How did GloRilla become famous? The Memphis rapper is currently one of the hottest female rappers now and she gained fame all thanks to one song.
Gloria Hallelujah Woods, known professionally as GloRilla, is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee.
Woods was born in the Frayser neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee. GloRilla grew up in the church and was home-schooled until 5th grade. She graduated from Martin Luther King College Prep.
Woods initially wanted to be a singer, but after losing her voice, she decided to switch to rap. She also considered the stage name “Big Glo”. She is number 8 of 10 children on her mother’s side.
GloRilla has quickly become one of the hottest female artists in the industry. Since dropping her hit single, F.N.F. (Let’s Go), she’s performed at Rolling Loud, gotten a record deal, and won an award for her talents.
GloRilla’s rise to fame is like a fast and furious new world. All it took was one song for the Memphis rapper to blow up. So, how exactly did GloRilla become famous and what label is she signed to?
How did GloRilla become famous?
She is best known for her breakout hit song “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)“. Produced by HitKidd, the summer anthem “FNF (Let’s Go)” caught traction in late spring after the TikTok explosion of the #FNFChallenge.
Along with sweeping through social media, GloRilla’s raunchy tune earned cosigns from Cardi B, Saweetie, and Latto. The song entered the Billboard Hot 100 in June, peaking at No. 91. Since then she has collaborated with artists such as Cardi B, Latto, and JT of City Girls.
While people love her for her musical abilities, the Memphis native also garners popularity because of her personality. Whether she’s trending for her dance moves or clapping back at haters, fans love that she’s herself unapologetically.
Woods released her mixtape album Most Likely Up Next in 2019 and her EP P Status in 2020.
In April 2022, Woods found increased fame and popularity with the release of “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” with producer Hitkidd. The song went viral and led to a #FNFChallenge on TikTok. A remix of the song featuring Latto and JT was released in September 2022, with the announcement that a remix with Saweetie would follow.
In June 2022, Woods and Duke Deuce released the song “Just Say That.”
In September 2022, Woods released the song “Tomorrow 2” featuring Cardi B.
In 2022, GloRilla earned two BET nominations with her songs “Herself” and “F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” in the categories Best New Hip Hop Artist, and Best Song of the Year respectively. She won the Best New Hip Hop Artist.
What record label is GloRilla signed to?
On Tuesday (July 5, 2022), Woods signed with fellow Memphis rapper Yo Gotti’s record label Collective Music Group. Not only did the Memphis rapper, best known for her ‘F.N.F’ viral song, get signed to Yo Gotti’s Control Music Group, but he also gifted her with $500,000 cash, a source exclusively told The Shade Room!
She was featured on the compilation album Gangsta Art.
“GloRilla is a natural born star – she has a different sound and approach that’s needed in hip-hop right now,” Gotti tells Billboard. “It’s one of the quickest rises that I’ve seen in my career because she only dropped in late-April and now she has the hottest cultural records in music. Glo is hungry for success and determined to win. We look forward to watching her grow as an artist and reach her full potential.”