Harlem’s A$AP Ferg Makes It Sweet & Spicy

Fuse TV reports that A$AP Ferg made his “arrival” known by creating art with a community of legends and newcomers when he dropped follow-up project [easyazon_link identifier=”B0015HLQAU” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Still Strivin[/easyazon_link]g on August 18, 2017.

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The 14-track mixtape features an ample amount of artists from Cam’ronBusta RhymesRick Ross to Dave East and A$AP Mob’s own Playboi Carti.

The Harlem native stopped by Fuse to introduce his cool, refreshing cocktail “The Hennessy Uptown,” give a demonstration of how to achieve the sweet-but-spicy zang, and the reason behind all the collaborations on his latest release [easyazon_link identifier=”B074GR3X6N” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Still Striving[/easyazon_link].

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After elaborating on all the collaborations and what it was like having an open-door studio policy with his recent release, Ferg touched on getting personal on the last track “Tango,” giving his fans his current thoughts and feeling depressed. “I was depressed for a long time, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to continue making music,” says the 28-year-old. “You know ‘is it even worth it, is people respecting art anymore?'”

Watch the full interview above and give the artist’s signature drink “The Uptown,” infused with the following ingredients, a shot:

  • 3 oz. Hibiscus Tea
  • 1/4 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
  • 3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
  • 1.5 oz. Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilege
  • Float of Creme de Cassis

Next, watch Ferg open up about collaborations on his sophomore album [easyazon_link identifier=”B01HDUBLJ8″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Always Strive and Prosper[/easyazon_link], how he goes through the creative process of making his songs better, what it was like working with Missy Elliott and what he’s got in mind for a Taylor Swift collaboration.

Please drink responsibly.

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