When you’re part of a music-loving family run by the impressive TobyMac, there’s always the urge to be part of the family business, and that’s what Truett Mckeehan did as the son of one of the most popular names in Christian rap. It remains to be seen whether he will have the same success as his father or whether he will perhaps go much further.
Either way, it will certainly not be due to a lack of talent, because the few songs Truett has released show that he has what it takes to follow in his father’s footsteps as a successful musician.
Take a look at his path so far and the background of the growing musician.
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Truett McKeehan Biography
His real name is Truett McKeehan, but his growing fans know him as TruDog, his stage name, and he was born on September 4, 1998, in Franklin, Tennessee. Truett was born into a Christian family with high-ranking parents and grew up in a conservative household in a close-knit family.
The closeness in his family explains his decision to take his father’s steps as a musician. He took his first steps in one of his father’s records, Extreme Days in 2001, and since then he has grown steadily, becoming part of a band and releasing his own solo pieces.
By using the popular music platform SoundCloud, Truett McKeehan and his colleague Bo Smith were able to build a growing fan base. Their group, which goes by the name HySociety, has released a number of projects since its formation, including the album Strictly Free. They have also released several EPs and several singles, including Where, are you? and Stacking The Paper. On their own, Truett has released solo titles such as Alone and Backseat Driver.
Although he has not yet achieved mainstream fame, especially in the Christian hip hop scene, Truett McKeehan has made an interesting start to his career and is expected to become a star in his own right in the near future under the guidance of his father, who is also a producer.
Who is His Girlfriend?
Truett McKeehan is not someone who tells extensive details about his life, but since he has come into the limelight, we have been able to gather some information about his relationship history.
We can’t say for sure if he is currently in a relationship, but we do know that he used to be with a woman named Ale Grace Dickerson. How long they were together is an unknown detail, but the two supposedly broke up sometime in late 2010.
Right now, Truett McKeehan seems to be focusing on building his budding music career.
Truett McKeehan’s Parents and Siblings
Truett McKeehan was born into a family of five children, is the very first child of his parents. His four siblings are a pair of twins and two others. His parents adopted the twins after a pregnant woman approached them with the idea that they should adopt their babies. The twins were born in 2002 and are named Moses and Marlee. His other two siblings are Leo and Judah, both born in 2004 and 2006 respectively. Since it is a large family, there has been a long history in McKeehan’s household, and one of them is the disease, muscular dystrophy, which his brother Moses suffers from.
As for his parents, Truett McKeehan was raised by ethnically mixed parents, his father, Kevin Michael McKeehan, popularly known as TobyMac, is Caucasian, while his mother, Amanda McKeehan, is Jamaican.
His father began his music career in the late ’80s and has had a career both as a band member and solo artist. His mother, who appears to be a housewife, became an American citizen in 2007.
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Other Facts About Truett McKeehan
He was once featured in an EP, Hollyn, by the artist of the same name. In the EP, he went by the name, Tru, a shorter form of his stage name, TruDog.
Truett McKeehan has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.
His father, TobyMac has a net worth estimated to be about $10 million, made from over 10 million sold records. He also has a Grammy award to his name.
Truett has a noticeable presence on social media, particularly Instagram and Twitter via the handle, @truettmckeehan.