Aaron Carter Bio – Aaron Carter Wiki
Aaron Carter was an American rapper, singer, and actor. He came to fame as a pop and hip-hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage audiences during the first years of the 21st century with his four studio albums.
Carter began performing at age seven and released his self-titled debut album in 1997 at age nine, selling a million copies worldwide. His second album Aaron’s Party (Get It) (2000), sold three million copies in the United States. Carter began making guest appearances on Nickelodeon and touring with the Backstreet Boys shortly after the record’s release. Carter’s next album, Oh Aaron, also went platinum, and the musician released his last studio album for 16 years, Another Earthquake!, in 2002, followed by his 2003 Most Requested Hits collection.
Aaron Carter was 34 years old.
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The website TMZ said Carter was found dead in his bath at his home in Lancaster, California, on Saturday morning. Representatives of his team confirmed his death, PA reported.
“Right now it’s a really bad time, we’re trying to figure out what happened and what the cause of it was,” they said.
“We’re just as upset as everyone and hope that fans can give thoughts and prayers to his family.”
TMZ also reported Los Angeles County police arrived at the scene at around 11:00 local time (18:00 GMT) after receiving a report of a drowning.
Carter started his career opening for the boy band Backstreet Boys on several tours and concerts and had a successful solo career.
During the late 90s and early noughties, he sold millions of copies of his four albums, the first of which was when he was only nine.
His second album, Aaron’s Party (Get It), was released in 2000 and went triple platinum.
It featured the singles I Want Candy, Aaron’s Party (Get It), and That’s How I Beat Shaq. Following the album, he again supported the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears on the Oops!… I Did It Again tour.
As he grew older, Carter transitioned into rap and appeared in Broadway musicals and on the US TV show Dancing With The Stars.
He faced several struggles, checking in to rehab several times and filing a bankruptcy petition in 2013 over millions of dollars of debt, much of it tax-related.
He also had several run-ins with authorities over drug possession and reckless driving.
Earlier this year, he told the Daily Mail he wanted no longer to be seen as a “train wreck”.
“I am not how some people try to paint me,” he told the outlet. “If somebody wants to call me a train wreck, well I’ve been a train that’s been wrecked multiple times and derailed by many different things.”