ASAP Rocky has an estimated net worth of $4 Million dollars.
It might take a while, but rapper ASAP Rocky is about to become one of the richest rappers, following his latest album, Long Live ASAP, being certified platinum. The album has been selling like crazy and as of today, it has sold a total of one million albums.
Rakim Mayers is an American rapper, record producer, and songwriter from Harlem, New York City. The name “A$AP” is a reference to the A$AP Mob, his entourage, and The Life Of A$AP.
At one point Rocky was the most popular hip hop artist in America. He is also very popular in Brazil.
Rakim Mayers started his career when he was 9 years old. He is from Harlem, the most populous district of New York City. After his parents divorced, his mother raised him and his brother by herself.
When Mayers was 13 his brother was killed in Harlem. He thought it was an accident so he continued to do what he was doing.
Growing up in Harlem to a very young age, I was really influenced by the music coming out of Harlem. I was influenced by some of the rappers from Harlem as well as the music coming out of Detroit, like, Three 6 Mafia, UGK and the Wu-Tang Clan. There’s not a whole lot of people who can say that.
As an artist, he’s always been a creative type. At the age of 19, he began writing and producing songs with his friends, and eventually signed to Kanye West’s Yeezy imprint.
He was signed to RCA records, and on their label he released his first two singles “A$AP Rocky” and “Peso” which helped put him on the map as the future of American hip hop.
It was a solo album released in 2013, and it has guest artists such as 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, Santigold, and many more.
This was the second time Eminem had number one on the US album/singles charts, as he also topped the chart with his 2001 album “The Eminem Show”. The only other person to top the US album/singles charts more than once was Michael Jackson.
The album made its debut at number 1 on the Billboard charts. The album’s lead single ‘F**kin’ Problems’ was released as a free download on July 30, 2015.
Since then, Rocky has become one of the most successful rappers in the hip-hop industry. He has sold millions of copies of his songs around the world, and has also collaborated with some of the biggest names in the industry.
On April 27, 2019, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) arrested ASAP Rocky (real name Rakim Mayers) on charges of “assaulting a fellow at the Metropolitan Detention Center” and “inciting physical violence”. There was a scuffle between the two rappers during the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards, when two women yelled “fuck the police.” The incident has been widely reported worldwide and became a trending topic on Twitter.
From his start as a young rapper to his current role as one of the most popular musicians and celebrities in the world, ASAP Rocky has had quite a career.
Favorite Quotes from ASAP Rocky
“There was a time when someone would get on a plane and request to move their seat just because the person sitting next to them was of a different ethnicity or religion or nationality. But I don’t think my generation wants that. That’s how it used to be.” – A$AP Rocky
In the following examples, the English (translated) and original text is presented on the left and the paraphrase on the right. If the translated and the original text do not coincide, the original is shown in the right column.
“When I was younger, I used to be homophobic. I never cared for my own community, but it’s not how I live now. I don’t discriminate against anyone for skin color, sexual preference, or anything else.” -A$AP Rocky
As a comparison if you want, here is one for a female.
The rapper grew up in Harlem. He was a big fan of hip-hop and the early east coast hip-hop boom of the early aughts (the “golden age” according to him). But once he started rapping he was always at home in the downtown art scene.
Rap fans are some of the most loyal fans you’ll ever meet. Some even go as far as to tell their friends and family about you. They’re the most dedicated fans, but they can also be a very unruly bunch. It’s important to be able to have a good relationship with these people to make sure that you’re always in a good place and able to speak your mind on all levels – as well as listen to theirs and the people you connect with. This is the key to being a successful artist.
ASAP Rocky is one of the most popular and sought-after rappers of all time. His music has inspired so many people on different levels for such a long time that he has become a legend among his fans. He not only creates amazing music but also inspires so many people on various levels.
Kanye West’s debut album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and will certainly increase in value over the next five years.
The artist earned $2.5 Million from “ASAP Rocky” in 2018 while his first album’s sales is estimated at $5 Million.