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Waka Flocka Flame

Juaquin Malphurs (born May 31, 1986), better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame, is an American rapper signed to 1017 Brick Squad and Warner Bros. He is a Southern hip hop artist best known for his singles "O Let's Do It", "Hard in da Paint" & "No Hands", along with his debut album, Flockaveli. and his second album Triple F Life: Friends, Fans and Family, was released on June 12, 2012. Juaquin Malphurs was born in South Jamaica, Queens, New York, in 1986. His family eventually settled in Riverdale, Georgia, in the Atlanta area. He is the son of Debra Antney, Gucci Mane's former manager and CEO of So Icey/Mizay Entertainment. The name "Waka" was given to him by his cousin, after the Muppets character Fozzie Bear's catch phrase, "Waka Waka". The name "Flocka Flame" was given to him by rapper Gucci Mane. Waka Flocka posed for a nude but unrevealing picture for the company PETA to boycott killing animals. The picture says "Ink not Mink". The picture design is similar to Waka Flocka Flame's album Flockaveli. Waka Flocka Flame said that he has known Gucci Mane since he was 19 Waka Flocka Flame came to fame with his breakthrough single "O Let's Do It" in 2009, which peaked at #62

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Waka Flocka Flame -- Loaded Gun that Triggered Arrest ... Thanks for the PIC, TSA!

Waka Flocka Flame
Loaded Gun that Triggered Arrest Thanks for the Pic, TSA!

Take a look at the gun Waka Flocka Flame sent through an airport scanner with 29 rounds PLUS one in the chamber -- posted by TSA's Instagram ... yes, TSA has an Instagram.Shortly after Waka's… READ MORE >

Waka Flocka Flame -- Arrested for Gun Possession at Airport

Waka Flocka Flame
Arrested for Packing Heat at Airport

2:39 P.M. PDT -- Waka's rep, Debra Antney, tells TMZ ... it was all a big mistake ... he accidentally grabbed his fiance's bag -- which contained the gun. She explains ... they're in the process… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- Slam Dunk Fail ... Caught On Video

Waka Flocka Flame
Slam Dunk Fail ... Caught On Video

Waka Flocka Flame is usually a BEAST on the basketball court ... usually ... but the guy ate it hard during a dunk gone bad this week ... and TMZ Sports has the video. It all went down Tuesday… READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
Shaquille O'Neal & Waka Flocka Flame -- Sued For Mocking Fan on Social Media

Shaq & Waka Flaka
Sued For Mocking Fan on Social Media

Shaquille O'Neal and rapper Waka Flocka Flame just got hit with lawsuits for reposting a photo of a man with a rare disorder and mocking his appearance.Jahmel Binion posted a selfie back in April… READ MORE >

- 91 days ago
'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' Brawl  -- Joseline Bit The Flesh Off a Guard ... Cast Wants her FIRED

'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' Brawl
Joseline Bit the Flesh Off a Guard Cast Wants her Fired

Smack talk about crack triggered the all-out brawl on the "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" set ... ending with a security guard getting a piece of flesh ripped off his body... and they say Joseline… READ MORE >

- 106 days ago
CeeLo -- NYC Jeweler Outraged ... We Don't Sell Fake Garbage

CeeLo
NYC Jeweler Outraged ... We Don't Sell Fake Garbage

CeeLo was NOT scammed into buying a fake designer watch for $34,000 -- despite a "watch expert" calling it a hideous counterfeit -- so says the jewelry company that crafted the piece ... and now… READ MORE >

- 165 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- Rain Can't Stop My Sick Frat Parties

Waka Flocka Flame
Rain Can't Stop My Sick Frat Parties

Mother nature tried her best to ruin a Waka Flocka Flame gig on Friday night ... so the rapper said screw it, and took his outdoor show INSIDE AN ACTUAL LIVING ROOM!Waka -- no stranger to sell out… READ MORE >

- 207 days ago
Waka Flocka Brother Kayo Redd -- Police Suspect Suicide

Waka Flocka Brother Kayo Redd
Police Suspect Suicide

12:01 PM PT --  Police investigating Kayo's death tell TMZ all evidence now points to suicide -- a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Henry County P.D. says the body of Kayo -- aka Caodes Scott --… READ MORE >

- 304 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- Hey Oprah, Sorry I Called You An 'Ugly B**ch'

Waka Flocka Flame
Hey Oprah, Sorry I Called You An 'Ugly B*tch'

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is publicly apologizing to Oprah Winfrey -- saying he's sorry for calling her an "ugly b*tch" and for saying he wouldn't f**k her. Waka is referring to an old video that… READ MORE >

- 343 days ago
Gucci Mane – Waka Flocka and his Momma Ruined My Career

Gucci Mane
Waka Flocka and his Momma Ruined My Career

Gucci Mane’s career is RUINED after Waka Flocka Flame – and his MOM – spent years sabotaging and stealing money from the Ice Cream faced rapper … according to a new… READ MORE >

- 346 days ago

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