Adrian Mayers

by doveclove Fri Jun 04 2021 Updated On Fri Mar 18 2022
Adrian Mayers

Adrian Mayers is the late father of an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor, A$AP Rocky

He was from Barbados.

About His Married Life

He was married to Reene Black. The couple has two children a daughter, Erika B. Mayers. and a son, A$AP.

He had one more son named Ricky, who was killed in 2001

In 2000, he was arrested for drug selling and went to jail. His family had a tough time during that time. 

His wife and children lived in a homeless shelter in New York City. His son was just 12 years old at that time.

Adrian Mayers wife Reene Black
Adrian Mayers wife Reene Black   Source: BBC

Childhood of A$AP Rocky

Rakim Mayers, also known as A$AP Rocky, was born on October 3, 1988, in Harlem, New York City.

He grew up with his older sister. Rocky was fond of rapping since his childhood, as he started rapping when he was nine years old. 

He and his older brother used to rap together. His older brother used to have French braids at that time. 

But, life wasn't that easy for them; at the age of 13, Rocky lost his older brother, Ricky Mayers, who a rival drug dealer murdered. 

This incident made Rocky focus on rap only as he grew up. He and his parents were very broke and homeless at that time. 

He used to take drug peddling to support his family at young age. He was even arrested for peddling drugs and was put in prison for two weeks in 2004. 

It was his first time meeting future rapper "Casanova" in prison. 

His Son Fame

Rocky single Peso was leaked online, and within weeks, he received radio airplay because he later had to release his first mixtape Live.

 His first album was a huge success that led him to record deal with Polo Grounds Music, Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records

His first debut album was listed as number 1 on the billboard 200, and it was also certified double platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America)

The album contains songs that even featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar.

Adrian Mayers son A$AP Rocky
Adrian Mayers son A$AP Rocky  Source: Facebook

Love Relationship of Son

A$AP is in a relationship with famous singer Rihanna. He confirms that they are in a serious relationship, and he even described her as the love of his life.

He even went on a trip with Rihanna to Barbados, where he also spent time with her family, which was like a homecoming to him.

Prior, he had dated rapper Iggy Azalea and a model Chanel Iman.

A$AP Rocky with his girlfriend Rihanna
A$AP Rocky with his girlfriend Rihanna  Source: Instagram

His Death

He died  in 2012. The reason of his death was pneumonia. His son was 24 years old at that time. 

After his death his son tweeted about his dad's death on his Twitter

Rocky barely talked to his dad, but even though he used to think of his father as his role model. His father's death was a huge shock to him.

In an interview he said that, his dad told him always to be yourself, always do whatever makes comfortable with you.  

Adrian is reported to die of Pneumonia. At that time, Rocky said that they would meet again sometimes. They will meet each other in heaven.

Net Worth

As of 2021, Rocky's net worth is estimated to be $10 million, and his source of income is a professional rapper.

Net WorthSource
$10 MillionProfessional Rapper

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. His exact age is unknown.
  2. He was American.

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