|Waka Flocka Flame Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||May 31, 1986|
Waka Flocka Flame is an American rapper and songwriter who has released several tracks, mixtapes, and albums such as Flockaveli, Hard in da Paint, Salute Me or Shoot Me, From Roaches to Rollies, Mollywood, No Hands (ft. Roscoe Dash and Wale), Get Low (ft. Nicki Minaj, Tyga, and Flo Rida), Game On (ft. Good Charlotte), Round of Applause (ft. Drake), I Don’t Really Care (ft. Trey Songz), Grove St. Party (ft. Kebo Gotti), O Let’s Do It, and Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family. Moreover, he has also been cast in projects like Black Dynamite, Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, and Waka & Tammy: What The Flocka.
Juaquin James Malphurs
Waka Flocka Flame, Waka Flocka
South Jamaica, New York, United States
- Mother – Debra Antney (Manager and CEO of So Icey / Mizay Entertainment)
- Siblings – KayO Redd (Brother) (Rapper) (Committed suicide on December 29, 2013), Wooh Da Kid (Younger Brother) (Rapper), Tyquam Alexander (Brother), Rahleek Malphurs (Younger Brother) (Died on April 25, 2000)
Waka Flocka Flame has been signed with –
- Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Brick Squad Monopoly, 1017 Brick Squad, Warner Bros., Asylum, Atlantic Records, E1
His net worth had been $7 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
97 kg or 214 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Waka Flocka Flame has dated –
- Kat Stacks – Venezuelan socialite Kat Stacks and Waka Flocka were RUMORed to have had an encounter in the past.
- Tammy Rivera (2011-2016) – Reality TV star and businesswoman Tammy Rivera and Waka Flocka started dating in 2011. They got engaged in 2013 and married on May 25, 2014. In June 2016, the couple called it quits.
- Slim Danger (2015) – He hooked up with glamor model Slim Danger in December 2015.
- Celina Powell (2016) – In November 2016, he had an encounter with model Celina Powell.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Black, Hispanic, and White)
Waka Flocka Flame is of African American, Native American, European (including Italian), and Dominican descent.
- Wears braided hair extensions
- Towering height
Waka has been seen advertising Rafaello & Co (a Luxury Swiss timepiece store) on his social media accounts.
In 2014, he was seen in the Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops commercial.
Best Known For
His rap songs such as O Let’s Do It, No Hands, Round of Applause, etc.
In October 2010, he released his debut album Flockaveli by Asylum Records. It received mostly positive responses from the music critics.
He sold 345,000 album copies in the US and it got ranked at #2 in Top Hip Hop albums in the US.
First TV Show
In 2010, Waka Flocka appeared in two episodes of the comedy talk show The Mo’Nique Show as himself.
It seems he relies more on diet rather than a workout. But, he still goes for the exercises.
Waka Flocka Flame Favorite Things
- Sneakers – Air Jordan
- Rapper – Tupac
- Color – Burgundy
- Snack – Potato chips
- Bottled Water – Fiji or Dasani
Source – Complex.com, PigeonsandPlanes.com, InterviewMagazine.com, TheBoomBox.com
Waka Flocka Flame Facts
- He was given the stage name “Waka” by his cousin due to a Muppets character Fozzie Bear’s catchphrase, “Waka Waka”. Rapper Gucci Mane gave him the remaining name “Flocka Flame”.
- Waka’s mom was previously a manager of Gucci Mane.
- In January 2010, during a car wash in Atlanta, he was shot in his right arm and eventually robbed.
- Waka Flocka posed without clothes for PETA to encourage people to stop killing animals and wearing fur in 2011.
- He released his 2nd studio album titled Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family on June 12, 2012, through 1017 Brick Squad, Brick Squad Monopoly, Asylum Records, and Warner Bros. Records. It included songs like Let Dem Guns Blam (ft. Meek Mill), Cash (ft. Wooh da Kid), Clap, Round of Applause (ft. Drake), Power of My Pen, Rooster in My Rari, and Candy Paint & Gold Teeth (ft. Bun B and Ludacris).
- Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family peaked at number #1 on the US Top Rap Albums (Billboard) chart, at number #2 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at number #10 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
- In November 2013, Gucci Mane filed a lawsuit against Waka Flocka Flame and Waka’s mother Debra Antney for fraud, racketeering, and breach of contract. Gucci Mane claimed that Waka’s mother Antney took control of his 1017 Brick Squad Records, LLC., without permission, and used it to create three separate offshoot labels.
- In October 2014, he was arrested for 2 hours at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the possession of a loaded handgun.
- In March 2014, he released a new mixtape titled Re-Up.
- In 2014, Waka Flocka appeared on the 3rd season of the reality TV show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
- In March 2015, he teamed up with DJ Whoo Kid for a collaboration mixtape titled The Turn Up Godz Tour.
- In April 2015, Waka Flocka released a new mixtape titled Salute Me Or Shoot Me 5.
- He took the name of his debut album Flockaveli from an Italian political theorist Machiavelli.
- His mom is his role model.
- In October 2020, he received an honorary doctorate in humanitarianism and philanthropy from the Bible Institute of America Theological Seminary.