This week brought news about North Carolina artist “Coppahead” working on more music, including his latest single “Work” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRst0nA7AUg The video was actually filmed before the shooting incident.
It’s the first we have heard from the artist for quite some years years. Many people have been asking about the whereabouts of the GMF (Get Money First) music star Coppahead. The harsh reality is that, Coppahead has had many complications from getting caught up in a street shooting back 2014. Since, the artist hasn’t been able to fully recover and has been left paralyzed.
In a recent interview, the rapper said: “The music gave me something to live again for I was down for three years before I decided to start back recording music I was scared that people didn’t wanna listen to me anymore”.
Now he is back working on new material, with an ever increased drive to shock the world, despite being wheelchair bound.
Growing up in rural North Carolina, all Coppahead knew was struggle, along with the love of his family. Constantly waking up and listening to the tunes of 2pac, blasting out his mothers boyfriends radio, introduced him to his love for music. Recalling songs like Brendas Got A Baby and Wonder Why They Call U Bytch, along with being inspired by a childhood friend, Coppahead began to grow his passion for making music.
So what is Coppahead rapping about? Real life experiences that stem from his own lifestyle to those of his friends. Being a music artist and former college student in the state of North Carolina, Coppahead is not begging for a record deal. He defines success as being happy through following and completing goals. Within the next five years as an artist, those goals include being very successful and putting out hit records under his GMF label.
Just like many Black males in America, Coppahead is a product of his environment. An environment that taught him to survive and even try a different route: the school route. After overcoming challenges and obstacles, Coppahead has been in the studio working hard to provide his true fans with life-inspiring and thought-provoking music. The fact that his music is not fabricated and consists of true stories, makes him unique from other artist in the industry, many of which rap about things they haven’t done.
Coppaheads music tells a story, most of what he has been through and without it, it would be a full time grind, providing by any means. Possessing a large fan base in the state of North Carolina, Coppahead and GMF are known as trendsetters. Having one of the strongest movements in the streets, Get Money First plans to work on several big music projects including energy-driven live performances. Stay tuned to GMFmusic.net for the latest info on Coppahead.
Coppahead is an artist signed to the Get Money First label. Musicians under this label stem from New York and North Carolina, they all one general collective goal of earning money, providing for their families and making great music. These goals very similar to the likes of Coppahead’s idols and influences, including Tupac.