Born in the year 1970, Sway Calloway is a renowned rapper of American nationality. Apart from being a rapper, Sway is also known as an executive producer and reporter for MTV News. Sway Calloway is part of the famous duo, Sway and King Tech. Sway is the co-host of the radio show named, The wake-up show. This show is a nationally acclaimed syndicated radio show. Sway’s hard work has brought colors to his careers in for of fortune and fame. In this content, we are about to discuss Sway’s net worth in 2018.
This famous star was born in California, Oakland. While he was growing up, he became a well-known b-boying performer and rapper at the Pier 39 of San Francisco. After passing high school, Sway collaborated with Dj King Tech. Soon they become a famous musical duo, and they performed at various clubs in the Bay area of San Francisco. Various independent albums were also released by them. They make a deal with a major record company called Giant Records, and they released an album called Concrete Jungle. It became so popular that they got their own show on radio station KMEL.
Sway even co-hosted “The wake-up show” that interviews with popular hip-hop artists and also with newcomers. This show was the ground for famous rappers like Eminem, Chino XL, and Ras Kass. Later Sway got his own show on the radio station. Sway and King tech made a deal with another well-known recorded company called – Interscope records.
Together with this record, they released an album known as “This or that.” The album became very popular, and it reached 30th position in the hip-hop/ R&B category of Billboards. In the year 1999, “this or that” was the number one album in the top heat seekers.
Eminent rappers and hip-hop artists like RZA, Kool G Rap, Eminem, KRS-one, Xzibit, Big Daddy Kane, The roots, Pharoahe Monch and Tech N9ne made their appearances in the video. In the year 2003, Sway has also worked with Jennifer Lopez in her video, “The reel me.”
In the year 2000, the music channel MTV offered Sway to be the reporter for the news specials and also music video shows for their network. They offered him to host shows like Total Request Live and also hip-hop music video show named Direct effect. Sway joined the network, but he did not leave his radio show, The wake-up show.
Sway’s television presence made the wake-up show even more popular, and with the help of MTV network, there was a television version of the show which was hosted by both Tech and Sway. Soon, Sway and Tech created their own label called, Bolo entertainment and they produced their first album named, Back to basic in the year 2005.
In the year 2005, Sway appeared on the show The Boondocks, and in the year 2007, he made a guest appearance on the comedy show, named Short Circuitz. Sway is also the host of the morning show, “Sway in the morning” that runs on Shade 45 channel which is owned by Eminem.
Awards and achievements
Sway Calloway is an important part of the annual live event coverage of the MTV of video music awards, European Music awards and also pre-show of Grammy. This is a huge achievement for this talented personality.
Net worth of Sway Calloway
The net worth of this American rapper is estimated to be around $6.5 million. His career as a rap artist, reporter, and producer has contributed to his net worth.
Sway Calloway has been a famous person who is dominating television, music and radio industry for a long time now.