Claudie B. Oliver Smith, better known as his stage name Claudie B (born June 9th, 1993) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter.
In 2018, Claudie began to garner hype for his return project. Claudie announced he was releasing an album called "Pretty Boy In the Trap" in the summer of 2018.
On August 24th, 2018, Claudie released his debut EP "Pretty Boy In The Trap". With this being his first project in over five years, "Whole Life" was released as the first official single from the album. Pretty Boy In The Trap received over 25,000 plays in the first month.
Following his release in August, Claudie B released a single entitled “Mayor”. Breaking his personal stream record in one week, “Mayor” became his most streamed song at the time, until "100 Times" ft Shawn Wes, moved into its place, respectively. Claudie created a music video for the single, the video was ultimately scrapped.
On January 17th, Claudie B opened for KOTA The Friend at Middle East Upstairs, in cambridge Massachusetts.
On January 28th, 2019, Claudie posted a snippet of himself in the studio working on a new single called “One Call Home”. The single was officially released on Feb 1st. “One Call Home” again broke his personal record for streams in 24hrs, and first week. This would turn to be the lead single to his follow up project.
On Valentines Day 2019, Claudie B released his R&B inspired EP, “we could/should”, with "One Call Home" as the lead single. In March 2019, Claudie B arrived at the studio in Boston, and met Cousin Stizz. After being invited into the early album listening session, Claudie B showcased “DAWGZ” and “Pocket” both receiving praise from Stizz. On May 10th, 2019, Claudie B released two freestyles, "Middle Child" and "151 Rum" , helping push his numbers, 100,000 all time SoundCloud plays the next day.
On July 19 2019, he released, “DAWGZ” his most anticipated single of the year. Claudie released a music video for the single, on the same day, shot and edited by Angelo Scarfone. “DAWGZ” is now Claudie’s most streamed single, heading towards 100,000 total streams, with over 65,000 on Spotify, alone.
On August 29th 2019, Claudie announced his next single, “Pocket”, featuring platinum recording artist NLE Choppa, was set to release on September 6th. "Pocket" was made back in January 2019, right before Choppa's "Shotta Flow" went viral. After a delay due to distribution rights, Claudie redistributed “Pocket” via UnitedMasters, and "Pocket" was delivered on all platforms on September 14th.
On November 27th, Claudie announced his next single "For The Record" was set to release on all platforms on November 29th. On November 29th, "For The Record" was released on all platforms via UnitedMasters.