Plies entered the music world through the rap industry. The albums, singles and videos featuring Plies so far have gathered a large fan base for the artist and made him one of the top performers in the industry. The American rapper came out with 4 studio albums, 10 singles, 25 music videos and 12 featured singles. There are still many apparitions and musical performances to feature Plies in the future and his fans are waiting to see what comes next from the artist. For his numerous musical activities, Plies has received nominations, honors and awards, which have solidified his act and his name as a talented rap music major.
The first album released was The Real Testament, in 2007. The album peaked at number 2 in US charts and was produced by the Big Gates Label, Slip-n-Slide and Atlantic. The musical material received a Gold Certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. The second album, produced under the same labels, was released in 2008. The album, called Definition of Real, also peaked at number 2 in the US charts and was given a Gold Certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. At the end of 2008, Plies released another album called Da REAList. This particular album made it to the number one position in the US Rap chart. Goon Affiliated, the album released in 2010, brought the artist to the number one position in the US R&B chart and in the US Rap chart. All the albums had two or three singles chosen for promotion. In addition to the albums released, Plies came out with 9 mixtapes, in the period between 2005 and 2012.
The latest album released by Plies is called Purple Heart. This comes as a rather different nomination than the previous ones, according to the name given. The album had one chosen single for promotion and representation, so far, called Just (The Tip) featuring Jeremiah and Ludacris. These are just some of the musical activities in which Plies has amazed his fans and there are still more to come in the following years from this talented artist.