Afroman is the stage name of an American musician as well as a musician by the name of Joseph Edgar Foreman. The man rose to fame after he released his single titled Because I Got High. As a result of the same, Afroman was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2002. Let’s find out more about how much is Afroman’s net worth in 2018.
Afroman Early Life
Afroman was born in 1974 on 28th July as Joseph Edgar Foreman. His birthplace was Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. Neither his parents, siblings, girlfriends, wife nor children that are in the public domain. There is also no information regarding his education. However, he was in the eighth grade when he began recording songs. Additionally, he also performed in his church.
Afroman was arrested in 2015 on 17th February. It was during his performance in Biloxi, Mississippi when he hit a woman. The lady approached him from behind and started dancing, and that provoked him to beat her.
Afroman’s music career began back in high school. His debut album was titled My Fro-losophy which he released in 1998. Subsequently, he left California for Hattiesburg, Mississippi. While there he met Derrell Havard and Jody Stallone who were a keyboardist & bassist and a drummer, respectively.
The producer of his second album called Because I Got High was Ramenofsky. He had also met him in Mississippi. It was released on T-Bones Records. Both the Napster which is a file-sharing service and concerts assisted in its distribution. That was until The Howard Stern Show played the album’s first track. The single was a success and was featured in films such as The Perfect Score, Jay, and Silent Bob Strike Back as well as Disturbia. As a result of its excellent performance, Afroman together with Method Man and Deftones among others joined Smoke Out.
Then, he signed a six-album contract with the Universal Records. In 2001, the first album after the deal was released. Its title was The Good Times. The release comprised his two albums and other new songs.
In 2004, he shifted to releasing his songs individually mostly via the internet. That same year, Afroman released Jobe Bells. It used satire to criticise typical Christmas carols. In 2010, h was part of the lineup of the year’s Gathering of the Juggalos.
To advocate for the legalization of the sale of marijuana in the United States of America, he remixed his single called Because I Got High. It was released in October 2014. The song pointed out the benefits of marijuana as part of the fight against the ban.
The artist’s genres include hip hop, West Coast hip hop as well as comedy hip hop. Afroman plays instruments such as guitar, bass guitar, drums and also does vocals. His other works include Sell Your Dope, A Colt 45 Christmas, Waiting to Inhale and Frobama: Head of State among others.
Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Afroman’s song known as Because I Got High was nominated for a Grammy Award.
Net Worth of Afroman
Afroman has an estimated net worth of about $150 thousand. His primary source of income is his music career. He has made much money through the sales of his multiple albums. As of 2009, Afroman had more than ten albums released. Besides that, he writes songs. All the sources mentioned above have significantly contributed to his current net worth.
Joseph Edgar Foreman who is also known as Afroman is a renowned rapper. In addition to that, he writes as well as sings songs. Afroman also plays several instruments. He is best known for his hit titled Because I Got High. It was the title track of his second album.