Since bursting onto the scene with "O Let's Do It," the Billboard Hot 100's 62nd best song on April 3, 2010, Waka Flocka Flame has been going "hard in da muhfuckin'" record industry.
At 25 years old, the Atlanta rapper has established himself as one of the hardest working artists in hip-hop. To date, the 1017 Brick Squad MC's dropped 11 solo mixtapes, 13 collaborative mixtapes, and one studio record. Later this year, Waka will release Triple F Life: Friends, Fans and Family, a follow-up to 2010's Flockaveli.
Before he does, however, Waka Flocka Flame's kicking off his Spring Break with a party at SoBe Live on Thursday, March 8. Get to know the rapper before you go with our fun facts.
Like most rappers, Waka Flocka's arsenal of monikers is deep, however our favorite alias is Flocka's ode to the Magic City from his latest song, "Everything's a Go."
In 2011, Waka posed nude in an effort to raise awareness for PETA's "Ink, Not Mink" campaign. It turns out the ATL rapper has a soft spot for animals.
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According to Mr. Flame, there's no such thing as a devil worshipping hip-hop crew. "If people stop being so nosy and stay out of people's business, maybe the name Illuminati won't be created.... I don't believe in that shit."
Waka Flocka Flame's Spring Break Kickoff. Thursday, March 8. SoBe Live, 1203 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets cost $30 to $1,300 plus fees via wantickets.com. Call 305-725-3353 or visit sobelivesouthbeach.com.