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Swae Lee

Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown, better known as Swae Lee, is one half of the rap group Rae Sremmurd with his brother, Slim Jxmmi. Though he was born in Inglewood, California, he and his family soon moved to Tupelo, Mississippi, where he was raised. Since signing with their first record label in 2013, Rae Sremmurd have released three studio albums, SremmLife, SremmLife 2, and SR3MM. Recently, Swae Lee has been branching out on his own, recording with more established artists like Wiz Khalifa, Future, and The Weeknd. In the last three years, Swae Lee has been nominated five times for a Grammy Award, most recently for his collaboration with Post Malone on his song “Sunflowers” for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Swae Lee isn’t just a talented performer, he’s also a songwriter. He’s even worked with Beyoncé, among others, on the legendary songstress’ “Formation,” which was also nominated for a Grammy Award.

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