People Spotlight: A$AP Rocky On Life, Death and Cash Money VIDEO
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Last year A$AP Rocky performed all over the world, riding his Billboard-chart-topping 2013 debut album, Long. Live. A$AP, while also recording his second full-length, due sometime this year. He’s a member of the A$AP Mob and came up on pithy hits like “Fuckin’ Problems,” with Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and 2 Chainz and “Wild for the Night,” with Skrillex.
The profound deep thinking globe-trotting rapper, who’s also got a movie out this year, talks to GQ, Excerpts below:
Of his three-bedroom house:
“I’m gonna miss it here. This was a place to fuck chicks, and I’ve outgrown it.”
On his legacy:
“I’m claiming ownership of my legacy. Look at it: At.Long.Last.A$AP. A-L-L-A. Like slang for ‘Allah.’ It’s the return of the god MC. I’m named after Rakim, and I’m finally facing what it means: I was born to do this shit. And I hope I get to do it for a very long time.”