Who is Waka Flocka??
Juaquin Malphurs, (born July 1986) better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame, is an American rapper signed to So Icey Entertainment. He is the son of Debra Antney, Gucci Mane’s manager and CEO of So Icey/Mizay Entertainment.
Malphurs moved with his family from Jamaica, Queens, New York to Riverdale, Georgia when he was nine years old. As a child, drug dealers and basketball players were his role models.
The name “Waka Flocka” was given to him by rapper Gucci Mane. Waka Flocka Flame is a member of the 1017 Brick Squad, with Gucci Mane, OJ Da Juiceman, Frenchie, and Wooh Da Kid. He is currently preparing his debut album and a mixtape with the Brick Squad.
He was shot in the arm while struggling with a robber at a car wash in Atlanta, Georgia on the morning of January 19, 2010. His debut single is called “O Let’s Do It”, which peaked at #62 on the Billboard Hot 100. His debut album (yet to be titled) will be released sometime in 2010.