Radric Delantic Davis (born February 12, 1980), known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia. In 2007, Gucci Mane founded 1017 Records. He helped pioneer the hip hop subgenre trap music, alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Jeezy. Since 2005, Gucci Mane has released dozens of mixtapes and has worked with artists such as Drake, Lil Wayne, Omarion, Mariah Carey and Young Jeezy. His 2016 collaboration with Rae Sremmurd, titled \"Black Beatles\", provided Gucci Mane with his first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.