Polo G is a very famous name among rapping song enthusiasts. In a short time, he rose to prominence with a pure talent, which not everyone got. Moreover, Polo G’s albums are securing top positions consecutively every year.
Now, the question is, How did Polo G get famous?
General people started to recognize Polo G after the release of single songs Pop Out and Finer Things. Besides, he was able to generate some positive responses from people after debuting a studio album named Die a Legend. The following album skyrocketed Polo G’s prominence by peaking the sixth position on Billboard 200.
Unpleasant Past of Polo G
Not everyone has the patience to keep up with a dream. Moreover, keeping patience becomes even harder when you struggle to survive in a cruel world. Polo G’s path of rising to prominence was not very pleasant.
On 6 January 1999, Polo G was born in Old Town, Chicago, Illinois. His original name is Taurus Tremani Bartlett. Polo G has an elder sister named Leilani. Besides, he has two younger siblings, including a brother, Taurean, and a sister, Leia.
Polo G’s father’s name is Taurus Barlett, and his mother’s name is Stacia Mac. His mother was a property manager. In his childhood, Polo G lived in the Marshall Field Garden Apartment.
The financial state of Polo G’s family was not good. Their fridge was always empty, and the closet had no wearable clothing. But through this financial problem, he continued to pursue his desired career and eventually succeeded.
Polo G completed his high school study at a local high school and was accepted to study at Lincoln University. However, for some reason, he did not attend the university from the first day and started pursuing a music career.
Anyways, Polo G was involved in crimes like selling drugs and stealing cars to cover his studio expenses. And all these crimes he started after his best friend named T-Gucci was murdered.
Polo G’s Initial Steps
In 2018, Polo G started his music journey by recording his first-ever song named ODA. He released it on his YouTube channel named Polo G.
In that same year, Polo G created an account on SoundCloud, where he released the track named Gang With Me. In a limited time, his prominence on SoundCloud skyrocketed.
So, Polo G continued to do so to raise his prominence in the music industry. He shared songs like Neva Cared and Welcome Back in a row.
After the release of one of Polo G’s masterpieces named Finer Things, his views reached millions. Later on, his views did not drop below a million again. Currently, Polo G’s number of views is nearly three billion in total.
Polo G’s Discography
At such a young age, Polo G has created a very strong profile in the music world. Currently, there is a massive list of his songs, including singles, featured, chartered & certified tracks, and guest appearances.
From 2019 to the present, Polo G has released three studio albums, including Die A Legend (2019), The Goat (2020), and Hall Of Fame (2021). The latest album, Hall Of Fame, has peaked in the chart of the United States Ranking, Hip-Hop Ranking, and US Rap Ranking.
Besides these studio albums, Polo G has released a deluxe album named Hall Of Fame 2.0 on 3 December 2021. It is the successor of the studio album he released on 11 June 2021. In addition, all the albums Polo G releases are under the label of Columbia Records.
Polo G has made 39 single songs Polo G has created until now. Besides single songs, he has released numerous songs as featured songs. However, let’s learn some of the famous single song titles Polo G has created:
- Gang With Me (2018)
- Pop Out (2019)
- Pop-Out Again (2019)
- Go Stupid (2020)
- Martin & Gina (2020)
- Headshot (2020)
- *Rapstar (2021)
- Bad Man (Smooth Criminal) (2021)
Reason Behind Polo G’s Naming
The name Polo G is unique in the music society. There are reasons why Taurus Tremani Bartlett made this his stage name.
Polo is Taurus’s favorite clothing brand. And the other term, G, came from his deceased friend, more specifically best friend, named T-Gucci. By adding these two terms, Taurus made his name Polo G.