Stitches, the stage name of Philip Nickolas Katsabanis, formerly known as Lil Philip. He is an American rapper who is known for promoting drugs and violence in his songs like ‘Brick in Yo Face’. However, the rapper has also rapped non-violence hit songs including ‘Kilos in my bag’ and ‘Molly Cyrus’.
Further, Stitches has released his first mixtape ‘No Snitching Is My Statement’ in 2014. Moreover, the Miami-born rapper has also been in many controversies since his childhood days. Let us look closer to his details on Personal life, career, and divorce as well.
Stitches(Rapper): Bio, Family, Education, Career
The rapper was born on 17 June 1995, in Miami, Florida, the USA as a Philip Nickolas Katsabanis. Born to the parents Esther and Alex Katsabanis, has two older brothers: Alex Jr. and Dimitri. However, their parents got divorced while he was just a year old. He has a mixed ethnicity of Cuban and Greek.
Regarding his education, he attended G. Holmes Braddock High School but dropped out later. The rumor behind his drop out, he got expelled from his school because for hitting the principal in the face. After that, he moved to South Beach, Florida and began to indulge himself in the sale of drugs and guns.
Philip began his rapping career with the name ‘Lil Phil’ and released first track under ‘My Name Lil Phil’. But later at the age of 16, he presents himself as a ‘Stitches’. Since then, he has been acknowledging through this stage name. In 2014, he released his first mixtape ‘No Snitching is My Statement’. Then his hit number ‘Brick in Yo Face’ which garnered over 26 million views.
Following the year, he has released his second album ‘Tales of a Drug Lord’ and included the song ‘Pain and Sucess’. He has worked with artists like Trace Cyrus, Blac Youngsta, and Compton Menace.
Stitches(Rapper): Personal Life & Divorce
Katsabanis once had a married life with his ex-wife, Erica Duarte. She works as a judicial assistant. The couple first met in 2012 and quickly fell for each other on first sight. After a short period of dating, the duo married in October 2012. However, the rapper was only seventeen years while he married to Erica. Hence, Erica said to be eleven years older than Stitches. However, the couple together had welcomed three children: Rex, Rocco, and Evelyn.
After 5 years of their marriage, their relationship began to turn sour and finally, in 2017, the duo separated. But the reason behind their separation has not made public. Later after their separation, Erica started to live a low-key life and Katsabanis as well. Currently, rapper wishes to change for the betterment with a positivity. also, he has been inspiring the people from his positive music and lyrics.
Caption: Stitches with his ex-wife, Erica Duarte
The rapper is also known for his bad image and dramatic attitude who has attracted many controversies around him. According to the reports of TMZ.com, Stitches have won a good deal in his gun case in 2018 gun trial. Further, he has also involved in many fights and drug dealings. Additionally, he was rumored to be dead and reported that he got killed in a shooting near the Miami Gentlemen cub. But later it turned out to be false and nothing more than a publicity stunt. He is very much alive and healthy.
Stitches(Rapper): Net Worth & Social Media profiles
Stitches have earned a quite impressive amount from his rapping career. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of over $500 thousand. Moreover, it is believed that he also makes an income from the drugs dealing too. But there is no sufficient hint or clue to prove the statement. Despite having a bad image, Philip has accumulated huge followers of 1.6 million on Instagram through which he collects a good profit. Also, he has a Youtube channel having followers of over 500K.
The bad image rapper is pretty quite active on social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube. He has an Instagram account @stitches with 1.6 million followers. On Twitter, he has an unofficial account under the name @therealstitches with 22K followers. Philip has an official Facebook account @stitches with over 162K followers. He keeps on posting the pictures with his kids and other information too.
Stitches(Rapper): Body Measurements & Tattoo
The rapper has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.86 meters. But, there is no information on his body measurements and weight. Formerly Lil Philips seems to be a little chubby and has a green eye color with a unique hairstyle.
Further, he has tattooed heavily from his head to toe. Also, he has a tattoo of stitches across his mouth and also a tattoo of teddy on the forehead along with a spiderweb on the side of face and Ak-47 on his right jawline. The rapper has also inked on his arms, hand, and other parts of the body. On his hand, we can notice mic, webs, skulls, and symphony notes.