Alyssa Michelle Stephens, known professionally as Latto or Big Latto (formerly known as Mulatto), is an American rapper and singer. She rose to prominence after releasing her single “Bitch from da Souf” (2019), which became her first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 95. Latto’s debut studio album Queen of da Souf(2020) debuted at number 44 on the Billboard200, which produced the certified platinumsong “Muwop”. In 2021, she was named as MTV’s “Global Push Artist of the Month”.
|Alyssa Michelle Stephens
December 22, 1998
25years old (2023)
Singer and Rapper
Latto Early Life and Upbringing
Alyssa Michelle Stephens was brought into the world in Columbus, Ohio on December 22, 1998, to Misti Stephens and Shayne Pitts. She moved to Georgia at age two, and was raised there, going to Lovejoy High School. Brought into the world to an African American dad and white mother. Stephens was harassed in school for being “fair looking”, which propelled her to later take on the stage name Miss Mulatto when she started her rapping profession, after the “mulatto” racial arrangement. At ten years old, Stephens chose to turn into a rapper and started composing her own rap melodies. Before diverting to music, she took part in athletics.
Latto Professional Life
Latto, under the stage name “Miss Mulatto” was the general victor of the contest. She was offered a recording contract from Dupri with So Def Records at the end of the day turned down the contractual agreement because there was no insufficient cash, choosing to be an single artist.
Stephens’ second mixtape, Latto Let Them Know, was delivered in April 2017. The project featured fellow artistes like Molly Brazy, Lil Key, Crucial, and Silentó. The single “Reaction Diss” is a diss melody directed toward Young Lyric, an individual contender from The Rap Game, she contested with when she was still up and coming. The continuous quarrel between the two came about in diss tracks from the two act with affronts about drug use, homosexuality, and previous encounters from the show.
Controversial Mistake Surrounding Latto
In 2017, Latto opened her own store, Pittstop Clothing, in Jonesboro, Georgia.
In May 2019, Latto was arrested for theft when she was mistaken for another woman. She released a track, “Fuck Rice Street”, attesting to her innocence and anger toward the police.
Latto is a big name in the rap industry. She has won various achievements in her not so big career. Latto has delivered numerous fruitful singles with a few major names in the game. She has additionally delivered two project in 2020 and 2022.
She has acquired game and popularity from her collections and singles all thanks to her loyal fan base. She has been widely praised as perhaps the most promising talent out of America. At present, Latto has a total assets of $3 million, which she has procured from her singing career.
Latto delivered the tune “B**tch from da Souf”. In May 2019, she was welcomed and asked to perform at the Rolling Loud, a yearly American rap celebration, situated in Miami, Florida. In June 2019, she delivered her second extended play, named Big Latto, which was preceeded before “Bitch from da Souf”. The single turned into her breakout hit, reaching number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 list, and was acknowledged as gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States. The melody later got a remix, giving rappers like Saweetie and Trina to put their voice on, which was subsequently added in Mulatto’s third Extended Project, Hit the Latto, which was delivered on December 12.