A$AP Rocky, the most prominent member of Harlem rap crew A$AP Mob, has helped usher in a new era of New York hip-hop.
The 26-year-old rapper emerged in 2011 with captivating singles “Peso” and “Purple Swag,” and he has since released a celebrated mixtape, “Long.Live.ASAP,” and album, “Long.Live.ASAP.” And his anticipated new album, “At.Long.Last.ASAP,” is due out this month.
On Thursday, May 7, A$AP Rocky will participate in a public conversation, as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival NYC, a monthlong music series bringing live performances and lectures to venues across the city. Rocky will appear at Madiba Harlem at My Image Studios in a discussion moderated by rap writer and Ego Trip boss Jeff “Chairman” Mao.
Rocky recently participated in a similar Red Bull Music Academy public conversation in London, where he talked about his new album, the evolution of A$AP Mob, the recent death of Mob founder A$AP Yams and his influence on both the music and fashion worlds. He also premiered a new song, “M’s,” from “At.Long.Last.ASAP.”
If you can’t make it to Rocky’s conversation in Harlem at Harlem MIST, you can watch the livestream at 7 p.m. EST right here, or on the Red Bull Music Academy Festival NYC website. Will Rocky share another new song? Perhaps more? Tune in to find out (source).
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