19th Sep2013

A$AP Rocky Interview with Amalgamation

by @Djordje

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“It all changed, man.  It was just like yesterday.  Times was so ugly and now I’m comfortable.  I just only can thank God…  Suddenly, everything changed before my eyes by my surprise.”  – A$AP

Consider that an adequate self-reference from Harlem’s own Rakim Mayers, better known to the Hip-Hop world as A$AP Rocky.  Those introspective lyrics appear on “Suddenly,” the testimonial closer to Rocky’s Billboard chart-topping RCA/Polo Grounds Music debut, Long.Live.A$AP.  Released in mid-January of this year, Long.Live.A$AP came almost a year and some change after his “Purple Swag” breakout mixtapeLive.Love.A$AP.  Though the Hit-Boy produced lead single “Goldie” didn’t perform as well (peaking at number 55 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop charts), something happened with the follow-up.

Continue reading on Amalgamation Magazine.