Karren Drayton is the daughter of American rapper William Jonathan Drayton Jr., famously known by his fans as Flavor Flav. Her mother’s name is Karen Ross, and she has two sisters, Shanique and Karla Drayton. She also has half-siblings, including Quannah, Dazyna, William, Karma, and Jordan Drayton.
Karren Dryton sometimes appears in family photos posted by her dad and siblings on their Instagram pages, but she has never appeared with any man. So, it is unclear if she is dating, married, or has any kids. She has kept her personal life private, even to the point of not posting anything on her social media handles.
It is hard to know what Karren does for a living since little about her is in public.
Karren Drayton’s father is known for the phrase “Yeah boy” which he commonly utters when performing. Flavor Flav came into the limelight as the founding member of Public Enemy, a rap group alongside Chuck D.
Karren’s father came from a musical family as his cousins were rappers, so he started playing piano when he was five. At a young age, Flavor Flav mastered the piano, guitar, and drums and used to sing in the church youth choir.
In 11th grade, Karren Drayton’s father dropped out of school and was engaged in malicious activities such as robbery, so he had been in and out of jail severally. After some time, he returned to school and later joined Adelphi University, Long Beach, where he met Chuck D, and they started rapping.
Karren Drayton’s Father’s Career
After co-founding Public Enemy with Chuck D, Flavor Flav released their first song in 1986. Def Jam Records’ Rick Rubin signed them after he was amazed by their song Public Enemy. Flavor Flav’s group released their first album Yo! Bum Rush the Show in 1987, and they were able to make a name through it. A year later, they released It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back, which did so well.
With the release of the Fight the Power single, Karren Drayton’s father’s group had become superstars. Given Karren’s father’s swag of wearing big hats and glasses and a large clock around his neck, he stood out among the Public Enemy group members and often excited their fans.
In a solo music career, Karren Drayton’s father released his first song, Life of a Nigerian. He also recorded and released 1,2,3, Rhymes Galore with DJ Tomekk and Grandmaster Flash, and the song was top ten on the German Charts for over four months. During the release of Flavor of Love, a reality TV show, Karren Drayton’s father released his first album as a solo artist.
Due to Flavor Flav’s move to make music on his own, in 2020, the Public Enemy group announced that they would be making music without him. Karren’s father denounced the firing and stated that he was Chuck D’s partner. Outside music, Flavor Flav has also been on television reality shows.
Net Worth and Social Media
Karren Drayton’s net worth is unknown as she has not revealed that information to the public, given that her career is unclear.
On social media, she is not active, as she has only posted once on her Instagram page.