GBOI who's Gov name is Nigel Hopkins, is a 39 year old African American hip-hop/rap artist born in Chicago and now resides in Arizona.
GBOI is the CEO/Founder of GBOI ENTERTAINMENT LLC (GBOI-ENT).
GBOI at 1-time help complete 1/3 of the Super Group 3KINGS.
He also was apart of and Always will be affiliated with Da'FactoryMusicOrNuthin (Yog Westwood), which is the first Professional Studio he had the honor of recording out of.
GBOI found his interest in music about a year and a half after moving to Arizona in 1996.
After serving a prison bid in 2003, and the birth of his daughter Nyjha, his 2nd child! It was way past due to start taking somethings serious and that's exactly what began to happen after meeting Damian Johnson aka Yog Westwood in the summer of 2009. What started as a idea started becoming reality.
Thru many ups and downs, losing friends and dealing with trying to manage or help other artist. GBOI then took his game to a whole new level with moves that lead to an out of state shows like Tulare, CA. With artist such as Bishop Lamont Yuk Mouth n more.
GBOI's 1st tour was opening for Afroman and Lil Whyte, a tour presented by Property Six.
He’s also opened for artists such as Lighter Shade of Brown, Glasses Malone, Jayo Felony, Big Hutch, Coolio, T-Nutty, Lil Flip, WC of Westside Connection, SinDawg from Cypress Hill, Twista, Dorrough, Paul Wall, Mike Jones, Devin Da Dude, ShopBoyz, Brotha Lynch, Project Pat, Yung dro, Juvenile.
GBOI has features with SOME OF THE BEST ARTIST. ALL OVER- MAINSTREAM/INDEPENDENT/UP&
**BigWax formaly known(Yung Wax) AZ
**Yog Westwood AZ
***TwanSac -Wichita Kansas
****Chilee Powdah -Richmind CA
**Big2DaBoi -Compton CA
***Roscoe - Kurupt Lil Bro DPG CA/PA
Charlie West- Chicago/AZ
RicoTheTruth (DesertkingsEnt) AZ
Yung Gold LA
Legacy Uno AZ
*****#feature from Kevin Gates
will be releasing this year in 2019.
In 2015 GBOI released 2 albums,
#Dats My Word and #My Own Breed, which where available on all music retailers such as iTunes, Rhapsody, Spotify, Emusic, and more. These albums are also available on the Gboi.biz website.
In 2015 GBOI was nominated for 2 awards, at the Arizona Hoodie Awards where he placed 2nd for best lyricist.
2017 GBOI along with Well Known Independent artist TWANSAC and LitlA out of California link together to form the group 3Kings. Which took the city by storm. Every 2-3 months They would put together their own shows networking and building bringing out artist like Afro-Man, TWISTA, WC, Sin Dog, Dorrough Music, Devin Da Dude, Project Pat, Juvenile and Yung Dro.
With such a resume, GBOI means Business.