LePreston Porter (April 23, 1985 — February 26, 2022)

LePreston Porter , better known by his stage name Snootie Wild, was an American rapper and singer.

He was best known for his first single, "Yayo", whose success helped launch his career.

The song charted in the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

In October 2013, it was announced that a fellow Memphis-based rapper, Yo Gotti, had signed Wild to his Collective Music Group (CMG) imprint.

In September 2014, Wild released his first extended play, Go Mode.

The EP's second single, "Made Me", peaked at number 93 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the highest-charting single of his career.

Porter was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on April 23, 1985.

He grew up listening to artists like Three 6 Mafia, Project Pat and Yo Gotti.

He spent four years in prison from the age of 21 to 25.