If you're reading this, then you're probably one of those die-hard fans who are pretty much interested in Roddy Ricch's height as well as details about the rapper including his background and career journey. Ricch is arguably one of hip hop’s rising stars. He’s got real energy and momentum, his music is sandwiched with the glories of wealth and the hardship of his past and he’s got a distinctive style.
With chart topping songs, one Grammy award and six Grammy nominations - all within two years of bursting out on the musical scene - Roddy Ricch is one rapper on his way to becoming a musical icon. Therefore, it’s hard not to notice that the young talented star’s height has become a popular subject on social media. His newfound fame has brought him much attention and this is probably one of the things that come with it.
Roddy Ricch Bio
Roddy Ricch (real name Rodrick Wayne Moore) was born in the Compton area of California on October 22, 1998. His birth sign is Libra and he holds an American nationality. He went to Carson Senior High School and Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets. He played basketball in High School and had compared his style to that of Michael Jordan.
His rap journey began at the age of 8 but he started recording at the age of 16 after he got some musical equipment. He spent some of his growing-up years in Atlanta where he was a member of the Park Village Crompton Crips.
Roddy Ricch’s career
Roddy Ricch recorded his first mixtape “ Feed Tha Streets” which was released in 2017. The mixtape grabbed the attention of other rappers including Nipsey Hussle who later became his very good friend until his death. In 2018, he and producer London on da Track collaborated on the hit single, Die Young ‘which was partly a tribute to late rapper XXXTentacion who died in a high-speed chase. Die young got over 80 million views on YouTube and 120 million streams on Spotify. He continued to gain a wider audience when he featured on Championship by Meek Mills and gained further attention with the release of his second mixtape, Feed Tha Streets II in 2018.
Thereafter, he featured on Nipsey Hussle’s track, Racks in The Middle in February 2019. The song earned him a Grammy award for Best Rap Performance. He also featured in the chart-topping DJ Mustard’s album, Perfect Ten in 2019 which received a nomination for Best Rap/song Performance at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
Roddy Ricch had already got a massive fan base before dropping his first studio album in December 2019.
The album titled, Please excuse Me for Being Antisocial steadily climbed the chart until it peaked at Number one on the Billboard 200 and became the longest-running number-one debut rap album in the US since 2003. Included in the album is his highest-charting single, The Box, which topped the Hot 100 for eleven weeks.
Roddy Ricch’s achievement in such a short period of time is nothing but phenomenal. He has earned some awards such as Album of the Year at The 2020 BET awards, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance and Album and Song of the year in 2020 by Apple music. He got eight nominations at the 2020 American Music Awards, and six nominations at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
Meanwhile, he has named Kendrick Lamar, Speaker Knockerz, Young Thug, Future and Gucci Mane, as his musical muses. He has been applauded for his unique style which is like a mix of different sounds from several generations of rap.
In February 2021, there was a report of a shootout where Roddy Ricch and others were shooting a music video in Atlanta, Georgia but luckily, no life was lost in the incident.
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Roddy Ricch’s dating life
Roddy Ricch is romantically involved with his long time girlfriend, Allie Kay. Their relationship has been on for over four years now and has been kept low key. They welcomed a son in April 2020 and his name has not been disclosed to the public.
Roddy Ricch’s Height
Roddy Ricch’s height has recently been generating attention online and everyone is talking about it. But the singer doesn’t like the discussion around his height, if his tweet on February 7 is anything to go by. According to sources, the singer is 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm). He is above average for a 22 year old born in the United State, but he is certainly beyond average in his musical abilities. Millions of fans are loving everything about him; his smile, nose, swag, tattoos, rap style and just anything that made him a successful musician. Thus, it certainly matters to fans around the world whether he is tall, short or of average height.
Moreover, Roddy Ricch has done so well thus far. He has garnered a net worth of $20 million and has a large followership on social media such as Twitter and Instagram.