Joshua Landry better know as "Money Boy" was born Sept 10, 1989 to Shirley Lolis and Michael Landry Sr from Baton Rouge, LA. Money Boy wrote his first song at the age of 10 and was performing at 12. Going by the name "Lil J" which soon changed after he did his second performance where he threw money and got the name "Money Boy".
Being noticed by others for his talent, he joined "The Hard Hitters". After a performace at a local talent show, Dassie Boy and Money Boy started there own group called "Da Sickest Boyz". It was then that a local club promoter named J=Boy gave the group a chance to become more known in the city as he booked them to perform at a night club.
In 2006 Money Boy started his solo career with Bottom Up Ent. He created his first solo hit titled "1 on 1" which featured local artist Lil Josh, Earnest, Level and Mark out the ville boys. Different visions caused Money Boy to switch labels.
In 2008, He signed with the late Nussie. He then produced another local classic titled "I'm da Hot Topic". Finally on the rise on the local sceen, Money Boy had another setback. Nussie, the label CEO, was killed the following year and Money Boy was without a label.
2010, another label came calling. Big Fancy reached out to Money Boy in 2010 where Money again produced a hit single in "I-10 Cowboy". Money Boy became co owner with Big Fancy and assisted the the creation of King Fancy Ent. He found new talent in the city and teamed up with another local artist to produce more hit songs. With his status rising, another problem arose. Big Fancy dies of a heart attack in 2012 and another person would step in as co CEO. From 2012-2015, Bald Head Redd and Money Boy ran the label and produced more hit records with artist such as the late Racked Up Ready, Madd Marvin and more.
Late 2015, more bad news happens as Ball Head Redd is sent to prision. Now Money Boy has joined his older brother Michael "Bossman" Landry Jr as he formed One Life Entertainment Music Group which is the mother label of his own imprint, Black Top Mafia. Under One Life Entertainment Music Group, he has released the hit single, "Like Yea" which is currently getting rotation in the US, Canada, and the UK which features fellow labelmate Mac.
Money Boy is the next Baton Rouge rapper to hit the nationwide scene. Expect the unexpected from his upcoming album "All Sauce" out now on Spotify.