Peter Gunz - Short Bio
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An immensely talented American rapper “Peter Gunz” claimed to prominence with being a member of popular rap group ‘Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz’. Along with his rapping partner Lord Tariq, he has given various hit songs to the music world. It was in the year 1996 when they made their first appearance in Whodini’s album ‘Six’. In addition to this, they also appeared on the track titled ‘Can’t Get Enough’. They worked as assistant writer on other two tracks for the album. The popular music duo released their first album titled ‘Make It Reign’ in 1998. With the release of the album, they became the popular name of the music industry. Their debut album reached at the 38th place on the ‘US Billboard 200’. It was also peaked at 8th spot on the ‘Billboard Top R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums’. The hit album also featured the renowned rappers like ‘Big Pun’, ‘Fat Joe’, ‘Sticky Fingaz’, ‘Kurupt’ and ‘Cam’ron’.
Peter Gunz and Lord Tariq gained huge fame from their first album. The lead song from the album ‘Déjà Vu (Uptown Baby’ became the most popular single of the album. It became a big hit which reached at ninth place on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’. The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It even collected the huge collection amount of more than one million. Their leading single was peaked at 21st spot in the ‘UK Singles Chart’. Peter Gunz being one of the popular rapper duo has gained immense popularity in the American music world. He has a son named ‘Peter Cory Gunz Pankey, Jr. His son is also a rapper who is currently signed with the ‘Young Money Entertainment’. Peter has gained both recognition and rewards from his music career. At the start of 2014, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $50 thousand.