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A$AP Rocky

A$AP Rocky
Born: Oct 3, 1988 in New York, NY [Harlem]
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Influenced by the Southern-style swagger of UGK and the rhymes of his hometown heroes the Diplomats, ASAP Rocky gave up slinging drugs in Harlem and moved to Elmwood Park, New Jersey, where he started rapping. By the time he had completed his GED, the self-proclaimed hood outcast had already gained comparisons ...Read full biography
Long.Live.A$AP
Released: 2013
Label: RCA
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While his lyrics are thug-informed and filled with a snotty swagger, rapper A$AP Rocky cloaked himself in the crackle and reverb of witch house, and then connected the dots to hip-hop's druggy past, offering ...Read full review
Live Love A$AP
Released: 2011
Label: Polo Grounds Music
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The notion that hip-hop has, over time, become an old man’s game is only partially true. While many veteran MCs remain some of the most prominent figures in rap music, internet trends have quickly devolved ...Read full review
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