ASAP Rocky

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Full Name ASAP Rocky
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name ASAP Rocky
Gender Male
Famous As Meteorologist
Birth Date October 03, 1988
Birth Place Harlem neighborhood of New York City
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Rakim Mayers known by his stage name ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, record producer, model, actor, and music video director. He is a member of the hip hop group A$AP Mob. Rocky released his debut mixtape Live. Love. A$AP, in 2011 to critical acclaim. The success of his mixtape led to a record deal with Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records, and Sony Music Entertainment. He subsequently recorded his 2013 debut album Long. Live. A$AP, which was also well received by critics and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. In 2015, Rocky released his second studio album titled At. Long. Last. A$AP. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, making it Rocky's second consecutive album to debut at number one and has received positive reviews from music critics.

ASAP Rocky: Sweden prison boss defends jail conditions

ASAP Rocky was arrested last week on suspicion of assault. He's being held while Swedish authorities investigate a fight he's alleged to have been involved in. Mr. Wallin told Newsbeat he's not able to comment on individual prisoners."However, I am able to talk about the general conditions in the remand prison which apply to all prisoners," he said in a statement.

Famous For

  • Rapping, Acting, Model, Record Producer, and Music video Director.
  • His mixtape Live Love Asap (2011) and first debut album ‘Long. Live. Asap'

Early Life of ASAP Rocky

ASAP Rocky (Rakim Mayers) was born on October 3, 1988, in Harlem, New York City, the U.S. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed(African American) as his father belongs Barbados and his mother is African American. He was raised by his father Adrian Mayers and his Stepmother Kari Mayers. He has an older sister Erika B. Mayers and brother Ricky Mayes. Mayers started rapping at the age of 9 when he moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He learned to rap from his older brother. When Mayers was 12 years old, his father went to jail in connection with selling drugs; he died in 2012. When Mayers was 13, his brother was killed in Harlem. The death inspired Rocky to take rapping more seriously.

A$AP Rocky sold drugs while moving around homeless shelters with his mother and sister. At the age of 15, he was selling crack in the Bronx. After living for a period in a shelter with his mother in New York City, he moved to midtown Manhattan. 

Body Measurement of ASAP Rocky

Talking about his body measurement, Rocky has a slim body height of 5ft 10in and a weight of 74kg. Additionally, his hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.

Personal/Marital status of ASAP Rocky(married, girlfriend, children)

Mayers is an unmarried man but in 2011, he was dating an Australian rapper Iggy Azalea, whom he met through Chase N. Chase. Azalea confirmed that they were dating in an interview with Vibe Magazine released on January 15, 2012.  she also revealed she had tattooed the title of Rocky's breakout mixtape "Live.Love.A$AP" on her fingers. Later, in July 2012, Rocky said they were no longer dating. In the present situation, Rocky confirms that he has a girlfriend and he is not in an open relationship. According to reports Rocky is currently dating model Jasmine Daniels who is also a model and she has been modeling professionally since 2014.

Career of ASAP Rocky

  • In 2007, ASAP Rocky joined the A$AP Mob crew, a Harlem-based collective of rappers, producers, music video directors, fashion designers, and bikers who shared similar interests in music, fashion, style, and art.
  • In July 2011, Rocky released his single "Purple Swag" which quickly became a street anthem in New York City.
  • In August 2011, Rocky's debut single "Peso", was leaked online and within weeks received airplay on the high-profile Hot 97 New York radio station.
  • In October, he released the mixtape Live. Love. A$AP to critical acclaim and signed a two-year, $3 million record deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music.
  • On December 5, he was nominated for BBC's Sound of 2012 poll.
  • Rocky started touring and Long Live ASAP in February 2012
  • Rocky recorded his debut studio album Long. Live. A$AP, along with several producers, such as Clams Casino, Hit-Boy, Friendzone, A$AP Ty Beats, Soufein3000 and Joey Fat Beats.
  • On March 16, 2014, Rocky has announced that he was working on his second studio album, entitled A.L.L.A. (an acronym for At. Long. Last. A$AP) which is a follow-up to his debut album, Long. Live. A$AP.
  • In 2014, Rocky appeared in a cameo role in the 2015 indie comedy-drama, Dope.
  • On June 11, 2015, Rocky was featured on The Tonight Show, where he performed the song "L$D" with The Roots.
  • On January 23, 2018, ASAP Rocky released " 5IVE $TAR$" on SoundCloud.

Net Worth of ASAP Rocky

ASAP is a successful person and he has a good n sufficient earnings from his profession. His albums, concerts and his deals with big companies like Sony Music Entertainment and many more make a considerable amount of money for him. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at around $6 Million.

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