The passionate American rapper, Robb Banks, is known for his distinct rap style. He was named Richard O’Neil Burrell by his parents. However, it’s a tradition for music celebs in the USA to use an attractive stage name which can be used professionally. Likewise, Richard opted for the stage moniker ‘Robb Banks’ that became popular among his fans and music circles. The professional caption is also stylized as Robb Bank$. The rapper opened his eyes in New York City and spent initial days there under the guardianship of his parents. He was six when switched to Broward County, Florida. Since then, the rapper has lived there with the rest of the family members.
In 2012, he rose to prominence after the Raider Klan movement where he rolled out his debut mixtape titled ‘Calendars’. Soon after launching the first musical hit, he continued the success trail with his 2nd mixtape titled ‘Tha City’. After seeing a tremendous response from fans, Robb brought his debut studio album ‘Year of the Savage’ on Oct 2, 2015. It turned out to be the breakthrough that Banks needed to flourish in the American music industry. He started to become the point of discussion among music fans thereafter.
Robb enjoyed performing associated acts with some of the most happening stars of the American entertainment world. He joined hands with Raider Klan, Members Only, Denzel Curry, XXXTentacion, SpaceGhostPurrp, Kid Trunks, Wifisfuneral, and Sir Michael Rocks to create fabulous musical hits. He has worked under Smart Stunna, 300, Cash Money, and Empire Music Record label thus far in his professional singing career. Just like other top rap artists, Robb’s tracks represent a mix of cloud rap, alternative hip hop, and trap music genres.
Who are Robb Banks's Parents?
Originally named Richard O’Neil Burrell, Robb also gained fame through his other nicknames including, 2phonesshawty, Griffith, Femto, Savage, and Young. He came to this world on Sep 24, 1994, in the city of dreams, New York. He was born to Carol Johnson and Shaggy.
His father, Shaggy (complete name Orville Richard Burrell), is a Jamaican reggae music artist having millions of fans from all around the world. He gave outstanding hits to music fans and some of the most prominent ones include, ‘Angel’, ‘It Wasn’t Me’, ‘In The Summertime’, ‘Boombastic’, and ‘Oh Carolina’. Being an exceptional performer, he received nominations for the annual Grammy Award. He was declared winner two times for the category of the ‘Best Reggae Album’ in 2019 and 1996. Furthermore, he also received the Brit Award for the Best International Male Solo Artist in the year 2002.
Robb’s father served as a source of inspiration for him to pursue a career as a professional rapper. He enjoyed the first 6 years of his life in the streets of New York City, but later relocated to Broward County alongside the rest of the family. Due to intense passion for music, he wasn’t in a position to focus on studies. Eventually, Robb was dropped out of his school in senior year. Following the footsteps of his beloved father, he began focusing on music.
Robb surfaced as an outstanding rap artist when he rolled out his debut mixtape under the caption ‘Calendars’. It proved to be a great success for the guy who entered the American showbiz world with a dream in his heart. It served as a basis to become a prominent star. This was a solo singing project that consisted of rap over different beats by SBTRKT, OutKast, Aaliyah, and Clams Casino. After a hiatus, the rising rap star started working on his next music project titled ‘Tha City’. Some of the most exciting singles such as ‘One Me’, ‘All the Way Live’ and ‘Practice’ worked wonders to promote this album.
Other notable mixtapes that Robb launched until today include, ‘No Rooftops’, ‘Conn3ct3d’, and ‘Molly World’. These were released in 2018, 2019, and 2016 respectively. His mixtape titled ‘Conn3ct3d’ was launched after a collaboration effort from Wifisfuneral. The skillful rapper has released six studio albums until today. After the successful experience of Tha City, he came up with his debut album ‘Year of the Savage’ on Oct 2, 2015. It was released under Dorian Distribution and SS Records.
Robb’s next studio album ‘C2: Death of My Teenage’ was released in 2016. In 2018, he entertained his fans with another remarkable collection of songs ‘Cloverfield 3’. In 2019, he rolled out ‘Road to FALCONIA’, which garnered critical acclaim from all around the world. In 2020, he is said to working on a hit project called ‘FALCONIA – Arc: CONVICT’. The amazing rapper has further launched 5 extended plays titled ‘Golden Age’, ‘Cloverfield 2.0’, ‘2PhoneShawty’, ‘2 Pillz’, and ‘No Trespassing’.
Robb’s music style is slightly different from others as he employs heavy sampling of pop culture, old school R&B, and Japanese anime. According to the American rap celeb, Biggie Smalls (also known as Biggie and The Notorious B.I.G.) played a key role to influence him towards rap music. Robb declares Biggie as one of the best inspirations of all time. He is also a big fan of Japanese anime ‘Naruto’.
Does Robb Banks have a Girlfriend?
Robb Banks earned a lot of fame and respect from music circles and international fans. Many female fans want him. However, the rapper hasn’t confirmed anything regarding his relationship status. Many people believe that he is single at the moment. On the contrary, some say that he must be a secret love association with an unknown girl. The rapper is neither engaged nor married as of today. It looks like he prefers focusing on his professional career more than anything else.
How much is Robb Banks's Net Worth?
Richard always wanted to build a unique identity in the American entertainment world. He was dropped out of his college just to pursue a career as a rap artist. He worked harder to make his dream come true. He wanted his own bank balance to live a life of his dreams. That’s the reason the rapper launched back to back hit albums, mixtapes, extended plays, and singles. He has been pretty successful in achieving his financial goals. His total net worth has reached $1.5 million as of 2019.