Juaquin Marphurs is an African-American rapper signed to So Icey Entertainment. was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York onMay
31st,1986 and moved to Riverdale, Georgia at the age of nine. As a youth, Waka Flocka Flame says he looked up to drugdealers
andbasketball players. He is the son of Debra Antney, who is Gucci Mane's manager. Waka Flocka Flame's name wasgiven to him
by GucciMane. Waka, is taken from his first name, Juaquin; Flaco is spanish for skinny; and Flame is taken from'fire', a hip hop
term for goodmusic. Waka Flocka Flame has described himself as a mixture of Eazy-E, Lil Jon, and Gucci Mane.His debut album,
Murda Man Flocka, isset to be released in 2010.