Who is Rob Stone?
Rob Stone is an American rapper who is known for his first single “Chill Bill” from the mixtape “Straight Bummin”.
Rob Stone Early Life, Age, and Education Background
Stone was born Jaylen Robinson in Lemon Grove, a district in San Diego, California USA on 25 January 1995 making him 24 years old this year, his nationality is American and he belongs to African-American ethnicity. He grew up in a world of music as his father owned a collection of vintage music that he adored and loved listening to. Later, he listened to other music genres including reggae, rock, R&B, Hip Hop, and Rap.
Regarding his education, Stone attended a college in Atlanta, Georgia where he taught himself how to rap as he had fallen in love with music and wanted to pursue it as a career later in life, so perhaps unsurprisingly, he dropped out of college and moved back to San Diego.
Rob Stone Music Career
There Stone joined the 1207 group, which was made up of his longtime friends, and they immediately started recording, initially in their bedrooms with microphones hanging from their ceiling fans, and using whatever money they had in their pockets. Rob released his debut song, “Chill Bill” on 10 June 2014 and on 8 February the following year, he released his first mixtape, “Straight Bummin” featured rapper Denzel Curry. His music video for the song “Chill Bill” which was released in 2015 debuted at number 99 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and climbed up to the 25th position. Stone later revealed that he wrote the “Chill Bill” lyrics seated in the back seat of a police vehicle.
The song got over two million copies sales and was certified as double platinum by the American Recording Industry Association. Its video has been viewed 109 million times, and most people who watched it praises the catch whistling hook that has made it unforgettable. It has also been played more than 13 million times on SoundCloud. Stone got into a contract with RCA Records, which released his second mixtape in 2016 and named it “I’m Almost Ready”, receiving very positive reviews from fans. His long-awaited debut studio album “Don’t Wait For It” was released on 20 October 2017 after being delayed severally. Stone has more than 160,000 Instagram followers, 50,000 on Twitter, and more than 80,000 fans on SoundCloud. He also has a YouTube channel that has more than 250,000 subscribers.
Rob Stone Personal Life, Married, Girlfriend, and Children
Stone is a very secretive person when it comes to his personal life. No information is available regarding any previous romantic relationships, however, on 18 November 2018, he posted a photo on his Instagram page in which he wished his wife a happy birthday. The picture was followed by this caption: ‘Happy Birthday to my heart and soul. The mother of my child. The only one who loved me before fame. Thank you for helping me grow and always being there to support me. And I thank you for bringing our son into this world and being an amazing mother, friend and lover’.
Rob named his son Jesiah as he disclosed in an interview, according to Stone this biblical name is by accident – when he looked up its meaning, he found out that it meant ‘a sprinkling of the lord’. He said that his son’s birth was a blessing, and although at first, he was really scared of everything, he was born at the right time. He said that his son made him grow up.
When Stone is not doing music, he loves smoking weed, hanging with his son or watching a movie. He also loves taking photos of his son while hanging out with him and sometimes feels like it has become a new hobby. There is no information on whether he is married to his son’s mother or whether they live together, so it seems as though Rob is currently single.
“ Sugar Free. Seasoned, but Salt Free. “ – Hov. pic.twitter.com/QhGFx1MwnW
— rob $tone. (@youngrobstone) December 6, 2018
Rob Stone Controversies
Many rap celebrities have been involved with controversies, and Rob is no exception. In 2017 he became the talk of the town and attracted media’s attention after he was involved in a fellow musician’s stabbing incident; the rapper in question was the famous XXXTentacion. Although Stone was not the attacker, they were both at the same event and Rob was suspected to have paid someone to attack the rival rapper. The two rappers had a history of not getting along and had previously been banned from performing at the same event due to their feud. Later, the two talked things out, and decided to work out their differences.
Rob Stone Net Worth
Rob has made money from the sales of his mixtapes as well as the ”Chill Bill” single which has continued to sell more copies. The “Chill Bill” video that he posted on YouTube has really boosted his income as it was a hit. Although he still uploads videos on his sharing site, none has been able to do as well as “Chill Bill” one. Authoritative sources estimate Rob Stone’s current net worth to be over $200,000, which seems bound to rise as he continues to sell his music videos, and his career prospers.