Birth name: Richard Morales Jr
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas
Birthday: July 18, 1979
Maybach Music Group artist Gunplay has been in the music industry for years. With a string critically acclaimed albums the Carol City native was able to keep his self relevant in Hip Hop. And after years of personal and career struggles Gunplay is opening himself up to fans. On the new season of Love and Hip Hop Miami, viewers we’ll get an in depth look at the Living Legend rapper and find out the true stories behind the arrest and criminal headlines.
Gunplay signed on for Love and Hip Hop this past Summer. Although reality television has destroyed a lot of careers, it’s also opened many doors. LHH cast members Cardi B, K Michelle, Remy Ma, have all had top ten singles AFTER appearing on the show. Gunplay is looking to join the list.
He signed on for $12,000 per episode. Although his salary is small compared to cast members Trina and Trick Daddy. His story might be the most intriguing.
Along the journey, the rapper brings girlfriend Keyara Stone. From Chicago, this beauty has been a stable rock in Gunplay’s life. For years the rapper has dealt with drug abuse that has lead to criminal arrest and physical altercations with the likes of 50 Cent.
she was caught in the middle of a gunfight and was shot three times in her chest, ankle, and arm. For the next six months, Keyara was immobilized, not being able walk or eat on her own due to her injuries.
Diagnosed with PTSD, Keyara sought a fresh start and moved to Miami, Florida. Gunplay slid into her DMs and the two connected, forming a very close relationship. Gunplay credits Keyara with helping him overcome his own violent and drug addicted past. However, when the pair moves back to Miami after some time in Atlanta, the vicious pull of addiction and the city’s violence may threaten to bring their good thing to an end.