Last summer A$AP Rocky had the pleasure of performing at one of Europe’s finest hip-hop festivals, Fresh Island 2013. Peep the highlights of Flacko performing on the beach at Zrce in Croatia above and be sure to hit up Fresh Island Festival for more info & pick up your tix for 2014 here.
In New York City’s industrial-chic TriBeCa neighborhood, a small army is gathered to prep for A$AP Rocky’s first Teen Vogue photo shoot. The set is around 20 stops on the 1 train (which the star not-so-lovingly raps about on his debut album) from the Harlem streets where he perfected his craft. But he’s not coming from his native home, where, at 8 years old, the boy known as Rakim Mayers first started freestyling with the encouragement of his older brother, who was tragically killed five years later. Instead, Rocky, as he prefers to be called, arrives fresh off a jet from Los Angeles, where he’s been working on his sophomore record. The second he walks through the door, all eyes are on him.
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A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg and A$AP Nast hit the stage to perform their biggest hits of 2013 on BET’s 106 & Party.
A$AP Rocky and Terry Richardson link up yet again, this time for Purple Magazine‘s new editorial. Click the photos below to see the editorial which has Flacko rocking everything from zebra-printed Versace sweaters to washed jean jackets.
Slim K is back at it, bringing us the long awaited Chopped Not Slopped version of Flacko’s debut album. Stream and download LONG.LIVE.PURPLE below.
Despite the snowfall outside, A$AP Rocky made his way to his old-stomping grounds in Harlem, N.Y., to give words of encouragement to a few dozen teenagers at the National Black Theatre on Saturday (Dec. 14). The ladies, many of them young mothers, are mentees in Youth At Risk, a non-profit organization that reaches young people in need of empowerment across New York City.
Around 2PM, the rapper walked into the room and was welcomed by screams and shouts. He sat down in a seat beside Simone “Boss Lady” Amelia, a SiriusXM radio personality and mentor with Youth At Risk, who interviewed him about growing up in Harlem and the obstacles he faced before becoming an international star.
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Lord Flacko’s “F**kin’ Problems” can’t be stopped. Major props to Rocky, Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar on receiving a Grammy nom for “Best Rap Song”. Tune in on January 26th at 8PM EST on CBS to see who wins and click here to download the track today.
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Flacko, Bun B and Vic Mensa close out the latest edition of MTV RapFix with a freestyle session over some dope production from Stefan Ponce. Watch above.
MTV comes thru with the official premiere of A$AP Rocky’s latest video for “Phoenix.” Directed by Francesco Carrozzini, follow Flacko as he tells a story with help from actor Michael K. Williams and supermodel Joan Smalls. Long.Live.A$AP in stores now.