Aesop Rock net worth, money and more
NET WORTH: $ 1 Million (estimated)
Aesop Rock is a famous rapper and producer from America. He stays in San Francisco, California. He has been quite popular since the 1990s in the Underground Hip Hop community. He has been signed to Definite Jux label until it went on a respite in 2010. He acquired the name from a movie he acted in. He played a character named Aesop. Rock was added to make the name more funky.
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
His real name is Ian Matthias Bavitz. He was born on 5 June 1976, in Northport, New York. He was raised in a catholic family though he became an agnostic in his elder days. He married his college sweetheart, Alyson Baker in 2005. They couple later divorced. He has tattoos on each arm. The first tattoo is ‘Must not sleep’ and the second one is ‘Must warn others’. He has used these words as lyrics as well. After high school, he went to the Boston University. He studied fine arts out there. He earned the degree in 1998. Aesop Rock met his future producer Blockhead out there. After hearing Aesop rock spit, Block decided to pursue a career in music production. Hip Hop acts like Run-DMC, Public Enemy and BDP. He listened to a few rock acts as well such as Fugazi and Ministry. He started playing guitar and piano at a very young age. He released his first effort ‘Music for Earthworms’ in 1998. It was an underground album with a video. The album sold 300 CDs. With the money earned from this album, Aesop Made his second album ‘Appleseed EP’. The album received a critical acclaim. It was a massive success in the underground Hip Hop community. He garnered the money for the album by working as a waiter. After a successful EP, Aesop Rock was signed to a major label and released the album, Float. It received an acclaim by the critics. Aesop rock released Labor days in 2001. The album rose to critical acclaim and was a massive success. It peaked at number 15 on the Billboard charts. The album Aesop rock a decent mainstream recognition. Bazooka Tooth was released in 2003. It was mostly self produced by Aesop Rock with a few songs by Blockhead. The album was quite a hit and Aesop Rock was getting more and more attention with this. In 2005, Aesop rock released an EP. The EP was quite a hit among his underground followers. He also released a lyrics book along with the EP. Three songs were produced by Aesop and 3 by Blockhead. One song was produced by Rob Sonic. During this time, Aesop was asked by Nike+Ipod to make a 45 minute instrumental track. The track had guitar riffs from her then wife, Alyson. None shall Pass was released in 2007. The album received race reviews from the critics. It sold 13,000 albums in its first week. It was quite a success. It debuted at number 50 on the billboard charts. It had a different sound and was thus appreciated by the critics and the fans. He then took a hiatus for a few years. His next album was Skelethon. It was released in 2012 and debuted at number 21 on the billboard charts. The album sold 14,000 copies in its first week. Its combined sales are about 20,000. Aesop rock is working on his next album and it will be released soon.
Aesop Rock has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million. He has garnered this treasure as a result of his dedication and passion. He is an underground artist but is attaining a mainstream recognition. Almost, all his albums are critically acclaimed. He is considered to be a very intelligent rappers with complex rhymes and lyrics. His lyrics are so complex that often critics don’t understand them. He’s a poet in every way. His rap flow is just dope. He has a great number of Underground listeners. He doesn’t opens much about his private life. His last album was a mainstream success as well. We hope more people get to listen to this amazing artist in the future!
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