05th Aug2017

A$AP Twelvyy Interview with Complex

by @Djordje

Jamel “ASAP Twelvyy” Phillips was, along with ASAP Yams, one of the founders of the ASAP Mob, the crew that’s taken over its hometown of NYC, and much of the world as well. With the solo stardoms of ASAP Rocky and ASAP Ferg firmly established, it’s Twelvyy’s turn.

Twelvyy’s brand-new album 12 paints a picture of his life growing up in Harlem and then in the Castle Hill (or “Castle Hell,” as the opening song has it) section of the Bronx, finding his crew, and the triumphs and tragedies that occurred along the way—the most notable of the which is Yams’ death in 2015. His loss permeates the album.

I sat down with Twelvyy, 28, at the Complex office to get an idea of how the album came to be—and what a certain cold-remedy-inspired viral hit had to do with anything.

Continue reading on Complex.