A$AP TyY Interview with Contrast Magazine

admin / 17 Sep, 2021

A member of the legendary A$AP Mob that also gave rise to the internationally beloved hip-hop artists A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg, Harlem rapper A$AP TyY has a gritty, hard-hitting New York style that dramatically accentuates his lyrical tales of adversity and triumph. Over the years, his work has garnered critical acclaim from HotNewHipHop, Hypebeast, Complex, and other highly respected hip-hop authorities.

A$AP TyY burst onto the music scene in a major way in 2015, when he released the dance club bangers “O Well” and “Chamber Lock” along with his A$AP Mob colleague, the now-deceased A$AP Yams. In 2016, A$AP TyY released Best Kept Secret mixtape, and in 2017 he appeared on the A$AP Mob collaboration Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy, which ultimately rose to the number 6 spot on the Billboard Top 200. Over the next two years. he released both his second mixtape Troubles of the World and his first official studio release Project Rockstar.

While releasing a constant stream of new material, A$AP TyY performed to packed houses around the world, touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe, China, Singapore. He also established himself as a style icon in the fashion world, launching lines of apparel and accessories in partnership with the designer Guntas and the streetwear brand KidSuper. In 2019, he walked the runway for INXX at Shanghai Fashion Week and for Woo Lee Studios at New York Fashion Week.

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