Jadakiss is a well-known rapper from America who is the co-owner of D-Block Records and is the member of the group called ‘The LOX’. Jadakiss is also a member of the hip hop group ‘Ruff Ryders’. He has released three studio albums, two EPs, one compilation album, and eight singles with The Lox As a solo artist, he has released 4 studio albums and 11 singles. Here is a quick summary of Jadakiss’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Jadakiss Early Life
Jason Phillips, popularly known as ”Jadakiss” was born on May 27, 1975, in Yonkers, New York. As a child, his friends used to call him ‘Big Mack’.
He was interested in rap from a very young age. During his teenage years, Jadakiss was involved in the drug-dealing business. At 12, he entered a freestyle competition.
Jadakiss was in a relationship with Winter Ramos. He has been involved in a controversy with 50 Cent and Bill O’Reilly. He has also seen arrested many times.
Jadakiss Career, Awards & Achievement
Jadakiss became a freestyle rapper by the age of 16. In 1994, he found the group called ‘The Warlocks’ along with Styles P and Sheek Louch. They later changed its name to ‘The LOX’ and got signed to Bad Boy Entertainment. They first made their appearance on the track “Set it Off” by The Main Source.
Their first hit was “We’ll Always Love Big Poppa”, which was a tribute to The Notorious B.I.G. In 1998, The LOX released its debut studio album called ‘Money, Power & Respect’. It went on to become a platinum certified album and peaked at No. 1 at the US R&B charts.
In 2000, they released the album ‘We Are the Streets’. Their third studio album called ‘Filthy America…It’s Beautiful’ was released in December 2016. The LOX has also released the compilation album ‘No Security’ in 2009. Some of their singles include “If You Think I’m Jiggy”, “Money, Power & Respect”, “Ryde or Die, Bitch”, and “Recognize”.
As a solo artist, Jadakiss released his debut solo album called ‘Kiss tha Game Goodbye’ in 2001. This was followed by ‘Kiss of Death’ in 2004. He then went on to release ‘The Last Kiss’ in 2009. His latest studio album ‘Top 5 Dead or Alive’ was released in November 2015.
Jadakiss’s singles include “Big Boy Dialogue”, “Can’t Stop Me”, “By My Side”, “Letter to B.I.G.”, “Why”, and “U Make Me Wanna”.
Awards & Achievements
In 2005, Jadakiss was nominated for the Grammy Awards in the category of ‘Best Rap/Sung Collaboration’. In 2004, he won the Vibe Awards for “Why (Remix)”. He is also the winner of the 2005 Justo Mixtape Awards in the category of Best Artist on a Mixtape. In 2005, he got nominated for the BET Awards for Best Collaboration. With The LOX, he won the MTV Video Music Award for Viewer’s Choice in 1998.
Net Worth of Jadakiss
Jadakiss has an estimated net worth of more than $7.5 million. He made this fortune by releasing many albums and singles as a solo artist and with his group. He has also released a platinum-certified album with the LOX. He is the co-creator of ‘SoRaspy’ which is an online multimedia collection with Jay Jackson. He is also the co-owner of the juice bar ‘Juices For Life’ in New York’s Yonkers. His wealth also comes from his record label online publication.
Jadakiss is considered one of the most popular rappers in the world. He started his career at a young age and found considerable success as a rapper. Jadakiss has also appeared as a featured artist for Mariah Carey, N.O.R.E., Mya, DJ Clue, Isyss, Jennifer Lopez, Ja Rule, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, and 50 Cent.