AUDIO: Justin Timberlake – TKO (Remix) Feat. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky & Pusha T

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Justin Timberlake releases a new bangin’ Black Friday remix for his latest single, “TKO,” and this time the R&B singer links up with J. Cole, A$AP Rocky and Pusha T.  Check out Timberlake in action as he slows things down and gives the track a rougher edge with some trappy percussion and haunting keys.  The song also showcases each artist reflecting on a painful past relationship with the opposite sex as they attempt to make sense of it all.

VIDEO: B.o.B. Talks ‘Underground Luxury’ w/ A$AP Rocky Backstage In Texas

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Revolt TV cameras were rolling as B.O.B. and A$AP Rocky discussed the Grand Hustle artist’s upcoming album, Underground Luxury.  Chilling backstage in Austin, TX while on the Under The Influence tour, Bobby Ray opens up about the fun he had putting together the album and addresses his transformation his music has underwent.  Rocky can be seen encouraging the Atlanta native to do what makes him happy and co-signs his new music.  A$AP Ferg also makes a brief cameo.

AUDIO: A$AP Rocky – R. Cali

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Here’s another dope cut off the soundtrack to Grand Theft Auto 5 with “R. Cali” courtesy of A$AP Rocky.  Listen as Rocky drops rhymes on the West Coast inspired track about hustling in the streets and putting in work in the fictional county of San Andreas.  Grand Theft Auto 5 pulled in more than $1 billion in just three days.

VIDEO: A$AP Rocky & Riff Raff – Back & Forth | Pt. 2

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Noisey throws viewers right back in where they left off from part one with part two of A$AP Rocky’s comical “Back & Forth” interview with Riff Raff.  Watch as Rocky introduces A$AP Yamz to Riff and also calls over A$AP Ferg to get in on the action for a candid conversation and blunt session.  The A$AP Mob front man proposes the question on what type of women each likes best, Fergenstein does a small Q&A with Riff Raff and everyone gets down an impromptu freestyle session over Rocky’s boom bap instrumental for “1 Train.”

VIDEO: A$AP Rocky & Riff Raff – Back & Forth | Pt. 1

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A$AP Rocky links up with Riff Raff for part one of his interview on Noisey’s “Back & Forth” web series.  The two artists kick it on a tour bus while sharing a blunt and discussing a number of topics.  Watch the lighthearted and comical one-on-one as A$AP gets Jody High Roller to speak on who he is, his favorite type of women, his love for Actavis syrup, the creativity that goes into his hair and much more.  Riff Raff also gives insight behind his love for vibrant colors and proclaims himself simply as the Neon Icon.

VIDEO: A$AP Rocky On Noisey’s Back & Forth w/ Snoop Lion, Riff Raff, Kathy Griffin & Bun B | Teaser

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A$AP Rocky and Noisey release a new trailer today which features quick snippets from Rocky’s “Back & Forth” conversations filmed with Snoop Lion, Riff Raff, Kathy Griffin and Bun B.  It looks like the A$AP Mob leader will be featured in the next four upcoming interviews for the web series.  Check out the teaser in full below.

VIDEO: A$AP Rocky Meets Aesop Rock At Rock The Bells Music Festival 2013

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With their stage names sharing a close similiarity, Hip Hop artist Brother Ali decided to introduce A$AP Rocky and Aesop Rock to one another at Rock The Bells 2013.  Radio host Peter Rosenberg was there to capture the special moment as it went down.  Take a look as the artists embrace each other and share a few laughs and smiles.

What Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse Means To Hip Hop | True Mag

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TDE’s Kendrick Lamar is on his way to becoming rap royalty.  Most recently, his featured verse on Big Sean’s “Control” not only impressed listeners with his lyrical abilities, but found the Compton native slipping his name among Hip Hop greats such as Jay Z, Eminem, Nas and Andre 3000.  Going a step further, Lamar decided to aim his cross hairs on the East Coast by proclaiming himself the “King Of New York.”  Since the leak of the record, Hip Hop heads and music enthusiasts everywhere have been going back and forth on the track’s significance and Kendrick’s intentions.  Check out an excerpt from a new article spotted online over at True Magazine which breaks down the controversial verse and what it really means to Hip Hop.

Since the release of Big Sean’s “Control” which originally was set to be showcased on his upcoming Hall Of Fame LP, the topic of discussion in the world of Hip Hop has been Kendrick Lamar’s guest verse.  All over the internet and across the vast lands of social media, people have been weighing in with their thoughts behind the TDE rapper putting himself on a pedestal above his peers.

“I’m usually homeboys with the same n—s I’m rhyming wit’/but this is Hip Hop and them n—s should know what time it is/ and that goes for Jermaine Cole, Big KRIT, Wale/Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake/Big Sean, Jay Electron’, Tyler, Mac Miller/I got love for you all but I’m tryna murder you n—s’/Tryna make sure your core fans never heard of you n—s/They don’t wanna hear not one more noun or verb from you n—s/what is competition,” raps the Compton, Calif. native.

Adding insult to injury, Kendrick’s lyrics also include: “I’m important like the Pope/I’m Muslim on pork/I’m Makaveli’s offspring/I’m the king of New York/King of the coast, one hand, I juggle them both.”

Needless to say, Lamar has single handedly sparked the fire that the industry needed in order to shift everyone’s interest back towards lyricism.  With everyone so busy turning up and focusing their efforts on “getting to the money,” artists and fans alike got too comfortable with the direction that Hip Hop found itself going in.  Though rappers have always continued to take stabs at one another from time to time, it’s been awhile since Hip Hop’s seen a respected lyricist embody that competitive spirit of the past and deliver something good enough to put our attention’s in a chokehold.

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Click the link to finish reading the article in full over at True Magazine.

VIDEO: A$AP Rocky Joins A$AP Ferg At Trillectro For “Work (Remix)” & “Shabba”

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Washington’s Trillectro recently took place and featured A$AP Ferg as one of the festival’s performers.  The A$AP Mob member decided to bring out crew leader A$AP Rocky and surprised the audience with a performance of “Work (Remix).”  As the crowd went nuts for the duo and the night got more exciting, Fergenstein kicked into his new smash hit “Shabba” will is featured on his upcoming Trap Lord LP releasing August 20.  Take a look at how it all went down below.

“Work Remix” Feat. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, SchoolBoy Q & Trinidad James:

“Shabba” Feat. A$AP Rocky:

HD VIDEO: A$AP Rocky Smokes Weed w/ Fans & Performs “Purple Swag” Live In Irvine

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A$AP Rocky takes a small break in the middle of his performance in Irvine, Calif. and asks the crowd to toss joints and blunts to the stage so he can smoke with them.  Watch as the crowd eagerly obliges the request and begins to shower Rocky with California’s finest greenery.  After a few words and a few tokes, Rocky picks up where he left off and gets into “Purple Swag: Chapter 2” off his Live.Love.A$AP mixtape.