Philadelphia rap legend Beanie Sigel was known for being a husky guy. Well the Broad Street Bully is not very husky anymore.
MTO News learned that Beanie – who used to be more than 330 pounds has lost 150 pounds. And he now weighs about 180 pounds.
Here’s a pic of Beanie – he’s all the way on the right:
Beanie had been struggling with a series of health issues – and decided to lose weight, for health reasons.
Beanie was shot back in 2014, and one of his lung’s collapsed. Since then, the Philly MC seemed to be taking his health a lot more seriously. Beanie also suffers from advanced stage diabetes.
Beans, real name Dwight Equan Grant , is a rapper and actor from South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He first became known for his association with Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella Records, releasing his debut studio album The Truth through Roc-A-Fella in February 2000 to critical and commercial success.
Sigel’s second studio album, The Reason, saw similar commercial success, but received mixed reviews from critics. His third album, The B. Coming, was critically acclaimed and peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200. After a short break from music, Sigel returned to Roc-A-Fella in 2007 and released his fourth studio album The Solution in December 2007 to positive reviews.[ After leaving Roc-A-Fella once again, Sigel’s fifth and sixth studio albums, The Broad Street Bully and This Time were released independently in 2009 and 2012, respectively.
Sigel is also known for his numerous legal issues, including a trial for attempted murder that took place between 2004 and 2005, and eventually lead to Sigel’s acquittal.