G-Eazy & A$AP Ferg Bring The House Down At Terminal 5
Gerald Gillum, stage name G-Eazy, is trending right now. It’s easy to assume the emcee is riding white rapper fame to the top of the charts, but the man has been grinding for years. He released six mixtapes and three studio albums before the massive success of When It’s Dark Out, so he’s no tourist in the rap game.
Top Tracks: January 18 - January 24
With new projects from Future and Meek Mill -- and upcoming ones from Wiz Khalifa, Young Thug, and last but not least, Kanye West, the energy coming from the hip-hop world is out of control right now. New tracks off both 4/4 and Purple Reign crashed this week's Top 10, along with predictably dominating performances from both of Kanye's SWISH singles.
ASAP Ferg Says Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Missy Elliott & More Featured On Sophomore Album
Well it turns out ASAP Ferg’s recent interview with Revolt TV was more informative than we first realized. Not only did we found out that his sophomore album, Always Strive And Prosper, will be dropping next month, but the Harlem spitter also announced who we can expect to hear on it as well.
A$AP Ferg's Album Will Drop In February
A$AP Ferg has had a busy week. After absolutely killing it at Yams Day, the A$AP Mob rapper and producer sat down with Revolt TV to discuss his new album and Adidas collection.
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.
Top Tracks: December 21 - December 27
Things were just beginning to slow down, as we had spent enough time arguing over the year's best music with a series of year-end lists and were ready to start thinking about what's in store for 2016. As we approached the holidays, though, some of our favorite artists were feeling particularly generous and gifted us with a wealth of new material.
A$AP Ferg Reveals Missy Elliott, ScHoolboy Q, Rick Ross & More Will Be On "Always Strive & Prosper"
Ferg had been off the map for most of this year, but he's recently come back into the spotlight in a big way.
Top Tracks: December 7 - December 13
We're quickly approaching the holidays, which means the year-end lists are in full effect. While many of us are looking back at the abundance of great music that's dropped over the past 50 weeks, some of our favorite rappers are showing no signs of showing down. Shortly after dropping his Black Friday remix package with Kendrick Lamar, J.
A$AP Ferg To Host Photo Exhibit Honoring A$AP Yams At Art Basel
A$AP Ferg has enjoyed an excellent relationship with Adidas, his biggest sponsor. Their partnership will continue at this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, where Ferg, Adidas Skateboarding, and photographer Brock Fetch are teaming up to put together a special exhibit featuring Fetch's photos of the ASAP Mob and a portrait of ASAP Mob founder A$AP Yams by Ferg himself. The exhibit doubles as the launch of Ferg's "Traplord" collection with Adidas.
ASAP Ferg Talks "Huge Smash Song" With Future, Recording For A Week With 40
ASAP Ferg is getting ready to drop his sophomore album at the top of 2016, and from the sounds of his new interview with MTV, it's bound to be something special. "Early January you're gonna get a HUGE smash song called 'New Levels' with Future," said Ferg, promising the song will drop after we get to see the "Thought It Was A Drought" video he directed.
10 Essential Lil Uzi Vert Tracks
Lil Uzi Vert is a young artist out of Philadelphia that has had a huge 2015. He's worked with the likes of Cardo, DJ Drama, A$AP Ferg, Metro Boomin and more. If you don't know him, it's a good time to get acquainted.
G-Eazy Announces World Tour With A$AP Ferg
G-Eazy will be dropping his highly anticipated new album When It's Dark Out on December 4th, and as expected he'll be heading out on tour shortly thereafter. The ambitious set of dates will begin in North America, where he'll be joined by guests such as A$AP Ferg, Marc E. Bassy and Nef the Pharaoh. Later on he'll visit Australia for a number of dates, before making his way to Europe, running through Germany, France, the Netherlands, and The UK.
Future's Yams-Dedicated "Thought It Was A Drought" Video Is Directed By A$AP Ferg
Future seems content to give a video to every track off DS2, and the next one to get a visual will be the album's opener, "Thought It Was a Drought." Future has shared a few snapshots from the video shoot, revealing that the video will be directed by A$AP Ferg and dedicated to the late A$AP Yams.
A$AP Ferg Reveals Title Of Next Album
We haven't heard from A$AP Ferg in quite some time, but the Harlem rapper recently performed at the "TIDAL X" concert at the Barclays Center, and while on the red carpet before the show, he told XXL the title of his upcoming album: Always Strive and Prosper. Hmmm, not the most creative title, but since it's been over two years since Ferg's last album, the excellent Trap Lord, we'll take it.
A$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$AP Mob's Young Shabba crowd surfed that night, landing atop an unsuspecting fan (Clowes). She suffered a fractured vertebra, and says she's never fully recovered since.
10 Essential SBTRKT Tracks
English producer SBTRKT has been making waves on the blogosphere over the past 5 years with his quirky beats. With a trajectory that is truly modern, his popularity has grown slowly and steadily by playing ravey DJ sets, collaborating with rappers and singers, and most recently landing a BBC Radio 1 residency.
A$AP Ferg Says He's Been In The Studio With Pharrell & Madonna
A$AP Ferg says that he's been in the studio with Pharrell and Madonna, and that his sophomore follow up to 2013's Trap Lord will be out before the end of 2015.
10 Collaborations We Need
Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.