Fashawn is an American rapper and songwriter who is best known as the singer of the album, Boy Meets World.
Moreover, Fashawn was featured in XXL Magazine in 2010 as the Top 10 Freshmen issue.
Fashawn was born Santiago Leyva on the 19th of October 1988, in Fresno, California. He is of Spanish ancestry and holds American citizenship. Information regarding his parents is not available. He grew up along with his sister.
Fashawn had a struggling childhood. He had to spend his childhood in a child’s home along with his sister because his father was imprisoned while his mother was a drug addict. Later, his uncle took their custody as a father figure.
By the age of 8, Fashawn started writing songs. Later, in 2000, he was fully devoted to writing songs. He released his first mixtape, Grizzly City. MC Planet Asia invited him to tour with him after listening to the mixtape. In order to join the tour, he dropped out his school.
Till 2008, he established himself as a rapper in Central California. Some of his mixtape during the time include The Phenom, Grizzly City 2, The Phenom 2, Higher Learning, and One Shot One Kill.
In 2009, he performed at various parts of the United States along with artists like Ghostface Killah and The Grouch. He released his debut full-length album, Boy Meets World in collaboration with producer, Exile in the same year.
After a year, he got featured on the magazine, XXL as Top 10 Freshmen along with rappers like Nipsey Hussle, Jay Rock, Wiz Khalifa, J. Cole, Big Sean, and Freddie Gibbs.
Moreover, he toured with Wiz Khalifa, Talib Kweli, and Brother Ali in 2011.
After a year, he collaborated with the rapper Murs to release the album, This Generation which peaked at rank#164 at US Billboard.
In addition, he signed with the recording label, Mass Appeal Records in 2014 and released his second solo album, The Ecology with 14 tracks in 2015.
His estimated net worth is around $1.5 million US and his salary as a rapper is $67k US or more.
Fashawn is currently in a relationship but the name of his girlfriend is not made public yet.
He revealed his Instagram post that he is in a relationship for thirteen years. Along with his girlfriend, he has a daughter, Hannah who is currently studying in Grade four.
The rapper shares his home with three puppies.
He has dark brown eyes and black hair but his height and weight are not available.
He has around 41.6k followers on Instagram, around 45k on Facebook, and 51.6k on Twitter.