King Von is happy to be outside of prison. He still remains on house arrest while facing two open cases in Georgia’s Fulton County. But he can travel for work. King Von is an American rapper residing in Atlanta, Georgia. He spent some time in prison, but the time in jail helped him improve his rap skills.
The 26-year old rapper says he needs a lot of money. That is his 2020 goal. He wants to stack money to the roof. And that is a fair goal, considering he spent some time in jail and had little to no money before. And now, as of August 2020, King Von’s cash flow is more than $200.000, and some sources state that is around million dollars. That is not much, but it is a solid start.
He keeps an O Block pendant as a memory of lost friends. He has their names engraved on the bag. His love for jewels is apparent. He often rocks icy watches on both wrists and rings the size of chicken nuggets. Can he afford all that? Well, with a cash flow of $200,000 he is on the right path. Let’s take a look at his career path.
|Dayvon Daquan Bennett
|August 9, 1994
|$200.000 - $1.5 million
|American Rapper and Songwriter
Career Ups and Downs
Born in Chicago, Illinois, he made a song called “Big PP”. King spent most of his life in Parkway Gardens complex. Many people know it as O Block. The area located at the intersections of 64th and S. Martin Luther King Jr is a famous one. Chief Keef, a childhood friend, and a fellow rapper got raised there as well.
King Von’s nickname is The Grandson. That refers to David Barksdale, the founder of the Black Disciples. King represents them. He got the name in jail when people who knew David said he reminds them of the gang leader.
Von went to jail for the first time when he was just 16 years old. That was the start of a long course of legal troubles. He spent his teenage years in and out of jail. He got arrested multiple times.
His real name is Dayvon Daquan Bennett. In 2014, he got arrested in connection with a shooting in May 2014. The shooting resulted in the deaths of several men and the injury of two others. He got charged with 1 count of murder and 2 counts of attempted murder.
After proving his innocence at court, Von started rapping. He collaborated with Lil Durk for singles. Lil Durk helped him sign with the OTF Entertainment label.
After signing to the label, Von released his 2018 single, Crazy Story. The single earned him some attention, gaining many streams and views. In May 2019, he released Crazy Story 2.0 featuring Lil Durk. After the video was released it peaked at Number 4 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.
In August 2018, King released his new single, Problems. And then in December the same year, he released Crazy Story again, this time to a larger audience. The video for the new single earned more than 20 million streams.
With his success and popularity rising, King Von released the single Cousins featuring usBlow600 in March 2019. He then moved from Chicago to Atlanta.
On July 9, 2019, King Von and Lil Durk released their collaborative single Like That. He then released his single What It’s Like, a single for his upcoming album Grandson, Vol. 1. The young rapper released the album on September 19, 2019. With 15 tracks, the album debuted at Number 75 on the Billboard 200. Lil Durk makes an appearance on a couple of tracks.
In June 2019, Bennett and Lil Durk got arrested in connection to a shooting in Atlanta. The two rappers appeared in Fulton County courtroom for a probable cause hearing. Prosecutors claimed the two rappers robbed and shot a man outside a drive-in on February 5, 2019. He remains free to this day, but he is on a house arrest.
On January 10, 2020, Von released the single Pressin featuring Sadababy.
King Von has a large dream ahead. He wants to be as big and as successful as King James. That is why he used the name LeVon James for his upcoming project. Lebron is his favorite basketball player, but can he reach that status in the world of music?
We will have to wait and see. So far, he has released two studio albums. The first one is Grandson, Vol. 1, released in September 2019. And in March 2020, he released his LeVon James album. The second studio album peaked at Number 63 on the US charts, and Number 36 on the US R&B and hip hop charts.
He also plans to continue his Crazy Story series. He plans to make it to at least Part Five. That will make it a whole movie at the end, a real movie.
King Von has a decent social media presence. He has more than 1.5 million followers on Instagram and more than 710,000 subscribers on YouTube. That allows him to earn money from social media and music sales.
As of August 2020, King Von’s cash flow is more than $200,000, although some sources state it is somewhere around $1.5 million.