“A lot of people think I’m not lyrical, but that’s because they aren’t listening to my lyrics.”
Harlem rapper Darold Ferguson Jr, aka A$AP Ferg, is speaking to Clash during a Sunday afternoon promo run supporting the release of his debut album, ‘Trap Lord’ (Clash review).
“They’re just listening to the flow, but if I stopped flowing and spit without all of the shenanigans and decoration then they’d really understand what I’m saying and where I’m coming from with the lyrics.”
The A$AP Mob representative’s intricate flows and melodies make him stand out from the crowd. Listening to his hypnotic lyrical patterns, it’s easy to get caught up in the style, to the extent that the content almost becomes secondary. However, this is no mistake.
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