Today, July 31, is the birthday of the ATL-hailing Mexican-American rapper Kap G! The talented 2017 XXL Freshman now turns 24.

When some hear the Southern drawl that Kap G delivers in his rhymes, they are surprised to see the youngin' it comes out of. Kap G, born George Ramirez, was raised in College Park, Ga. As a proud Mexican-American, Kap G is always one to pay respect to his culture in his music.

Being from the ATL, Kap was able to collaborate with a lot of rap's big names from early on in his career. By the time he dropped his debut mixtape Real Migo Shit in 2014, the spitter had already caught attention from Young Thug and Chief Keef. Real Migo Shit became a tape series that proved to be a key reason why Atlantic Record signed the young MC in collaboration with Pharrell's i am other imprint in 2015. From there, Kap kept building up his catalog and connects. In 2016, Kap scored his biggest single to date, "Girlfriend," off his 2016 project El Southside. The radio-friendly banger helped Kap get on tour with Chris Brown this past spring and collab with the singing star for his 2017 project Supa Jefe in April 2017.

Momentum, hard work and a steady grind earned Kap G a spot on the 2017 XXL Freshman Class alongside the likes of Playboi Carti, PnB Rock and more.

While Kap didn't unload any new projects throughout the rest of 2017, he kept up his momentum by collabing with the likes of Lil Uzi Vert and Gunna, Messiah, Play-N-Skillz and more. Looking ahead to the rest of 2018, we expect nothing but big things from the Georgia rapper.

Happy Birthday, Kap G!

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