Who is Troy Ave and what is his net worth 2018? The American rapper is best known for his second studio album ‘Major Without A Deal’, which released in 2015. This album landed him on 14th position in US R&B Charts and #13 on US Rap Charts. In 2014, Troy was named and honoured to be a part of XXL’s Freshmen Class.
Troy also uses his life as a muse to his work, the rapper launched a single ‘Chuck Norris (Hoes and Gangstas)’ and ‘Free Troy Ave’, which was a mixtape, reflecting on his arrest and death of his friend Ronald McPhatter that took place in 2016, during a T.I. concert. He made his debut in the music industry with a mixtape ‘I’m In Traffick’ which was released in 2009. Currently Troy is signed with BSB records label. Roland Collins was born in 1985 on 23rd November. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
Education: He completed his early education and graduation in his home town and later followed his dream of becoming a rapper.
Career: Collins started off his professional rapping career in 2009. He made his album debut with ‘New York City: The Album’ in 2013 following the release of his second studio album in 2015 ‘Major Without A Deal’ which ranked #14 on US R&B and #13 on US Rap Charts.
Some of his hit singles include ‘New York City’, ‘Bang Bang’ which features 50 Cent, and ‘Your Style’. Troy released his first mixtape in 2009 which was titled ‘I’m In Traffick’. Some of his other mixtapes include ‘Roland Collins’, ‘BSB Vol. 4 (Deluxe Edition)’, ‘White Chritmas ’, ‘Bricks In My Backpack’, ‘Bricks In My Backpack 2: Power to People’, ‘Brick In My Backpack 3: The Harry Powder Trilogy’, ‘White Christmas 2’ and ‘White Christmas 3’.
Troy Ave Net Worth
The American rapper has been working in the industry since 2009, and has released over five albums, excluding his mix-tapes and Christmas albums. He is known for making millions from his stage performances and collaborations with other singers of the music industry. The star is currently drafted and signed with BSB records and his PR is definitely doing a fine job at maintaining and fueling his bank balance. Troy has worked with some major music stars that help him gain exposure and fame. The net worth of this American rapper is estimated to be $1.6 million.
In May 2016, Troy was arrested, for shooting with an illegal weapon at a T.I. concert, which followed an attempt to murder report, being filed against the rapper. Four people were shot during the event, unfortunately one of them died, who was also a friend of Troy. After the shooting, Troy shot himself as well, as the court found a self inflicted wound on his body. This resulted in infusing more doubts against him
However Troy pleaded of not being guilty, but the case was strongly against him. Being seen as the primary suspect of the incident, he was remanded from getting bail. Watching the seriousness of the situation, his lawyer asked help from his fans, to help free him. In July he was given a temporary release through a bail.
Troy has been in the news for his feud with fellow rapper Joey Bada$$, which began in 2015 when Joey called himself as #1 independent hip hop rapper. To this Troy responded by making a few tweets in disagreement, pointing out that Joey was signed with a few music records to call himself independent. Later Joey fueled the feud by launching a single ‘Badass’ accusing Troy of jealousy. Troy chose to reply to ‘diss’ (insinuating) with a track performance of ‘Shade 45’ on ‘Sway in the Morning’ which was criticised because it touched some sensitive issues like suicide and mental health, in abusive manner. Later Troy apologised for the song but was highly criticised for his choice of words.
The rapper is known for his spontaneous freestyle skills and strong lyrical rapping. He has just started his career and is learning from his mistakes. He sure deserves a chance to prove himself and should try to please his fans by creating more music for them.