Khalif Malikibnsham Brown (born June 7, 1993), better known by his stage name Swae Lee is a recording artist, songwriter and record producer from Tupelo, Mississippi. He is one half of the Southern hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd with his brother Slim Jxmmi.
Khalif Malikibnsham Brown was born on June 7, 1995 in Inglewood, California. He grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi, where he began making music with his brother Slim Jxmmi and local rapper Lil Pantz as "Dem Outta St8 Boyz". In 2013, he and Slim signed to Mike Will Made-It's label EarDrummers Entertainment as Rae Sremmurd. They have since released two studio albums under EarDrummers, SremmLife and SremmLife 2.
On August 12, 2016, Swae Lee announced that he was working on his debut solo album, Swaecation.
- Swaecation (TBA)
Awards and nominations
|2017||"Formation" (as songwriter)||Song of the Year||Nominated|||
MTVU Woodie Awards
|2017||Swae Lee||Songwriter of the Year||Nominated|||
Soul Train Music Awards
|2016||"Formation" (as songwriter)||The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter's Award||Nominated|||
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