How much is Asap Rocky worth? $6 Million.
How did Asap Rocky earn his money and wealth?
Asap Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, was born on 3 October 1988 in New York, US. He has an elder sister named Erika B. Mayers. When he was 12, his father went to prison on selling drugs charges. Rocky also sold drugs before he started a music career.
Asap Rocky is not only an American rapper but is also a songwriter, record producer, model as well as actor. In the year 2007, Rocky joined the group Asap Mob which contained rappers, music video directors, producers, bikers as well as fashion designers who had the same taste in music, fashion, style as well as art. In July 2011, Rocky released his first single titled ‘Purple Swag’. Two months later, he released a video to the single which gained popularity. When Rocky was 13, one of Rocky’s brother was murdered in Harlem after which the remaining family started leaving in a shelter for some time before shifting to New Jersey.
In the year 2011, Rocky released his first mixtape titled ‘Deep Purple’ which attracted a lot of famous record labels. The same year, Rocky released another mixtape titled ‘Live Love ASAP’ after which he signed a two deal record deal worth $3 million with Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records.
Soon after, as Rocky’s popularity increased, he went on to perform at the MTV Music Video Awards in the year 2012 and the same year, he signed a contract with Sony studio, which again rereleased the mixtape ‘Live Love ASAP.’ In the year 2013, Rocky released the official debut studio album titled ‘Long.Live.ASAP,’ which was produced by many producers like Hit-Boy, Clams Casino, A$AP Ty Beats, Friendzone, Joey Fat Beats and Soufein3000. The album received a lot of positive reviews from the critics and soon debuted at the number 1 rank on the Billboard 200. Around 139,000 copies of the album were sold in its first week in the US. Later in March 2015, the album was certified gold by the RIAA as 500,000 copies were in the US.
In May 2015, Rocky released his second studio album titled ‘At.Long.Last.ASAP,’ entitled as ‘A.L.L.A.’ The album received mixed reviews from the critics but still went on to debut at the number 1 rank in the Billboard 200 as 116,000 copies were sold in the US. In the same year, he made a cameo in the comedy-drama movie, ‘Dope.’ The movie was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival of the year 2015 and released on the silver screen on June 12. In October 2017, Rocky featured in Famous Dex’s ‘Pick It Up.’ In the year 2018, he released “☆☆☆☆☆ 5IVE $TAR$.”
What are the highest grossing songs of Asap Rocky?
- No Limit (2018): Peaked at #4
- Good For You (2015): Peaked at #5
- F**kin Problems (2013): Peaked at #8
- Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (2018): Peaked at #45
- Pick it Up (2018): Peaked at #54
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