Quavious Keyate Marshall (born April 2, 1991), known professionally as Quavo, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known as a member of the hip hop and trap music trio Migos. Quavo is related to his fellow Migos members, being Takeoff’s uncle and Offset’s cousin.
Outside of Migos, Quavo has been featured on four singles that have peaked within the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, including DJ Khaled’s “I’m the One” and “No Brainer”. Both songs are by Khaled and feature vocals from Justin Bieber, Quavo, and Chance the Rapper, with “I’m the One” having an extra feature from Lil Wayne. On October 12, 2018, he released his debut solo album, Quavo Huncho which peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200.
Quavious Keyate Marshall was born on April 2, 1991, in Athens, Georgia. Marshall’s mother, Edna Marshall, was a hairdresser and his father died when he was four years old. The three members of Migos grew up together in Gwinnett County, a mostly suburban area half an hour northeast of Atlanta.
Marshall attended Berkmar High School and was the starting quarterback of its football team during the 2009 season, his senior year. Berkmar went 1-9 in the 2009 season, and Marshall went 19-of-25 for 201 yards and three touchdowns for the first win of the season. Quavo previously held the record by completing 28 passes in a game back in 2009. Despite finishing the football season for his senior year, Marshall dropped out of Berkmar months before graduation. In May 2020, Marshall announced on his Instagram account that he had graduated high school.
Marshall received the MVP Award during the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game after a 19 point performance and victory. In 2019, Marshall played on the “Away” roster during the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina, and again during the 2020 All-Star Celebrity Game in Chicago.