A$AP Mob News

  • A$AP Mob Sued For Injuring Fan While Crowd Surfing
    A$AP Mob Sued For Injuring Fan While Crowd Surfing
    Mar 28, 2015 at 05:01 AM
    This probably isn’t what they need right now, but the A$AP Mob are now facing a lawsuit for an incident that stems back to 2013. While performing at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood two years ago, the A$AP Mob started crowd surfing (which they usually do), and left one fan in a world of hurt. The fan, Tammy Nguyen, is now suing the mob for injuries sustained from the stage diving.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A$AP Mob Is Releasing A Tribute T-Shirt For A$AP Yams
    A$AP Mob Is Releasing A Tribute T-Shirt For A$AP Yams
    Feb 12, 2015 at 01:06 AM
    To remember the life of Steven Rodriguez, aka A$AP Yams, the A$AP Mob has decided to release a new T-shirt in his honor. Available in black, the tee shows a graphic font that imitates the classic No Limit Records covers, while two photos of Yams are also portrayed on the front with the words “Rest In Peace”. The shirt can be pre-ordered via the Mob shop today for only $30 bucks.
  • Always Strive And Prosper: A$AP Yams' Quotes To Live By
    Always Strive And Prosper: A$AP Yams' Quotes To Live By
    Jan 28, 2015 at 11:35 AM
    On Sunday January 18, 2015, the hip-hop community lost yet another young genius. Steven Rodriguez, better known as A$AP Yams, died suddenly at the age of 26. 
  • 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.
  • New Details Emerge On Death Of A$AP Yams, Cause Of Death Still Unknown
    New Details Emerge On Death Of A$AP Yams, Cause Of Death Still Unknown
    Jan 21, 2015 at 12:59 PM
    Over the weekend, much of the hip-hop community was shocked to hear that one of the founding members of the New York collective A$AP Mob had passed away. The reason for A$AM Yams', real name Steven Rodriguez, death was unknown, although rumors said it was drug overdose. A$AP Mob members and affili
  • A$AP Ant Asks For People To Smile For Yams, Shoots Down Overdose Rumors [Update: Joey Fatts Denies Overdose Rumors Too]
    A$AP Ant Asks For People To Smile For Yams, Shoots Down Overdose Rumors [Update: Joey Fatts Denies Overdose Rumors Too]
    Jan 19, 2015 at 05:06 PM
    While earlier in the day we were hit with the tragic news of A$AP Yams passing, A$AP Ant talked with Vlad TV, explaining that people shouldn't feel sad. 
  • A$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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Drake Showed Up At A$AP Mob's Show In L.A.
    Drake Showed Up At A$AP Mob's Show In L.A.
    Dec 1, 2014 at 10:43 AM
    Red Bull's 30 Days In L.A. showcase has featured some impressive surprise guests so far. A week back, we saw Lil Wayne crash Juicy J's performance to perform his "Bands A Make Her Dance" verse, among other hits, and just last night another Young Money big wig graced the stage during A$AP Mob's set -- and it wasn't Nicki Minaj.
  • A$AP Yams Says It's Been A "Stale Ass Year" For Rap
    A$AP Yams Says It's Been A "Stale Ass Year" For Rap
    Oct 10, 2014 at 11:34 AM
    The A$AP Mob has definitely been quiet in 2014. Recently, that started changing, as the man behind the scenes, Yams, announced they had a renewed focus on the crew's solo albums, rather than the collaborative album L.O.R.D which has been put on hold.
  • A$AP Ferg Says He's "Almost Done" With His Second Album
    A$AP Ferg Says He's "Almost Done" With His Second Album
    Oct 8, 2014 at 07:07 PM
    It was just a little over a year ago when A$AP Ferg dropped his solo debut, Trap Lord, and brought the gems that are "Hood Pope," "Murder Something" and "Shabba" (along with 10 other dope tracks) to the world. Now, it's apparent that Fergenstein's been crafting a follow-up, and as of today, he says it's "almost done." Ferg recently caught up with XXL, who interviewed him about the album's status. He said:
  • Top 10: A$AP Rocky Tracks
    Top 10: A$AP Rocky Tracks
    Sep 29, 2014 at 03:02 PM
    With yesterday's news from A$AP Yams that the Mob's debut album was officially scrapped, the only positive news was the promise of new music. Yams tweeted that while the compilation album was cancelled, we'd get a mixtape in October from A$AP Nast as well as a new album later this year from Rocky. So we can't be that mad, right?
  • A$AP Rocky & A$AP Yams Launch "Flacko Jodye Season" Countdown
    A$AP Rocky & A$AP Yams Launch "Flacko Jodye Season" Countdown
    Sep 29, 2014 at 10:20 AM
    Over the weekend the A$AP Mob announced that their collaborative album, set to be titled L.O.R.D. had been scrapped. While fans of the NYC collective were undoubtedly disappointed by the news, it nonetheless came with an upside, which is that A$AP Rocky is dropping a solo album this fall, and A$AP Nast will be dropping a new mixtape.
  • A$AP Mob's "L.O.R.D." Scrapped, New A$AP Rocky Album Coming Soon
    A$AP Mob's "L.O.R.D." Scrapped, New A$AP Rocky Album Coming Soon
    Sep 28, 2014 at 02:36 PM
    A$AP Mob's debut album has been in the works for quite a while now with plenty of false starts in the form of singles like "Trillmatic" and "Hella Hoes". Answering a fan question on his Tumblr, resident tastemaker A$AP Yams revealed that the oft-delayed crew album is officially cancelled, hinting that a new Rocky album would come in its place.
  • On The Come Up: J $tash
    On The Come Up: J $tash
    Sep 17, 2014 at 01:14 PM
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of their best work, and we'll break down what makes them great by category.
  • On The Come Up: A$AP Ant
    On The Come Up: A$AP Ant
    Sep 3, 2014 at 04:43 PM
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of their best work, and we'll break down what makes them great by category.
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