LA Rapper 03 Greedo Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

As of April 30th, 2018 Los Angeles rapper 03 Greedo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on drug and gun charges stemming from a 2016 arrest in Potter County, Texas. His sentence begins summer of 2018.

03 Greedo initially used the alias Greedy Giddy, under which he self-produced six mixtapes including the Bipolar series, Everybody Weak, and Money, Powder, Regrets. He began to gain recognition for his Purple Summer mixtape series which started in 2016. He then saw more mainstream attention with the release of his first studio album, The Wolf of Grape Street. Other prior work by 03 Greedo includes self-produced mixtapes such as First Night Out, and Money Changes Everything.

One of 03 Greedo’s most distinct feature are the words “Living Legend” tattooed on his face 03 Greedo’s early career was heavily influenced by Southern rap with auto-tuned harmonics and melodic trap instrumentals. This early work is fragmented with a handful of recordings on DatPiff, Youtube, and Tumblr.

As Greedy Giddy, 03 Greedo released numerous tracks on Soundcloud between 2014 to 2016. In 2016 Greedy Giddy took up the alias 03 Greedo and released 2 self-produced mixtapes, Purple Summer and Purple Summer 2: Sun Don’t Shine. In 2017 03 Greedo produced 3 mixtapes, Purple Summer 03: Purple Hearted Soldier, First Night Out, and Money Changes Everything.

In 2017 03 Greedo signed with Todd Moscowitz’s Alamo Records for what 03 Greedo claims to be a million-dollar contract.. Under the production of Alamo Records, 03 Greedo released The Wolf of Grape Street in March 2018. 03 Greedo is currently working on a new album, God Level.