Andre Hugh Sutherland, known professionally as Popcaan, is a Jamaican deejay, singer and songwriter from the parish of Saint Thomas.
He got off to a strong start with “Gal Wine” on the Gal Farm riddim, “Clarks” featuring Vybz Kartel, Popcaan, and Gaza Slim, and more following up with early hits including “It Nuh Work So”, “Jah Jah Protect Me”, “Gangsta City”, “Dream”, “Gangsta City Part Second” and “Hot Grabba”.
Andre Hugh Sutherland known professionally as Popcaan, is a Jamaican deejay, singer, and songwriter from the parish of Saint Thomas.
In 2008, Popcaan joined Vybz Kartel’s Gaza Music Empire. In 2010, he released his breakthrough international hit “Clarks” with Kartel, an ode to the popular shoe brand.
In 2014, Popcaan signed with Mixpak Records and released his debut studio album, Where We Come From. 2016 Popcaan signed with Canadian rapper Drake’s record label OVO Sound and Warner Records. Popcaan’s international singles include “Only Man She Want” (2011), “Everything Nice” (2014), “Ova Dweet” (2016), “El Chapo” (2017), and “Family” (2017). Popcaan made his acting debut in the film The Intent 2: The Come Up (2018).
Popcaan has collaborated with a number of international artists, most notably Drake, Jamie xx, Pusha T, Giggs, Matoma, Wale, Gorillaz, and Davido.
His second album for Mixpak Records, entitled Forever, was released on 20 July 2018.Popcaan Net Worth and Career
Popcaan Net Worth
Popcaan net worth is $3 million.
In September 2014 he was nominated for a MOBO Award in the Best Reggae Act category, his fourth consecutive nomination. He won the MOBO Award in 2015 and 2016.
In May 2015, Popcaan was featured on Jamie xx’s “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” with American rapper Young Thug.
In January 2016, Popcaan was featured on English electronic duo AlunaGeorge’s single “I’m in Control”. On 29 March 2016, a song entitled “Controlla” by Drake was leaked, with Popcaan being featured on it. A version without Popcaan was later featured on Drake’s fourth studio album Views.
On 28 April 2016, Popcaan released the single “Ova Dweet” which gained popularity both in Jamaica and abroad.
On 2 May 2016, Popcaan was reportedly held by police after a performance in Antigua involving an altercation with an officer on stage
In June 2016, Popcaan made his first UK appearance alongside Mixpak for the annual Red Bull Culture Clash, and won the clash over Wiz Khalifa, Taylor Gang, Eskimo Dance and UKG.
In March 2017, Popcaan performed guest vocals for the Gorillaz track “Saturnz Barz” off of the album Humanz. The track reached number five on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart. He also spent time in Europe as the opening act on Drake’s Boy Meets World Tour.
Is popcaan married?
He was rumored to have married his girlfriend, Kavell Keir, but they reportedly split up earlier this year. Popcaan tends to keep his private life, private. However, back in 2019, he was reported to have gotten secretly married to his longtime girlfriend, Kavell Keir.
What is popcaan real name?
Andre Hugh Sutherland (born 19 July 1988), known professionally as Popcaan, is a Jamaican deejay, singer and songwriter from the parish of Saint Thomas.