A$AP Rocky photographed by Francesco Carrozzini for L’Uomo Vogue March 2013 issue.
While in Buffalo, New York for the Diamonds World Tour, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Twelvy, and A$AP Ferg stop by 93.7 WBLK. Check out the rest of the interview below.
“Gangster,” the latest track off Yelawolf’s free album Trunk Muzik, set to be released March 14, features A$AP Rocky and Big Henry. Check out the track and go get Yelawolf’s project when it drops.
Hot97′s Peter Rosenberg has rounded up some of the Big Apple’s best new MCs for his New York Renaissance showcase at SXSW this Thursday (Mar. 14). On April 1 he’ll partner with Ecko Unlimited to release a mixtape from his billed artists, which include Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, Action Bronson, Flatbush Zombies, The Underachievers and, of course, A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg, who set things off with the first leak: a freestyle over Mad Lion’s ’94 classic, “Take It Easy.”
A$AP Rocky rapped “my outfit was in Vogue, I’m a pretty boy” on the bonus track “Ghetto Symphony.” Two months after the debut, Rakim is on the cover of the March issue of L’Uomo Vogue. The Italian men’s publication features A$AP Rocky dressed fully in Dolce & Gabbana and wearing jewelry from Jacob & Co. Look for the entire feature coming soon.
Pretty Flvcko stopped by the neighborhood this morning and of course we had to ask him about ranking at number 8 on MTV’s Hottest MC’s list! Watch video to see what A$AP had to say and what number he thought he should have been. Don’t forget to leave a comment below and tell us what number A$ap should have ranked on the list.
A$AP talks about the first time his father met Schoolboy Q.
Via Power 106.
We had a chance to sit with Rocky and he told us why he doesn’t agree with MTV putting him at number 8 on their latest hottest mc’s list. What number you think Rocky should have been?
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From the Rick Owens leathers to the Balenciaga finery, there’s no denying A$AP Rocky is a certified fashion killa (you can check his influence in other rapper’s closets). But the Harlem upstart spits more than designer labels from that gold-plated mouth. He followed his lean-drenched mixtape, Live.Love.A$AP, with a chart-topping debut that shows off his versatility and a penchant for crossing state lines when it comes to flow.
And while that helped Rocky to earn the title of #8 Hottest MC in the Game, Pretty Flacko’s buzz and his grasp on the intangibles also put him in contention for our list. RapFix Blog Editor Nadeksa Alexis laughed, “I don’t even know if we’re still using the word ‘swag,’ but that’s all him, and everyone sees that.”
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We’re not sure what musicians have to hide, but when we spotted Justin Bieber in a facemask, we knew this was the new trend to watch. Since Michael Jackson thrilling back in the ’80s, the act of face covering has been on the scene. Recently fashion designers like Rick Owens, Walter Van Beirendonck, Alexander Wang and Maison Martin Margiela have been using facemasks to accentuate their creations, causing this fad to spread. From the runway to the streets, anonymity has become quite the trend in the modern music industry. We’ve seen deadmau5 and Daft Punk rocking their famed masks for years, but we’ve also recently spotted Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, and even the Biebs veiling their faces.
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Sole Searching is an in-depth look at the sneakerheads that inspire hip hop culture and the shoes that have shaped rap. In this episode, we travel to the H-Town Sneaker Summit Winter 2013 during NBA All-Star Weekend to check out the new Reebox, limited-edition Supras, and signature “H-Town” watches from Flud. We also talk to the man behind LeBron James’ “Iron Man” Nikes.
A$AP Rocky shops at Opening Ceremony and brings District MTV along with him. Flacko breaks down certain pieces at the store and connects us with stories as a “fashion killa and a trendy nigga.”
Kendrick Lamar and his Black Hippy brothers of Jay Rock, Ab-Soul and the bucket hatted, ScHoolboy Q will sell out your city twice in one day. K.Dot and the TDE team delivered 2 full sell-out shows presented by Hot 97 and hosted by Pete Rosenberg at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. Kendrick killed the crowd and was for the most part a one man show, running through some of his early material and much of his recent album, good kid M.A.A.D. city. The second show for the night turnt up with the surprise appearances of A$AP Rocky for a performance of “F*ckin Problems” and 50 Cent and Tony Yayo for “We Up”.