Mac Lethal is an American rapper from Kansas City, Missouri. Lethal is the founder of Black Clover Records and formerly a radio host on KRBZ 96.5 the Buzz show, ‘Black Clover Radio’.
As of 2020, Mac Lethal’s net worth is roughly $2 Million dollars.
David McCleary Sheldon was born on the 25th of July, 1981, in Kansas. His first album, ‘Men Are from Mars, Porn Stars Are from Earth’ in 2002, years after having already garnered a reputation on the freestyling/battle-rhyming circuit.
He signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment in 2004, but it took close to three years for him to release his first album on the label, when, in October 2007
Mac Lethal released his debut studio album, ‘Men Are from Mars, Pornstars Are from Earth’, on HHI Recordings in 2002. In that year, he won the Scribble Jam rap battle. Sage Francis took him on the Fuck Clear Channel Tour in 2004.
In 2011, he was offered a contract from Sony which he rejected, referring to the $250,000, 5 album, 2 option and one milestone option deal as “insane”.
In November 2011, Mac Lethal released a video on YouTube of him rapping over the beat to Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now” while he prepares a dish of pancakes in his kitchen. The video became a viral hit and got millions of views in a matter of days.
Mac Lethal and Amber Diamond host the television show, ‘Binge Thinking’, which premiered on MTV2 on April 1, 2016. Later on the same year, he released a studio album, Congratulations, which featured a guest appearance from Tech N9ne.
As of 2020, Mac Lethal’s net worth is $2 Million dollars.
Here are some of the best highlights of Mac Lethal’s career:
- 11:11 (Album, 2007)
- Calm Down Baby (Song, 2007)
- I’m Odd (Song, 2011)
Favorite Quotes From Mac Lethal
“I think most of my early influences were people like Ice Cube, Ice-T, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg. I was really into west coast gangsta rap. It had a good hardcore beat, and an interesting, albeit sometimes violent, story.”– Mac Lethal
“When I was 17 in high school, I had a double study hall after lunch. I really had not a whole lot of work to do. I just didn’t connect with the concept of going to school until later in life. Now, I actually appreciate it a lot more and wish I could do it again.” – Mac Lethal
“Instantly. I could just always do it. The thing that matters more than anything is the succession of words that you use. Certain words are not phonetically going to work with other words in a certain order, and some words are not going to work at all.” – Mac Lethal
“I don’t know. We started putting out YouTube videos early on. When I say we, I’m (also) talking about my friend Jeremy Willis, who runs my label, Black Clover Records. We were into the concept of releasing your own music videos through YouTube before YouTube was even close to what it is today.” – Mac Lethal
3 Life Lessons From Mac Lethal
Now that you know all about Mac Lethal’s net worth, and how he achieved success; let’s take a look at some of the best lessons we can learn from him:
1. Growing Up
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
3. A True Friend
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Mac Lethal is an American rapper who has founded Black Clover Records and has worked as a radio host. His self-titled YouTube channel has more than two million subscribers and he has a YouTube series called Mac Lethal Raps About Strangers.
As of 2020, Mac Lethal’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Million dollars.