22nd Apr2014

New Music: Lykke Li – No Rest For The Wicked (Remix) ft. A$AP Rocky

by @Djordje

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A$AP Rocky joins Lykke Li for the remix of her song “No Rest For The Wicked.” You can find the original song on her album, I Never Learn, set to drop on May 6th. Support by pre-ordering on iTunes.

18th Apr2014

New Music: PeeWee Longway – Servin Lean (Remix) ft. A$AP Rocky

by @Djordje

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Flacko jumps on PeeWee Longway’s street banger “Servin Lean” for the official remix. Take a listen to the track below, which will be available for download on 4/20 at LiveMixtapes. A$AP Mob album coming soon.

13th Apr2014

(Video) A$AP Rocky Joins Skrillex at Coachella

by @Djordje

A$AP Rocky joins Skrillex during his Coachella set to perform their collabo “Wild For the Night.” Jump to the 24:15 mark above and check it out.

11th Apr2014

A$AP Rocky Scores Short Film “Baby Gangster”

by @Djordje

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A$AP Rocky soundtracks Luke Monaghan’s portrait of a lowriding former drug lord.

“I was intrigued by a man who had spent all of his drug money on his art: lowriding,” says British director Luke Monaghan of the towering Fredrick James Staves, the reformed 1980s Los Angeles drug kingpin and customized car aficionado, also known as Baby Gangster. “He’s had some of the most legendary cars and also ran cocaine import and export in Compton. Interesting bloke.” Opening with a swaggering score from the filmmaker’s close collaborator A$AP Rocky, Monaghan’s monochromatic film gets up close and personal with the original member of the Compton Crips in his own neighborhood. “We hung out at his garage and watched movies a lot,” says Monaghan. “I didn’t want the fact that I liked him as a person to jade the view of the film. I wanted it to be impartial and let you make up your mind on a guy who has done a lot of bad things in his life… and some positive.”

TALES FROM THE SET

The soundtrack
I have an ongoing project with A$AP Rocky, and we rode a little wave that day in a dark room in LA, coming out of it with music for my short. [London producer] Tev’n provided the other two pieces of music. We worked on the music from scratch, which was a new experience for me coming from music videos.

The ‘meet up’
We were following around G (Fredrick Staves) looking for a venue for their ‘meet up’ where they all show off their cars and make bets on which can hop the highest and drive fastest. The police busted a few of the locations, it was a cat-and-mouse thing.

The locations
We shot all over Compton and Inglewood. The pizza place at the end of the film is a legendary little establishment on East Rosecrans, and the car meeting and a lot of the scenes with G are all at his garage where they repair and customize cars.

Via Nowness.

07th Apr2014

(Video) A$AP Rocky Stars in LOLAWOLF’s “Jimmy Franco” Music Video

by @Djordje

Watch DAT PMF heat things up in LOLAWOLF’s new video for “Jimmy Franco” above.

20th Mar2014

(Video) ILLMORE Art Film: Rocky & The Mob

by @DomingoTutu

A$AP Rocky is the latest artist to be featured in the ‘Art Film’ series documenting this year’s festivities at The ILLMORE during SXSW. When Rocky and the A$AP Mob hit the stage, it really became a party and they were clearly present that evening to have a good time and connect with those in attendance. MikeWillMadeIt even pops up. Watch it all unfold in this Uzi directed visual above.

Via ILLROOTS.

18th Mar2014

(Video) A$AP Mob Performs “Shabba” at SXSW 2014

by @Djordje

A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg hardly ever appear on stages without the entire A$AP Mob, and the same held true for this year’s SXSW festival, and VIBE was in the building. Taking to the stage at the Mass Appeal x GrooveShark #SXSWTakeOver, the whole gang was there as they ran through a super-amped rendition of “Shabba Ranks.”

Via VIBE Magazine.

03rd Mar2014

(Video) A$AP Rocky – Riot Rave ft. Baauer

by @Djordje

Here is the official video to A$AP Rocky’s latest track “Riot Rave,” premiered on the brand new VLONE website. This is the first video off his upcoming instrumental album Beauty N The Bea$t: Slowed Down Sessions Chapter 1. Watch the video above and check the second leak off the project below titled “Unicorn.”

28th Feb2014

(Video) A$AP Rocky on Complex’s “Quickstrike” Season Finale

by @Djordje

Rocky dropped by Complex’s Quickstrike season finale to talk to DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson about the Timbaland and A$AP Mob collaboration and his relationship with Jeremy Scott. Watch it above.

28th Feb2014

New Music: A$AP Rocky – In Distress ft. Gesaffelstein

by @Djordje

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Earlier this month, we reported that the soundtrack for the movie Divergent would be teeming with new tracks from some of our favorite artists, including Kendrick LamarChance The Rapper, and A$AP Rocky. We heard Chance’s link with Pia Mia and Clams Casino yesterday, but today we are pleased to premiere Rocky’s offering, “In Distress.” The song features French producer Gesaffelstein, who had a pretty big 2013, releasing his critically-acclaimed LPAleph and working with Kanye on Yeezus. Rocky doesn’t got full “Black Skinhead” here, but the similar undertones are in line with Rocky’s propensity for danker production.

The Divergent soundtrack is in stores March 11. The movie hits theaters March 21.

Premiere via Complex.

25th Feb2014

New Music: ScHoolboy Q – Californication ft. A$AP Rocky

by @Djordje

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ScHoolboy Q’s highly anticipated album Oxymoron finally arrives today. Included on the Target Deluxe Edition is this cut with A$AP Rocky titled “Californication,” which you can take a listen to below. Support by copping Oxymoron in stores and via iTunes.

12th Feb2014

A$AP Rocky Nominated for Best Collaboration at 2014 mtvU Woodies

by @Djordje

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A$AP Rocky has been nominated for the 2014 Woodie Award in the Best Collaboration category for “Wild For The Night” with Skrillex. Voting is now live and open until voting closes on Thursday, March 6th. Click here to vote!

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