Mozzy is a California rapper who started his career as Lil’ Tim but became popular after 11 years of being in the business with the release of his 2015 album “Bladadah”.
The question that stings one’s eye is how did this artist manage to stay unnoticed for 11 years. This article talks about that and about the net worth Mozzy managed to earn once he got to the top.
Mozzy was born as Timothy Patterson on the 24th of June 1987 in Sacramento, California.
He was raised by his grandmother on 4th Avenue in Sacramento’s Oak Park a historically Black neighborhood full of gang violence. At the time his father was in jail and his mother a crack addicted to cocaine so the grandmother took care of the boy.
Timothy started rapping at the age of 11 when his uncle, who was also a rapper, gave him the chance to record one segment on his song.
Patterson went to Sacramento High School but dropped out. He worked delivering newspapers and selling sandwiches.
In 2011 Lil’ Tim took on the name Mozzy, a slang which means “money”.
The same year Mozzy released his first solo album titled “Money Means Mozzy”. He also took part in DJ Fresh’s Tonite Show that instantly got him into spotlight. Around the same time his first project was put on iTunes.
Since he took his second stage name up till today, Mozzy had released more than 10 albums in total.
Mozzy’s music reflected everyday gangster life in Sacramento. He basically used music to deal with the gang violence.
Mozzy got arrested by the Sacramento Police four times. The last time in 2014 he was sent to serve a sentence in San Quentin State Prison. After he got out, Mozzy released four full-length solo albums in 2015 one of which was a huge success. Album called “Bladadah” was 22nd best rap album of the year according to Rolling Stone.
In 2016 Mozzy released songs recorded in 2008 under the title “Lil’ Timothy N Thingz” and an album called “Gang Related Siblings”.
Mozzy keeps his personal life very private and one can find not even some basic personal information let alone a controversy around his name. There was never a mention of a girlfriend or a break up, but he does have a daughter as he introduced her on Instagram and in one of his videos.
In 2016 Mozzy moved to Los Angeles.
Full name: Timothy Patterson
Nickname: Lil’ Tim, Mozzy
Date of birth: the 24th of June 1987
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Age: 30 years old
Education: Sacramento High School (dropped out), GED exam
Personal Life and Family
Father name: Unknown
Mother name: Unknown
Marital status: Unknown
Sexual Orientation: Unknown
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Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 173 cm (5 feet 9 inches)
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye color: Brown
Shoe Size: Unknown
Distinctive Features: Braided hair, mustache, and a short beard.
Net Worth and Salary
Mozzy’s net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand in 2017.
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mozzymemba/ (@mozzymemba)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialMozzy/ (@OfficialMozzy)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mozzythamotive (@mozzythamotive)
Personal website: http://www.mozzyofficial.com/
Interesting Facts about Mozzy
Mozzy’s grandmother who raised him was a member of The Black Panther Party.
His first CD he made on his own and gave away on the street.
After dropping out of high school, Mozzy earned a high school equivalency credential by passing a GED exam.
During the time Mozzy was in San Quentin State Prison, his cousin rapper E Mozzy released an album called “Free Mozzy”.
Mozzy is a California rapper who became famous with the release of his 2015 album “Bladadah” that got amongst 30 best rap albums of the year.
The rapper previously known under the name Lil’ Tim uses music to deal with the violence and his songs reflected everyday gangster life in Sacramento.
Since 2016 he is living in Los Angeles and managed to get the net worth of $500 thousand. He keeps his personal life private and stays away from scandals.