Moneybagg Yo has upped his show rate by an insane amount with the projected first week numbers for 'A Gangsta's Pain' proving his worth.
is setting a high booking fee and has every right to do so with the amount of success coming his way in 2021. Speaking to TMZ at Los Angeles International Airport, the Memphis rapper revealed hes now charging a whopping $200,000 per show following the release of his new album A Gangstas Pain on Friday (April 23). Whats even crazier, he says his show rate was just $2,500 a year ago and believes he can get that figure up to around $500,000 at its peak. Between spending and saving his money, Moneybagg Yo has dreams of buying a complex with multiple buildings in the future. A Gangstas Pain has appearances from Future, Lil Durk, Polo G, Pharrell, Jhen Aiko, Kaash Paige and more, and includes his Hot 100 singles Time Today and Hard for the Next. According to DJ Akademiks, the album is expected to sell between 110,000 and 120,000 in its first week, which could earn him the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. A post shared by DJ Akademiks (@akademiks) During a recent interview with Billboard,Moneybagg talked about working with Pharrelland how much he wanted to appear on the album. It was something I couldnt even plan, it just happened, he explained. hit my people out of the blue as Im wrapping up the album. He hit my people like, How is Moneybagg about to wrap up the album without Pharrell? So he flew me down to the Hit Factory in Miami for two days, we knocked out tracks, and I used both of them. He produced Projects on there, too. He produced that and is actually featured on Certified Neptunes.