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Cakes da killa: "Gon Blow" & "What's Goodie" Rapper

aisha Published On Tue Jul 07 2020   Modified On Tue Jul 07 2020
Cakes da killa: "Gon Blow" & "What's Goodie" Rapper

Rashard Bradshaw mostly known for his stage name Cakes da Killa is a rapper well recognized by his songs in 'Gon Blow', 'I Run This Club', 'What's Goodie', 'Mixed Messages', and so on.

Killa was born on October 12, 1990, in Teaneck, New Jersey, and has a star sign of Libra. Keep swiping down to know more interesting facts about Rapper Killa: 

Net Worth: $800,000

Cakes da kills, through his hard work has gained an estimated net worth of $800,000 from his career as a renowned rapper. He also has accumulated his worth from his YouTube channel and by his short videos, short films, and guest appearances. 

Was Rapping For Fun

The 'Love Jones' singer started rapping for fun in high school before pursuing it as a career. Later he started to write tracks he found on the internet and posted it on Facebook and since then he was having a little interest in rapping. 

Picture of Cakes da Killa singing.
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Then in 2011, his skill and talent came to the attention of an executive producer named Stixx who invited him to appear in a mixtape 'Downtown Mayhem Vol. 1' with Rip The Ruler. 

The mixtape became the starting phase of his career as since then Killa became the singer of forty songs, three mixtapes, two extended plays, and appeared as a guest in more than twenty videos. 

His First Recorded Song

From What he was before he has come a long way now and has made a place in many people's hearts and the first step was done by recording his very own song called "Rapid Fire". 

The song was recorded featuring Dai Burger, a rapper that was released eight years ago in 2012. Since then Killa and Dai Burger has collaborated in various song with each other and with another artist like Jupiter Gray, Lil' Kim, Le1f, Mykki Blanco, and House of Ladosha. 

Dai Burger with whom Cakes da Killa recorded his first song.
Dai Burger with whom Cakes da Killa recorded his first song.
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Favorite album 

Killa admires several rappers and singers but among them, he is a fan of Erykah Badu, a singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. He said in an interview that his favorite album of all time is Erykah Badu's entire discography. 

Badu started her singing career since 1997 and till then she has released five studio albums, twenty music videos, thirty-one singles, one mixtape, and three promotional singles till now which is all loved by Killa. 

Picture of Cakes da Killa's favorite album singer Erykah Badu.
Picture of Cakes da Killa's favorite album singer Erykah Badu.
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Is Openly Gay Rapper

'Free To Be' singer is openly a gay rapper and came out publicly since he was in third grade. Killa was just an ordinary rapper before he started gaining popularity and media interest through LGBT figures and themes in hip hop, as a Pitchfork article was published about him saying "movement". 

Cakes da Killa who is an openly gay rapper.
Cakes da Killa who is an openly gay rapper.
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Killa said he is just being himself and people used it as a controversial and revolutionary where he thinks it's all just weird. He has a different mindset that in hip-hop, people who kill people or the person who doesn't take of their children should be scandalous and that was they should talk about. Him being openly gay rapper shouldn't be breaking news said, Killa.

His Biggest Influences In Life

Killa cited that he was influenced by several rappers in his life Remy Ma, Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown, and Cam'ron who has given various amazing songs to the industry. 

Likewise, his other biggest influencer are Bette Midler, singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer, Missy Elliott, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress, Busta Rhymes, rapper, musician, singer, record producer, record executive, and actor. 

Dream Job Is Actor and Writer

As Killa used to rap in his high school for fun at first, his first dream job was to become either an actor or a writer. Later he became a renowned rapper and said his biggest accomplishment so far is that he became an independent artist for over five years. 

Killa can still persuade his dream job but now he is into rapping and said will give a thought about acting later on. The 'Drop Top' singer said if he had to describe his music in one word it would be energetic.

A picture of Cakes da Killa.
Cakes da Killa whose dream was to become an actor or writer.
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YouTube Channel

Cakes also has a youtube channel named Cakes Da Killa with over 6.43K subscribers. He joined YouTube on August 12, 2011, and has gathered a total of 862,714 views. Killa mostly posts videos of his songs, official videos, or live performance in his channel. 

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Killa is active on Instagram and Facebook. He has gained around 24k followers on Instagram with the username 'cakesdakilla' and around 19,561 followers on Facebook with the username 'Cakes Da Killa'. 

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