TikTok has given many people fame and a name. This video-sharing platform was an excellent way for artists to get exposure. Rod Wave, an upcoming rapper and artist who beat Justin Beiber’s record, is one such example. He started at the bottom before he reached such heights. He lived a low-profile existence before Rod Wave’s viral hit “Heart On Ice” earned him stardom and a spot in Billboard’s Hot 100.
The rapper has been nominated for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, along with some Top New Artists. Rod Wave is not a household name but his queer music streams are just as popular. Rod’s music streams are still grooving. The lyrics are a perfect description of his past life. His No. His No. 1 album, “SoulFly”, has brought him much. He was able to get the name he wanted. If Rod Wave’s net worth, age, and other details are still unclear, let’s dive into his personal life.
Living a low-income life
Rod, aka Rodarious Marcell Green was born in St. Petersburg (Florida), United States on August 27, 1999. His parents divorced while he was in elementary school. His father, a street hustler, was soon imprisoned shortly after they separated. Rod was raised by his mother. However, due to financial problems, he became involved in criminal activities. He was involved in robbery, drug sales, and stealing cars. Even getting arrested for armed burglary.
Rod made a decision to make a change once his father was freed. Rod chose to continue his studies after his dad was released. Rod later joined Lakewood High School in order to continue his studies. He also had a talent for music, which later led him to a completely different career.
Rod’s Career In Music
Rod began his music career by releasing mixtapes. He made his first song, “Heartbeat Hotel”, in 2016. It quickly received positive feedback from the public and reached 4.1 million views. The song was followed by three additional songs, Gambling, Think Too Much and Hunger Games. He was blessed with the best year of his life.
He returned to the mixtape with “Rookie Of The Year” in 2017. It was a hit on all streaming platforms. In 2018, he signed a deal to Alamo Records, which proved to be his most successful year. Rod released four additional songs that year, including Hearts 4 Sale and Bag.
Rod Wave Makes Millions
Rod Wave released blockbuster hits after another, making him a millionaire. We Publish News estimates that Rod Wave earned $1.6 million from his viral streams. His latest album “SoulFly”, has reached the top of Billboard, leaving Justin Beiber’s Justice behind. This album sold 130,000 copies in the first week according to Billboard. Billboard also includes SoulFly and Street Runner as well as Richer, Tombstone, and Richer. This might give you an idea of his success.