What is Jadakiss’ Net Worth?
Jadakiss has a net worth of approximately $6 million as of June 2022.
Jason Terrance Phillips is a Yonkers-based American rapper. He is most well-known for being one-third of New York’s hip hop group The Lox.
Jadakiss is currently signed both to Def Jam Records as well as his own label D-Block Records. This label he co-founded with The Lox.
Jason Terrance Phillips was born in Yonkers, New York on the 27th of May 1975. He began selling drugs at the age of 12 after his parents requested that he earn his own money. Later, he began freestyle rapping to make money.
He began freestyling and met his long-time friends Styles P. Phillips and Sheek Louch. Phillips soon developed a small fanbase and entered a Florida freestyle contest at 12 years old. This attracted the attention and support of Ruff Ryders Entertainment.
Jadakiss signed with Bad Boy to start his career. PuffDaddy changed the name to “The Lox” later.
They appeared on The Main Source’s 1994 album ‘Fuck What You Think.’ The group formed a close bond with B.I.G. and Jadakiss was particularly taken under his wing.
2001 was the year he started his solo career. Jadakiss also released his debut album ‘Kiss Tha game Goodbye’ in 2001. The album featured many guests and producers, including Eve, The Alchemist DJ Premier, The Alchemist, Swizz Beatz, Snoop Dogg, Eve, and Swizz Dogg. The album was extremely successful, selling more than 200,000 copies within its first week.
Jadakiss, his long-awaited and eagerly awaited third studio album, titled ‘The Last Kiss’, was released in 2009. The October 2008 release of the first single, “By My Side”, featuring Ne-Yo, was huge. Two additional singles featuring Lil Wayne, “Can’t Stop Me” & “Death Wish”, were released in 2009.
The Lox released their first album since 1996, entitled ‘Filthy America…It’s Beautiful’. The album had guest appearances by Fetty WAP, Mobb deep, and Gucci Mane and peaked at number 42 on the Billboard 200.
Fabolous shared an Instagram photo with Jadakiss that was posted in 2015 with the caption “Freddy and Jason coming soon” hinting at a joint project.
These are the top highlights from Jadakiss’ career:
- Why (Song, 2004)
- Kiss or Death (Album, 2004)
- Letter to B.I.G (Song, 2009)
- F vs J Intro (Song, 2017)
Three Lessons from Jadakiss
Now that you’re familiar with Jadakiss and his net worth, let’s look at some of his lessons.
1. Your reputation is everything
You are responsible for your reputation. You have to take control of your reputation. This is the key point. Why? Because success and power depend on it.
2. No Excuses
Our biggest lie is that we don’t have time. The truth is that you must make time to do the things that are important.
3. 100% Responsibility
Successful people don’t make excuses. You must take 100% responsibility for your success. It is tempting to blame everyone else when things go wrong.
Favorite Quotes by Jadakiss
“If your music is good, people will believe in you. However, to make your websites poppin’ you need to be on these blogs. You need to be everywhere and do everything. Your chances of success are greater the more people see and hear about you.“
“Records should be made from your feelings.” It is not possible to do anything. You should feel what you feel.