Papoose net worth: Papoose is an American rapper who has a net worth of $200 thousand dollars. Papoose was born Shamele Mackie in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York in March 1978. His grandfather nicknamed him Papoose. He first appeared on Kool G Rap's Roots of Evil album in 1998. In 1999 he released his first single "Thug Connection"/"Alphabetical Slaughter". He started producing and selling his own mixtapes. He signed with Streetsweepers Entertainment and released more than a dozen mixtapes between 2004 and 2006. In 2005 he won the Justo Mixtape Award for Best Underground Artist. He signed with Jive Records in 2006 for $1.5 million. He appeared on the "Touch It" remix by Busta Rhymes. In 2013 he released his only studio album The Nacirema Dream. He has been involved in a feud with Kendrick Lamar. Papoose has released 28 mixtapes as of March 2014. He married rapper Remy Ma while she was in prison. Papoose has a daughter named Dejanae Mackie. He appeared in the 2008 film Righteous Kill as a rapper. In December 2015, Papoose and Remy Ma began appearing on the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York.