A$AP Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP
BIOGRAPHY - A$AP Rocky
Rakim Mayers (born on October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name, A$AP Rocky. Rakim was born and raised in the New York City neighborhood Harlem. Rocky is a member of the hip-hop group "A$AP Mob". Every person in the group has "A$AP" before their name. The group has released the mixtape "Lord Never Worries" which was released in 2012, but for his solo career, A$AP Rocky released the mixtape "LiveLoveA$AP" which received over 100 thousand downloads on the mixtape website Datpiff.com. This put A$AP Rocky on the map. His debut album "LongLiveA$AP" was released January 15th, 2013, and immediately shot to the #1 spot on iTunes.
A$AP Rocky has released two singles from Long.Live.A$AP. The first single released is "Goldie". It was released on April 27, 2012. The single recieved moderate success in the UK, charting at song #98 in the country. Complex magazine named the song #30 on their 50 best songs of 2012 list. Rolling Stone magazine named the song #27 on their 50 best songs of 2012 list. A music video was made for the song. It was released on May 3, 2012. The video was directed by A$AP Rocky himself, and was named #35 on BET's best videos of 2012 countdown. The second single, "Problems" was released on October 18, 2012. The song features fellow rappers Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar. "Problems" recieved exceptional success in the United States, charting as high as the #24 song in the country. It also charted in countries such as France (#39), Canada (#65), and the UK (#91). Complex also named this song to its "Top 50 Songs of 2012" list, ranking "Problems" at number 21.
1. Long Live A$AP
3. All I Really Need (featuring Schoolboy Q)
5. Hell (featurin Santigold)
6. Pain (featuring OverDoz)
7. Problems (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kenrick Lamar)
8. Wild for the Night
9. 1 Train (featuring Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.)
10. Fashion Killa
14. Ghetto Shymphony (featuring Gunplay & A$AP Ferg)
16. I Come Apart (featuring Florence Welch)
The clean version to the hit single "Problems" featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar.