, and Yung Simmie. Moreover, the rapper appeared on the song “Bow Down” from Deniro Farrar’s “Rebirth” EP and on “Eyes of the World” from Dillon Cooper’s “X: XX” mixtape. He released his lead single “Ultimate” from his first double EP “32 Zel/Planet Shrooms” on the 1st of January 2015. The album includes
Denzel Curry

Caption: Denzel Curry performing at a concert (Source: The Michigan Daily)

the song ‘Ice Age’, which was released on June 9, 2015, by C9 Records. Later, he released the non-album single ‘Flying Nimbus featuring Lofty305, followed by his second full-length album ‘Imperial’, which was available for free to download and stream on SoundCloud on the 9th of March 2016. On the 14th of October 2016, a deluxe version of the album was later re-released on Spotify.

Recent Years

Since May 2017, he has gone by the alter ego Zeltron, posting cryptic messages on social media and releasing demo versions of the songs “Hate Government,” “Equalizer,” and “ZELTRON 6 BILLION ft. Lil Ugly Mane.”
All of these songs, as well as two new ones, appeared on the EP “13,” which was released on June 25, 2017. He released his third studio album titled, “Ta13oo” on the 27th of July 2018. The album peaked at number 28 on the Billboard 200 chart. Onward, he released his second single titled “Speedboat” and announced the release of his next album “Zuu” on May 31, 2019.
His fourth studio album “Zuu” went to 32 positions on the Billboard 200 chart.
His recent and fifth studio album “Melt My Eyez See Your Future” was released on the 25th of March 2022. The album debuted at number 51 on the Billboard 200 chart, and at number 23 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The rapper released Melt My Eyez See Your Future (The Extended Edition) on the 30th of September 2022.

Awards

His album “Imperial” was named in the ‘Favorite Rap and Hip-Hop Albums’ list by the ‘AllMusic 2017 Year In Review’ chart. Moreover, he was featured on the cover of ‘XXL’ magazine as one of the celebrities in its annual Freshmen Class in 2016.

Denzel Curry- Net Worth 2023

From his musical career, Denzel Curry has earned a huge sum of money in his career. As of 2022, Curry’s net worth is estimated at around $2.5 million while his salary and earnings are still under review.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, Denzel Curry is currently single and unmarried. But in the past, he was in a relationship with a girl for two years when he was in high school. However, the couple broke up and he went into a deep depression for a long time. At the moment, there is not any information regarding his present relationship status.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Denzel Curry posing for a photo (Source: Access to Thousands of Wallpapers)

Denzel Curry stands 5 feet 9 inches tall (175cm) and weighs around 68 kg (150 lbs). In addition, he has dark brown eyes with black hair color and his sexuality is straight. Moreover, there is little known related to his other body stats.

Denzel Curry – Social Media

Denzel Curry has an Instagram page ‘@denzelcurryph’ and the page, has not shown the number of followers. on his Twitter page ‘@denzelcurry’ there are over 679.5k followers. Similarly, there are over 415k followers on his Facebook page. In addition, he has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are over 1.44 million subscribers.