Rakim Mayers was born in October 3, 1988in Harlem, New York City. He is best known from his stage name ASAP Rocky. He is an American rapper who has gained the height of success in very young age. He has just reached the age of 26. Though he has started his career from 2007, he has become very popular in eight years.
ASAP Rocky was inclined to rapping from his early age. He got influenced by his older brother and started rapping from the age of eight. He had the hard time surviving in his young age. He got into the jail several times as he started to sell the drugs including crack cocaine. He released his debut single in online and got attention from many people. Later, he released the music video of the song “Purple Swag” which became very popular among the listeners. This also helps to grab attention from many record studios to him.
From 2012, he involved in many tours and emphasized on the slogan “Long Live ASAP”. He has performed in Pitchfork Music Festival and as the guest rap on Rihanna’s Cockiness in MTV Video Music Award. His song called “Goldie” became so popular that it got highest likes in the YouTube channel. In 2015, he released the song “Pretty Flacko 2”. But after the release of the song, his partner and mentor were found dead in his apartment. The cause of the death is still a mystery.
Rocky has made a deal with Sony Music Entertainment, which was worth of $3 million. He has the total net worth of $46 million. He has come in the news several times because of his dating with different celebrities. In 2011, his girlfriend was Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea. Their relationship did not last long and they broke up in 2012. Then, he started dating with Chanel Iman who is an American model. Their relation has also ended lately. As he is still very young, he is not seemed to be bothered about getting married and having a wife yet.
Because of his singing skills, he has won many awards as well. Despite of his popularity, he has been included in many controversies and legal issues. He was arrested in 2012 after beating a man in a clothing store. Though the charges were dropped later, it brought the negative impact in his career. As he is the regular user of social sites such as twitter and Instagram, he has a large number of fans followers in these sites. If you are also his fan, you can also follow him in there and know more about him.
Regarding his height, he is 5 feet 11 inch tall. He is from the black ethnicity. As he is gay in nature, he does not bother about his surrounding much. His shirtless pictures are viral in the web and you can also find his quotes in IMDb. He has always inclined to the music. So, he wants to do more in the same field. Some of his popular songs such as “Multiply” and many others can be watched through YouTube. You can also find the lyrics of his songs there. You can find his full biography in Wikipedia.