Face is a rapper from Russia. Moreover, Face made his debut in 2015 with his EP Cursed Stamp and has been producing music.
Table of Biography
Ivan Timofeyevich Dryomin best known by his stage name Face was born on the 8th of April 1997, in Ufa, Russia. According to his birth date, this rapper is currently 25 years old and holds Russian nationality.
Moreover, he has a birth sign of Taurus and his ethical background is unknown at the moment. He is the son of Timofei Dryomin (father) and his mother’s name is unknown. He grew up with his older brother, Bogdan.
Professionally, his father was a struggling businessman. When he was less than a year old, his parents divorced.
Face – Net Worth 2023
As a rapper, he earned a good sum of money in his career. However, he has not yet shared his income, salary, and net worth in public.
Talking about his academic career, he studied at a local school nearby his hometown. He competed in school boxing and won medals in local events as a youngster. Moreover, he and his friends signed a blood brother pledge to Adolf Hitler to lead a racial holy war in 2013.
However, he rapidly saw the foolishness of such white nationalist sentiments and has since repudiated them. He was a Gopnik subculture member who joined the “Aurora Gang” a youth street gang and was dubbed Batei Aurora for the street he grew up on.
This gang was involved in petty criminality such as underage drinking, car theft, shoplifting, and street fights. He supported himself in 2014 by producing and selling marijuana and hashish out of his rented apartment.
He was caught by cops and taken to live with his grandmother. Because he was afraid of being killed or arrested, he abandoned his hooliganism and began to make music.
He was inspired to write his rap songs after attending a concert by Russian rapper, Pharaoh in 2015. Face is a stage name he created with his brother to reflect the various facets and constant metamorphosis in his work.
On October 30, 2015, he published his debut EP роклтa еат (“Cursed Seal”) on SoundCloud. On 3 January 2016, a video for one of its songs, “Гошa Рубчинский” (“Gosha Rubchinskiy”), a tribute to the fashion designer of the same name, was released.
In 2016, Face released three EPs: Vlone, Mayhem, and Playboy. Later, I n 2017, he released the EP Revenge.
In 2017, he released two full-length albums, Hate Love and No Love, as well as non-album singles “Бургер” (“Burger”) and “Я роняю запад” (“I’m Dropping the West”), the latter a sarcastic take on Russian patriotism with a music video in which the rapper rides a bear and stands on a burning American flag.
Face’s lyrics are frequently profane, sexually violent, and contain drug references, causing socially conservative law enforcement in Russia to cancel his concerts.
His latest albums, and criticized the Russian invasion of Ukraine
In reaction to the restrictions, he released a politically charged album, ути нeисоведим (“Mysterious Ways”), on September 2, 2018, criticizing Russia’s corruption and social issues, which he has labeled as a “third world country.”
Moreover, he has rejected proposals from President Vladimir Putin’s public relations officers to create pro-government content for the Kremlin.
Slime, his most recent album, was released on February 1, 2019, and included the songs “Woof” “Мой калашников” (“My Kalashnikov”), and “Спаcательный Круг” (“Lifebuoy”). He also recorded a catchy soundtrack song for Mikhail Idov’s drama film морист (“The Humorist”).
Moreover, he criticized Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in March 2022 and later emigrated to Poland, stating that he feared arrest in Russia for his criticism of the government.
Even though his music is accessible in Russia and the majority of his fans are Russians, he removed his music from Russian internet outlets to express his dissatisfaction. In Poland, he performed at a benefit performance for Ukrainian refugees, apologizing to them for Russian activities.
This Russian rapper has not yet earned any kind of awards or gotten recognition for his work. However, this rapper might earn some of them in the following years.
Regarding his personal life, he has single and unmarried. Moreover, he is very private when it comes to his personal life and there is no information about whether he is dating someone or not. At the moment, this man is not part of controversy or rumors and is focused on his career.
This Russian rapper has black hair with green eyes color. Other information regarding his height, weight, shoe size, dress size, and other body stats is unknown at the moment.
Face – Social Media
On his Instagram page, there are more than 1.8 million. However, this Russian rapper is not active on Facebook and Twitter. And he has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are more than 1.65 million subscribers.