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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 Takes Haymaker to the Face in Massive Brawl

Rapper Waka Flocka
Takes Haymaker to the Face In Charity Rumble

Waka Flocka was ruthlessly coldcocked Thursday night -- after a massive brawl broke out at the rapper's charity bowling event in Atlanta.According to sources, the fight was over money -- the guy… READ MORE >

Waka Flocka Handcuffed -- Marijuana Possession

Waka Flocka
Nailed for Marijuana -- Again

More legal trouble for Waka Flocka Flame -- TMZ has learned the rapper was detained by police in Georgia today after cops say they found marijuana in his car. Law enforcement sources tell us ...… READ MORE >

- 991 days ago
Waka Flocka -- Cleared Of Drug Charges

Waka Flocka -- Cleared Of Drug Charges

Waka Flocka Flame can rest a little easier today -- because a grand jury just CLEARED the rapper of all drug related charges stemming from a police raid on his Georgia home last year. A grand jury… READ MORE >

- 1082 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- Check Out My $100,000 Muppet

Waka Flocka Flame
Check Out My $100,000 Muppet

Waka Flocka Flame wasn't nominated for an Oscar -- but the rapper was still rollin' around L.A. with a giant gold statue around his neck ... a $100,000 replica of Fozzie Bear from The Muppets. FYI… READ MORE >

- 1145 days ago
Waka Flocka -- Gunshots Fired at Tour Bus

Waka Flocka
Gunshots Fired at Tour Bus

Rapper Waka Flocka dodged multiple bullets today during a gun battle in Charlotte, NC ... according to eyewitnesses.We're told Waka -- real name Juaquin Malphurs -- was on his tour bus outside a… READ MORE >

- 1157 days ago
Waka Flocka Surrenders -- 'He Didn't Wanna Run'

Waka Flocka Surrenders
'He Didn't Wanna Run'

Rapper Waka Flocka turned himself in to authorities today on gun, drug, and gang-related charges -- because according to his mother, "He didn't want to run."The Henry County Sheriff's Department… READ MORE >

- 1201 days ago
Waka Flocka's Pad -- Post-Raid Damage

Waka Flocka's Pad
Post-Raid Damage

Rapper Waka Flocka's house took a serious beating Thursday when cops raided the place looking for drugs and gang paraphernalia -- and TMZ has obtained photos of the carnage.Waka's assistant claims… READ MORE >

- 1218 days ago
Waka Flocka Search Warrant -- Guns, Gangs & Ganja

Waka Flocka Search Warrant -- Guns, Gangs & Ganja

TMZ has obtained the search warrant executed during a police raid at rapper Waka Flocka's Georgia home this morning -- which cops claim turned up drugs, guns ... and ended in at least two… READ MORE >

- 1220 days ago
Cops Raid Waka Flocka's House, Gucci Mane Cuffed

Cops Raid Waka Flocka's House, Gucci Mane Cuffed

TMZ has learned ... a gaggle of cops raided rapper Waka Flocka Flame's Georgia home this AM on suspicion of prostitution -- and Waka's mom tells us, fellow rapper Gucci Mane is in cuffs.Law… READ MORE >

- 1220 days ago

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