Top Tracks: March 14 - 20
Last week was definitely dominated by SXSW, with most of the rap world seeming like they were down in Austin either to perform, kick it with some of their equals in the game, or announce mixtapes in creative ways.
Travis Scott, Kehlani, ASAP Ferg To Perform At ASAP Rocky-Hosted MTV Woodies
The MTV Woodies have always proved to be a pretty big party, and by the looks of the lineup, this year will be no exception. ASAP Rocky will be hosting the award show, which will take place in the thick of SXSW, going down March 16th in Austin, Texas. As for those performing, you'll see the likes of Travis SCott, Kehlani, Anderson ,Paak, CHVRCHES. The Chainsmokers, Lukas Graham, Jidenna, Jack Garrat, BØRNS, and ASAP Ferg hitting the stage that night.
Top Tracks: February 29 - March 6
We got an extra day of February this year, and while there aren't quite as many brand new tracks on that week's top ten list as the one that preceded it, we still got over 50% turnover.
When Beefs Go Too Far
Earlier this week, Troy Ave continued even further down the path of making his career double as a masterclass in wildly misguided beefing, taking aim at the deceased Capital STEEZ on a Joey Bada$$ diss track.
Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, & More To Perform At New NYC Festival Panorama
Goldenvoice, the company that runs Coachella, stirred up some controversy in January when they announced that they were attempting to bring a new festival, Panorama, to NYC. A petition attempting to block the festival circulated but ultimately failed, as the first ever Panorama Music Festival is slated to go down July 22-24 on Randall's Island Park between Manhattan and Queens.
A$AP Rocky, Atmosphere & Future Headline Soundset 2016
Soundset has announced the line-up for their annual mid-west festival, and they are definitely not slacking with this year's performers.
ASAP Rocky Sheds Light On New Zealand Elevator Incident
Last week, many fans were dismayed to hear that A$AP Rocky was jumped in an elevator in Auckland while on tour in New Zealand.
A$AP Rocky Was Reportedly Jumped In A Hotel Elevator In New Zealand
According to TMZ, A$AP Rocky was reportedly jumped by a group of guys in his hotel elevator in New Zealand early Thursday morning (remember their timezone is ahead of us).
A$AP Rocky Announces "Wavy Wednesdays"
Last Wednesday, Rocky shared a new record from Playboi Carti, a promising new member of the A$AP team, as well as the video to A$AP Twelvyy's new single, "L.Y.B.B." -- both via Twitter.
ASAP Rocky Covers GQ Germany
Earlier today, we saw Justin Bieber's first-ever cover for GQ, and now GQ Germany's cover star has been revealed to be none other than ASAP Rocky. While he's been featured in the pages of GQ, this is also his first cover story, and while it's not as big a look as the American issue, it's still a pretty big flex.
ASAP Rocky Is Voicing A Video Game Character
ASAP Rocky's main focus is still his music career, but he's certainly getting a lot of side jobs along the way, more and more frequently for acting parts. Following his role in DOPE, it was announced that Rocky would be contributing his voice to an upcoming animated series on HBO called Animals. Today, we have news of another voice-acting job for Rocky, with the rapper contributing to the new Marvel Avengers Academy video game.
A$AP Rocky Reveals What Makes Him Smile In Golf Wang Lookbook
Tyler, the Creator is a kinetic force. He never stops moving or slows down no matter what it is he’s doing. The same goes for his clothing label, Golf Wang. For this season, he put together a lookbook (released in December) featuring some of his friends, including A$AP Rocky.
Top Tracks: January 18 - January 24
With new projects from Future and Meek Mill -- and upcoming ones from Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, and last but not least, Kanye West, the energy coming from the hip-hop world is out of control right now. New tracks off both 4/4 and Purple Reign crashed this week's Top 10, along with predictably dominating performances from both of Kanye's SWISH singles.
A$AP Rocky Cozies Up To Naomi Campbell In New Photo Shoot
Fame certainly has its perks. A$AP Rocky got to experience this firsthand during his recent photo shoot for POP Magazine with supermodel Naomi Campbell.
Beef Over? A$AP Rocky & Travi$ Scott Appear In Photo Together
Despite some very heated words being thrown at Travi$ Scott by some of A$AP Rocky’s affiliates, Pretty Flacko never got involved. Instead, he opted to use the beef as a way to change how fans evaluate an artist and how influence works in the hip hop world.
Yams Day 2016 Recap
The inaugural Yams Day got off to an inauspicious start, as a shortage of security guards led to a bottleneck at the entrance to Manhattan's Terminal 5, thus forcing thousands of eager fans to wait outside the venue for an hour or more, in a temperature that can only be described as cold-as-balls.
ASAP Rocky & ASAP Ferg To Voice "Animals" On HBO Animated Series
HBO is getting ready to a launch a new animated series called "Animals" and hip-hop fans have two big reasons to watch. Both ASAP Rocky and ASAP Ferg will be lending their voices to the show, which will New York City creatures like rats, pigeons, and dogs. No word on which animals the Mob boys will be supplying the voices for, but we're sure they'll have some pretty hilarious dialogue. The large roster of guests scheduled for the show is made up primarily of comedians, with Marc Maron, Nick Kroll, and Wanda Sykes also on board to voice characters.
A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, And What It Means To Be A "Biter" In 2016
“When I came out as a rapper, everyone had their own style. If you sounded like someone else, that word was called biting. ‘You biting my style, you biting my shit.’"
A$AP Rocky Has A '90s Inspired Collection With Guess
Yesterday on Ebro in the Morning A$AP Rocky spoke briefly on a capsule collection he is producing in collaboration with Guess. Now we have the full look book for your viewing please (or displeasure, if you’re into that).
Everything You Need To Know About Ian Connor
Standing 5'5" and skinny as a rail, Connor is not your typical model ("I'm literally shaped like a 10 year old boy"). Indeed, the 22-year-old also moonlights as a creative consultant, fashion guru, social media maven, member of A$AP Mob, roommate of Fredo Santana. With a rare existential confidence, a true DGAF attitude that rivals that of Tyler, the Creator, he has amassed a massive social following and earned consultant work with everyone from Kanye West to Kylie Jenner. Clearly, the self-described King of the Youth is doing something right.