Masika Kalysha Tucker, better known by her stage as Masika Kalysha, is an American actress, singer, entrepreneur, and businesswoman. Her roles on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood and We TV’s Growing Up Hip Hop have made her a household name.
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Khari Barbie Beauty, an all-vegan, gluten-free, and paraben-free cosmetics line, was launched on December 17, 2016. Her Khari Barbie Maxwell cosmetics collection is named after her daughter. The cosmetic line includes lip scrub, lip pencils, lipstick tubes, and hair growth vitamins.
In 2005, she appeared in Field Mob’s So What music video. In 2006, she made her acting debut in the film Three Can Play That Game. In 2014, she started working on the action film The Prey with Kevin Grevioux, Danny Trejo, and Nick Chinlund. After 6 years of post-production, the film was released in theatres in May 2020.
She made her first appearance on reality television in 2013 on Love & Hip Hop. She did not participate in Season 2 but returned in Season 3, which centered on the birth of her daughter, Khari Barbie Maxwell, and her subsequent co-parenting with Fetty Wap.
In 2017, she returned to Love & Hip Hop for the fourth season. Her unwillingness to film with a new cast member, which sparked a disagreement with the show’s producers, was allegedly to blame. She shattered the fourth wall several times throughout the season to express her dissatisfaction with the producers, threatening legal action and storming offset.
In 2018, she decided not to return to Love and Hip Hop. Because she was unhappy with her role, she departed the programme after the season’s reunion special. She was cast in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta after leaving VH1.
In terms of her musical career, she released the track Andale in 2015, which featured Fetty Wap. The song is a departure from her previous two songs, No More and Hella Hollywood. Her track Hella Hollywood, released in May 2015, sampled the Fugees famous single Ready or Not, which was released in 1996.
She released her song My Own in the fall of 2016, which was about her relationship with rapper Fetty Wap. She released a new single named OHHH3X in the fall of 2017.
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Masika isn’t married, but she is the mother of a child. Her ex-boyfriend and musician Fetty Wap had a daughter with her. The couple’s relationship was on-again, off-again. She announced in 2015 that she was expecting a kid with him. They welcomed their baby on March 30, 2016, and named her Khari Barbie Maxwell, which means queenly and joyous in Swahili.
She then chose to be a single mother. She then went on to have a love relationship with rapper Gucci Mane. At one point, she was in a relationship with James Rashid.
In 2020, entrepreneur Jamar Champ proposed to her. She first said nothing about her lover or the engagement. However, after some time had passed, a video of the couple announcing their engagement surfaced on the internet. In January 2021, she wrote on Instagram, stating she had found various mysteries about him and that the engagement had ended.
Masika’s estimated net worth is $400 thousand dollars. She earns money via endorsement partnerships and sponsored postings with various well-known businesses and brands, in addition to her acting career in television and music videos.
Her net worth is expected to increase in the future because she is currently working on several projects and has initiatives planned.