A$AP Rocky Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
A$AP Rocky Net Worth – Rakim Mayers, also known by his stage name “A$AP Rocky”, is an American songwriter, record producer, and rapper from Harlem, New York City.
He has been rapping professionally since 2007 when he joined A$AP Mob crew. Rocky is one of the most successful rappers in America right now.
With ASAP Rocky’s net worth estimated at $6 million, he is among some of the richest rappers, but he still has a way to go until he reaches the likes of P. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z.
A$AP Rocky Net Worth 2019
Early Life, Family and Education:
Rakim Mayers was born on October 3, 1988, in Harlem, New York City. His mother is African American and his father was from Barbados. Rakim started his rapping career at the age of 9.
He learned how to rap from his older brother. When Mayers was at the age of 13 his brother was killed in Harlem; the death has inspired Rocky to take rapping more seriously.
He attended to Bayard Rustin Educational Complex during his high school years. Mayers grew up admiring Harlem based rappers and groups like Wu-Tang Clan, Three 6 Mafia, UGK and Mobb Deep.
Career and Net Worth:
At the age of 19 Rocky hooked up with the group A$AP Mob. He began working with the group’s producers to develop the spacey soundscapes underpinning his raps: Clams Casino, SpaceGhostPurpp, and A$AP Ty Beats.
He released two singles “Peso” and “Purple Swag” in 2011, sparking a major label deal before he released his first mixtape “Live. Love. A$AP”. The following year he signed to the Sony/RCA of Polo Grounds Music for $3 million dollars.
Rocky’s solo album “Live. Love. A$AP” released in 2013, and included many guest artists such as 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar, and Santigold.
His solo album topped the Billboard 200 chart and generated four singles “Goldie”, “Fashion Killa”, “F****n’ Problems”, and “Wild For The Night”. “F****n ‘ Problems” reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, selling 3 million copies in the U.S.
His second album “At.Long.Last.A$AP” was released in 2015. The album was produced by the Grammy award-winning Danger Mouse and featured guest appearances from M.I.A, Future, Mark Ronson and Kanye West.
Since then, ASAP Rocky has become known for being one of the most successful rappers in the hip-hop industry. He has sold copies all over the world. Rocky has collaborated with artists including likes of Future, Rihanna, Rod Stewart and Lana Del Rey.
As of 2019, ASAP Rocky’s net worth is $6 million.