A$AP Ferg stopped by The Observatory in Santa Ana last night and man did he deliver a high-energy performance. Fergenstein also surprised fans during his set when fellow A$AP Mob member, A$AP Rocky, decided to take the stage and perform a few of his hits like his latest single “Lord Pretty Flocko Jodye 2.” Take a look as concert-goers went crazy for the New York native.
Harlem’s A$AP Rocky releases his latest music video for “Phoenix” which is featured on the rapper’s debut studio album, Love.Live.A$AP. The Francesco Carrozzini directed visual showcases Michael K. Williams and Joan Smalls who star as a couple struggling to get through a serious emotional moment in their relationship. Watch as an argument between the two sparks an outburst from Smalls who picks up a gun and contemplates on killing Williams from point blank range. Meanwhile, scenes of A$AP Rocky performing his verse in the same room decked out in a red outfit cut in and out. There’s definitely more than meets the eye with this one.
A$AP Rocky takes the better late than never approach and gives his “Angels” track the visual treatment off LongLiveA$AP. The trippy music video finds the Rocky and his A$AP Mob riding around the city on BMX bikes and getting into trouble. Despite the track’s title, A$AP and his crew turn out to be anything but as they play stick up kids and harass a few people along their journey. Take a look as A$AP Rocky and his goons lock and load and hit the streets to put in work.
Actor and rapper Chidlish Gambino catches up with FUSE for an exclusive interview. Gambino breaks down why he prefers to record music in the morning and why he doesn’t record albums. Kanye West was also the topic of discussion as Childish took the opportunity to speak highly of the Chicago rapper. Gambino admits he doesn’t share the same confidence as A$AP Rocky and points out being on the receiving end of a sneak diss by the Harlem native.
Noisey releases the newest episode of their “Back & Forth” series with A$AP Rocky and this time the Harlem native chops-it-up with Texas legend Bun B. Watch as the the UGK rapper drops knowledge on the origins of the word “trill” beginning in prison, speaks on the influence of the South and UGK on music and shares how he feels to be so highly respected in the game. Before the conclusion of part one, Bun also tells a story of almost getting into a big brawl with trained fighters because of Pimp C and to make matters worse his mother was in the room.
A$AP Rocky continues his collaborative interview series with Noisey and catches up next with Snoop Lion. Watch as the two discuss a number of topics over a blunt which include the transition of groupies switching from prominently from women in the ’90s to nowadays males, balancing success and relationships. In part two below, Rocky shares details behind how “F*ckin Problems” came together, the two artists praise Canadian rapper Drake, Snoop speaks on 2Pac and much more.
Here’s another look at Drizzy Drake’s standout show in New York City at the ALIFE hosted Nothing Was The Same album event party. Drake touches on how he creatively approached his latest offering, being inspired by Lil Wayne and his thoughts on his live performance. Raekwon also shares a few words on Drake and catch a couple cameos from A$AP Rocky and others.
A$AP Ferg took his act to the small-screen with his recent performance of his hit single “Shabba Ranks” on The Arsenio Hall Show. A$AP mob leader A$AP Rocky also accompanied the rapper to handle his respective verse in front of an in-studio audience. Watch as Ferg makes his television performance debut. Trap Lord is now available to purchase.
Rapper A$AP Rocky and super producer Swizz Beats team up with Monster to showcase their DNA headphone line in a new commercial also featuring Best Buy. While out on the road and attempting to collaborate on Swizzy’s tour bus studio, the two realize there’s no headphones in the booth and so begins the journey to struggling electronic retailer Best Buy. The short promotional video keeps things simple and is straight to the point as it concludes with Swizz picking up a pair of DNA’s for A$AP Rocky to use.
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.