Harlem rapper ASAP Rocky has been making power moves since dropping his ‘LiveLoveA$AP’ mixtape last Halloween.
The videos for ‘Peso‘ and ‘Purple Swag‘ are nearing a combined eight million views and ‘LiveLoveA$AP’ has proven so popular his record label has sent him back into the studio to re-record the whole thing professional-like.
Musically, the 23-year-old’s dexterous east coast-meets-Houston-chopped-‘n’-screwed vibe is proving to be a fresh new angle for hip-hop heads. What might be just as interesting is the man born Rakim Mayers’ willingness to question some of the macho standards of conventional hip-hop. Particularly when it comes to homosexuality.
“I don’t give a f— about your business,” ASAP Rocky tells Spinner. “Man, if you’re gay we can be friends. If you’re straight, we can be friends. I’m not gay, I don’t plan on being gay, I don’t condone it and I’m not sayin’ I’m against it. I really don’t give a f— and I don’t think anyone should care about what another man’s preference is… unless he’s interested, if you know what I’m sayin’.”
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