In in the middle of a arrest in connection with a shooting in Los Angeles and his future fatherhood with his girlfriend, the famous singer Rihanna, rapper A$AP Rocky recently made tabloid headlines due to scandals, but many wonder if his net worth compares to that of his billionaire partner.
Born in Harlem on October 3, 1988, Rakim MayerA$AP’s real name, showed a taste for music from an early age, especially rap, and wrote his first songs in third grade.
However, after his father was imprisoned for drug trafficking, A$AP suffered the murder of his older brother and, together with his mother and sister, moved to homeless shelters, a stage during which he sold cannabis and crack, which led to him spending two weeks in prison. for drug trafficking.
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In 2007, he joined the A$AP Mob Crewa Harlem-based collective of rappers and producers from whom he adopted his nickname, and his name began to be known upon the release of his first single “Peso” followed by his second track “Purple Swag”.
His success landed him a $3 million recording deal with Sony, RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music, in addition to touring and making his television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2012.
Her debut album “Long. Live. A$AP” reached number one on the Billboard 200 and in 2015 came her second album, “ALLA”, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, although in sales, it did not reach the expected figures. .
In 2018 his third album “Testing” was released and since then he has collaborated with other artists such as Tyler, the Creator, Drake, Kid Cudi, Frank Ocean and Lana Del Rayas well as playing as an actor in films such as Dope, Zoolander 2, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping and All Riseas well as having her own clothing brand ASAP in collaboration with famous fashion designer and close friend Raf Simons.
A$AP Rocky loves besides Rihanna
Before A$AP Rocky and Rihanna made their relationship official in 2021, the rapper dated the singer Iggy Azalea from 2011-2012 and was contracted to model Chanel Iman from 2013-2014.
For almost 10 years he has collaborated musically with Rihanna, with whom he started dating in 2020 and in January this year they announced the upcoming birth of their first child.
A$AP Rocky net worth
According to sites like Celebrity Net Worth, A$AP Rocky’s net worth in 2022 is $10 millionan amount far less than the fortune of his girlfriend, Rihanna, who has a net worth 170 times higher as she is valued at $1.7 billion.