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Junglepussy: American Rapper Who Did "Ready 2 Ride" & "Nah"

aisha Published On Wed Jul 08 2020   Modified On Wed Jul 08 2020
Junglepussy: American Rapper Who Did "Ready 2 Ride" & "Nah"

Shayna McHayle mostly is known for her stage name Junglepussy is a rapper and actress well-recognized by her songs 'Bling Bling', 'Trader Joe', 'Nah', 'Ready 2 Ride', and more 'State of the Union.

Junglepussy was born on October 31, 1991, in East New York and has a star sign of Scorpio. She was born to a Jamaican father and a Trinidadian mother who got divorced and was raised by her mother. 

Keep swiping down to know more interesting facts about Shayna McHayle aka Junglepussy.

Net Worth: $800,000

'I Just Want It' singer Junglepussy has earned an estimated net worth of $800,000 from her career as a rapper and actress. She also has accumulated her wealth through guest appearances in other artist music videos.

A picture of Junglepussy who is worth $800,000.
A picture of Junglepussy who is worth $800,000.
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Started Her Rapping Career At 16

Junglepussy started rapping with her high school group of friends which was called Primp until her graduation at 16. Then after four years of her graduation in 2012, she released her first track titled 'Cream Team' on YouTube, followed by "Stitches" at the age of 21.

A picture of Junglepussy singing.
A picture of Junglepussy singing.
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Later she started to perform alongside Lil' Kim at Westway. On June 10, 2014, Junglepussy published her mixtape 'Satisfaction Guaranteed'. Since then she has released two studio albums named 'Pregnant With Success' (2015), JP3 (2018), seven singles, and made thirteen guest appearances.

YouTube Channel

The 'Pop for You' actress also runs a YouTube channel named 'JUNGLEPUSSY' where she has accumulated around 40.2k subscribers. She joined YouTube on April 3, 2009, and has gained a total of 6,089,606 views where she has written "EVERYONE WANTS TO BE BLACK SO BAD THAT'S WHY I WAKE UP FEELING SO EXCLUSIVE". 

Junglepussy has posted thirty videos on her channel and among them, her most viewed video is her official music video 'NAH' that has gained 1 million views.

Admires Brandy 

McHayle explained in an interview that when she used to get influenced by Brandy, singer, actress, and producer by watching the television show Moesha. She also said while growing up, she wound see Brandy and keep copying her cornrows styles, her braid, as well as her art and music. 

Picture of Brandy who is admired by Junglepussy.
Picture of Brandy who is admired by Junglepussy.
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But as for now, she takes more important lessons from Brandy as she said just because you are a black girl doesn't mean you only care about hair and makeup. Brandy cared about books, culture, and other stuff and you can do both things. 

Inspiration From Musician

'Long Way Home' actress said throughout her journey she received support from her family and friends as her mother raised her to be creative, encouraged to practice self-love, allowed her to dye hair as a form of self-expression.

In 2014, Junglepussy said in an interview that she has taken inspiration from various musicians like The Veronicas, Metric, Gossip, Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott, Soulja Boy, Busta Rhymes, Lady Saw, and Vybz Kartel.

Appeared In Movie and Series

McHayle is also an actress as she has appeared in a movie named 'Support the Girls' where she has portrayed the character of Danyelle in the movie. The movie was made alongside Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, Dylan Gelula, and Zoe Graham. 

Likewise, she has also acted in a television series 'Random Acts of Flyness' where she has appeared as Demon of Jealousy. 

Junglepussy as Danyelle in 'Support the Girls'.
Junglepussy as Danyelle in 'Support the Girls'.
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Body Measurement

Junglepussy stands 5 feet 5 inches tall (167 cm) while weighing around 56 kg (123 lbs). She loves to do experiments with her hair as she has turned it in red, pink braid, black, blonde, brown, orange, yellow, and so on.

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Junglepussy is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has gained around 146k followers on Instagram with the username 'junglepussy' and 50.8k followers on Twitter with the username 'JUNGLEPUSSY'.

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