Calboy performing in 2019
April 3, 1999
Calumet City, Illinois
|Residence||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Other names||147 Calboy|
|Home town||Calumet City, Illinois|
Calvin Woods (born April 3, 1999), better known as Calboy (//), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is signed to Meek Mill's Dream Chasers Records and RCA Records. In 2018, he came to prominence after the release of his viral single "Envy Me". His debut studio album Wildboy, was released on May 31, 2019.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Calvin Woods was born in South Side, Chicago, but later relocated to Calumet City, Illinois. Woods turned to music to channel the frustrations of growing up below the poverty line. He is one of five children raised by a single mother.
Career[edit | edit source]
2016-2017: Career beginnings[edit | edit source]
2018–present: Calboy, the Wild Boy and Wildboy[edit | edit source]
Woods released his third mixtape Calboy, the Wild Boy On June 18, 2018.
He released his single "Envy Me" on September 13, 2018, to critical acclaim. It later served as the lead single from his debut studio album Wildboy, released on May 31, 2019. "Envy Me" peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the RIAA.
Artistry[edit | edit source]
Influences[edit | edit source]
Discography[edit | edit source]
- Wildboy (2019)
- The Chosen One (2017)
- Anxiety (2017)
- Calboy, the Wild Boy (2018)
Concert tours[edit | edit source]
Headlining[edit | edit source]
- Rockstar Wild Boyz Tour (2019)
Supporting act[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "In Search Of: Here's Why People Are Looking Up JENNIE, CalBoy, & Jackson Wang". Genius. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
- "CalBoy". Genius. Retrieved 2019-02-08.
- "Chartbreaker: Calboy on His Chicago Rap Roots and Avoiding 'The Sunken Place'". Billboard. Retrieved 2019-07-05.
- Mixtapez, My, Mixtape of The Chosen One by Calboy, retrieved 2019-07-02
- Mixtapez, My, Mixtape of Anxiety (hosted by DJ Pharris) by Calboy, retrieved 2019-07-02
- "Gold & Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved 2019-07-05.
- III, Robby Seabrook. "The Break Presents: Calboy - XXL". XXL Mag. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
- "Rockstar Wildboyz The Tour with 147 Calboy". SOBS. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
- Entertainment, Live Nation. "Kodak Black Announces 'The Dying To Live Tour'". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
- "Kodak Black Announces 'The Dying To Live Tour'". Live Nation Entertainment. 2019-02-12. Retrieved 2019-02-20.
- "21 Savage Announces "I Am > I Was" Tour Dates With Young Nudy & Calboy". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved 2019-07-12.
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Category:African-American male rappers Category:African-American businesspeople Category:Living people Category:Businesspeople from Illinois Category:21st-century male musicians Category:Songwriters from Illinois
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