Bobby Shmurda

Bobby Shmurda, born Ackquille Jean Pollard on August 4, 1994, is an American rapper and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York. He first burst onto the music scene in 2014 with his breakout hit single "Hot N****," which quickly became a viral sensation and garnered widespread attention.

Hailing from the East Flatbush neighbourhood, Shmurda's upbringing exposed him to the realities of inner-city life. Despite the challenges he faced in his environment, he found solace and expression in music from an early age. Influenced by iconic artists such as Jay-Z and 50 Cent, he honed his craft and developed a distinct style.

With its catchy hooks and infectious energy, "Hot N****" propelled Bobby Shmurda into the limelight. The accompanying dance, known as the "Shmoney Dance," further cemented his presence in popular culture. The song's success led to a recording contract with Epic Records and collaborations with notable artists within the hip-hop industry.