A$AP Rocky, born Rakim Athelaston Mayers, is a prominent rapper, singer, and songwriter from Harlem, New York. He first gained recognition in the music industry with his debut mixtape, “Live.Love.A$AP,” in 2011, which showcased his unique blend of influences ranging from Southern rap to psychedelia.
Rocky’s career took off with the release of his debut album, “Long.Live.A$AP,” in 2013, which reached the number one spot on the US Billboard 200 chart. His music is characterized by its gritty beats, introspective lyrics, and a willingness to experiment with different sounds and styles.
Aside from his music, A$AP Rocky has also made a name for himself in the fashion world, regularly collaborating with high-end brands like Dior and Gucci. He is known for his avant-garde sense of style, which combines streetwear with high fashion.
Overall, A$AP Rocky is widely regarded as one of the most influential and innovative rappers of his generation, known for his distinctive sound and style, as well as his boundary-pushing creativity across the industry and with his collective AWGE.
A$AP Rocky hails from Harlem, New York and has consistently credited the area for influencing his creativity and unshakable confidence.
A$AP Rocky was born October 3, 1988, making him currently 34 years old.
A$AP Rocky is 1.79 meter or 5ft 9 inches.
A$AP Rocky’s net worth has been estimated at $15 million – $30 million.
A$AP Rocky releases his debut mixtape, “Live.Love.A$AP”. He signs a record deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music.
A$AP Rocky’s first studio album, “Long.Live.A$AP,” is released and debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. He begins dating model Chanel Iman. A$AP Mob, the hip-hop collective he is a part of, releases the mixtape “Lord$ Never Worry”
A$AP Rocky collaborates with Skrillex on the song “Wild for the Night”
He makes his acting debut in the film “Dope”
A$AP Mob releases the album “L.O.R.D.”
A$AP Rocky releases the album “At.Long.Last.A$AP,” which features collaborations with Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Rod Stewart
He starts a fashion partnership with Guess
A$AP Mob performs at the Coachella music festival
A$AP Rocky appears in a cameo role in the film “Zoolander 2”
He begins a relationship with Kendall Jenner
A$AP Rocky features in the song “Good for You” by Selena Gomez
A$AP Rocky collaborates with Tyler, The Creator on the song “Telephone Calls”
A$AP Rocky designs a collection for GUESS Originals
A$AP Rocky features in the song “RAF” by A$AP Mob
He collaborates with Gucci Mane and 21 Savage on the song “Cocky”
A$AP Rocky stars in a short film for Mercedes-Benz titled “Grow Up”
A$AP Rocky features in the song “Praise the Lord (Da Shine)” by Skepta
He is arrested in Sweden following an altercation, which leads to a controversial legal case
A$AP Mob releases the album “Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy”
He releases the album “Testing,” featuring collaborations with Kid Cudi, Frank Ocean, and FKA twigs
A$AP Rocky performs at the Rolling Loud music festival
A$AP Rocky features in the song “Gang Gang” by Polo G
A$AP Rocky appears in the film “Stockholm Syndrome” alongside Noomi Rapace.
A$AP Rocky invests in Klarna and becomes its CEO for one day
A$AP Rocky & Rhianna announce they are having a baby.
A$AP Rocky has a new album on the way