Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane


Educational Background and Location

Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta GA

Brief Personal Bio

As a child in elementary school in Birmingham, Alabama Gucci Mane oved to compose rhymes and write poetry. By the time Gucci Mane began his high school career, he had already spent time in a recording studio. Gucci Mane had legal troubles and was arrested for murder in 2006 although prosecutors dropped charges in January 2006.

These are a Few of Their Favorite Things

  • Favorite Author--Malcolm Gladwell

  • Favorite Food--grilled foods 

Common Literary Elements/Structure/Themes in their Work

Gucci Mane wanted to make an impact with his mixtape and "with him being incarcerated, had to be very creative in how he got this done". He "elebrated as a wacky, colorful character, or as a one-dimensional deviation from the street rap mean".

Link to Matching PP Guides/Glossary Terms

What does it mean if you were matched to this artist? Why is it important?

When matched to Gucci Mane, you are matched to an artist who includes many of the similar techinques you put in your piece. For example, your piece might include many structures that let your true personality shine through and reveal certain traits about yourself (also the theme of being very true to oneself). This may be an element of your poem (or main element). It is important to recognize the similarity you have to this artist because it helps you understand more of the style of your literary work. In this instance, your work would most likely contain techniques that are similar to Gucci Mane's and recognizing this could help to further develop your style and approach at writing poems.

Literary Value

Gucci Mane's music is full of lyrics that represent his colorful and creative personalty (and let that shine through his music).

List of Albums / Artist Spotify Link 

Trap House, Hard to Kill, Trap-A-Thon, Back to the Trap House, Murder Was the Case, The State vs. Radric Davis, The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted, The Return of Mr. Zone 6, Everybody Looking, The Return of East Atlanta Santa

Social Handles (Links)

twitter: @gucci1017, instagram: @laflare1017