A. Boogie was born on December 6, 1995 in the Highbridge neighborhood of The Bronx, New York. He attended the DeWitt Clinton High School. He finished school and obtained a high school Diploma through Performance based Preparatory Academy in Fort Pierce Florida. He grew up listening to artists like 50 Cent and Kanye West, and started writing lyrics at age of 12.
A Boogie released his first full-length project, a mixtape titled Artist, in February 2016, which launched his career and was on Forbes list of up-and-coming rappers. A Boogie then released a collaborative project, alongside fellow Highbridge-based rapper Don Q, titled Highbridge the Label: The Takeover Vol.1, on May 18, 2016. A Boogie went on to have three opening dates on Drake and Future’s Summer Sixteen Tour. In July 2016, A Boogie signed a deal with Atlantic Records. Later in October 2016, A Boogie released his first extended play (EP), titled TBA, in acronym for “The Bigger Artist”. The EP peaked at number 63 on the US Billboard 200 chart and appeared on Rolling Stone magazine’s 40 Best Rap Albums of 2016 list.