Who is Yung Joc and what is his net worth 2018? Jasiel Robinson, best known as Yung Joc was born in Atlanta, Georgia on April 2, 1983. His father was an entrepreneur who owned hair-care Company. The first contact with music Yung Joc had when he made a jingle for Revlon. After that, he became one of the main acts in Georgia, and he also founded his own label in order to release his own music.
In the end of 2011, his recording studio was robbed and criminals took $100K worth of studio equipment with his unreleased music for the third album. Later it was stated that one of his robbers was revealed that he was named “Honcho” from Georgia. He has been romantically involved with four women and it was stated that he has eight children.
His first attempt to break into a mainstream music was when he made a jingle for a hair care product company. His father gave him his first break, and after that, he knew that his future was in hip hop; however, he wanted to make his own, individual style. He watched and learned from numerous hip-hop crews that grew in Atlanta, however, he wasn’t keen on any particular music style and the T. I. came on the scene.
In the youth, he was a big fan of OutKast and he began rapping about the street as the main motive. Eventually, he met Sean Diddy Combs and afterward his career began expanding to the point when he was number 20 on Forbes list for the richest rapper with more than $10 million earned in 2006.
Net Worth of Yung Joc
Young Joc has a net worth of $9 million. His music career started with his debut album “New Joc City” in 2006 which later became number 3 on Billboard 200. He sold more than 150,000 copies in the first week. It was certified gold because it sold more than 500,000 copies.
In 2005 he met Nitti Beatz a producer who recorded his first hit “It’s Goin’ Down” in the beginning of the year. When he teamed up with Russell Block Spencer founder of Block Enterprises label he signed a multimillion dollar deal and he released his first album “New Joc City”. He also featured with Danity Kane the song “Show Stopper” and on Cassie’s album song “Call U Out.
In 2006 he was listed number 20 in Forbes Richest Rappers because he grossed $10 million that year. His single “It’s going down” became number 3 on Billboard hot 100 and number 1 on Hot Rap Tracks chart. His next single “I know U See It” reached number 17 and number 2 on numerous chart lists.
On 2007 he released “Hustlenomics” with main singles “Bottle Poppin” and “Coffee Shop”. It sold more than 100,000 copies in its first week and became number three on the Billboard 200. He featured on Hotstylz single “Looking Boy” and “Get like me”. He also collaborated with Day26 and they made their own song “Imma Put It on Her”. In the summer of 2009, he released mixtape which was entitled Grind Flu for his label Swagg Team Entertainment.
On 2010 he announced new album called “Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood” and the main single was “Yeah Boy”. He began collaborating with DJ Premier and made a new single with Yo Gotti “I Know What She Likes”. Yung Joc formed a new record label called Swagg Team Entertainment and engaged himself with a lawsuit against Block Entertainment and Bad Boy South.
On 2012 he disbanded with J Records and sign with Artista Records and Jive Records. Because of the shutdown, he had to release Mr. Robinson’s Neighbourhood with RCA Records.
On 2014 he released his single “I Got Bitches” from his third announced album. He released the second single with his frequent collaborator T-Pain. He also joined VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta as a supporting cast.
Even though he was one of the richest superstars of that time, he lost lots of money on trials and other ventures. However, his own label has its own artists, so we can expect from him more money in the future. His net worth depends on various factors; however, his innovative and artistic genius has just begun. So what will his next album bring to us, it is unknown, however, we expect it to be great.