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Artist Biography For A$ap Rocky

Rakim Athelaston Mayers Known Professionally As A$AP Rocky Is An American Rapper Record Producer And Record Executive. Born And Raised In Harlem He Embarked On His Musical Career As A Member Of The Hip Hop Collective A$AP Mob From Which He Adopted His Moniker. In August 2011 Rocky's Single "Peso" Was Leaked Online And Within Weeks Began Receiving Radio Airplay. Rocky Released His Debut Mixtape Live.Love.A$AP Later That Year To Widespread Critical Acclaim. The Success Of What Is Considered His Breakout Project Led To A Joint Venture Record Deal With Polo Grounds Music And Sony Music's RCA Records. His Debut Studio Album Long.Live.A$AP 2013 Debuted At Number One On The Billboard 200 And Was Later Certified Double Platinum By The Recording Industry Association Of America RIAA . In 2015 Rocky Released His Second Album Titled At.Long.Last.A$AP. The Album Was Rocky's Second Consecutive Album To Debut At Number One On The Billboard 200 And Received Mostly Positive Reviews From Music Critics. In 2018 Rocky Released His Third Album Testing Which Peaked In The Top Five Of Several Countries Including The Billboard 200. Rocky Has Won A BET Award Two BET Hip Hop Awards An MTV Video Music Award Japan And An MTVU Woodie Award As Well As Being Nominated For Two Grammy Awards Six World Music Awards Three MTV Video Music Awards And Two MTV Europe Music Awards. Rocky Has Also Directed Music Videos For Himself Danny Brown And Other A$AP Mob Members. Furthermore He Produces Records Under The Pseudonym Lord Flacko.

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