Plies, a famous American rapper, was born July 1st, 1976. His real name is Algernod Lanier Washington. Although he always liked music, Plies was passionate also about football and he played thsi game a lot before becoming a rapper. Plies fame increased suddenly, his fans being numerous. Although he strived and waited to become a rapper, Plies finally succeeded. Plies released albums one by one and each of them was a great success. Hypnotyzed and Shawty, Definition of Real, Da Realist, as well as Good Affiliated and numerous collaborations that he had with already famous rappers, catapulted his career.
Plies writes his own songs and lyrics, finding his inspiration source in the daily life and his past experiences. Almost all his songs talk about sex, love, social problems, which characterize very well his life. During his successful career, Plies received many nominations and awards, all his albums being appreciated. Although Plies is a celebrity now and has managed that due to his great ambition and love for music, he was also involved in scandals. He had dealt with a law suit over the shooting in a club in Gainesville, Florida. The trial lasted eight days, for eight hours and was ruled against Plies and his brother, Ronell "Big Gates". Plies declared that he's unhappy with what happened. He also added that there are people who try to make money in an illegal way, rather that asking a compensation for the injuries.
Plies was sentenced to probation, but his brother was sent to prison for three years. However, his brother was satisfied with the verdict, but Plies didn't. Before the trail Plies and his brother tried to settle to avoid a scandal, but their offers were totally refused. Although Plies is involved in scandals, he is still a famous rapper. Nonetheless, his public image was affected by this trial. Even so, he will still be successful and have many fans all around the world and his albums will sell a lot.