ASAP Rocky is a rapper who hails from Harlem. His legal name is Rakim Mayers. Mayers was born on October 3, 1988. He grew up in Harlem and had a very difficult childhood. Mayers’s father was given a long prison term due to drug dealing, limiting his influence in Mayers’s young life. When he was 13, his older brother was killed in a gang shooting. As a teenager, Mayers sold drugs to make a living as he and his mother lived a nomadic homeless existence, moving from shelter to shelter.
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2. Income & Salary
He began his fil
His first release was “Live. Love. ASAP” in 2011. Its single, “Peso”, became a hit on YouTube. “Live. Love. ASAP” became a major success, which led to the artist signing a deal with Sony Music Entertainment for three million dollars per year. ASAP Rocky later released “Long. Live. ASAP” in 2013, which was another critical and commercial success, ascending to a number one ranking in the Billboard Top 200. It has sold more than 300,000 copies to date. ASAP Rocky has also had a successful career as a producer and a music video director. He has also been able to expand his horizons, opening up his own clothing brand in 2013. ASAP Rocky has earned several accolades, including MTV Video Music Awards nominations for “Best Hip Hop Video” and “Best Editing”. He has also won the BET award for “Best Collaboration” in 2012.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Due to his lucrative record deal, ASAP Rocky made three million dollars in 2012 and 2013. His net worth is also estimated to be at least three million. With an expanding brand and increasing mainstream acceptance, this artist is expected to earn an even larger income in the future.