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A$AP Rocky

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American rapper from Harlem, New York City. Rakim is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. Rocky released his debut mix-tape Live. Love. ASAP, in 2011. The success of his mix-tape 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 His father was from Barbados. He also has a younger sister. Mayers was named after the hip hop legend Rakim, one half of the Eric B. & Rakim duo. His cousin is a fellow ASAP Mob member, ASAP Nast. Rocky started rapping at age eight. He learned how to rap from his older brother, who also wore the French braids hairdo that Mayers later adopted. When Mayers was 12 years old, his father went to jail in connection with selling drugs; he died in 2012. When Mayers was 13, his brother was killed in Harlem. The death inspired Rocky to take rapping more seriously.  See full bio on IMDb »

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A$AP Rocky's Home Hit in Armed Robbery (UPDATE)

A$AP Rocky
Home Hit in Armed Robbery ... More Than $1 Mil Taken

12:10 PM PT -- TMZ has learned the suspects got into the house through an unlocked window and A$AP's sister walked in on them.  A$AP Rocky's crib got rolled Tuesday night by armed robbers… READ MORE >

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Bump into Her Ex-BF, Jordan Clarkson Has Best Response (VIDEO)

Kendall & A$AP Rocky
Hit Same Party as Her Ex ... Jordan Clarkson Claims Victory

Kendall Jenner nearly had a seriously awkward moment when she and A$AP Rocky ended up at the same party as her ex, Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson -- except Jordan had the smoothest reaction. The… READ MORE >

- 41 days ago
Kendall Jenner, A$AP Rocky Are Sooo Intimate with Bella Hadid (PHOTO GALLERY)

Kendall Jenner & A$AP Rocky
Intimate & Friendly with Bella Hadid

Kendall Jenner slipped in between A$AP Rocky's legs at the Met Gala, and she brought a friend. Bella Hadid got as up close and personal with Kendall and Rocky as legally possible… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Kendall Jenner Leaves Half Her Skirt and A$AP Rocky Behind at Met Gala After-Party (PHOTO)

Kendall Jenner
APB Be On Lookout for Half a Skirt

Kendall Jenner was happy to leave half of her skirt behind for a Met Gala after-party in NYC ... and she seemed content to leave A$AP Rocky back there as well. Kendall and A$AP hit up 1 OAK after… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Kendall Jenner Doesn't Smoke at a Coachella Weed After-Party

Kendall Jenner
Passes On the Joint At Coachella Pot After-Party

Kendall Jenner loves to party, but she'll pass on the dutchie ... at least that's what she did during a Coachella weed after-party this weekend. Eyewitnesses tell us Kendall attended the "Weedmaps… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Kendall, A$AP & Bella Forget L.A. ... Fashion Week's The Move (PHOTO GALLERY)

Kendall, A$AP & Bella
Forget L.A. ... Fashion Week's The Move

Kendall Jenner, A$AP Rocky and Bella Hadid toured the streets of NYC Friday night ... and unsurprisingly, club lines weren't a problem. The trio showed up at 1 OAK in the midst of New York Fashion… READ MORE >

- 133 days ago
Kendall Jenner in Paris with A$AP Rocky, Always a Good Idea (PHOTO GALLERY + VIDEO)

Kendall Jenner
Paris with A$AP Rocky ... ALWAYS a Good Idea

Kendall Jenner is definitely with A$AP Rocky ... at least for this week in Paris.  The long-rumored couple is there for a Fashion Week event -- newly single Bella Hadid was third… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky Rollin' Together (PHOTO)

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky
Rollin' Together

Kendall Jenner and A$AP Rocky grabbed sushi at Nobu Malibu Sunday night, making it seem like whatever fling they've got going on might be turning into something more serious.  The… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
A$AP Rocky Sues -- I Love Bad Bitches But My Landlord's a Freakin' Problem

A$AP Rocky Sues
I Love Bad Bitches But My Landlord's a Freakin' Problem

A$AP Rocky is refusing to pay his old landlord a dime for "damage" done to his Soho apartment ... because he says the landlord owes HIM dough, and should be more grateful. A$AP filed a countersuit… READ MORE >

- 201 days ago
A$AP Rocky -- We're Flossing and Nobody's Stopping Us (VIDEO)

A$AP Rocky
We're Flossing and Nobody's Stopping Us

A$AP Rocky's not retreating in fear after the Kim K jewelry heist ... he's still proudly flossing. The rapper was leaving Catch in WeHo Wednesday night when we asked about hooking up his homie,… READ MORE >

- 261 days ago
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