Who is Asap Rocky?
Asap Rocky born as Rakim Mayers is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. He is better known for his mixtape Live Love Asap (2011) and first debut album ‘Long. Live. Asap'(2013) which became the instant hit and tops the chart on the Billboard 200 in 2013.
Asap Rocky’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Asap Rocky was born on October 3, 1988, in Harlem neighborhood of New York City, US. His father, Adrian Mayers was from Barbados who died in 2012. Rocky has on older brother, Ricky Mayers and older sister, Erica B. Mayers. Furthermore, he has a stepmother named Kari Mayers. There is no information regarding his schooling and college life.
He is of American nationality and of Mixed (African-Barbadian-American) ethnicity.
Asap Rocky’s Career, Salary and Net Worth
Asap Rocky started rapping from an early age of 9 after getting inspiration from his brother. Later his brother was shot dead and this tragedy made him more serious on rapping. In 2007 Rocky joined a group of rappers based in Harlem known as ASAP Mob from which he adopted nickname ASAP.
In 2011 he released two singles “Purple swag’ and ‘Peso’ which became street anthem by then in New York. Later on October, he released mixtape single ‘Live Love Asap’ which became an instant hit and went on to sign $3 million record deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music.
After the success of Live Love Asap, he released his debut solo album Long Live Asap on January 13, 2013, which include four hit singles four singles: “Goldie,” “Wild for the Night,” “Fashion Killa” and “F****n’ Problems”. this album tops Billboard 200 chart and selling 3 million copies in the US alone. Furthermore, he released another studio album in 2014, At.Long.Last.A$AP and went on to give many instant hits like ‘Lead single’, “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 and finally, third studio album Testing has yet to be released.
Rocky’s net worth is assumed to be $6 million and his salary is unknown.
Asap Rocky’s Relationship
Asap Rocky has been dating Australian rapper Iggy Azalea from June 2011 to June 2011. Shye had tattoed Rocky’s album ‘Live Love Asap’ on her fingers. Later he has been dating celebrity likes Tahiry Jose (2014 – 2017), Chanel Iman (2012 – 2014), Teyana Taylor (2004 – 2006) and Madison Skylar.
Furthermore, he was in a relationship with singers like Rihanna(2013), Rita Ora(2012) and Rosee Divine(2017) and was seen hooking up with Kylie Jenner in 2015. However, he is now assumed to be single.
Asap Rocky’s Rumors and Controversy
In 2017 rocky Released a video named Wrong which all went wrong when he was seen wearing a Dior T-shirt that says “We Should All Be Feminists,”. Controversy is not about the saying but it’s about the Lyrics that refers women as “B*****’ Later he takes on controversy clarifying that it was fictional only which really mean it to any person or groups.
BREAKING: ASAP Rocky found GUILTY in Swedish assault case.
He's been given a suspended sentence (no jail time) and ordered to pay a fine to the victim. pic.twitter.com/zmBElcHBJH
— Complex (@Complex) August 14, 2019
Asap Rocky’s Body Measurements
He has a decent height of 5ft 10 inches and weighs around 74 kg. his hair is black and eyes are dark brown. He fits in 10, 5 (US) or 45 (EU) or 10 (UK) shoe size.
Social Media Profile
Asap Rocky is highly active on social media platforms. He has over 5.8 million on Facebook, over 2.34 million on Twitter and over 7.7 million followers on Instagram.
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