ASAP Rocky Jokes That Fan Mistook Travi$ Scott For Him
A couple weeks back, Travi$ Scott was mistaken for ASAP Rocky outside of a club in New York, and he didn't take it very well. Apparently, Rocky heard about the exchange, as he decided to reference it while joking with a fan on Twitter.
A History Of Jewelry In Hip-Hop
The influence of jewelry on hip hop is as clear as an E-class diamond. But did you know the origins of extravagant jewelry predate hip-hop by several thousand years? African king Mansa Musa (the richest person in human history) was rather fond of gold. At the time of his death in 1337 he was worth a staggering $400 billion dollars. That’s six times the net worth of Warren Buffet. During his reign West Africa controlled over 50% of the world's gold so, as you can imagine, he wore his fair share of it.
Quiz: How Well Do You Know ASAP Rocky?
ASAP Rocky turns 27 today, and to celebrate the occasion, we're testing the knowledge of his fans. Have you been following Rocky since the Live.Love.ASAP days? Prove it by taking our new quiz and letting us know how you score. You'll be tested on Rocky's family, his tattoos, his tours, and more.
French Montana Previews New Future Collab, "Off The Rip" Video With ASAP Rocky
There are a lot of rap albums floating in purgatory right now, and French Montana's Mac & Cheese is most definitely one of them. The album has been rumored to be "coming soon" for over a year, but so far there's no sign of it.
ASAP Rocky Is Releasing A Limited Edition Chain With Virgin Mega
ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator's joint tour is definitely an affair fans will not want to miss, even more so when you throw Vince Staples and Danny Brown into the mix. If ever we needed to say 'lituation,' this would probably be it.
A$AP Rocky Says He Has A Completed Concept Album With Danger Mouse
A$AP Rocky dropped a bomb during his appearance on Pharrell's Beats 1 radio show today: he's been working with DJ Danger Mouse, and they have an album already done. When asked by Pharrell if he had a concept album planned with Danger Mouse, Flacko replied, "We kind of already did. Danger Mouse is ill. People don't appreciate that kind of shit. There's no lyrics out there. What's important about this, he told me, 'yo dude, you bring out a side in me that I need'. And I feel he brings out a side in me. We got records. I can't wait to let you hear them."
ASAP Rocky & Pharrell Discuss Cult Followings & Being Yourself
Over the last few years, it's become clear just how far-reaching Pharrell's influence has been. We've seen artists like Tyler, The Creator cite him as their biggest influence, and all the while, he's continued to sculpt the sound of popular music through his production and his solo material. On the latest episode his Beats 1 radio show, Pharrell welcomed a student of his work, ASAP Rocky, and the two spoke of the importance of being yourself in an industry where trend-chasing is abundant.
The Fall: 16 Things We're Excited For This Autumn
Take a deep breathe of that cool, fresh air. Summer came, and it was awesome, but it's time for fall and all the wonderful things that come with it. Sure, hoodie season and Halloween come to mind, but to keep it real, we're more stoked on new music and huge tours from some of our favorite artists.
Travi$ Scott Snapped At A Guy Who Mistook Him For ASAP Rocky
On his way to his record release party in NYC, Travi$ Scott obviously ran into a lot of photographers. As usual, the paps were yelling to get his attention, calling him by "Travis!," and even "Laflame!," but in a new clip from outside the club, you can faintly hear someone saying "ASAP!," which also caught Scott's attention.It's not clear if the calls are coming from an out-of-the-loop photographer or just someone on the street, but either way Travis made sure to set them straight -- turning around and exclaiming, "I'm not motherfucking ASAP, bitch".
Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, The Weeknd, Pusha T Star In New Alexander Wang Campaign
Rappers have become more and more interested in high fashion over the years, with artists like Kanye West becoming directly involved with designer brands. Ye is one of many rap and R&B artists tapped to model in the latest campaign for Alexander Wang, a designer we've heard plenty of praise for in many-rap-lyrics. The Weeknd, ASAP Rocky, and Pusha T all appear in new ads, as well as Kim Kardashian, who may not technically be a musician, but has an honorary place in the world of hip-hop through Kanye.
Watch Performances From The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky & More At The 2015 MTV VMAs
As we detailed in our recap of noteworthy moments from last night's MTV VMAs, the event wasn't super hip-hop-oriented, but nevertheless we got a few performances from some of our favorite acts, and Kanye West was there, so, that was cool.
Top 10 Moments From The 2015 MTV VMAs
While the 2015 VMA's had its share of fireworks, it was quite the vanilla affair.
ASAP Rocky & Tyler, The Creator Extend Tour
ASAP Rocky and Tyler, The Creator announced that they'd be heading out on a co-headlining tour a couple weeks back, but with only 13 dates scheduled, many fans were disappointed they couldn't make the shows. The demand seems to be strong enough for Rocky and Tyler to add a few more dates to the schedule, adding stops in Vancouver, Seattle, L.A., and San Francisco.
The Weeknd, ASAP Rocky, Pharrell To Perform At MTV VMAs 2015
With his album release set for this Friday and plenty of hits on the Billboard chart, The Weeknd is having a pretty solid week. He'll cap things off by performing on the MTV Video Music Awards this week, which should be a pretty eventful night.
ASAP Rocky Talks Respect For Tyler, The Creator & Recording "Electric Body" With ScHoolboy Q
ASAP Rocky recently announced a co-headlining tour with Tyler, The Creator, but so far, we hadn't really heard his thoughts on hitting the road with the Odd Future wildman. In a new interview with Revolt, Rocky spoke of the general respect he has for Tyler as a renaissance man."I fuck with Tyler's whole movement," he said. "His aesthetic, what he does -- directs his own videos, produces his own beats, designs his clothes, ran his crew for a while, ran companies and stuff like that. Just being a fellow artist I respect that.
Get LIVE: 13 Rappers That Are Great In Concert
Rappers are generally hit-or-miss in the concert setting. Some MCs can really rock a crowd while others are notorious for being sloppy, tardy, or brief with their shows. If you've been to a solid handful of rap shows, you've definitely been kept waiting around for an obnoxious amount of time waiting for an MC to show up, only to have him phone in a handful of songs and split. We know we have.
LyriQUIZ: A$AP Rocky - "Pe$o"
First surfacing almost exactly four years ago, A$AP Rocky's "Peso" is wheat broke him to larger, more mainstream audiences after he blew up on the blogosphere with "Purple Swag" earlier in 2011. While he's clearly gone on to eclipse that track's success with future projects, culminating with this year's A.L.L.A., it still remains a fan favorite and a key part of his live shows.
Top Tracks: August 10 - August 16
Drake's reign is collapsing. Let's get to it. 10) Omelly - Back To Back Freestyle (AR-AB Diss) The Meek-Drake beef has already cooled into near non-existence, but that hasn’t stopped the foot soldiers of OVO and Dreamchasers from joining in.
A$AP Rocky Is Being Sued By Fan Who Was Injured At A$AP Ferg Show
Everybody's looking for a piece of the A$AP Mob wealth. A new lawsuit has surfaced against A$AP Rocky, it seems mainly because he's the richest member of the Mob. Krystina Clowes attended an A$AP Ferg show in 2013, where she was seriously injured by the mobbing crowd. She claims in her new lawsuit that A$AP Mob's Young Shabba crowd surfed that night, landing atop an unsuspecting fan (Clowes). She suffered a fractured vertebra, and says she's never fully recovered since.
Rita Ora Responds To A$AP Rocky's Diss On "A.L.L.A."
A$AP Rocky has spoken out about his Rita Ora lyrics on the track "Better Things," off his new album A.L.L.A., however we'd yet to hear from Rita herself on the diss, until today.