25th Nov2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky Performs “Excuse Me” at Maida Vale

by @Djordje

A$AP Rocky does a special version of ‘Excuse Me’ in session at Maida Vale for 1Xtra’s MC Month.

Via BBC.

25th Nov2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky Talks To DJ Semtex at BBC’s Maida Vale Studios

by @Djordje

A$AP Rocky joins Semtex at Maida Vale to talk about making his newest album and the different direction he’s taken to his first release. “With the first one it was just really all about singles,” says Rocky. “I’m a mainstream household figure at this point,” he explains as his reason for the change in direction.

He also explains how he’s designing his own live shows and discusses which Grime artists could crack the American market…

Via BBC.

11th Nov2015

A$AP Rocky Covers Johnson Magazine: Issue 001

by @Djordje

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Rob Meyers, editor-in-chief of Johnson, voices an understanding of today’s culture that no one else is really talking about. On how today’s modern man can be described, Meyers says, ““Everyday it feels like our lives are a constant mixture of high brow and low brow culture. No guy wears head to toe designer clothing, he mixes high fashion with street wear and a bit of vintage…This publication stands to represent both ends of the cultural thread that makes the modern man.”

Inspired by a progressive and pragmatic view of a contemporary fashion environment, Johnson caters to what is historically known as a very broad category: the men’s magazine. On the inspiration behind the new project, Meyers adds, “Johnson is not engineered for any particular social background, cultural association or sexual orientation. It’s inspired by every minute channel of modern life in its truest form: from the city-skipping fashion editor to the working class guy.” For its inaugural issue, the publication features a wide range of topics that include style, music, cars, food and interiors, tapping the likes of Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky and gender-defying designer J.W. Anderson. Issue 001 will be released internationally this week. You can check out a preview of the A$AP Rocky feature above, and don’t forget to follow Johnson on Instagram to stay updated.

Via HYPEBEAST.

 

20th Oct2015

A$AP Rocky Interview with Noisey Australia

by @Djordje

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It’s been a year of extremes for A$AP Rocky, or Pretty Flacko, the name he tells me he prefers when we are introduced. The Sundance premiere of Dope, in which the Harlem rapper made his acting debut, came just six days after the tragic loss of his friend and A$AP worldwide co-creator, A$AP Yams.

Yams’s (born Steven Rodriguez) print is all over Rocky’s latest album At.Long.Last.A$AP or A.L.L.A. He co-executive produced the album, and Rocky pays full tribute to his co-conspirator on the album cover by rocking Yams’s distinctive purple birthmark.

A.L.L.A is an impressive record. A considered chronicle of an artist transitioning from a young man filled with ambition, bravado and game to one who has truly lived and wishes to speak honestly. It also sees Rocky flex a more dexterous flow with a confidence that has him go toe-to-toe with Yeezy, Weezy, Juicy J, Future, Schoolboy Q, and, of course, Rod Stewart.

On the phone Rocky is warm, gracious and playful, constantly acknowledging and praising others. He explains that he wants to make the rawest music possible for his rawest fans and that he’s excited for next year’s Australia tour, presented by Noisey.

Continue reading on Noisey.

21st Sep2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky & Bones Perform “Canal St.” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

by @Djordje

In addition to sharing the stage with ScHoolboy Q for a performance of “Electric Body,” A$AP Rocky also brought out Bones for a live rendition of “Canal St.” Watch them perform the A.L.L.A. cut above.

18th Sep2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky & ScHoolboy Q Perform “Electric Body” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

by @Djordje

In case you missed it, A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q made an exclusive appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform “Electric Body” last night. Check it out above.

16th Sep2015

(Video) Rocky and Tyler Tour Trailer

by @Djordje

Cop tickets now via RockyAndTyler.com.

16th Sep2015

A$AP Rocky Interview with Time Out New York

by @Djordje

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A$AP Rocky is late. Two hours late, to be exact. Then, out of nowhere, he rolls up (literally) to our cover shoot on an electronic skateboard, which he uses to travel from the door of his Escalade to the studio floor, approximately 30 feet away. “I’m just a big kid,” he shrugs, exposing a full-on golden smile—made of real gold—beneath his Céline shades. As with any kid, it’s hard to stay mad at him. But he’s not really a kid. He’s a 26-year-old Harlem-bred rapper who’s headlining the Theater at Madison Square Garden September 22 with fellow headline-making MCs Tyler, the Creator—who was recently banned from entering the U.K.—Vince Staples and Danny Brown. The event tops off a huge four years, during which Rocky’s ascended from releasing a mixtape (2011’s online freebie Live.Love.A$AP) to signing a $3 million deal with Sony, dropping two No. 1 albums and collaborating with Skrillex, Lana Del Rey, Kanye West and, most recently, Rod Stewart on At.Long.Last.A$AP. (The record’s acronym, by the way, is a reference to Allah.) During our candid chat—which is all conducted while Rocky rides his skateboard—the stylish MC touches on everything from political hip-hop to why God created weed.

Continue reading on Time Out New York.

07th Sep2015

(Video) Amuse x A$AP Rocky: The Perfect Human

by @Djordje

Meet our very first cover star A$AP Rocky as he tears off his sartorial layers and philosophises on the theme of (im)perfection in this one-take cover video exclusively for Amuse.

Director – Dexter Navy

Via Amuse.

07th Sep2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky on Comedy Bang! Bang!

by @Djordje

A$AP Rocky makes a guest appearance on IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! to discuss award shows, weed & more.

01st Sep2015

(Video) The People vs. A$AP Rocky

by @Djordje

This episode of People Vs. sits down our pal A$AP Rocky and forces him to read the comments on his psychedelic music video for “L$D” from his latest album AT.LONG.LA$T.A$AP. He also gives us an answer to the most important question of our generation: just what color was the dress?

Via Noisey.

26th Aug2015

(Video) A$AP Rocky – Everyday ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson

by @Djordje

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A$AP Rocky’s music video for “Everyday” is officially here. Watch the video now exclusively via Apple Music.

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