A$AP Rocky’s net worth is Rocky is a $10 million-plus rapper from the United States. He is a member of the hip hop group A$AP Mob, where he got his moniker. A$AP Ferg has had a lot of success in hip hop music and fashion. Rocky is also a well-known record producer, working under the moniker Lord Flacko.
Rakim Mayers, A$AP Rocky’s real name, was born in Harlem on October 3, 1988. Mayers first became interested in rap music while in elementary school, and by third grade, he had written his first rap songs. Mayers’ father was imprisoned for drug dealing when he was 12 years old, his older brother was slain, and the rest of his family relocated into a shelter. A$AP Rocky continued to produce rap songs while roaming around homeless shelters with his mother and sister, selling weed and crack. He was imprisoned for two weeks for drug selling and shared a cell with Cassanova, another future rapper.
A$AP Mob In 2007, Rocky became a member of the A$AP Mob Crew (a Harlem-based collective of rappers, producers, and other skilled people engaged in the music scene). In early 2011, one of his tunes, “Peso,” made its way onto the internet and subsequently onto Hot 97, one of the most popular radio stations in the tri-state area. Soon after, a second song, “Purple Swag,” was released, and the music videos that accompanied it were instant hits.
He signed a $3 million record deal with Sony, RCA Records, and Polo Grounds Music, and began touring almost immediately, with $1.7 million set aside for solo work and $1.3 million set aside for his firm ASAP Worldwide, which he co-founded with A&R and executive producer Steven Rodriguez (known as ASAP Yams).
In July 2012, Rocky gave a performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival. He was supposed to make his TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon later that month, but he was detained the night before for allegedly being involved in a scuffle. His appearance was postponed for August 21, and he appeared on the late show to play “Goldie.”
Rocky released his debut album “Long. Live. A$AP” in 2013, which received positive reviews and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. He went on a 40-city nationwide tour to promote the album. On March 16, 2015, Long. Live. A$AP was certified gold. Aside from his musical career, he launched his ASAP apparel line in 2013 and collaborated with high-profile fashion designers and close friend Raf Simons.
Rocky’s second studio album, “A.L.L.A,” was leaked online on May 25, 2015, one week before its scheduled release, after releasing two smash singles in 2014. His second album garnered mostly excellent reviews and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, making it his second consecutive number-one album. However. A.L.L.A’s sales plummeted immediately, and it became his lowest-selling record of all time.
In 2018, Rocky collaborated on the song “Cocky” alongside Gucci Mane and 21 Savage in support of the film Uncle Drew. On March 27, 2018, he released Bad Company, his first single, and on April 5, he released “A$AP Forever,” his second single. Testing, his fourth studio album, was released on May 25, 2018, and debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard charts. A$AP Mob has collaborated with a variety of musicians throughout the years, including Tyler, the Creator, Drake, Kid Cudi, Frank Ocean, and Lana Del Ray.
A$AP Rocky has appeared in the movie Dope, Zoolander 2, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, and All Rise, in addition to a successful musical career.
Rocky dated rapper Iggy Azalea from 2011 to 2012. From 2013 to 2014, he was temporarily engaged to model Chanel Iman. He claims to be a vegan.
Rocky was sued in July 2012 for allegedly assaulting a man after he saw A$AP Mob taking drugs in a clothes store in New York City. Following the release of images of the incident, he was arrested for assault and later worked out a plea deal.
A$AP Ferg was charged with a misdemeanor and assault on August 31, 2014, after reportedly slapping a woman at a music festival. The case was dropped when a witness failed to appear in court; nonetheless, the woman later filed a lawsuit in July 2014. In April 2015, a private settlement was reached.
A$AP Rocky was arrested for aggravated assault in Stockholm, Sweden, in July 2019 following a street brawl with Mustafa Jafari. During the event, Jafari is said to have been beaten and kicked. Rocky posted two videos to Instagram of the incident, one of which shows him and his crew requesting that two young males, including Jafari, stop following them. The second video shows Jafari’s headphones breaking during a fight, with Jafari using the headphones to attack A$bodyguard. AP’s The bodyguard is seen hitting Jafari in surveillance footage.