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Lloyd Banks Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun May, 2016
Lloyd Banks

Facts of Lloyd Banks

Date of Birth: 1982 , April-30
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Lloyd Banks

1982 Born in New Carrollton, Maryland
1998 Dropped out from August Martin High School
1999 Formed an American hip hop group G-Unit
2003 G-Unit's debut album, Beg for Mercy
2003 Appeared in the TV show, The Howard Stern Show
2016 Appeared in the movie, Sleepless Night
2004 Released his debut solo album, The Hunger for More
2004 Won Mixtape Awards
2006 Won BET Awards

Detail Timeline of Lloyd Banks

April 30 , 1982

Born in New Carrollton, Maryland

Lloyd Banks was born as Christopher Charles Lloyd in New Carrollton, Maryland, United States of America in the early 1980s. He grew up in Queens, New York City. He is of African American and Puerto Rican descent.

1998

Dropped out from August Martin High School

While he was in South Jamaica, Queens, he was enrolled at August Martin High School. He was there till he was 16 years old but he quit his high school education after that. Later on he began pursuing his musical career. 

1999

Formed an American hip hop group G-Unit

As he and his childhood friends 50 Cent, and Tony Yayo were interested in rap, they decided to form a rap group in the late 1990s. They formed an American hip hop group G-Unit in 1999. They began recording several mix tapes at the end of 1990s. 

November 14 , 2003

G-Unit's debut album, Beg for Mercy

After an American hip hop group G-Unit formed in 1999, they began recording their debut album. Their debut album Beg for Mercy was released on 14th of November 2003. Their second album T·O·S (Terminate on Sight) was released in 2008. 

2003

Appeared in the TV show, The Howard Stern Show

In 2003, he was seen in the TV show The Howard Stern Show. Next year he appeared as a guest in the TV talk show like Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He has also starred in an American late night comedy talk show Chelsea Lately.

2016

Appeared in the movie, Sleepless Night

Besides his appearance in several TV shows, he has also starred in several movies. In 2009, he appeared in an American crime drama film Before I Self Destruct. Few years later in 2016, he was seen in the movie Sleepless Night.

June 29 , 2004

Released his debut solo album, The Hunger for More

Besides being the member of East Coast hip hop group G-Unit, he was also pursuing his solo career in the early 2000s. He recorded his debut album from 2002 and he finally released it under the title The Hunger for More on 29th of June 2004. 

2004

Won Mixtape Awards

He got nominated in Mixtape Awards for the first time in his life in 2004. He got nominated in this award for Mixtape artist of the Year and he was also honored with this award that year. 

2006

Won BET Awards

He has also once been nominated in BET Awards and that was in 2006. He was nominated in this award for his remix Touch It. That year he was nominated in this award for Hip-Hop Video of the Year and Best Collaboration and won this award from his later nomination. 

Content

Lloyd was raised by his mother as his father served in the jail while Lloyd was a child. While he was in South Jamaica, Queens, he was enrolled at August Martin High School. He was there till he was 16 years old but he quit his high school education after that. As he and his childhood friends 50 Cent, and Tony Yayo were interested in rap, they decided to form a rap group in the late 1990s.

They formed an American hip hop group G-Unit in 1999 and their debut album Beg for Mercy was released on 14th of November 2003. During that time, he also pursued his solo career and his debut solo album The Hunger for More was finally released on 29th of June 2004. In 2003, he was seen in the TV show The Howard Stern Show. He also provided his voice in the video game 50 Cent: Bulletproof. He has also featured in several songs as a rapper. He is now aged 34 years old and his nationality is American. His net worth is $15 million.