ASAP Rocky Net Worth
A$AP Rocky net worth: A$AP Rocky is an American rapper who has a net worth of $6 million. He is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. ASAP Rocky was born in Harlem as Rakim Mayers, and became interested in rap music while he was in primary school; by third grade he was writing his first rap songs. His father was incarcerated for drug dealing, his older brother was killed, and the remaining members of his family moved into a shelter. They later relocated to Elmwood Park, New Jersey. He sprang onto the national rap scene in early 2011, when one of his singles, "Peso", found its way onto the internet, and then onto Hot 97, one of the tri-state areas most popular radio stations. A second track, "Purple Swag", soon followed, and their accompanying music videos were instant hits. He signed a record deal worth $3 million dollars with Sony, RCA Records, and Polo Grounds Music, and began touring almost immediately – $1.7 million of which was earmarked for his solo work and $1.3 million earmarked to fund his company ASAP Worldwide, along with A&R and executive producer Steven Rodriguez (known as ASAP Yams). He later recorded his 2013 debut album "Long. Live. A$AP" which was also well received by critics and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. In 2013, he released his ASAP clothing brand, and went to collaborate with high-profile fashion designer and close friend Raf Simons. Throughout his career, ASAP Rocky has dated other big names like Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea, model Chanel Iman, and British singer, Rita Ora. In addition to success in hip hop music and apparel, ASAP Rocky is also a noted record producer, producing under the pseudonym Lord Flacko.