How Much does Cassidy make?
Cassidy is an American rapper, originally named Adrian Reese. The rapper is famous for his work in the hip-hop music field with his singles- Hotel, Get No Better and I’m A Hustla.
Success following him since his debut with the album- Split Personality, he has earned himself name and fame from his music. It is estimated that he has made the total net worth value of $7.5 million until now.
Cassidy was born on July 7, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US. Not much of his early life has been disclosed to the media yet.
Living the life as a hustler, he has hit bottom and the high while achieving his dream to become famous.
Barry Adrian Reese changed his name to his current stage name- Cassidy while debuting.
In 2002 he signed a deal with the music producer- Swizz Beatz and the label under his name Full Surface Imprint. A year later, he released his single- Hotel which featured R. Kelly. This was his debut, and the song peaked up the Top 10 and Billboard Hot 100 Charts of US.
As a Rapper
Soon after he debuted with his single, he again released his second single- Get No Better. Right after releasing his single, he also debuted with his first album- Split Personality. The album was certified gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association Of America) by the end of its the first month.
The album met with success and gained a lot of positive reviews from the hip-hop scene.
After his debut, he then continued making music and released several more singles. His singles include- B-Boy Stance, I’m A Hustle, My Drink n My 2 Step, as well as Face 2 Face. These singles were included in his albums- I’m A Hustla, B.A.R.S The Barry Adrian Reese Story, C.A.S.H, and Mr. Hip Hop. Signing deals with different record labels and studios, he has so far released albums through- J Records, E1 Music, Full Surface, Larsiny family and Full Surface Records.
As an actor
Along with his musical contribution, he has also appeared in several shows as well. In 2007, he appeared in a cameo role in American Gangster.
He has also made an appearance as Cass in the comedy film- Next Day Air. Finally, in 2011, he played himself on Rhyme and Punishment.
In 2007, he appeared as a new face for the Lot 29’s clothing line for fall. He has also published a biography titled- Behind B.A.R.S: The Authorized Biography of Cassidy.
|Name||Barry Adrian Reese|
|Date of birth||July 7, 1982|
|Birthplace||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US|
|Height||5’9″ (175 cm)|
|Net Worth||$7.5 Million|
Dating and Lovelife
The rapper being the heartthrob of many has yet to disclose any details about his personal affairs. So far, not much of his intimate details including his love life.
Cassidy has earned himself name and fame from his music. He is approximated to have earned a hefty sum of $7.5 million until now.
Rumors and Controversy
Rapper Cassidy arrested for Murder Charges
In 2005, Cassidy along with three other men was involved in the shooting after an argument in the West Oak Lane Neighborhood. They were reportedly armed with a 45., 40. and 9mm caliber pistols during the event. The victim Desmond Hawkins was shot in his back which instantly killed him. To other friends of Hawkins was treated in the hospital and survived.
The rapper Cassidy was arrested for charges of murder, weapon possession as well as for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment when he surrendered to the officials of Philadelphia on the 17 of June 2005.
After the trial, he was sentenced to 11-23 months in prison and probation because of lack of evidence. However, he got out after only eight months adding to the seven months he had already served on March 2, 2006.
Cassidy Involved in a Major Car Crash
On the 5 of October 2005, the rapper got seriously injured while in the passenger seat. A truck commercial had allegedly collided with the SUV he was in and severed much damage. He was immediately taken to the Jersey City Medical Hospital and was treated. Later, it was disclosed that he had a fractured skull. The left part of his face also had several broken bones. Although the rapper survived the tragic accident, his scars still remain.