Who is Latto?
Latto is an American rapper and a businesswoman from Atlanta, Georgia. She is the owner of Pittspot Clothing, a store that she opened in 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Her mainstream breakthrough came in 2019 with her single “Bitch from da Souf,” and she soon signed with RCA Records. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 2020, peaking at number 95. Following the release of a remix of the song with rappers Saweetie and Trina, Latto released the follow-up single “Muwop” in 2020, featuring Gucci Mane.
Latto was born in Ohio
Latto is 24 years old as of 2022. She was born on December 22, 1998, in Columbus, Ohio, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on December 22 every year.
The rapper stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Latto was born in Columbus, Ohio to a white mother named Misti Stephens and a black father named Shayne Pitts. Stephens was bullied in school for being “light-skinned,” which inspired her to use the stage name Miss Mulatto when she began her rapping career, after the racial classification “mulatto.” She attended Lovejoy High School in Clayton County, United States.
When it comes to ethnicity, Latto is of American origin, born to a black father and a white mother.
Latto’s real names are Alyssa Michelle Stephens. She is known professionally as Latto or Big Latto (previously known as Mulatto).
Is Latto Dating?
Latto has in the past revealed that he is in a relationship with a “married man” who pays her bills. However, she has never mentioned or revealed her partner. Lately, she was rumored to be dating rapper 21 Savage although she denied the rumors multiple times. She was photographed with a tattoo behind her ear that says “Sheyaa” which is 21 Savage’s real name.
Latto was featured in Jung Kook’s Song
South Korean singer Jungkook of BTS revealed that he will be featuring American rapper Latto in his single SEVEN. Jungkook’s label, Hybe Labels released the teaser on Youtube which garnered attention worldwide. South Korean actress Han So Hee is also featured in the music video.
What is Latto’s Net Worth in 2023
Latto has lately been selling out shows and making a number of hit songs consecutively. Even though her financial information is currently not known, she is estimated to be worth $3 million.
Latto Rapper Career as a Rapper
In February 2016, Stephens released her first single, “No More Talking.” On the 2016 single “Tough on the Internet,” she collaborated with Lil Niqo, a fellow The Rap Game competitor. At the 2016 Georgia Music Awards, she also received the Youth Hip Hop/R&B Award. On October 2, 2016, she released her first mixtape, Miss Mulatto.
Her second mixtape, “Latto Let Em Know,” was released in April 2017. Molly Brazy, Lil Key, Crucial, and Silentó were among the artists featured on the tape. The single “Response Diss” is a diss song directed at Young Lyric, a fellow The Rap Game competitor. The two’s ongoing feud resulted in diss tracks from both parties, with insults about drug use, homosexuality, and past show experiences.
Latto released the song “Bitch from da Souf” in January 2019. Latto was invited to perform at Rolling Loud, an annual hip-hop festival in Miami, Florida, in May 2019. Big Latto, her second extended play, was released in June 2019, following “Bitch from da Souf.” The single became her breakthrough hit, peaking at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earning her a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States.
Following the controversy surrounding the name “Mulatto,” it was announced in January 2021 that Latto would change her stage name from Mulatto. With Bitch from da Souf and Muwop, Latto became the first female rapper from Atlanta to have a solo record certified gold and platinum in March 2021.
Following criticism for the racially charged nature of her name, Latto confirmed in various interviews in May 2021 that she had officially settled on a new stage name. On May 18, it was revealed that Mulatto’s name had been changed to simply Latto on streaming platforms. To accompany the announcement of her new name, she released a new single titled “The Biggest.”
Latto The Rap Game
Stephens appeared as a contestant on Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah’s Lifetime reality show The Rap Game in 2016. Over the course of eight weeks, the boot camp-style series followed young aspiring rappers as they competed against one another.
Latto won the competition overall, going by the stage name “Miss Mulatto” at the time. Dupri offered her a recording contract with So So Def Records, but she turned it down, claiming it wasn’t enough money, and instead chose to be an independent artist.
Latto Big Energy
“Big Energy,” the lead single from Latto’s upcoming second studio album, was released on September 24. The song became Latto’s highest-charting song on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 42 so far.
On November 5, a follow-up single, “Soufside,” was released. Latto was arrested for theft in May 2019 after being mistaken for another woman. She released a song, “Fuck Rice Street”, attesting to her innocence and anger toward the police.