Riff Raff, in real life Horst Christian Simco, is an American rap artist. The riff released his debut album, Neon Icon, in 2014. Before the release of the debut album, he worked with famous rappers, including DJ Khaled and Mad Decent. Riff Raff attended Langham Creek High School but left in half. After dropping out, he passed the General Equivalency Diploma. The riff joined Hibbing Community College, but after the two years, he dropped out. Here is a quick summary of Riff Raff Net Worth!
Riff Raff was born as Horst Christian Simco in January 1982, in Texas. Riff’s father, Ronald Simco, a Vietnam War veteran and mother Anita Isaacs, was working as a housemaid. The riff has four siblings. In his early teens, he was very much involved in basketball. After dropping out of college, he stopped playing basketball and decided to pursue a career in rapping.
The riff is very much fond of tattoos. He has several tattoos on his body, including logos of NBA and MTV and a large Celtic cross. In 2013, Riff was arrested for having illegal drugs but released after the few hours of arrest.
In the early days of his rapping career, Riff made homemade CDs of his rapping and sold at different malls and colleges of Houston. He makes use of social media and uploaded videos on various platforms such as Youtube and MySpace. The riff faced difficulties at the start of his career and tried out different things to become a famous rapper. He gave plenty of auditions and finally appears in the second season of MTV reality show, From G’s to Gents but expelled after the first episode. After that, Riff founded a rap group along with rappers, Andy, and Dirt, to increase fan following.
At the start of 2011, Riff signed to S.O.D. Money Gang, but their partnership didn’t work, and they announced separation after a year. After this mishap, he met with Harry and Bronson and released a video, Bird on a wire, with their collaboration. The video was rated well by critics.
Raff released two singles, Dolce and Gabbana, and Mr. Popular in 2013. Rap lovers rejected the singles. In the same year, he announced that he is going to release his debut album. Raff released the first single “How to Be the Man” of his debut album Neon Icon in November 2013. After the much delay, he announced, Neon Icon will be released in June 2014. After two years, he released his second album, Peach Panther, in 2016. Raff released two different projects, Halloween and Aquaberry Aquarius, in the next year with the collaboration of other artists, including Quavo, Travis, and Wiz Khalifa.
Awards & Achievements:
Riff Raff didn’t get any award in his short rapping career, but yes, he has his moments and achieved targets. Some of his achievements are mentioned below.
• He didn’t get much appreciation at the start of the career, still be able to release two albums, Neon Icon and Peach Panther, in a short span.
• Riff released two different projects titled, Halloween and Aquaberry Aquarius with the collaboration of famous rappers.
Net Worth of Riff Raff
Before counting the figures, let’s understand his sources of wealth. Riff Raff earned his significant proportion of net worth from his albums. The Riff also did many projects along with different artists, especially in the early part of his career. He also appeared in a few films and television series. Riff Raff’s current net worth is $8 million.
Riff Raff, born as Horst Christian Simco, is an American rap artist. He met with difficulties at the start of his rapping career and worked with different artists. After much struggle, he released two albums and received mixed reviews. We can expect an increase in his popularity in the coming days.