Rakim Mayers began his career as a teenager. In 2007, he joined the famous New York collective A$AP Mob where he got his stage name from. The debut mixtape “Live.Love.A$AP” was released in 2011, and the next two albums “Long. Live. A$AP” (2011) and “At. Long. Last. A$AP.” (2015) debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. His latest album was one of the most important rap albums of 2018. “Testing” received acclaim from the critics and fans of the New York rapper, and is considered some of his most mature work. Moby, Frank Ocean, FKA Twigs and Skepta are featured on the album.
A$AP ROCKY will perform at Open’er on July 4th instead of the cancelled concert of Lil Uzi Vert.