05th Dec2017

New Music: A$AP Ant – Itchy Freestyle

by @Djordje

A$AP Ant and Lord Fubu are back at it, this time with a new freestyle. Stay tuned for more. Stream “Itchy Freestyle” below in the meantime.

01st May2017

A$AP Ant Interview with HYPEBEAST

by @Djordje

To say skatewear brand Marino Infantry is on the rise is an understatement — in its recent releases that included a VLONE collab and a colorful Easter-themed range, A$AP Ant‘s burgeoning label sold out these offerings in less than a day. The brand is hardly a new kid on the block as it’s been around for about more than 10 years now — Marino’s earlier pieces can be seen in A$AP Rocky’s 2011 “Peso” music video, one of Lord Pretty Flacko’s earliest rap vids. The journey to now hasn’t been smooth for Ant’s imprint either. He and a former partner split because of creative differences and the line also had to be put on hiatus. But with anything creative, whether music or fashion, timing is of the essence and the man, also known as YG Addie, revamped Marino Infantry with a more focused vision. “It’s all in God’s hands now,” he says.

As part of A$AP Mob, A$AP Ant is already renowned for his music whether it’s with the group or solo endeavors, but his passions extend beyond the mic and stage. A love for skateboarding culture in his youth lead him to start Marino Infantry which was initially called Marino Gang. Besides being inspired by early skate vids, friends who skated, and the general skateboarding community of his neighborhood, Addie was also influenced by Pharrell Williams and the N.E.R.D. artist’s ICECREAM brand. The Mob rapper credits Williams for being a pioneer in packaging the worlds of skate, fashion and hip-hop together for the mainstream to digest. His goal for Marino Infantry follows the same blueprint albeit in a more cautious and tactical way. As some of you who pay attention to the streetwear industry might already know, ICECREAM has moved out of the spotlight and its skate team which had Terry Kennedy and Jimmy Gorecki are no longer major players in the world of skateboarding.

We recently sat down with A$AP Ant to talk about Marino Infantry, his music and possible brand collabs down the line. He also gives his insights on the recent Supreme x Louis Vuitton collab and where his brand stands amongst today’s more established skatewear labels.

Continue reading on HYPEBEAST.

07th Mar2017

New Music: A$AP Ant – Diamond Talk & High Definition

by @Djordje

A$AP Ant links with LORDFUBU for two new cuts called “Diamond Talk” and “High Definition.” Listen to the ethereal collaborations below.

28th Feb2017

(Video) A$AP Ant Performs “Finances” for COLORS Berlin

by @Djordje

Dinero, Fetty, Provolone, Guap! A$AP Ant a.k.a YG Addie steps into the lime light.

Via COLORS Berlin.

25th Jan2017

New Music: A$AP Ant – Finances (ATL Remix) ft. Hoodrich Pablo Juan, UnoTheActivist & Key!

by @Djordje

A$AP Ant recruits Hoodrich Pablo, UnoTheActivist and Key! for the ATL remix to “Finances.” Listen to the Sanchez-produced cut below. Happy Wavy Wednesday y’all.

23rd Sep2016

New Music: Goody Grace – Memorie$ ft. Jesse Rutherford & A$AP Ant

by @Djordje

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A$AP Ant links up with Goody Grace and drops an unexpected verse on “Memorie$.” Listen to the record above.

23rd Sep2016

(Video) YG Addie & Sodah – LuLu

by @Djordje

A$AP Ant and Sodah drop a new video for their collab “LuLu.” Watch above.

06th Nov2014

(Video) A$AP Ant Interview with Hood Affairs

by @Djordje

Hood Affairs links up with A$AP Ant and Marino Gang in Baltimore for a catch up. Check out their interview above.

25th Aug2014

New Music: Lil Uzi Vert & A$AP Ant – Whippin

by @Djordje

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Philly and Baltimore connect as Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Ant come together for “Whippin.”