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Algernod Lanier Washington (born July 1, 1976), better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper and songwriter. Born in Fort Myers, Florida, Washington was a wide receiver on the Miami Redskins football team of Miami University in Ohio in 1996 and 1997 before beginning his musical career. After dropping out of college, he founded Big Gates with his stepbrother. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Plies has received more than 439,162 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,899th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 440k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 21.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.41

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Plies ranks 2,914 out of 3,001Before him are Amjad Sabri, Cashis, Thea Garrett, Kiiara, Ella Eyre, and Chance the Rapper. After him are Ronan Parke, Ralf Mackenbach, Nina Radojičić, Louise Redknapp, Alexander Ivanov, and Lexa.

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Among people born in 1976, Plies ranks 740Before him are Georg Hólm, Shigeo Onoue, Evan McMullin, Yasuhiro Yamamura, Tetsuhiro Kina, and Koji Okamoto. After him are Toru Kaburagi, Atsuto Oishi, Yoshikiyo Kuboyama, Koji Arimura, Alleyne Francique, and Mitsutoshi Watada.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Plies ranks 11,785 out of 12,171Before him are Chance the Rapper (1993), Joey Dorsey (1983), Nerlens Noel (1994), Corey Maggette (1979), Shannon Moore (1979), and DeLisha Milton-Jones (1974). After him are Ben King (1989), Jimmy Yang (1981), Brandon Jones (1988), Kyle Busch (1985), Maia Shibutani (1994), and Rachel Korine (1986).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Plies ranks 717Before him are Waka Flocka Flame (1986), Joe Budden (1980), Ace Hood (1988), Cashis (1982), Kiiara (1995), and Chance the Rapper (1993). After him are Colby O'Donis (1989), Carly Patterson (1988), Juelz Santana (1982), Kiely Williams (1986), Bea Miller (1999), and Phillip Phillips (1990).