Plies is a well-known rapper. He released numerous albums and managed to make a big name for himself in the industry, because of his music and stage persona. Since the start of his musical career, Plies came out with five records as follows: The Real Testament (2007), Definition of Real (2008), Da REAList (2008), Goon Affiliated (2010) and Purple Heart (2012). The main themes of these albums are centered on the so-called "gang life", revolving on a variety of aspects, from lifestyle and love to violence.
In 2008, Plies received three nominations at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. The song that provided him with an entrance in the nominated artists categories was Bust It Baby Pt. 2, in collaboration with Ne-Yo. The categories which featured the rappers name were: Ringtone of the Year, People's Champ Award and Best Collaboration. In the same year, the Ozone Awards included Plies among the nominees for several categories. He entered the Best Rap Album category, with The Real Testament. Bust It Baby Pt. 2 featuring Ne-Yo gained him a place among the artists in the Best Rap / R&B Collaboration. A great nomination for the music reputation of the artists was for the Club Banger of the Year category. He entered this through the I'm So Hood song, which he performed in collaboration with DJ Khaled, Trick Daddy, T-Pain and Rick Ross. In 2011, the major fields of the music industry finally started to take more notice of the young rapper. Plies was nominated at the Grammy Awards for the Bets Rap Performance by a Duo or a Group, for the Lose My Mind song with Young Jeezy.
Over the course of his career so far, Plies managed to receive a variety of nominations for several rap awards. Unfortunately for Plies, he only managed to win one award. He won the category for Best Rap / R&B Collaboration, in 2007, at the Ozone Awards, for the song Shawty with T-Pain. Even if he didn't win many trophies, Plies is still going strong with his career and the nominations he received show that he is appreciated by the fans and by the industry.