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Biography of ASAP Rocky

ASAP Rocky Bio

ASAP Rocky is an American rapper and record producer. He got his nickname from the hip-hop group “ASAP Mob,” of which he is a member. Rocky released his song “Peso” online in August 2011, and it received radio play within a few weeks. Rocky then released “Live. Love.” after this. A$AP,” his mixtape debut. When his mixtape became popular, Rocky signed record deals with Polo Grounds Music, Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records.

In addition to nominations for the MTV Europe Music Honors, World Music Awards, and Grammy Awards, Rocky has won other honors, including the MTVU Woodie Award, the MTV Video Music Award Japan, and the BET Award. Awards have also recognized several music artists, including Rocky, such as Shawn Corey Carter, Justin Bieber, Justin Randall Timberlake, and Beyoncé Carter.

Early Life – Education and Birth Place 

On October 3, 1988, Rakim Athelstone Mayers was born in the Manhattan borough’s Harlem neighborhood. His dad is a native of Barbados. Rocky had an older sister named Erika and an older brother who passed away. A fellow member of the ASAP Mob, ASAP Nast, is his cousin. 

At the age of nine, Mayers moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and started rapping. Rocky learned to rhyme from his older brother, who also wore the Cornrows haircut that A$AP Mayers eventually took on. Someone murdered Mayer’s brother in Harlem when he was thirteen. Mayers became more serious about rapping as a result of the death. Mayers was a fan of the Harlem-based rap duo The Diplomats growing up. In addition, UGG, Run DMC, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, UGG Deep, Three 6 Mafia, and Wu-Tang Clan impacted him. 

Mayers’ father was arrested when he was twelve years old, and he spent his adolescent years traveling with his mother and sister between homeless shelters. A$AP relocated to Midtown Manhattan after spending some time living in a shelter in New York City with his mother. In 2012, his father passed away. 

Struggle and Career of ASAP Rocky

ASAP Career

From 2007 to 2011

Immediately Rocky’s older brother’s influence led to him starting to rap when he was a young boy. He adopted the pseudonym “ASAP” after joining the Harlem-based group “ASAP Mob” in 2007. When his debut song, “Purple Swag,” was released in July 2011, it quickly became a New York City hit and catapulted him into the rap scene.

His song “Peso,” which was leaked online in August 2011, was played on the well-known Hot 97 New York radio station quite rapidly. But record labels had already taken notice of him thanks to ‘Purple Swag’s’ enormous success. Rocky released a mixtape titled “Live Love.” A$AP’ before deciding to sign a $3 million deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music.

Touring and Long. Live. ASAP

ASAP played at the Pitchfork Music Festival in July 2012. At the MTV Video Music Awards later that year, he gave a guest rap on Rihanna’s song “Cockiness (Love It).”

His solo album “Long Live Asap,” which he launched in January 2013, went on to sell 3 million copies in the US and land him the eighth position on the Billboard 100 list.

In the 2014 comedic drama “Dope,” he made a brief appearance. The next year, they showed the movie at the Sundance Film Festival before theatrically releasing it on June 12. Fast-forward to ASAP Rocky’s 26th birthday, when Rocky dropped the short album “Flacko Jodye Season.” Rapper Juicy J provided additional vocals for the record.

In May 2015, he released “At Long Last A$AP,” his second album.

In 2016, Rocky reimagined the ’90s apparel that he wore growing up as part of a partnership with Guess, which became known as GUE$$. “He appeared in the songs “Groupie Love” and “Summer Bummer” from Lana Del Rey’s “Lust For Life” album the following year.

Testing and upcoming fourth studio

Both fans and reviewers expressed praise for Rocky’s album “Testing” when it was released in May 2018.

On March 27, he released the track “Bad Company”. Rapper Bloc Boy JB appears on it, and its marketing makes more references to testing. “ASAP Forever” was his second single, which he released on April 5. The song samples produced Moby’s 2000 hit “Porcelain” and credits him as a featured artist.

Mayers released Testing on May 25, 2018, to largely favorable reviews from reviewers. It was Mayers’ third consecutive top-five album on the list when it debuted at number four on the US Billboard 200, although it was also another poorly-selling record. The album fell to number 15 in its second week of release, selling 26,000 album-equivalent units (1,000 copies). Testing fell to number 22 on the chart the next week.

A music video for a remix of Monica’s “Knock” titled “Potato Salad” was released on July 23, 2018, by Mayers and Tyler, The Creator, as part of AWGE’s “AWGE DVD (Vol. 3)” to promote their joint project, WANGSAP. On January 23, 2019, Tyler, the Creator, however, declared that this album never happened.

Act as Producer 

Juicy J revealed in May 2019 that Mayers has started production on his new album, which was previously known as All Smiles. Mayers made two appearances on songs off of Nigo’s March 25, 2022, album I Know Nigo! including the lead single “Arya” and the opening track “Lost and Found Freestyle 2019” featuring Tyler, the Creator.

Mayers released two singles in 2022: “D.M.B.” in May and “Shittin’ Me” in December. He also had an appearance on the December tune “Feel the Fiyaaaah” from producer Metro Boomin’s Heroes & Villains album. He further stated that they would release a new album with Metro Boomin’s production in the future. He named his upcoming fourth album, Don’t Be Dumb, later that month. 


ASAP Rocky Awards

Award names Results/ Total
BET Awards 1 Win / 5
Best Hip Hop Awards 3 win / 10
Grammy Awards 0 win / 2
MTV Europe Music Awards0 win / 2
MTV Video Music Awards0 win / 3
No. of Wins  Total

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Girlfriend

ASAP Family

Between 2011 and 2012, Rocky dated rapper Iggy Azalea. From 2013 to 2014, he had a brief engagement with modeling Chanel Iman. Rocky disclosed that he was dating Rihanna in May 2021. The couple brought a boy into the world in May 2022, and during the Super Bowl LVII halftime show, Rihanna revealed she was expecting their second child.

Figure – Physical Measurements of ASAP Rocky

ASAP Rocky Fitness

Here are Rocky’s physical characteristics: weight, height, bust, waist, hip, bra cup, and shoe size. As a singer from the United States with dark brown hair, these features contribute to his overall on-screen presence.

Height5′ 10″
Weight73 kg or 161 Pounds
Chest Size32 inches
Waist Size13 inches
Biceps Size13 inches
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe size  11 US
Dress Size Unknown

Age of ASAP Rocky

Mayers was born in New York City, U.S., on December 8, 1978, and he is 45 years old, similar to Ian Somerhalder in 2024

Wiki Info

Here is some Wiki information about Rocky given below.

Real NameRakim Mayers
NicknameA$AP Rocky, Lord Flacko
Date of BirthOctober 3, 1988
Place of BirthNew York City, U.S.
Age 45
Religion Christian
ParentsFather–Adrian Mayers
Mother–Renee Black
Siblings Ricky Mayers (Brother),
Erika (Older-Sister)
Wife No
Marital StatusUn Married 
Zodiac SignLibra
Occupation          Rapper, Actor and Songwriter

Net Worth

The rapper A$AP Rocky is an American, and he is worth $20 million. A$AP Rocky is not just successful in the hip-hop industry with his clothing and songs, but he is also a well-known record producer, going by the moniker Lord Flaco.

Social Media Accounts

Below are some social media accounts of Rocky with followers:

Instagram18.3 M Followers
Twitter309.7 K Followers
Facebook8.6 M Followers
Tiktok433.7 k Followers

What does ASAP mean in A$AP Rocky?

The acronym A$AP stands for several things, including Acronym Symbolising Any Purpose, Assassinating Snitches and Police, and Always Striving and Prosper.

Does A$AP Rocky have a kid?

He does, indeed. He is the father of a child Rihanna, a music celebrity.

Who is ASAP Rocky’s sister?

Erika, Rocky's elder sister, and brother both have older siblings.

How Much Is ASAP Rocky’s Net Worth?

ASAP Rocky's estimated net worth as of 2024 is $20 million.

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