NLE Choppa has grown up in the public eye and has the bumps and bruises to show for it. But he’s on a mission to evolve as an artist, philanthropist and father.
Words: Peter A. Berry
Images: Shareif Ziyadat
Editor’s Note: This story appears in the Summer 2023 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.
During a rap career that stretches five years, NLE Choppa has been many things: herbalist, activist and chopper-wielding dancer. On this humid May evening in New York City, he is a wellness coach, at least for a few minutes. Sinking into the foot of his sleeping mother’s bed inside the Mondrian Park Avenue hotel, he discusses his daily meditation ritual while diving
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