A$AP Rocky

Nov
23
Sam Smith and A$AP Rocky Perform ‘I’m Not the Only One’ at AMAs

Sam Smith and A$AP Rocky

Fresh off his win for Favorite Male Pop/Rock Artist, Sam Smith hit the AMA stage to sing his hit “I’m Not the Only One” off his debut In the Lonely Hour. The British crooner was joined by the fashion killa himself, A$AP Rocky, who rocked an oversized scarf over his suit.

“Genuinely from my heart, I didn’t think I would be winning this,” said a humble Smith, who beat out Pharrell and John Legend. “Last year, I wrote an album about being lonely and tonight, I couldn’t feel further from lonely, so thank you so much.”

Watch the soulful set, which earned a standing ovation.

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Oct
2
Video: A$AP Rocky – ‘Multiply’

Multiply

Flacko Season begins. A$AP Rocky rounds up Juicy J and his A$AP Mob gang in the trippy video for “Multiply.” The song, which he performed during A$AP Ferg’s set at Coachella earlier this year, is the first taste from his highly-anticipated sophomore album.

In related news, the A$AP Mob compilation L.O.R.D. has been scrapped so that Rocky can focus on the follow-up to his 2013 debut Long.Live.A$AP.

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Sep
29
Video: Tinashe f/ A$AP Rocky – ‘Pretend’

A$AP Rocky and Tinashe

With a top 25 hit already under her belt, Tinashe keeps the momentum going with her Detail-produced single “Pretend” featuring A$AP Rocky.

In the dark and mysterious video, the L.A. songstress discovers that her lover is cheating on her and exacts revenge with some help from Pretty Flacko. The cinematic clip, which was shot in L.A., includes breathtaking shots of Tinashe and nature.

Aquarius arrives October 7 featuring the ScHoolboy Q-assisted hit “2 On,” with contributions from Boi-1da, DJ Mustard, Mike WiLL Made-It, and Future.

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Sep
9
New Music: Sam Smith f/ A$AP Rocky – ‘I’m Not the Only One (Remix)’

I'm Not the Only One (Remix)

A$AP Rocky joins Sam Smith on the official remix to the British sensation’s single “I’m Not the Only One” off his album In the Lonely Hour. The Harlem rapper name checks BeyoncĂ© and her alter ego Sasha Fierce on his opening verse. Get jiggy with it.

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Aug
22
New Music: Tinashe f/ A$AP Rocky – ‘Pretend’

Pretend

With her ScHoolboy Q-assisted hit “2 On” still burning up the airwaves, Tinashe teams with A$AP Rocky on the Detail-produced follow-up “Pretend.” The L.A. singer swallows her pride and gives her man another shot, while Rocky delivers a jiggy verse.

“When I’m looking for love, I pretend it’s you / A love that never ends,” she coos over a crashing snare.

“The song with Rocky is definitely kind of a contemporary-sounding song,” Tinashe told Rap-Up TV. “It doesn’t really sound like a lot of other songs on the radio, but it’s a midtempo feel and it’s kinda minimalistic in the track.”

Her debut album Aquarius arrives October 7 featuring contributions from Future (“How Many Times”), Boi-1da, Jasper, Stargate, and more.

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Aug
5
A$AP Rocky Tours with Rihanna, Recalls First Rap in ‘SVDDXNLY’ Documentary

A$AP Rocky

From Harlem to Hollywood, A$AP Rocky chronicles his rise to becoming one of hip-hop’s brightest stars in his feature-length documentary SVDDXNLY, produced and directed by Noisey.

In Part 1 of the five-episode series, the “Fashion Killa” prepares for his opening slot on Rihanna’s “Diamonds World Tour.”

The leader of the A$AP Mob recalls his first freestyle at the age of eight, where he rapped about his sister Asia, smoking weed, and oral sex.

His family knew early on that he was destined to be a star. His mother, a hip-hop lover, named her son after rap pioneer Rakim, and his sister described her brother as a “go-getter.”

Rihanna also makes a cameo backstage at his Hollywood Palladium show. “Everybody out there was hype as shit,” she says of the crowd. “I want my crowd to look like that before I get on the stage.”

Watch Rocky on the road to stardom.

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Jul
22
A$AP Rocky Stars in ‘SVDDXNLY’ Documentary [Trailer]

A$AP Rocky and Drake

From Harlem to Hollywood, A$AP Rocky chronicles his rise to stardom in SVDDXNLY, a feature-length documentary produced and directed by Noisey.

The five-part series, which rolls out starting August 5, gives viewers an in-depth look at the lives and careers of the A$AP Mob leader and his crew through home videos and interviews.

Narrated by Rocky, the film features appearances from his fellow Mob members, plus Drake, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Macklemore, Kathy Griffin, Jeremy Scott, Danny Brown, and more.

The soundtrack is comprised of Rocky’s hits and unreleased music from his upcoming instrumental album Beauty & The Beast: Slowed Down Sessions (Chapter 1).

Look for cameos from Drake and Rihanna in the trailer below.

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