ASAP Rocky belongs to the class of 2011 breakout emcees, although he started rapping in 2007. However, he has established himself as a force to contend with in the rap game. Furthermore, Asap is a songwriter, rapper, director, and record producer. Additionally, he joins the likes of Mac Miller to show his penchant for using alter-egos by doing his record producing under the pseudonym Lord Flacko.
All of ASAP’s projects since he burst onto the scene have been released to critical acclaim. Two of those albums have also made it to the top spot of the Billboard 200. His music career has also seen him sign some productive deals with top-tier record labels like RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment.
Scroll down to know more about him, his career, his past affairs, net worth, his money, cars, and houses.
|Age:||31 Years Old|
|Birth Date:||October 03, 1988|
|Birth Place:||Harlem, New York, US|
|Father’s Name:||Adrian Mayers|
|Mother’s Name:||Stepmother ( Kari Mayers)|
|Profession:||Rapper, Record Producer, Songwriter, Actor|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
A$AP Rocky Bio and Childhood
A$AP Rocky (actual name: Rakim Mayers) was born on October 3, 1988, in Harlem, New York City. His only known parent is Adrian Mayers who is from Barbados, and his mother is an African-American woman. Apart from his parents, he also has an older sister named Erika B. Mayers.
ASAP was only nine years old when he started rapping. He learned to rap from his elder brother. When A$AP was only 12, his father went to jail for selling drugs and died in 2012. At the age of 13, ASAP again suffered the death of his brother. The end of his brother encouraged ASAP to take rapping more seriously.
Mayers grew up admiring the Harlem-based rap group: The Diplomats. He sold the drug while moving around homeless shelters with his mother and sister. After living for a period in a tent with his mother in New York City, he moved to midtown Manhattan.
A$AP Career, Mixtapes, Albums, Collaborations
At the age of 19 in 2007, Rocky hooked up with the A$AP Mob, a sprawling collective of rappers, producers and video directors, then he adopted his name as A$AP Rocky.
In July 2011, ASAP released his solo “Purple Swag” which needed no longer time to turn out as a street song in New York. As he released the video of “Purple Swag,” ASAP was able to become attention of several record labels.
On March 16, 2015, Long. Live. A$AP was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for the shipment of 500,000 copies in the United States.
According to A$AP the release date of his second album At, Long, Last, A$AP was June 2, 2015. But, the album leaked online on May 25, 2015, receiving mixed reviews from critics. At. Long. Last.
A$AP debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 116,000 copies in the United States. However, despite being his second consecutive number-one album, At, Long, Last, ASAP began to decline in album-equivalent sales, becoming Rocky’s lowest-selling album in his career.
He also featured in the songs of the artist like Rihana, Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys, Lana Del Ray, The Black Eyed Peas, Lil Wayne and many others.
His most recent release is album ‘Testing.’ The album released in May 25th, 2018 by ASAP Worldwide, Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records. The ‘Testing’ has also gained commercial success making it on the fourth position in the US Billboard 200 on the first week of the release. But by the end of three weeks, the album lowered its location to the 25th in the chart.
On July 2018, ASAP and Tyler, the Creator shook hands for the collaborative project; WANGSAP by releasing a remix music video of Monika’s Knock Knock named “Potato Salad.”
A$AP has a history of dating a list of celebrity woman. In addition to the facts that he has been in some relationships, there were often rumors about his dating.
In 2011, Mayers dated Iggy Azalea, an Australian rapper. Azalea confirmed their relationship in an interview with Vibe Magazine which released on January 15, 2012. However, the coupled parted their way in July 2012.
Then, again in 2012, ASAP Rocky and Rita Ora, a British singer, songwriter, and actress were rumored to be hooking up. However, the rumors were not officially announced.
Then, he and model Chanel Iman, Victoria’s Secret Angel dated from November 2012 to October 2014. However, now Chanel Iman is happily married.
ASAP Rocky and Rihanna, a Barbadian singer, actress, and fashion designer were rumored to be hooking up in 2013. However, they didn’t call it official.
ASAP Rocky was again in a relationship with a Hip Hop New York star Tahiry Jose from 2014 to 2017.
Well ASAP has a good catch with dating models. ASAP Rocky dated Kylie Jenner, an American reality television personality, model, entrepreneur, socialite, and social media personality, between July 2016 to August 2017.
ASAP Rocky and Kendall Jenner, an American fashion model and television personality dated from July 2016 to August 2017.
In February 2017, ASAP Rocky was rumored to have hooked up with French p*rn actress Sophie Brussaux AKA Rosee Divine.
A$AP Net Worth, House, and Cars
He earned his money as an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Also featuring in songs of the prominent artist like Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys, Lana Del Ray, The Black Eyed Peas, Lil Wayne and many others.
He also owns a Merchandise that sells hip hop T-shirts and Caps.
A$AP Rocky has net worth 2019 of $6 million.
A$AP owns a lavish house in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. This house is worth the whopping $3,050,000. The home has a 5-bedroom, 6-bath house.
Flores Street features an Italian kitchen, open staircase, bedroom balconies, and a private backyard with an inviting zero edge pool and spa. A$AP Rocky’s L.A. Pad is A Permanent Vacation.
He also has a luxurious apartment in New York City which cost $10,000-$20,000 monthly rent.
Here are some of the pictures of his house and cars you might want.
He has a decent height of 5ft 10 inches and weighs around 74 kg. Further, his hair is black and eyes are dark brown. Additionally, he fits in 10, 5 (US) or 45 (EU) or 10 (UK) shoe size.
A$AP Rocky Quotes
Mayers is also famous for his quotes. The young rapper popular for his songs and fashion has many quotes after his name which are loved by the fans. His quotes are inspiring. Here are some:
- ‘Everybody should be able to enjoy their life because you only live once. So, I want to get it all out there and the best role model that I can be if people want to put me in that kind of predicament. I mean, I didn’t ask to be a role model, because I’m not perfect.’
- ‘I treat everybody equal, and so I want to be sure that my listeners and my followers do the same if they are gonna represent me. And if I’m gonna represent them, then I also want to do it in a good way.’
- ‘I am here to break boundaries, man. That’s all. I’m here to be the first so that the people after me won’t have to think twice about expressing themselves and being free.’
A$AP Rocky Facts
- A$AP stands for Always Strive And Prosper.
- His Instagram has 8.6 million followers but only one following. His Twitter has 2.39 million followers.
- He is a Harry Potter fan.
- He says celebrities ruined fashion.
- Height: 5 ft 10 inches (1.79 m)
- Age: 31 years
- YouTube channel: ASAPUPTOWN with 2.8 million subscribers
A$AP Rocky Awards
An independent rapper can make a place for himself in many nominations. He also won many title awards.
Additionally, some awards Mayers made throughout his career are:
- BET Award: Best Collaboration for ‘Fucking Problems,’ 2013
- BET Hip-hop Awards: Best Collaboration, Duo or Group for ‘Fucking Problems,’ 2013
- MTV Europe Music Awards Japan: Best Hip-hop video for ‘Fucking Problems,’ 2013
- mtvU Woodie Award: Best Collaboration Woodie for ‘Wild for the Night,’ 2014
In such a young age, A$AP Rocky can set his music empire by his Hip-Hops. Also, he is such an inspiring person for the youths of today’s generation.
Furthermore, he is the best example of whatever life offers to you; your determination is all matters to make your dream happen. We wish A$AP Rocky great success in the future.