Cassidy- Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH- $7.5 MILLION

PROFESSION- RAPPER, SONGWRITER, ACTOR

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If you are a hip hop music lover, you surely are not untouched with charisma of the rap genius, Cassidy. He is an American hip hop recording artist. His real name is Barry Adrian Reese but he is popular among his fans by his stage name Cassidy. He was born on July 7, 1992 and hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Besides being a phenomenal rapper, he is also an actor and songwriter. His net worth is $7.5 million.

Pioneer’s stage

Cassidy had no real intention of being a rapper. He first began rapping with his cousins. But his course changed only after meeting two MC’s from around the way. Unaware how lyrically inclined he was, Cassidy hooked up and began rapping with rappers, Cal-Akbar and Shiz Lansky.

Soon Cassidy bring out into open his talent and started battling other rappers on Philly’s radio station, 103.9 FM, The Cipher, and was crowned Cipher Analyst. This title earned him respect and credibility.

From the heart

We all know, it requires limitless efforts and determination to get ahead in anything we want. For some people it might be to earn lot of money and fame and such sort of things and for some people it is just to fulfill their desire to entertain everyone around them and keep them alive, enthusiastic and active. Cassidy mentions in one of his interview that he did not get in the game to be successful or to wear jewellery and drive cars but he did get in the game because he really love hip hop and he used it as a media to reach out to people and entertain them.

Net worth

Cassidy’s net worth is approximated to be $7.5 million. He owns a luxurious Bentley which he brought in 2010. His major source of net obtain is his music. Besides this, he has also appeared in some movies and also is a song writer by profession. His life mishaps have brought him very close to GOD. He is very sacerdotal. He supports a local chairty, Philly Open Air Church, based in Philadelphia.

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 Music career

  • Split Personality(2002-04) :-
  •  Cassidy signed to Full Surface in 2002.
  • On November 29, 2003, he released “Hotel”-The single peaked at the top ten of the Billboard hot 100
  • His second single was “Get No Better”
  • On March 16, 2004, Cassidy released his first studio album, Split Personality – it became certified gold in the first month.

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  • I’m a Hustla(2004-05) :-
  •  On March 14, 2005, Cassidy released the single “I’m A Hustla”.
  •  On June 28, Cassidy released his second studio album, “I’m A Hustla” – it debuted at #5 on the U.S. Billboard 200 with 93,000 copies sold in the first week.

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  • B.A.R.S.  The Barry Adrian Reese Story(2006-07) :-
  •  In 2006, Cassidy began work on his third studio album, B.A.R.S. “The Barry Adrian Reese Story”. In this album, he talks about his current life, his relationship with god and his growth and independence as a man.
  • On November 6, 2007 the album was released and  it debuted at #10 on the Billboard 200 with 63,000 copies sold in the first week of released.

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  •  C.A.S.H. (Cass A Straight Hustla)(2009-10) :-
  •  In 2009 Cassidy signed with Carmelo Anthony’s label Kross Over Entertainment.
  • While preparing his fourth studio album, he also released a mix tape series entitled Apply Pressure.
  • On August 24, 2010, Cassidy released the 5-track EP ‘Face 2 Face’
  • On November 16, 2010, Cassidy’s fourth studio album C.A.S.H( Cass A Straight Hustla) was released.

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  • AP3 & Feud with Meek Mill(2012-present: Mayhem Music) :-
  •  On July 8, 2012, he released the mix tape Mayhem Music: AP3.
  • On January 6, 2013 Cassidy released a 10 minute long diss response titled “Raid”.

 

Other stakes

In 2007, Cassidy signed a deal as the ‘new face’ for Lot29’s fall clothing lone. In 2009, Cassidy appeared in the movie ‘Next Day Air’.

His song ‘condom style’ has reportedly earned Cassidy a seven figure endorsement deal with Trojan.

Cassidy also has a biography – ‘Behind B.A.R.S: “The Authorized Biography of Cassidy”

 

Personal life

Cassidy has witnessed a few ebb and flow in his life. From being involved in a murder case on April 15, 2005 to being a victim of a major car accident on October 5, 2006, where he was diagnosed with a fractured skull and several broken bones on the left side of his face, he never lost his enthusiasm and always worked hard and looked on. He was traumatized by the series of incidents occurred with him but he always got the support of his fans, family and friends which helped him to fight every odd.

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The murder case

On June 9, a warrant was issued for Cassidy’s arrest on charges of an attempt to murder, reckless endangerment, and aggravated assault, conspiracy and weapons possessions. Cassidy surrendered to Philadelphia police on June 17.

On January 25, 2006 Cassidy was convicted of involuntary man slaughter, two counts of aggravated assault and possession of an instrument of crime for his involvement in the shooting. He was sentenced from 11 to 23 months in prison.

Cassidy was relieved from Pennsylvania’s Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility on March 2, 2006 after serving 8 months.

 

The car accident

Cassidy was seriously injured in a vehicle accident when a commercial truck collided with his SUV.

He was in coma for 7-8 days. After coming out of coma, he suffered amnesia. He was only able to recognize people who were very close to his heart like his mother and son. Slowly, he was able to regain full consciousness, though his brain took time to heal properly.

 

His Endowments

Concerning belief in divinity, he has joined up with a church in Pennsylvania to release a “faith-based” charity record detailing his relationship with God.

He collaborated with Pastor Jomo K. Johnson of Philly Open Air Church in Philadelphia to release the EP, with all proceeds going to two local charities.

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