October 3, 1988 in Harlem
Harlem, United States
Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name, ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper from Harlem, New York City. He is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. Rocky released his debut mixtape Live. Love. ASAP, in 2011 to critical acclaim. The success of his mixtape led to a record deal with Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records, and Sony Music Entertainment. He subsequently recorded his 2013 debut album Long. Live. ASAP, which was also well received by critics and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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Dark, truthful rhymes, twisting your mind by bringing you face to face with the facts, how things work and where they can lead you if you don't play this game the wise way and take it easy. Words that are spitted out violently, reaching our ears rapidly, like cold water on our backs by an exceptionally fearless voice.
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