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American rapper and songwriter Rakim Mayers popularly known by his stage name ASAP Rocky are one of the rising stars in the world of rapping elites. After joining the hip-hop group ‘A$AP Mob’, he adopted the stage name, ASAP Rocky. A poor boy living in a crime-infested neighborhood to an international rapper, he has lived a tough life.
Named after the hip-hop artist Rakim, he often sought shelter in camps with his mother and sister as a child. His first single ‘Peso’ managed to receive a spot on the Hot 97 New York radio station after it was leaked online. Rocky is also known for his rumored link-ups with several popular female celebrities apart from his music.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 3rd October 1988, ASAP Rocky will turn 34 years old. He appears to be tall and has a slim but toned body figure. His body figure measurements are 42-32-35 and he wears the number 9.5 in the shoe size. His height measures 5 feet 10 inches while his weight is 72 kg approximately. He has black colored eyes and the color of his hair is black as well.
Although ASAP Rocky struggled a lot as a child, he has become quite rich by now because of his skills as a musician and his popularity as a rapper. He has earned most of his wealth through his work in the field of rap music and through his live shows as well.
He has also collaborated with some of the fashion brands launching his collections. The total net worth estimated for ASAP Rocky is $6 million US dollars as of now.
Education / Family
ASAP Rocky was born and raised in Harlem, New York, USA. He has been quite private about his personal life and has not revealed the name of his parents or siblings. He has studied at his local High school in New York but it is not known if attended any college.
|Birth Place||Harlem, New York, USA|
|Date Of Birth||October 3, 1988|
|Height||In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 159 lbs
|Profession||Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor, Director, Rapper and Model|
|School||High School in New York|
|Home Town||Harlem, New York, USA|
|Fathers Name||Name Not Known|
|Mothers Name||Name Not Known|
Career / Fashion And Style
Owing to the influence of his elder brother, ASAP Rocky has been rapping since childhood. He became a part of the Harlem based group ‘ASAP Mob’ in 2007 and took the name, ASAP Rocky. Making him a rap sensation, his first single ‘Purple Swag’, came out in July 2011 and gained tremendous popularity in New York City.
His single ‘Peso’ was leaked online in August 2011 and became a huge hit. Before signing a $3 million worth deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music, he came out with the mixtape ‘Live. Love. A$AP’. In July 2012, ASAP Rocky performed at the Pitchfork Music Festival.
Selling 3 million copies in the US and taking the eighth spot on the Billboard 100 chart, he released his solo album ‘Long Live Asap’ in January 2013. In 2013, Rocky also launched his own clothing line ‘A$AP’. In May 2015, his second album, ‘At.Long.Last.A$AP’ was available.
Rocky collaborated with fashion brand, Guess in 2016 and revived the brands ’90s calling it GUE$$. He was also featured in the two tracks of Lana Del Rey’s album ‘Lust for Life’, ‘Summer Bummer’ and ‘Groupie Love’. Well received by the critics and his fans Rocky released his album ‘Testing’ in May 2018.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
Rocky has dated several celebrities in the entertainment industry including Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Rita Ora and Rihanna.
|Girlfriend||Iggy Azalea (2011 – 2012),
Rita Ora (2012),
Zoe Kravitz (2015),
Kylie Jenner (2015),
Kendall Jenner (2016)
Here we provide you the list of ASAP Rocky’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Tom Cruise|
|Favorite Actress||Emma Watson|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Germany|
|Favorite Food||Italian Dishes|
|Favorite Things To Do||Writing Songs, Acting & Playing Video Games|
Some Interesting Facts About ASAP Rocky
- He founded a fashion brand along with fashion designer and close friend, Raf Simons is known as ASAP clothing brand in 2013.
- Since 2007, he has been an active member of ASAP Mob Crew.
- ‘Always Strive and Prosper’ is what his name ASAP stands for.
- When he was eight years old, his older brother taught him rapping.
- The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) gave a certified gold rating to his album Live. ASAP.
- For having prolonged disputes with rappers 50 Cent and Azealia Banks he was a part of a big controversy.
- He had struck a man in a New York clothing store and was detained in July 2012.
- In October 2011, he established his own company ASAP Worldwide with A&R and executive producer, Steven Rodriguez.
- His second album also topped the Billboard 200 after its release in 2015.
- For selling drugs ASAP’s father was apprehended and sent to jail when ASAP was 12 years old and his brother got killed a year later.