ASAP Rocky News

  • A$AP Rocky Explains Rakim Influence On Sophomore Album Title
    A$AP Rocky Explains Rakim Influence On Sophomore Album Title
    Mar 26, 2015 at 11:35 AM
    A$AP Rocky's sophomore title acronym, A.L.L.A., was deciphered yesterday thanks to a video of Rocky spitting a verse from an album cut for GQ.
  • A$AP Rocky's Full Album Title Revealed
    A$AP Rocky's Full Album Title Revealed
    Mar 25, 2015 at 12:05 PM
    This morning we got a little teaser verse from A$AP Rocky's highly anticipated sophomore effort, A.L.L.A. For a while we simply knew the album title by its acronym, but along with that acapella verse from GQ, we get the complete album title: At.Long.Last.A$AP.  Once again his crew and movement is represented in the album title, and utilizes the same letters for an acronym as both his debut album and mixtape.
  • Lollapalooza Reveals 2015 Line-Up
    Lollapalooza Reveals 2015 Line-Up
    Mar 25, 2015 at 09:54 AM
    Last year Lollapalooza had a headliner that would many most hip-hop fans weak at the knees, with both OutKast and Eminem on the bill. This year they do a 180, with absolutely no hip-hop headliner, although there are rap artists scattered throughout the three-day festival.
  • A History Of ASAP Rocky X Clams Casino Collaborations
    A History Of ASAP Rocky X Clams Casino Collaborations
    Mar 23, 2015 at 06:51 PM
    The hype for ASAP Rocky's second album continues to grow, but Flacko's been less forthcoming than most artists when it comes to details. We don't know any of ALLA's rap features, though we know it will feature R&B genre bender FKA Twigs and Swedish pop singer Lykke Li. We also know one of Rocky's main producers, Clams Casino, will be back--and, for now, that's enough to keep us going.
  • ASAP Rocky's Album Is Finished, Will Feature FKA Twigs & Clams Casino
    ASAP Rocky's Album Is Finished, Will Feature FKA Twigs & Clams Casino
    Mar 20, 2015 at 09:53 AM
    ASAP Rocky was one of the biggest breakout rappers of the last few years, getting signed and releasing his debut album in an insanely short timeframe after first breaking through with "Purple Swag" and "Peso". His sophomore album has been cooking for a lot longer though, and fans have been eagerly awaiting any news on his follow-up to Long.Live.A$AP.
  • The Roots Picnic 2015 Announces Line-Up
    The Roots Picnic 2015 Announces Line-Up
    Mar 11, 2015 at 08:57 AM
    The Roots will be putting on their 8th annual Roots Picnic this coming summer in Philadelphia. They've tapped a dope line-up for this year, with a mix of rap and r'n'b, mainstream and indie, albeit, mostly indie. The Roots Picnic headliners will be The Roots and The Weeknd. In addition, you'll be able to catch A$AP Rocky, Phantogram, Erykah Badu (backed by The Roots), Hudson Mohawke, DJ Mustard, Raury, Bishop Nehru, Marc E. Bassy, Rae Sremmurd and more.
  • What We Learned From A$AP Rocky's Tumblr Q&A
    What We Learned From A$AP Rocky's Tumblr Q&A
    Feb 11, 2015 at 04:08 PM
    No album in 2014 left some A$AP fans disgruntled, but last night, Rocky took to his tumblr, Flacko Jodye Season, to answer any, yes any, and all questions that came his way.
  • 50 Cent Calls Out A$AP Rocky For Sliding Into His Ex's DMs [Update: Rocky Responds]
    50 Cent Calls Out A$AP Rocky For Sliding Into His Ex's DMs [Update: Rocky Responds]
    Feb 1, 2015 at 12:45 AM
    Yesterday, 50 Cent's ex-girlfriend, Tatted Up Holly, accused the rapper of domestic abuse, calling him a "manipulating women beater". While 50 has yet to respond to the claims Holly made on her Instagram account, he has now posted a photo of what appears to be his ex's DMs, which show A$AP Rocky contacting the model to work together.
  • Juicy J To Co-Executive Produce A$AP Rocky's New Album
    Juicy J To Co-Executive Produce A$AP Rocky's New Album
    Jan 30, 2015 at 09:24 AM
    A$AP Rocky's new album roll out is already off to a very strong start, thanks to the singles "Multiply" and "Lord Pretty Flacko Jodeye II." After enlisting Juicy J for some shit-talking on "Multiply" Rocky is going to be taking their relationship, and Juicy J's involvement in his upcoming album, even further.
  • A$AP Rocky Speaks On His Role In The New Film "Dope"
    A$AP Rocky Speaks On His Role In The New Film "Dope"
    Jan 28, 2015 at 05:55 PM
    By now, you probably know that A$AP Rocky has a role in the independent film "Dope," and that the film sold for $7 million following a successful showing at Sundance Film Festival.
  • A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy [Update: Sony Buys Film For $7 Million]
    A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy [Update: Sony Buys Film For $7 Million]
    Jan 26, 2015 at 01:15 PM
    A$AP Rocky already has one foot apiece in the worlds of fashion and music, and now he's branching out even further. His next venture is acting, as he has a supporting role in "Dope," an indie film produced in part by Pharrell and Diddy that will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend.  The Rick Famuyiwa-directed flick tells of a music geek living in Inglewood in the '90s, and also features Zoe Kravitz and Chanel Iman (not so coincidentally Rocky's ex) in supporting roles. Check out a still featuring Rocky in the gallery above, and the official trailer below.
  • A$AP Rocky Speaks On A$AP Yams' Death
    A$AP Rocky Speaks On A$AP Yams' Death
    Jan 25, 2015 at 10:07 AM
    If you've followed A$AP Rocky's career, you know A$AP Yams has always loomed over it. From creative decisions, to promotion, to production choices, Yams was always around. The two were also good friends, or "brothers" as Rocky described their relationship in a recent Instagram post, so it was clear that the rapper would be deeply affected by Yams' sudden passing.
  • Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2"
    Remix Fix: Introducing Gardiner Express & Their Version Of A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko 2"
    Jan 20, 2015 at 03:16 PM
    While never officially released as a single, A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" quickly became a favorite among the rapper's fans. When Rocky and producer Spaceghostpurrp had a falling out, it seemed the magic of Flacko may never be recreated, but a couple weeks back, Nez & Rio stepped up to give the rapper an equally menacing beat for "Pretty Flacko 2".
  • A$AP Yams Passes Away
    A$AP Yams Passes Away
    Jan 18, 2015 at 09:24 AM
    Some very tragic news arrives this Sunday morning, as we learn that 26-year-old A$AP Mob founder ASAP Yams has passed away. No details are yet known of the reasons for his death, but many friends and collaborators -- including ASAP rocky and ASAP Ferg -- have shared their condolences on social media.
  • Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
    Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
    Jan 6, 2015 at 04:07 PM
    New Year, New Tracks. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • ASAP Rocky, Chance The Rapper, Jhene Aiko Make Forbes "30 Under 30" List
    ASAP Rocky, Chance The Rapper, Jhene Aiko Make Forbes "30 Under 30" List
    Jan 6, 2015 at 11:07 AM
    Making the Forbes list in an honor often romanticized in rap, and if the latest "30 under 30" list is any indication, more and more hip hop and R&B artists will find themselves in the Forbes tax bracket. About a third of this year's list -- which looks at artists in their 20s who are making some serious moves in the industry -- is made up of rappers, producers, and R&B singers. 
  • A$AP Rocky Shares "Pretty Flacko 2" Artwork, Will Drop Track At 6 PM
    A$AP Rocky Shares "Pretty Flacko 2" Artwork, Will Drop Track At 6 PM
    Dec 31, 2014 at 04:26 PM
    Need a New Years Eve anthem? Well, hopefully you're leaving for your party after 6 PM EST, because that's when A$AP Rocky will be dropping his highly-anticipated new single, "Pretty Flacko 2." Ever since he performed the track in London almost two months ago, videos of the performance have been mobbed by fans eager to hear what's in store next for the NYC superstar.
  • Mob Rule: A$AP Ferg Vs. A$AP Rocky?
    Mob Rule: A$AP Ferg Vs. A$AP Rocky?
    Dec 15, 2014 at 04:22 PM
    The A$AP Mob isn’t really a mob, you know. “Mob” denotes unruliness, panic, chaos and lawlessness in an unorganized mass. Nothing could be farther from what this Harlem collective actually is, because the so-called “mob” has a leader.
  • Iggy Azalea Gets "A$AP" Tattoo Removed
    Iggy Azalea Gets "A$AP" Tattoo Removed
    Dec 3, 2014 at 07:20 PM
    Back in 2011, Iggy Azalea and A$AP Rocky were rumored to be dating. At some point during their relationship, Iggy thought it'd be a cool idea to tattoo his and hers album titles on her fingers, getting "The New Classic" on her right hand and "Live Love A$AP" on her left, After they broke up, Iggy decided to put a big black "X" through the word "A$AP" last year, and now it looks as if she's had that part removed entirely.
  • A$AP Rocky Recalls Crying Tears Of Joy After His First Show
    A$AP Rocky Recalls Crying Tears Of Joy After His First Show
    Dec 1, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    ASAP Rocky was one of the first rappers to capitalize off the instantaneous nature of viral success. The NYC rapper's fame came so quickly that his very first live performance drew a considerable crowd, and press attention. Since then, Rocky's profile has continued to rise, earning him a spot as the face of Ferragamo's new men's line.The brand's latest campaign, "A Man's Story" finds the rapper reflecting on his first show at ALIFE Boutique following the release of the "Purple Swag" video.
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