Herbert Wright (born October 8, 1995), better recognized by using his stage call G Herbo (previously called Lil Herb) is an American rapper and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. Herb launched his debut mixtape, Welcome to Fazoland, to crucial acclaim in February 2014, observed by means of a second mixtape Pistol P challenge in December 2014. In September 2015, Herb signed a cope with Cinematic music group. His third mixtape, Ballin Like i'm Kobe, changed into released on September 29, 2015. Herb's fourth mixtape, Strictly four My fans, turned into released on November 24, 2016. His debut studio album Humble Beast is scheduled for 2017.
Wright grew up in Terror city, a neighborhood inside East side, Chicago recognized for its excessive tiers of violence and gang activity. He turned into stimulated with the aid of artists together with young Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Meek Mill, Lil Wayne. He's close pals with fellow rapper Lil Bibby, with whom he has collaborated on numerous songs. Both artists are associated with the family N.L.M.B., which was originally fashioned from the merger of No limit, a renegade faction of the Almighty Black P. Stone state, and the Muskegon Boyz, a renegade faction of the Gangster Disciples, despite the fact that the initials N.L.M.B. Are also currently utilized by the group to indicate "by no means depart My Brothers," and "No restriction Muskegon Boys." Lil Herb, however, has stated that N.L.M.B. Is a "brotherhood" rather than a gang.
Lil Herb and Lil Bibby first gained interest with the music "Kill Shit," which has due to the fact been regarded over 15 million instances on YouTube. Lil Herb and Lil Bibby gained broader attention inside the hip-hop network when Canadian rapper Drake called them "the destiny."
Herb's first mixtape road to Fazoland, become launched on September 11, 2012. His 2nd mixtape, road 2 Riches, changed into released on might also 22, 2013. His debut mixtape, Welcome to Fazoland, was launched on February 17, 2014. The mixtape is called in honor of Fazon Robinson, one of the first of Herb's friends to be killed by means of gun violence in Chicago. Welcome to Fazoland changed into met with vast crucial acclaim, with Fader commenting that, "since drill rose to prominence a few years ago, lyrical bankruptcy has remained certainly one of its maximum not unusual opinions; Herb’s way with words defies the stereotype."
In April 2014, Herb collaborated with Nicki Minaj on "Chiraq." He contributed to common's "The community" on his album, nobody's Smiling. Herb became decided on for XXL's show & prove phase of the 2014 Freshman magnificence trouble. Herb also recorded "fight or Flight (Remix)" with chance The Rapper and common.
On December 26, 2014, Herb launched the surprise mixtape Pistol P project, his 2d mission of 2014.
On April 2, 2015, Herb guest featured on chief Keef's "Faneto (Remix)" with fellow Chicago rappers Lil Durk, Lil Bibby, and King L.
On June nine, 2015, after being neglected from the 2015 XXL Freshman cowl, Herb launched a single titled "XXL." In reaction, XXL gave compliments to the rapper, announcing he "switches between extraordinary flows effortlessly." On June thirteen, 2016, XXL announced the 2016 Freshman elegance, which incorporates Herb.
On August 4, 2015, Lil Herb introduced his 1/3 mixtape, Ballin Like i am Kobe, named in honor of his fallen pal Jacobi D. Herring. On September three, 2015, it turned into announced that Lil Herb had signed with Cinematic song group and had officially changed his rap moniker to G Herbo. On September 27, 2015, Herb introduced that Ballin Like i'm Kobe would be launched on September 29, 2015. On September 29, 2015, the mixtape turned into launched to significant vital acclaim.
On November eleven, 2015, Herb released a collaborative single, titled "Lord knows," with the big apple rapper Joey Bada$$.
2016–present: Humble Beast and Strictly 4 My fanatics // Welcome To Fazoland
In an interview at SXSW on April 4, 2016, Herb announced his debut album's identify, Humble Beast, mentioning that "you could definitely expect an album in 2016." In mid 2016, he launched two singles, "Pull Up" and "Drop." Herb also dropped the unmarried "Yeah I realize" in March 2016. Herb additionally released a fourth unmarried "Ain't nothing to Me," with a track video being released on October 10, 2016. Herb was featured on DJ twin's song "They recognise Us" with Sean Kingston and Lil Bibby. On November 17, 2016, Herb launched the album artwork, launch date, and track list for his fourth mixtape, Strictly four My lovers. At the same day, he launched the second single from the mixtape, "Strictly four My fans (Intro)". It changed into also revealed that Herb and Lil Bibby have a collaborative mission, No issue, inside the works. On March 17, 2017, Herb released Welcome To Fazoland 1.Five, containing unreleased songs from Welcome To Fazoland .