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Chris is out on paternity leave so I’m taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks… More »

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

While the A$AP Mob has always attracted attention for their Tumblr-cultivated iconography (and iconoclasm), they’ve typically been less about chasing or even starting trends than they are about reinventing them. A$AP Rocky’s shown skill and savvy in building on his lifelong hip-hop influences — he was named after Rakim and raised on Dipset — while… More »

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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…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2012 - 8:53 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 9:36 am
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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…
Corban Goble | July 14, 2012 - 1:19 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | June 28, 2012 - 8:58 am

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…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2012 - 9:59 am
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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 bor…
Corban Goble | June 26, 2012 - 1:02 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | June 5, 2012 - 4:09 pm
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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…
Corban Goble | June 4, 2012 - 9:11 am

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
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 6:12 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This happens to be a great week for the low-budget video, full of immediate grainy cinematography and big cheap ideas and strong visual sensibilities. For…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2012 - 12:22 pm
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Swizz Beatz – “Street Knock” Video (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

Swizz Beatz and ASAP Rocky are both magnetic music-video screen presences, and both of them show dangerous amounts of charisma in the video for "Street
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2012 - 9:58 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Kanye West's new video for "Lost In The World" is being positioned as a collaboration with a filmmaker rather than a "music video," and that'…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2012 - 11:29 am
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ASAP Rocky – “Goldie” Video (NSFW)

This morning, ASAP Rocky dropped the video for his swollen, turtle-moving Hit Boy-produced single "Goldie," and all ASAP videos are pretty much immediate must-watch situations.
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2012 - 9:11 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2012

It's the last week of April, and so it is time for a look back at the month's best free MP3s that also happen to…
Amrit Singh | April 27, 2012 - 11:18 am
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ASAP Rocky – “Goldie”

Right after NYC rap station Hot 97 premiered ASAP Rocky's new single, "Goldie," Rocky posted a download link for the track which is, uh, pretty…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 5:11 pm
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Theophilus London & ASAP Rocky – “Big Spender”

ASAP Rocky and Theophilus London recently spent some time in the studio together, and the result of that collaboration is the DJ Carnage-produced "Big Spender."…
Corban Goble | April 16, 2012 - 9:43 am
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Watch Radiohead, Bon Iver, St. Vincent, Azealia Banks, And More Play Coachella 2012

Coachella weekend one rages on, and last night featured sets from marquee acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Azealia Banks and ASAP Rocky. Their sets have…
Corban Goble | April 15, 2012 - 2:02 pm
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Preview The Inevitable ASAP Rocky/Lana Del Rey Collab

Well, it's happened. Lana Del Rey and ASAP Rocky are on the same song, and the internet can now explode. Brooklyn production team the KickDrum…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2012 - 5:03 pm
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Swizz Beatz – “Street Knock” (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

Earlier today, Hot 97 DJ Angie Martinez premiered a track from Swizz Beatz’ forthcoming mixtape called “Street Knock,” a cut featuring ASAP Rocky and produced…
Corban Goble | March 23, 2012 - 9:49 am
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Watch A$AP Rocky’s SXSW-Closing Brawl

Several Stereogum staffers made it out to Vice's fest-closing Vice Killed Texas showcase, a lineup that featured the particularly resplendent Trash Talk followed by ASAP…
Corban Goble | March 19, 2012 - 10:53 am
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