A$AP Rocky is an American rapper. The rapper and singer is a member of the hip hop group A$AP Mob. He became a big success after making some of the best hip hop music and apparel.
A$AP Rocky has an estimated net worth of $10million. ASAP Rocky is a record producer and has earned success and money by producing under the pseudonym Lord Flacko. The rapper and record producer has earned his net worth by making hip hop music. He has been in the industry for some time now and has earned his net worth from his successful musical career.
A$AP Rocky was born in Harlem as Rakim Mayers on October 3, 1988. He became interested in rap music when he was in primary school. He was just in his third grade when he started writing his first rap songs. When Mayers turned 12, his father for charged with dealing drugs, and his older brother got murdered.
The remaining family members moved to a shelter home and started living there. They moved into various homeless shelters along with his mother and sister. A$AP Rocky wrote rap songs and earned money when he was young. He has served two weeks in prison because he was charged with drug dealing. He remained in the cell with Cassanova, who became another future rapper.
A$AP Rocky became a member of the A$AP Mob crew in 2007. He broke into the national rap scene in 2011. He released hit singles, “Peso”, which became popular on radio stations. He signed a deal with a record company and earned $3 million dollars with Sony and Polo Grounds Music. He started performing and earned $1.7 million for his solo work.
Rocky appeared at the Pitchfork Music Festival. He made his TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and was arrested the same night for alleged involvement in a fight. His performance for rescheduled as he was arrested on August 21.
In 2013, Rocky released his debut album “Long. Live. A$AP” music was well received by the critics and his songs made a debt on number one on the Billboard 200. He achieved musical success, and in 2013 he also launched a clothing brand. He also collaborated with fashion designer Raf Simons who is also his close friend.
Collaborations with other Artists
Rocky has collaborated with many popular artists that include:
- Gucci Mane
- 21 Savage
- The Creator
- Drake Kid
- Frank Ocean
- Lana Del Ray
Rocky has dated the rapper Iggy Azalea. The rapper dated her from 2011 to 2012. He got engaged to Chanel Iman who is a model. They got engaged in 2013 and their engagement remained for a year. He has revealed that he is a vegan.
Rocky got sued in July 2012 and was charged for attacking a man after this man spotted him doing drugs in a store in NYC. He got arrested for assault after his photos doing drugs were spread.
In 2014 A$AP was also charged for an assault after he slapped a woman at a music festival. The witness did not appear in court and that is why the case was dismissed. The case got settled in private in 2014.