KRS One is a famous rapper and producer. KRS One or Teacha is a part of Hip Hop group Boogie Down Productions while collaborating with DJ Scott La Rock in the early 1980s. He has released different albums include Criminal Minded; La Rock was shot and killed. The group has received several awards for their albums in the early period. He was also come up for the political activities and started the Stop the Violence Movement after the movement left by Scott La Rock. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of KRS One in 2019.
Early Life and Biography
Lawrence ‘Kris’ Parker whose stage name is ‘KRS-One’ was born on August 20, 1965, in Brooklyn, New York. His mother Jamaica has raised him after his father left. He went out from home at the very young age and lived in South Bronx while not having shelter to stay. His first debut was made while making the record of Krishna as he believes in Lord Krishna. After, he met Scott Sterling and started writing graffiti as Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone (KRS-One). Later, they also released another album as Criminal Mind in 1987.
KRS One married to Ms. Melodie in the year 1987. He lived with her for only five years and later divorced in 1992.
Career Awards and Nominations
KRS One started his career while working with DJ Scott La Rock in hip-hop group as Boogie Down Productions. He also applied for the DJs Mr. Magic and was rejected by them. After, he worked for dissing and made the association with them. He also worked with Marley Marl for the song The Bridge and telecasted in 2007. His name was demonstrated as The Blastmaster while performing live in front of MC Shan and won the battle with him.
After, he joined hands with Sterling and decided to form a group of rappers with the name Scott La Rock and the Celebrity Three. But the name was changed later than Boogie Down Productions. At the time of the shooting, Scott La Rock was murdered by the member of group Derrick D-Nick Jones with the help of local hoodlums.
Later, he joined with Beatboxer D-Nice and Ms. Melodie Parker and planned for their next album. He released another album with the title By All Means Necessary in 1988. His several albums were goes to the hit collection such as Sex and Violence, Live Hardcore Worldwide, Edutainment and The Blueprint of Hip Hop.
Net Worth and Earnings
KRS One has earned estimated earnings of about $7.5 million. His earning comes from his production of different albums. He worked for his production group and released different albums while collaborating with several artists. At the starting, he was not received too much work, but later he rises with his hit albums and received became one of the rappers whose earning is about million dollars.
KRS One has been known for Boogie Gown production. He has received another stage name as Teacha and worked with DJ Scott to make him stable in the career. His different albums reached to the hit list and helped him to receive so much respect in his work.