RJ, also known as RJMrLA, is an American rapper who is best known for his collaborations with stars like YG and DJ Mustard. On December 15th, 2017, DJ Mustard and RJ released a collaboration named “The Ghetto.”
He was born on September 24, 1984, and raised in Los Angeles, California, as Rodney Jerome Brown, Jr.
After having several run-ins with the law, his days of running the streets came to a pause when police kicked down the doors of where he and his friend sold narcotics, placing his friend in custody.
After the incident, the rapper decided to uproot and move to Atlanta, where he started to produce rap music.
In September of 2013, RJ released his debut mixtape ”O.M.M.I.O.” The record was largely produced by DJ Mustard, an American record executive, record producer, DJ, and hype man from LA.
On June 3, 2013, DJ Mustard released his official debut mixtape, titled – ”Ketchup.” The mixtape contained guest appearances from artists like – YG, Lil Snupe, Joe Moses, Ty$, Nipsey Hussle, Kid Ink, Ca$h Out, Casey Veggies, Dorrough, Clyde Carson, Lil Jon, and Dom Kennedy.
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When asked about how he got linked up with Mustard, RJ responded:
”Lemmie [my manager] was how I got connected with YG and Mustard. It was when YG and Mustard were starting to rise. Lemmie knew I could rap, he knew I was hard. But I didn’t work as hard [as he wanted].”
RJ later added:
”There would be days when I wouldn’t rap, and he would hit me on the phone like, “Man, you ain’t in the studio?” So we would go to his homie’s house, all the way in Corona, an hour away, to record. He just stayed on my head. He wasn’t my manager, he was just the homie.”
The first song from this mixtape is called “Ride Wit Me.”
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In 2014, the rapper appeared on the songs: Thank God (Interlude) and When I Was Gone from YG’s debut album, My Krazy Life.
In July 2014, he released his 2nd mixtape, featuring local rappers like:
- Vince Staples (an American rapper who is a member of the hip hop trio Cutthroat Boyz);
In 2015, RJ appeared on the song “My Flag/Da Homies” with Ty Dolla Sign, The Game, and Skeme. In the same year, he collaborated with Choice to release a mixtape entitled – ”Rich Off Mackin.”
On May 12, 2016, the rapper released ”O.M.M.I.O 3,” which has 19 tracks, including a bonus track “Feda,” which is only on SoundCloud.
In late 2016, he released TNB 2 (Takin Niggas Beats).
RJ also featured in DJ Mustard’s song “You Don’t Want It” that appeared on the soundtrack for the video game NBA 2K16.
On August 9, 2019, he released the album On God.
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RJ – Net Worth
He earned most of his wealth by selling copies of his albums (On God, The Ghetto, and MrLA) and mixtapes (TNB 2, O.M.M.I.O. 3, 10 Summers: The Mixtape Vol. 1, O.M.M.I.O. 2, Rich Off Mackin, Takin Niggas Beats, and O.M.M.I.O.).
Therefore, rapper RJ has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
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