Biography / Wiki
Success is not about greatness. It’s about consistency as consistent hard work leads to success, this line is very well proved by Waka Flocka Flame who is an American hip-hop rapper and reality TV star.
Moreover, he is best known for his mix-tapes series like Salute Me or Shoots Me. Apart from that, he came into the limelight when he joined the supporting cast of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta along with his wife Tammy Rivera in the year 2014.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 31 May 1986, this eminent rapper turned 36 years old in the year. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 193 in centimeters and 6’4” in feet & inches.
He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 97 in kilograms and 214 lbs in pounds. His personality is enhanced by his dark brown eyes and shiny black hair.
Wаkа Flосkа has established himself as one of the mоѕt rеnоwnеd аrtіѕtѕ іn thе іnduѕtrу. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $8 million approximately. Moreover, he has gathered all this through his super hit albums. Apart from that, he also has the mоѕt ЅUV, Веntlеу ЕХР 9. Through his earnings, he is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
Education / Family
Born in South Jamaica, New York, the United States, Waka belongs to a mixed ethnicity. He is the loving and caring son of Debra Antney (Mother) while there is no information about his father. His mother served as the CEO of a major artist management company called May Entertainment.
Apart from that, he grew up with his four siblings named KayO Redd, Rahleek Malphurs, Wooh Da Kid, Tyquam Alexander. However, in the year 2013, his brother, KayO Redd passed away. As of his education, he never disclosed any information about his educational background.
Waka Flocka Flame
|Nick Name||Waka Flocka|
|Birth Place||South Jamaica, New York, US|
|Date of birth||31 May 1986|
|Height||In feet & inches: 6’4”
In centimeters: 193 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 97 kg
In pounds: 214 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Home town||South Jamaica, New York, US|
|Fathers name||Not Known|
|Mothers name||Debra Antney
|Brothers||KayO Redd, Rahleek Malphurs, Wooh Da Kid, Tyquam Alexander
Career / Fashion and Style
Talking about his career, Waka started to work through 2008 in his debut mix-tape titled Salute Me or Shoot me Vol 1. Moreover, the single titled O Let’s Do it from the mix-tape became an immediate success. In Fact, this single also peaked at the 62nd spot in the Billboard Hot 100 charts, which is not a bad deal for a newcomer artist.
Gradually, the entire mix-tape reached other parts of the country and marked the emergence of Waka into the mainstream and also in Gucci Mane’s squad 1017 Brick Squad. Apart from that, he released his debut album titled Flockaveli in October 2010 and this album debuted at the sixth spot on the Billboard 200.
Furthermore, the album Flockaveli was a superhit with the critics and the general public. In spite of the friction between Gucci and his mother, rumors were spread that he will not work with him anymore.
But all the rumors proved wrong when he attended the promotional event for Flockaveli and after some time, he even announced that he was soon going to release a collaborative album with him.
Apart from that, in the year 2011, his other several mix-tapes were released in order to keep his fan busy such as Benjamin Flocka, Twin Towers 2, and Salute Me or Shoot me 3. Flocka released most of these mix-tapes in collaboration with a fellow rapper named Slim Dunkin. Besides this, his collaborative album with Gucci Mane was released with the title Ferrari Boyz in August 2011.
The first single of the album was She be Putting On which also featured Slim Dunkin, his good friend. Other than this, he has completed the work on his second studio album with the title Triple F Life- Friends, Fans & Family by mid-2012, and that album was released in June 2012 to acclaim.
In fact, the album also featured several collaborations with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Drake, Meek Mill, and Ludacris. This album also debuted at the 10th spot on the Billboard 200. Additionally, Waka announced publicly saying that he had finished the work on his next studio album titled Flockaveli 2 in early 2013.
However, the album got stuck for some time to come and in the meantime, he focused on his other ventures. Besides this, in the year 2014, he released another album, Re-up. A few months later, he made an announcement that he was working on a new EDM album.
Later, his other mixtape titled I Can’t Rap: Vol 1 was released in July and later he released the front cover of his long-delayed album Flockaveli 2 in November. Other than this, he has also appeared on the VH1 show Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta along with his wife Tammy Rivera in the same year. Later, Waka announced a spin-off to the show titled Meet the Flockas.
After that, he released a collaborative mixtape with DJ Whoo Kid, titled The Turn Up Godz Tour in March 2015. Then, his mix-tapes Salute Me or Shoot me 5 and Flockaveli 1.5 were released.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Waka Flame is a married man who ехсhаngеd vоwѕ wіth Таmmу Rіvіеrа in the year 2014. Moreover, his wife, Таmmу Rіvіеrа is a TV personality, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman.
Apart from that, in the year 2011, the couple started dating each other. Later, the duo engaged in the year 2013. As of now, the couple is living a happy and blissful life with each other.
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Waka Flocka Flame:
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Destination||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite sports||Not Known|
|Favorite food||Not Known|
|Favorite color||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Waka Flocka Flame
- His Zodiac Sign is Gemini.
- He was also named as the eighth hottest MC of 2010 by MTV.
- Waka has also served as a team ambassador for Atlanta United FC and is a passionate supporter of the club.
- In the year 2011, he posed for a nude but not revealing picture for PETA.
- Flocka’s highest-charting single “No Hands” peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
- In the year 2013, his brother KayO Redd committed suicide.
- He is also very popular on Instagram having a huge fan following.