Jordan Terrell Carter (born September 13, 1996), known professionally as Playboi Carti, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is recognized for his experimental musical style, mumbled lyrics, gothic fashion, and mysterious public persona. Born and raised in Atlanta, Carti was initially signed to local underground label Awful Records prior to signing with ASAP Mob’s AWGE Label under Interscope Records. After gaining a cult following early in his career, Carti gained mainstream attention in 2017. Carti’s debut mixtape was released in April 2017, and included the Billboard Hot 100 charting singles “Magnolia” and “Woke Up Like This”. His debut studio album, Die Lit (2018), peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. Following a two-year hiatus with virtually no solo music released, Carti’s sophomore album Whole Lotta Red was released on December 25, 2020.