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KRS-One (Lawrence Parker) net worth:
$6 Million

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Lawrence “Krishna” Parker is a Bronx, New York-born rapper, a recording artist as well as a producer who is best known for his work on the album “Criminal Minded”. Lawrence is better known by his stage name “KRS-One”. An Afro-American born on 20 August 1965, KRS is also a noted author. He has been active in the field of music since 1984.

A very popular face in the music industry when it comes to hip hop, how rich is KRS-One at the moment? As of 2015, KRS has amassed a net worth which is estimated to be $6 million. Obviously, his major source of income is his ongoing career in music, but apart from music, another strong source of his income is his authored books which are selling well in the market. Occasionally producing records has also been helpful to his rising wealth.

KRS-One Net Worth $6 Million

Raised in Brooklyn, KRS was drawn to music from an early age. To follow his dreams to become a successful musician, he left home at the age of sixteen and initially lived in homeless shelters. His musical career started when he met Scott Sterling (LaRock) who shared his dream, and the duo created Boogie Down Production; they released their debut album entitled “Criminal Minds” in 1987 which became KRS’s stepping stone towards a full time career music. By this time, Lawrence was already using his stage name KRS-One, which is an abbreviation for “Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone”.

After the release of their album, Scott was shot dead in an external incident, and eventually KRS took hold of the group and started recording, although at this point in time he was mostly recording solo. Being a part of the group, Boogie Down Productions, KRS has released a total of six studio albums including “Edutainment” and “Sex and Violence” among others. In his solo career until now, he has released fourteen studio albums including “I Got Next”, “Kristyles”, and “Keep Right”. His most recent album was “Never Forget EP” which was released in 2013. All of these albums have been very significant in adding to KRS-One’s wealth.

For his contribution in the field of music, KRS has earned various reputable awards including two BET Hip Hop Awards, an Urban Music Award and many more.

Apart from his music, he is also noted for being an author of four of his books which include “. Mostly noted for his activeness in politics, he is popular for addressing political regards in his songs. Even though not extensively, his books have also added to KRS’s riches.

As for his personal life, KRS–One is an advocate against violence, and has made a name as a social activist who raises his voice against violence in every way possible. A vegan, KRS-One was married to Melodie(1987-92), and had a step son from his partner Simone who was found dead in his own apartment which was later clarified to be a suicide. For now, multi-millionaire KRS is living his celebrated life recording songs under the label Jive and being active in social works.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Angry Birds 2016 performer: "Sound of Da Police" / writer: "Sound of Da Police" - as Lawrence Parker
Morris from America 2016 writer: "Come Clean" - as C. Parker
Ride Along 2 2016 performer: "Sound of da Police" / writer: "Sound of da Police" - as Lawrence Parker
Battlefield Hardline 2015 Video Game performer: "Sound of Da Police" / writer: "Sound of Da Police"
Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again 2014 TV Movie documentary writer: "Jenny from the Block" - as Lawrence Parker
Ride Along 2014 performer: "Sounds Of Da Police" / writer: "Sounds Of Da Police" - as Lawrence Krsone Parker
This Is the End 2013 performer: "Step Into a World Rapture's Delight" / writer: "Step Into a World Rapture's Delight" - as Lawrence Parker
Beta Test 2013 Short performer: "Disaster Kit"
The Central Park Five 2012 Documentary writer: "Yo Slippin"
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary performer: "MC's Act Like They Don't Know" / writer: "MC's Act Like They Don't Know"
Attack the Block 2011 performer: "Sound of Da Police"
Tony Hawk: Ride 2009 Video performer: "Robot"
The Wackness 2008 performer: "I Can't Wake Up" / writer: "I Can't Wake Up" - as Lawrence Parker
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground 2007 Video Game performer: "Pack Up Remix"
Gossip Girl 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
It's a Boy Girl Thing 2006 writer: "Jenny from the Block" - as Lawrence Parker
Get Rich or Die Tryin' 2005 as Lawrence Parker, "The Bridge is Over", "9MM Goes Bang" / performer: "The Bridge is Over" / producer: "The Bridge is Over"
Assault on Precinct 13 2005 performer: "Generique Assault"
Beef II 2004 Video documentary performer: "Clear Em Out", "Ova Here"
The Manchurian Candidate 2004 producer: "Love's Gonna Get 'cha Material Love" / writer: "Love's Gonna Get 'cha Material Love"
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 2004 Video Game writer: "Soul Brother #1" - as Parker Lawrence
Beef 2003 Documentary producer: "South Bronx"
Anne B. Real 2003 performer: "Womanology" / writer: "Womanology"
Monkey Dust 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
BMX XXX 2002 Video Game performer: "Step Into A World Rapture's Delight"
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 2001 Video Game performer: "Hush"
Grind Session 2000 Video Game performer: "Out for Fame" / writer: "Out for Fame" - as Lawrence Parker
The Yards 2000 performer: "R.E.A.L.I.T.Y." 1995 - as Krs-One / writer: "R.E.A.L.I.T.Y." 1995 - as Lawrence Parker
The Corruptor 1999 performer: "5 Boroughs" / writer: "5 Boroughs" - as K. Parker
Bulworth 1998 performer: "Bulworth They Talk About It While We Live It" / writer: "Bulworth They Talk About It While We Live It" - as C. Parker
He Got Game 1998 performer: "Unstoppable" / writer: "Unstoppable"
Caught Up 1998 performer: "Ey-Yo! The Reggae Virus" / producer: "Ey-Yo! The Reggae Virus" / writer: "Ey-Yo! The Reggae Virus" - as L. Parker
How to Be a Player 1997 writer: "Down wit Us" - as Lawrence Parker
Dangerous Ground 1997 performer: "Rapaz R.N. Dainja Chain Me to the Gear Re-mix"
High School High 1996 performer: "High School Rock" - as KRS-ONE / producer: "High School Rock" - as KRS-ONE / writer: "High School Rock" - as L. Parker
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood 1996 performer: "Can't Be Wasting My Time" - as KRS-ONE / writer: "Can't Be Wasting My Time" - as L. Parker
Clockers 1995 performer: "Outta Here" / writer: "Outta Here" - as Lawrence Parker
CB4 1993 writer: "Black Cop" - as Lawrence Parker
Beverly Hills, 90210 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 performer: "I'Mo Get U Sucka", "Jack of Spades" - as KRS-ONE / writer: "I'Mo Get U Sucka", "Jack of Spades" - as KRS-ONE

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
PrimalRap 2008 Krs One
VIP Lounge 2008 TV Series
Boricua's Bond 2000
SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground 1997 TV Movie Vendor (segment "Subway Car from Hell") (as Kris Parker 'KRS-One')
Who's the Man? 1993 Rashid

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Hodgman: Ragnarok 2013 Video

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 musician: "Jack's Theme"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bomb It 2007 Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer 2013 Documentary Himself
KRS ONE: Brooklyn to the Bronx 2012 Documentary short Himself
Hidden Colors 2: The Triumph of Melanin 2012 Documentary Himself
Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots 2012 Documentary Himself
Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap 2012 Documentary Himself
Sample: Not for Sale 2012 Documentary Himself - Interviewee
Business as Usual: The Exploitation of Hip Hop 2011 Documentary Himself
Rhyme and Punishment 2011 Documentary Narrator
Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel 2 2011 Documentary Himself
Beef: Behind the Bullet 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
The Best of: BlacksInActionTV.Com 2010 Documentary Himself
Ghetto Physics 2010 Himself
Concrete Jungle 2009 Documentary Himself
Red Bull BC ONE New York 2009 TV Movie Himself / BC ONE Host
6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 TV Movie Himself
What Ever Happened to Hip Hop? 2009 Documentary Himself
Check It Out! Video 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Good Hair 2009 Documentary Himself
The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off 2009 Video documentary Himself
Are We Still the Ugly American? 2008 Documentary Himself
Number One with a Bullet 2008 Documentary Himself
VIP Lounge 2008 TV Series Himself
The Truth with Jeff Johnson 2008 TV Series Himself - Panelist
Classic: Better Than I've Ever Been 2007 Video short Himself
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2007 TV Movie Himself (as KRS-One The Teacha)
NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bomb It 2007 Documentary Himself
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2006 TV Movie Himself
VH1 Goes Inside 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Rapper
Letter to the President 2005 Video documentary Himself - Recording Artist / Activist
The MC: Why We Do It 2005 Video documentary Himself
The Art of 16 Bars: Get Ya' Bars Up 2005 Video documentary Himself
Hip-Hop Honors 2004 TV Special Himself - Honoree
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Beef II 2004 Video documentary Himself - Recording Artist
Def Poetry 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Tavis Smiley 2004 TV Series Himself
Soundz of Spirit 2003 Documentary
Hip Hop Babylon 2 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
2Pac 4 Ever 2003 Video documentary Narrator (voice)
5 Sides of a Coin 2003 Documentary Himself
Beef 2003 Documentary Himself - Boogie Down Productions
The Last Poets 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
HipHop Story: Tha Movie 2001 Video documentary Himself
Blaze Battle: The Face-Off 2000 World Championship 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme 2000 Documentary Himself
Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes 1998 TV Special documentary Himself
Rhyme & Reason 1997 Documentary Himself
Rap: Looking for the Perfect Beat 1995 TV Movie documentary
Rap Sheet's Free Expression in the '90s 1995 TV Movie Himself
Soul Train 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Lola da musica 1995 TV Series Himself
Spirit, Show and Songs 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Voice of a Nation 1993 Video documentary
The Full Moon Show 1992 TV Series documentary Himself
Maury 1992 TV Series Himself
Who Stole the Soul? 1992 Documentary short Himself
R.E.M.: This Film Is On 1991 Video Himself (segment "Radio Song")
In Living Color 1991 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Words in Your Face 1991 TV Short Himself
The Media Show 1990 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989-1990 TV Series Himself
Check the Rhyme 2016 Documentary Himself
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives 2015 Documentary

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music 2002 TV Series documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
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#Fact
1 Krs-One's first album with a parental advisory was A Retrospective in 2000, but was not the first album to have profanity in it.
2 Provided backing vocals to REM's "Radio Song" from the album "Out of Time.".
3 He was nicknamed "Krishna" as a youth because he enjoyed discussing philosophy with Hare Krishnas who gave out food near the homeless shelter he was living in. He sometimes claims "Krisna" as his legal middle name.
4 The name "KRS-One" stands for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone.
5 Has an on-going battle with Nelly over what real hip-hop is.
6 Was homeless from the ages of 13 to 20.

#Quote
1 Rap is something you do; hip-hop is something we live.
2 It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.


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