Papoose is an American rapper. He was born on 5th of March, 1978 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America as Shamele Mackie. He was nicknamed Papoose by his grandfather and uses that as his professional name. He broke into the American rap scene with the release of his song called Alphabetical Slaughter with DJ Kayslay in the year 2005. With the release he was signed by Jive Records in one and a half million dollar contract. Following the contract, he created his debut studio album called The Nacirema Dream. But before the release, he ended his association with Jive Records. As a result, he had to release a number if mix tapes over the year to stay in the industry. Luckily, in 2012, he got a deal with Fontana Distribution and finally got the chance to release his debut album on March 26, 2013. In May 2008 to marry, he tried to marry Remy Ma in prison but failed to do so after trying to smuggle a prison key on their wedding day. However, he married her the next day in the court and now has a daughter, Dejanae Mackie with her.

In his career spanning only a decade, the rapper’s hard work and dedication has not only made him famous but also fortunate. He has worked hard to establish himself as one of the rising rappers of the music industry. By now, he has accumulated a good sum of money. His net worth is estimated to be around $8 million dollars. He certainly receives a handsome salary for his excellent work but his exact salary has been kept hidden and has not been disclosed yet by any major sites. However, it is not very hard to guess that the amount is quite high. He earns most of his income as a rapper and some from his collaboration with other artists.