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Fat Joe – “Yellow Tape” (Feat. Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky & French Montana)

Good news, everyone! A$AP Rocky is now a big enough deal that he can be one of several randomly-assembled rap stars who show up on thrown-together Fat Joe posse cuts. On Joe's new single "Yellow Tape," Rocky seems to blend in some completely that I didn't notice his verse starting at first, and you tell… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 29, 2012

ASAP Rocky – “F*ckin Problem” (Feat. 2 Chainz, Drake And Kendrick Lamar)

Earlier today, ASAP Rocky dropped the star-studded, Noah "40" Shebib-produced cut "F*ckin Problem," a sneering track featuring verses from 2 Chainz, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. Can you get more "2012" than that? I guess Kanye tried but it was kind of a mixed bag. Hear it at Complex. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 18, 2012

DJ Muggs – “Dank” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

Two decades ago, DJ Muggs, as the musical member of Cypress Hill, did a whole lot to push rap production further. And on his new free EP Sound Clash Business, Muggs shows that he's still fully capable of playing around with different sounds. EP opener "Dank" throws guest A$AP Rocky's voice in a bunch of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 16, 2012

A$AP Mob – “Bath Salt” Video (Feat. Flatbush Zombies)

"Bath Salt" was the first single we heard from A$AP Mob's crew mixtape Lord$ Never Worry, our reigning Mixtape Of The Week. And last night, the crew posted the track's video which features all four of the song's rappers -- A$AP Rocky, Baltimore livewire A$AP Ant, conceptually aligned Brooklyn duo Flatbush Zombies --… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 5, 2012

Mixtape Of The Week: A$AP Mob Lord$ Never Worry

When A$AP Rocky first went viral last year, with the "Purple Swag" and "Peso" videos, he came off like a mesmerizing alien hybrid, an extraterrestrial visiter who'd somehow learned about Earth culture entirely from fashion Tumblrs and Boot Camp Clik videos. And even though he was making music that was, on its most… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 29, 2012

Download A$AP Mob Lord$ Never Worry Mixtape

At midnight last night, A$AP Rocky's A$AP Mob crew released Lord$ Never Worry, their long-promised group mixtape. We'd already heard a few early tracks from the tape: "Bath Salt," "Purple Kisses," "Work." The final product has guest appearances from guys like Raekwon, Danny Brown, Jim Jones, Gunplay, and Fat Trel, and productio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2012

Watch A$AP Rocky On Fallon

Last night, A$AP Rocky went on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to play "Goldie," a performance where Rocky never seems to get comfortable. That's probably because he's focusing so hard on the many new lyrics of the swear-free version of "Goldie." Thing is, the censor didn't get them all! Watch the performance below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 22, 2012

Øyafestivalen 2012 In Photos

The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo's Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week. Among them: Björk, A$AP Rocky, the Stone Roses, Chromatics, Baroness, Bon Iver, Odd Future, Florence + The Machine, and Frank Ocean, who ended his set after four songs due to… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / August 14, 2012

A$AP Rocky – “Purple Kisses” (NSFW)

In his self-directed video for "Purple Kisses," a song from the forthcoming A$AP Mob group mixtape Lord$ Never Worry, crew leader A$AP Rocky enjoys his time as the sole dude in a drugged-out orgy, and the general lack of punches pulled makes this one very, very NSFW. The song's hook is a screwed-up sample of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 14, 2012

A$AP Rocky – “Pussy Money Weed”

Just last week, we started things off with "Bath Salt," the first single from A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob's forthcoming group album. This week, we've got a brand-new A$AP Rocky track, though we don't know if it'll end up on the A$AP Mob album or what. This one has the wonderfully generic title "Pussy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 6, 2012

A$AP Rocky Covers “Pumped Up Kicks”

Today, A$AP Rocky did a live session for Zane Lowe's BBC1 Radio show, where he played a rendition of his single "Goldie." But luckily enough, for all of us, that wasn't it! He also covered "Pumped Up Kicks." He doesn't know many of the words, though if I had to guess "Which critically-approved… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 1, 2012

A$AP Rocky – “Bath Salt” (Feat. A$AP Ant & Flatbush Zombies)

For a while now, A$AP Rocky has been promising a new compilation album from his A$AP Mob crew. That album is apparently still in the works, and last night, they posted the bloodthirsty first single. It's called "Bath Salts," and it brings Rocky and his crew's Baltimore affiliate A$AP Ant together with Flatbush Zombies, the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 27, 2012

A$AP Rocky Arrested In NYC After Attacking Photogs

A$AP Rocky and his crew have already taken part in some much-publicized onstage beatdowns at CMJ and SXSW, and now Rocky himself have been arrested for allegedly doing something similar on a New York sidewalk. According to TMZ, Rocky and an unnamed associate were having a public verbal dispute when two bystanders noticed and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 20, 2012

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Dirty Projectors, ASAP Rocky, Purity Ring & More

Friday's first day of Pitchfork Festival wasted no time getting into it, where many festival entrants walked in to the fully-wrought hypnotic swirl of Lower Dens, a set that eventually gave way to the raucous appearance of the ASAP Mob, all before dinner time. Once again, one of the country's most manageable, well-paced festivals hit… More »

By: Corban Goble / July 14, 2012

The Kickdrums – “Ridin'” (Feat. ASAP Rocky & Lana Del Rey)

Lana and Rocky hook up again for "Ridin'," a collaboration that was originally on production duo the Kickdrums' last mixtape but was later scrubbed so Rocky could consider it for his debut LP. Now, it rides again. Listen below. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 28, 2012

Lana Del Rey – “National Anthem” Video (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

We've already seen the extended trailer for Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem," which features ASAP Rocky as John F. Kennedy and LDR as some sort of Jackie Kennedy/Marilyn Monroe hybrid. And now we've got the full eight-minute video for the transcendently dumb song, which is everything you'd expect. And the video, through good performance… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 27, 2012

Lana Del Rey – “National Anthem” Video Trailer (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

Here's the trailer for Lana Del Rey's forthcoming "National Anthem" video, a clip that features Lana and ASAP Rocky in the roles they were born to play: LDR as Jackie O and ASAP as a BLVCK SCVLE-clad JFK. From the teaser -- which contains looping snippets of the video -- it appears Lana Del… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 26, 2012

Usher – “Hot Thing” (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

If early looks are any indication, Usher's new record, Looking 4 Myself -- his first since 2010's Raymond V Raymond -- will drop next week with its eye focused on the Billboard charts. We've already heard the climbing, Diplo-produced burner "Climax" but now we've got another glimpse of Looking 4 Myself, this time the… More »

By: Corban Goble / June 5, 2012

ASAP Rocky – “Brand New Guy” (Feat. ScHoolboy Q) Video

Here's the clip for ASAP Rocky and Schoolboy Q's LiveLoveA$AP collaboration "Brand New Guy," a steely street diary that finds the ASAP Mob and the TDE representative Q rolling around NYC. It's a little less memorable than their last team-up. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / June 4, 2012

Waka Flocka Flame – “Pretty Gordo” Freestyle

We got the first glimpse of Waka Flocka's spin on A$AP Rocky's "Pretty Flacko" when Flocka exploded on stage with it at Rocky's February NYC gig. Over the weekend Flocka posted the track effectively steals it from Rocky. Watch it, if you want to get pretty hyped up, below. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012