Asap Ferg

ASAP Ferg was born in in October 20, 1988 in Harlem, New York. His birth name is Darold Ferguson, Jr, since his father was Darold Ferguson.

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Ferg’s father owned a boutique in Harlem where he had shirts and logos printed for Bad Boy Records and other artists as Heavy D and Bel Biv DeVoe. The relationship with records companies and other rappers might have inspired him to become a rapper himself.

Ferg is also known as Darold Ferguson, Jr (his birth name) and A$AP Ferg which is his artistic name as rapper. A wiki fact is that ASAP Ferg is 1.8 meters height.


After his father died, Ferg began his own clothing and jewelry business. He launched Devoni Devoni Clothing in 2006 at the age of 18. Having the connections, he quickly positioned his brand, distributing high-end belts mostly to artists like Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown, and Diggy Simmons

Musical Career

Ferg formed and lead the collective A$AP Mob., which was his first attempt on the hip hop world in 2007.

Success was on its way, and his first major achievement was the release of the music video of the song “Lords Never Worry”, released on August 28, 2012. This video earned over 2 million online views really quick and was named one of the "50 Best Songs of 2012" by Complex Magazine.

Later on he signed a solo record contract with Polo Grounds in 2013, releasing his debut studio album “Trap Lord” in 2013. This launched him to fame. This first album reached the first places on the charts: #2 on the US Rap chart; #4 on the US R&B chart; and #9 on the Billboard 200 chart. Sales also boosted with 46,000 copies in the United States

The most popular singles of Ferg are "Work" and "Shabba" featuring ASAP Rocky. He also was recognized as Rookie of the Year at the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2013.

Numerous collaborations and singles filled in the time between the release of his first and second album. One of the most remarkable works of that time was released on February 25, 2015 with the video of “Dope Walk”. This video became viral as it showed the dope walk performed by celebrities shot with an iPhone during the New York Fashion Week. The fashion model Cara Delavigne, Kris Jenner, Kanye West, Diddy, Alexander Wang, Russell Simmons, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Jeremy Scott, Les Twins, and Haim were part of this video that achieved massive success.

Ferg’s intention by producing this video was to remember his childhood in Harlem, where he resembles some of the most fun and memorable times of his life having fun just dancing on the streets.

Newest Album: Always Strive and Prosper

In 2016, Ferg had his second album released by the name of “Always Strive and Prosper”. The first single of this album was "New Level" featuring Future. This was received at number 97 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart

With an emerging career, the current net worth value of ASAP Ferg is 800 thousand dollars. This will surely boost up as he continues to succeed in his career.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 20 Oct, 1988
Age: 31 yrs
Occupations: Rapper
Record producer
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Harlem
Gender: Male
Description: American rapper from New York
Net Worth 2021: 6 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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