CupcakKe, 2019 I Source: Getty Images
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Facts about CupcakKe: The Rapper and Singer Who Went Viral

Andile Mthimkhulu
Oct 05, 2022
05:00 A.M.
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CupcakKe is an American rapper known for her explicit songs and hypersexualized music videos. CupcakKe's rapping career has seen her release numerous albums, and the 25-year-old went viral in August 2022 for one of her tweets.


CupcakKe was born Elizabeth Eden Harris on May 31, 1997, in Chicago, Illinois. The 25-year-old got her passion for singing at church as a child. She attended school with other known rappers like Chief Keef and Lil Reese.

She became famous after releasing music in 2012 and went viral on social media because of songs like "Deepthroat." Both songs were also part of her mixtape debut in 2016, which was placed 26 on Rolling Stone's list of 2016's Best Rap Albums. Her second mixtape is titled "S.T.D (Shelters to Deltas)," and some of her albums include "Audacious" and "Eden."


The artist went viral again in August 2022 after she took to Twitter and shared a post that stunned most of her fans. CupcakKe revealed in her tweet that she was a virgin, which is why she's "addicted to making music about it."

What to Know About CupcakKe

American rapper and singer CupcakKe has made numerous headlines over the years for two main reasons; her viral videos and throwing shade at well-known stars. CupcakKe's rapper career started on YouTube in 2012 and she has been performing since she was 10.

When she was 13, she started making rap music, revealing that famous rap stars like Lil' Kim and 50 Cent influenced her.

She went viral when she was just 15 years old after releasing her first music video on YouTube for the track "Gold Digger." CupcakKe's subscribers on YouTube already bulge at 858k at the time of publication and counting.


The 25-year-old has released numerous albums, with her last one being in 2018, and released a new track in 2022. Her songs are usually sexualized; however, she also makes music that supports LGBT rights, autism awareness, and female empowerment.

CupcakKe's 5 feet 6 inches tall, and in 2019, her estimated net worth was reportedly between $200k and $3 million after releasing four albums and having five tours. However, there's not much information about the rapper's dating history. CupcakKe's most known relationship was with Christopher Terrell, known as Wazir Willis, on social media.

CupcakKe later revealed she had been "fighting with depression for the longest time" and apologized for the suicidal tweet she shared.


In September 2019, CupcakKe announced in an Instagram Live video that she was retiring from music. According to the video, the rapper's decision comes from seeing a teenage girl dancing to one of her explicit tracks.

She said to her fans in the video that they know that she's been "a nice girl" all her career and had recently been sporadic to get her fans' attention. She would no longer make music and remove all her music from her social media platforms. The reason CupcakKe decided to "give up" or "let go" was that she felt she was "corrupting the youth," and didn't want to make music anymore.


The performer once admitted that she had a gambling addiction. She said she lost $700k in a casino in 2018. CupcakKe has also opened up about struggling with depression and was hospitalized after posting a suicidal tweet.

She said her suicidal attempt was because of her boyfriend, Christopher Terrell, with who she was with for five months. She wrote about giving him 30k, accused him of abuse, and took nude photos of her without her permission.

CupcakKe later revealed she had been "fighting with depression for the longest time" and apologized for the suicidal tweet she shared. The rapper said she went to the hospital and was getting help.

Her Legendary Song

In 2021, she became the "queen of TikTok" without realizing it after TikTokers posted remixes of the rapper's famous songs like "Deepthroat," and the posts got thousands of likes. She revealed to People in August 2021, after one of her shows, that she didn't know what was happening on TikTok and "didn't know it was a big deal."


At the time of publication, CupcakKe had already amassed 1,4 million followers on TikTok. The singer joked in a TikTok video that her lawyers had "been calculating" the hilarious remixes that fans were posting on the video platform.

The app allowed the talented singer to get a new audience, and she wrote the song "Marge Simpson." She said her next album would be "greatness at 10" and was in a better place after improving her mental health.

CupcakKe Scandal Remix

In her remix for her track released in 2020 titled "How to Rob (Remix)," CupcakKe called out over 20 well-known musicians. Some names include Lizzo, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Wiz Khalifa, Doja Cat, Tory Lanez, DaBaby, Lil Kim, Migos, and many more popular rappers in the music industry.


While taking aim at these top rappers, the 25-year-old also imitates the different flows in her track, including Flo Milli and Megan. Her lyrics reference certain rappers' stature and some of the drama surrounding some of them at the time.

The track did receive some criticism, especially for the part of the track that references Megan Thee Stallion and wanting her money and Megan Thee Stallion not being able to run because she "just got shot."

CupcakKe spoke out after the reaction to the song and replied to a fan on Twitter by saying it was a "beautiful thing" and she was showcasing her talent. She further said it's all love and asked the rappers mentioned not to be "sensitive."

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. Other international suicide helplines can be found at befrienders.org.


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