Lil Twist

Lil Twist

born on 11/1/1993 in Oak Cliff, TX, United States

Alias Christopher Lynn Moore
Lil' Twist

Lil Twist

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Lil Twist

Christopher Moore (born January 11, 1993), known by his stage name Lil Twist, is a rapper from Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, United States.[1] He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment.[2] Lil Twist alongside his younger brother Lil Za, another aspiring rapper artist, is best known for his association with Justin Bieber.[3][4][5][6][7]

Career

Lil Twist is from Dallas, Texas. He dropped out of high school after completing one year.[3]

When he was 12 years old, Lil Twist went to a Lil Wayne concert in Tyler, Texas and opened for Lil Wayne. Impressed, Cortez and Wayne flew Lil Twist to Atlanta to see how he was in a recording studio.[8]

He released his first single, "The Texas Twist", when he was 10 years old, which was #1 locally in Dallas for 6 straight weeks.[9]

Lil Twist was signed to Young Money Records after Lil Wayne saw him perform at one of his concert openings in 2007.

He released mixtapes such as The Golden Child, and a single, "Love Affair" to build anticipation for his upcoming album, Bad Decisions.

He was featured in XXL hip hop magazine's "2011 Freshman Class". Since then, he has been featured as a guest artist on recordings by Bieber in "Twerk", "Wind It" and others, 2 Chainz in "Do What I Want" and with Miley Cyrus. His 2012 mixtape 3 Weeks in Miami is a collaboration with Khalil.[10]

Lil Twist has made guest appearances on Disney Channel's animated series Fish Hooks as the voice of Brandon Bubbler.

Personal life

Lil Twist's younger brother Xavier Dominique Smith, is an aspiring rapper known by the stage name Lil Za On July 11, 2013, Lil Twist was arrested for DUI in Calabasas, California. He was driving Justin Bieber's Fisker Karma and was alleged to be going between 60 and 70 mph in a 30 mph zone.[11]

Discography

Studio albums

List of studio albums, with selected information
Title Album details
Bad Decisions[12]
  • Released: 2014 (US)
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
  • Format: CD, digital download

Compilation albums

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US
R&B
US
Rap
We Are Young Money[13]
  • Released: December 21, 2009 (US)[13]
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Universal Republic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
9 3 1
Young Money: Rise of an Empire[14]
  • Released: March 11, 2014 (US)[14]
  • Label: Young Money, Cash Money, Republic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
7 4 2

Mixtapes

List of mixtapes, showing year released
Title Album details
The Year Book[15]
  • Released: August 21, 2009
  • Format: Digital download
Class President[16]
  • Released: November 21, 2009
  • Format: Digital download
The Takeover[17]
  • Released: October 29, 2010
  • Format: Digital download
The Golden Child[18]
  • Released: December 20, 2011
  • Format: Digital download
3 Weeks in Miami[19]
(with Khalil)
  • Released: February 14, 2012
  • Format: Digital download

References

  1. Hopkins, Daniel. (February 22, 2011) XXL Magazine Names Oak Cliff Rapper Lil Twist To Its 2011 Freshman Class. Blogs.dallasobserver.com. Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  2. Lil Twist officially inks deal with Lil Waynes Young Money label. Ballerstatus.com. March 22, 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Glimmering Future of Lil Twist Page 1 Music Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Browardpalmbeach.com (March 31, 2011). Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  4. Justin Bieber Kicks Lil Za, Lil Twist Out After Jewelry Heist. TMZ.com (September 24, 2013). Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  5. Lil Twist Won't Let The 'Bullsh-' Justin Bieber Stories 'Crumble' Him. MTV.com (September 9, 2013). Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  6. Who is Justin Biebers friend Lil Twist? | canada.com. O.canada.com. Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  7. Justin Bieber's BFF Being Blamed for Pot Controversy: Who Is Lil Twist? Us Weekly. Usmagazine.com (January 8, 2013). Retrieved on March 2, 2014.
  8. History in the Making: Lil Twist. Play.converse.com. June 29, 2011.
  9. XXL Freshmen: Lil Twist. Xxlmag.com. 2011.
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  11. Lil Twist arrested for suspected DUI in Justin Bieber's car, CBS News, July 11, 2013. URL accessed on February 14, 2014.
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External links

  • Official website
  • Lil Twist's Instagram
  • Lil Twist's YouTube
  • Lil Twist's Twitter
  • Lil Twist's Facebook
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