How much is Waka Flocka worth? $7 Million
How did Waka Flocka earn his money and wealth?
Juaquin James Malphurs is popularly known as Waka Flocka Flame was born on 31st May 1986 at South Jamaica, New York, the United States, but his family eventually settled in Riverdale, Georgia. His mother was DebraAntney, are a former manager and the CEO of Icey or Mizay entertainment. Juaquin earned the name “Flocka Flame” at the age of 19 by Gucci Mane, who is an American rapper. The title “Waka” was given to him by his cousin brother, who appeared in the first season of The Muppet character known for his lack of innate and effective comedy skills. As of 2018, Waka Flocka’s net worth is $7 million.
Waka Flocka became popular with his breakthrough single ”O Let’s Do It” in the year 2009, which had set an all-time record on the US Billboard 100. On October 1, 2010, his debut album, Flockaveli was released. The album was titled after the Italian political theorist Machiavelli debuted at the number six on the US Billboard 200. The album inspired Tupac Shakur, who was eighth hottest MC of 2010 by MTV.
In the year 2011, Waka Flocka Flame, consists of two studio albums, including forty-one singles and twenty- six mix tapes including Salute Me or Shoot Me 3, Benjamin Flocka and his last Twin Towers 2 or No Fly Zone with his fellow rapper Slim Dunkin. On 9th August 2011, his collaborative album Drumma Boy-produced with Gucci Mane, titled Ferrari Boy was released and the first single was “She Be Puttin On” featuring the now deceased Slim Dunkin, who was at an Atlanta recording studio while shooting a music video. On October 14, 2011, Waka released a new album called “Round of Applause”, featuring Canadian rapper Drake at his second studio album, Triple F life i.e., Friends, Fans, and Family.
On 22nd January 2013, Waka Flocka Flame announced that he has completed his third studio album namely Flockaveli 2. The album was mainly produced by 808 Mafia, Lex Luger, Southside, TM88 and many more. On 21st March 2014, Waka Flocka released a mixtape entitled Re-Up and he confirmed the interview with XXL Waka Flocka to follow-up the procedures on the album which included Lex Luger, 808 Mafia, Mike will Made-it and Black Metaphor.
Waka Flocka was shot two times after a robbery attempt at an Atlanta car wash on 21st January 2010. This incident turned changed his life authorities in Atlanta following a previous raid on his home, where he was booked on possession of marijuana, hydrocodone, possession of a fireman by a convicted felon, and violation of probation for driving on a suspended license. Waka Flocka Flame considered music to be his life. He was nominated for BET Hip Hop Award in the year 2010. He won the Best Collaboration, Best Club Banger awards for his famous album “No Hands” in the year 2011.
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