Courtney Leon Freckleton, an English rapper and songwriter is excellently known as Nines. He became one of the UK’s most promising R&B singers with mixtapes “Gone till November” and “Loyal to the Soil”. He made a name for himself in the UK rap scene in 2011 with his “From Church Road to Hollywood” mixtape. Nines won a Radio 1Xtra People’s Choice award in 2013 whereas he topped the charts with his third studio album “Crabs In A Bucket” and was up for awards including best male act, best hip hop act, and album of the year. He is an active member of the rap collective CRS/ICB/CSB (Church Road Soldiers/Ice City Boyz/CrimeScene Boyz).
Rapper Nines Charges With Four Drug-Related Offences
The musician, Nines was arrested on Thursday alongside Jason Thompson, 35. The two men were charged with conspiracy to import class B drugs with intent to evade a restriction between 10th March and 3rd July, conspiracy to supply cocaine, conspiracy to supply cannabis, and conspiracy to conceal and remove criminal property. The pair were arrested after warrants were issued for addresses in London and Borehamwood and were due to appear at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Friday.
What is the Real Name of Nines?
On 17th January 1990, Nines took birth with the real name of Courtney Leon Freckleton in London, England. He is British by nationality and mixed by ethnicity as he is of Jamaican and Somalian descent. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Nines celebrated his 31st birthday as of 2021. Thus, his present age is 31. As per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is the youngest son of his mother, Alison Youngsam, and his father, Raymond Freckleton. His older siblings are Tyrone and Wayne Freckleton. Sadly, his brother, Wayne Freckleton was gunned down and murdered in an alleged gangland attack in April 2008. He was also thought to be a member of CRS (Church Road Soldiers).
How was the career of Nines?
- Nines kick off his rapping career by releasing his debut mixtape “From Church Road to Hollywood” in 2012 which was followed by “Gone Till November” (2013) whereas his online music videos for his third mixtape, “Loyal to the Soil” (2014), gained significant attention.
- His fourth mixtape “One Foot In” (2015) gained 19 million views and the first promotional music video “One Foot Out” was “Trapper of the Year”, released on 27th August 2016, amassing more than 10 million views.
- He then signed to British independent label XL Recordings in December 2016, partnering with them to release his debut studio album “One Foot Out” (2017).
- He released his first single since the release of his debut album, “I See You Shining” in early April 2018 which was later revealed to serve as the lead single to Nines’ second album, “Crop Circle”. It was released on 20th April 2018 by XL Recordings.
- His third studio album “Crabs in a Bucket” was released on 28th August 2020 by Zino Records and Warner Records.
Who is Nines dating?
Unmarried rapper, Nines is not dating anyone. So as of now, we can assume that he is currently living a single life. May the reason behind living a single life is to focus on a victorious career. There is not much about his personal relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his personal life and media. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.
What is the Net Worth of Nines?
The net worth of versatile rapper, Nines is between 4 million pounds to 5 million pounds as of 2021. He has also a considerable amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. Nines has not done any endorsement work. Furthermore, his major source of income is from his music industry.
How tall is Nines?
Nines is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and his body build is average. His heart-warming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch. Nines has black hair and dark brown eyes color.