Yelawolf may have resurfaced after the Shady Records recording artist received shine on Eminem’s latest compilation “Shady XV” album. The signs are clear for a resurgence of an artist who has managed to earn a hefty sum during his short career with an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.
“Yelawolf is an underground rapper from a small town in the South who found major-label success in 2011,” according to Shady Records. “Born Michael Wayne Atha on December 30, 1979, in Gadsden, Alabama, he made his full-length album debut with the independent release ‘Creekwater’ (2005).”
In it’s first week of sales, “Shady XV” moved 138,000 copies. In one very impressive first week sales the record company and it’s artists such as Yelawolf proved that they have a permanent spot as one of the forces to be reckoned with in Hip-Hop.
has proven his worth to the Hip-Hop genre itself.