Aside from P. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z, ASAP Rocky is among some of the wealthiest rappers, with an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Popularly known by his stage name “A$AP Rocky,” Rakim Mayers is an American rapper, composer, and record producer, from Harlem, New York.
Since joining the A$AP Mob crew in 2007, he started rapping professionally. Rocky is currently one of the most popular and successful rappers in the United States.
Rapper Rakim Mayers was born in Harlem, New York City, on October 3rd, 1988. In his case, his mother is African American, and his father was born in Barbados. At the age of nine, Rakim began rapping professionally for the first time.
His older brother taught him how to rap. Rocky became more serious about rapping after the murder of his younger brother in Harlem when he was just 13 years old.
When he was a senior in high school, he went to the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex. The Wu-Tang Clan, Three 6 Mafia, UGK, and Mobb Deep were some of Mayers’ favorite Harlem-based rappers and groups.
Rocky joined A$AP Mob at the age of 19. A$AP Ty Beats, SpaceGhostPurpp, and Clams Casino were the first producers he worked with to create the ethereal sounds that would undergird his raps.
Before he dropped his debut mixtape “Live. Love. A$AP,” he released the singles “Peso” and “Purple Swag” in 2011, which led to a record deal with a major label. He signed a $3 million contract with Sony/RCA of Polo Grounds Music the following year.
“Live. Love. A$AP” was Rocky’s first solo album, released in 2013, and featured guest artists including 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and Santigold.
With four tracks “Goldie,” “Fashion Killa”,” “Wild For The Night,” and “F***n’ Problems,” his solo album topped the Billboard 200 chart. As a result of its success in the United States, “F****n’ Problems” peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.
When he released his second album “At.Long.Last.A$AP”, in 2015, it was a huge success. M.I.A., Future, Kanye West, and Mark Ronson were among the artists who performed on the album, which was produced by Grammy-winning Danger Mouse.
When ASAP Rocky first came to prominence, he was known as one of the rising hip-hop stars. The likes of Future, Rihanna, Rod Stewart, and Lana Del Rey have worked with Rocky.
ASAP Rocky has a net worth of $10 million as of 2022.
Here are some of ASAP Rocky’s greatest achievements:
- BET Awards (Best Collaboration, “F***in Problems”, 2013)
- MTV Video Music Awards Japan (Best Hip-Hop Video, 2013)
- Dope (Movie in 2015)
- “F***in’ Problems” (2013)
- “Fashion Kills” (2013)
- “Asap Forever” (2018)
- “Testing (Album, 2018)
Hip-Hop legend Rocky is one of the most well-known and well-liked figures in the music industry. As he has demonstrated, you can succeed no matter what you’re going through.
His debut album arrived at number one on the Billboard 200, and Rocky’s net worth is certain to rise over the next five years.
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