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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 374 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- I've Already Got a RAP NAME for Amanda Bynes

Waka Flocka Flame
I've Already Got a RAP NAME for Amanda Bynes

Aspiring rap star Amanda Bynes doesn't need street cred, 'cause she's got something way more powerful -- DISNEY CRED ... this according to her new hip hop partner Waka Flocka Flame. WFF was… READ MORE >

- 518 days ago
Waka Flocka -- I'm Producing Amanda Bynes' Rap Album ... 'She's Gonna Kill the Game'

Waka Flocka
I'm Producing Amanda Bynes' Rap Album 'She's Gonna Kill the Game'

Forget Wyclef Jean ... Amanda Bynes is hashing out a record deal with rapper Waka Flocka Flame for her upcoming hip hop album -- and Waka tells TMZ, it's going to be legendary.Waka -- who runs… READ MORE >

- 525 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- Airport Giveaway Is Just How He Rolls

Waka Flocka Flame
Airport Giveaway Just How He ROLLS

Waka Flocka Flame made like Santa Claus when we caught him at the airport -- that is, if Santa could afford a Rolls-Royce, and carried huge bags of cash ... instead of stupid toys.Check out TMZ on… READ MORE >

- 639 days ago
North Carolina to Waka Flocka: Keep Your Trigger-Happy Security OUT of Our State!!!

North Carolina to Waka Flocka
Keep Your Trigger-Happy Security OUT of Our State!!!

The State of North Carolina is fed up with rapper Waka Flocka’s so-called "security team" -- and now, it's telling them to stay the hell away ... this according to new legal docs.… READ MORE >

- 994 days ago
Waka Flocka & Gucci Mane -- Footing GIANT Funeral Bill for Murdered Slim Dunkin

Waka Flocka & Gucci Mane
Footing GIANT Funeral Bill for Murdered Rapper

Waka Flocka Flame and Gucci Mane are throwing down big $$$ to cover funeral expenses for a fellow Atlanta rapper -- who was brutally gunned down last week -- lavishing their fallen comrade with… READ MORE >

- 1072 days ago
Waka Flocka Flame -- "Straight Cold Cocked" in Bowling Alley

Waka Flocka Flame
Victim of Straight Cold Cocking

There's a dozen ways to describe Waka Flocka Flame's brawl in a bowling alley -- and they're all pretty hysterical ... to everyone but Waka. Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your local… READ MORE >

- 1151 days ago
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 >

- 1153 days ago
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 >

- 1213 days ago

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