Who is MadeinTYO?
Malcolm Jamaal Davis was born on 12 April 1992, in Honolulu, Hawaii USA, and is best known as a recording artist, performing under the stage name MadeinTYO, pronounced as Made in Tokyo. He has released numerous hip hop songs throughout his career, including his debut single “Uber Everywhere” from his mixtape entitled “You Are Forgiven”.
The Net Worth of MadeinTYO
How rich is MadeinTYO? As of late-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $2 million, earned through a successful career in the music industry. He’s released numerous other songs over the course of his career, and as he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and EducationMalcolm was born in Honolulu into a military family, and due to the nature of his parents’ work, he moved to various locations around the world, living in San Diego, Virginia and Texas before settling in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan where he spent most of his teenage years. He attended Nile C. Kinnick High School in Japan, and after matriculating returned to the US and lived in Washington, D.C., before moving to Atlanta, Georgia to try to pursue a career in the music industry along with his older brother Robert Davis, who at the time was known as Royce Rizzy before he changed his name to 24hrs.
In 2016, MadeinTYO made his foray into a professional music career, releasing “Uber Everywhere”, his debut single about how the transportation service Uber is now being commonly used, which was successful and peaked in 51st spot on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached the number 10 spot on urban radio. An official remix of the song was later released featuring rapper Travis Scott, and “Uber Everywhere” would eventually be certified platinum by the RIAA – the Recording Industry Association of America.
He released more singles, entitled “I Want” which was certified gold, and “Skateboard P” certified platinum by the RIAA. A few months later, he premiered his debut mixtape entitled “You Are Forgiven” which would find a commercial release on iTunes. The mixtape was originally released on DatPiff by Privateclub Records, before moving to iTunes and released by the same label. He produced most of the songs in collaborated with producers such as ICYTWAT, Purps, and K Swisha, and featuring guest appearances by Travis Scott and 2Chainz. The album peaked on the Billboard 200 chart at spot number 122.
… @privateclubrec the first album is finally here 🔥
Sincerely, Tokyo – Out Tonight 🖤🌹 thank you for everyone supporting my dream 🌹 see you tonight @ poppys ✨ pic.twitter.com/FX3Fc8CrrE
— sincerely, tokyo 🎌 (@madeintyo) October 25, 2018
Recent ProjectsAccording to the publication “Business Insider”, MadeinTYO was one of the most streamed artists of 2016, based on the statistics of the popular music streaming service Spotify which provides content from various record labels and media companies. After his mixtape, he then worked on the extended play (EP) entitled “24Hrs in Tokyo”, a collaborative effort with his brother 24hrs. In 2017, he worked on another mixtape entitled “True’s World”, and during the same year was named as a part of the freshman class list of the magazine “XXL”. The magazine is known for the list which features 10 artists to watch and they are often featured on the cover of the magazine as well. They have been known to showcase underground or unknown rappers considered to be on the rise. The following year, he released one of his latest songs entitled “Ned Flanders”, alongside rapper ASAP Ferg. During an interview, MadeinTYO mentioned that some of his musical influences include M.I.A., Gucci Mane, Pharrell, and his brother 24hrs.
For his personal life, it is known that MadeinTYO started dating digital artist and painter Anhia Santana – better known under the moniker Distortedd – in 2015. The following year, it was announced that they were expecting a child and after the birth of their child, the couple became engaged. The family now resides in Los Angeles, California. Similar to numerous music artists and rappers, he is highly active online through accounts on social media. He has a Twitter account on which he promotes some of his recent projects, and also with a few personal posts. His Instagram account often features him showcasing his various outfits, while also taking pictures with his friends. Some of his music is also showcased on his account. His Facebook page announces some of his upcoming events, and is also teasing one of his latest projects, an album entitled “Sincerely, Tokyo”.
The album “Sincerely, Tokyo” will be his debut album, and according to reports, the artwork was designed by graphic artist Verdy. It features a portrait of TYO similar to a postage stamp. According to him, he took some time off from his previous project to learn more about himself as an artist, father, and a friend. He has not yet announced when the album will be released, but he has recently published the 14 track list of the album, a few of which have already been released as singles.
He is also touring around the country to promote his upcoming album, and continues to be featured in magazines. He has also continued his ties with Private Club Records, which has been responsible for all of his previous music releases. Music videos for his songs can also be found on the website YouTube.