ASAP Rocky (born Rakim Athelaston Mayers) is an American rapper, singer, and record producer, hailing from Harlem, New York.
A$AP Rocky began his career in 2007 when he joined the Harlem-based A$AP Mob, which was created by A$AP Yams, A$AP Bari, and A$AP Illz. He rose to prominence in 2011 with the release of his debut mixtape “LIVE.LOVE.A$AP,” which featured hit singles like “Peso” and “Purple Swag.”
A$AP Rocky’s career and accolades extend beyond music, as he is a pillar in new-school Hip-Hop. He’s well-known for his immaculate fashion sense, and he was named one of the most influential fashion names of 2017. He was even featured on the cover of GQ magazine in 2017 and dubbed the “World’s Flyest Human.” In the same year, he founded his own creative collective/record label, AWGE.