Tag: ASAP ROCKY

The Most Stylish Rappers In Hip-Hop, Ranked

These days, rappers are known almost as much for their fashion sense as for their mic skills. With pictorials in GQ, brand partnerships with prestigious fashion houses, and ravenous fan bases frantically tapping “like” on their social media “fit pics,” rappers are the new style icons from which the whole world takes its cues. And […]

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ASAP Rocky Says He’d ‘Love To’ Perform In His Former Swedish Prison But Doubts He’ll Be Able To

Since ASAP Rocky’s highly-publicized aggravated assault trial in Sweden, the rapper has decided to give back. Not only is he returning to the country for a benefit concert, but he’s even re-designed his former prison’s uniforms. Now, he says he’d “love to” return to the prison to give the inmates a performance. In a recent […]

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ASAP Rocky Was Mentioned Throughout Donald Trump’s Impeachment Hearing

Of all the names to come up multiple times over the course of a sitting President’s impeaching hearing, one might expect to hear those of politicians, diplomats, businessmen, and officials — rappers, not so much. However, throughout today’s impeachment hearing against Donald Trump, one rapper’s name popped up several times: ASAP Rocky. The first mention […]

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ASAP Rocky Says He Designed New Uniforms For The Swedish Prison Where He Was Detained

ASAP Rocky says he designed new uniforms for the Swedish prison where he was detained earlier this year in a new profile in Forbes. Rocky recently visited the Summit Ideas Conference at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles for an onstage conversation with Summit co-founder Jeff Rosenthal called “Culture, Clothes, and Cultivating Creative Legacy,” where […]

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A US Embassy Official Claims Donald Trump Hoped Sweden Would Convict ASAP Rocky For Political Gain

ASAP Rocky became embroiled in international legal trouble last summer when he was arrested in Sweden following a camera-captured brawl. Rocky was kept behind bars in Sweden while awaiting trial and was eventually found guilty of assault. Though Rocky walked away without having to serve any jail time for the conviction, President Trump managed to […]

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Camp Flog Gnaw Audience Gets in Their Feelings and Boos Drake Because He’s Not Frank Ocean

Apparently, it was God’s plan to have Drake appear as a headliner at this past weekend’s Camp Flog Gnaw festival, but the congregation wasn’t having it. For those of you who are unfamiliar and wondering why I just completely made up a couple of words, Camp Flog Gnaw is an annual music festival and carnival […]

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Drake Turned Out To Be The Flog Gnaw Mystery Headliner But Some Fans Wanted Frank Ocean Instead

Fans at Tyler The Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival Sunday night weren’t feeling the mystery headliner when it was revealed that Drake would be closing the festival with help from ASAP Rocky and Lil Uzi Vert. The unenthusiastic reception supposedly contributed to Drake ending his set early, leaving Twitter buzzing with discussion and debate about […]

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ASAP Rocky Discusses Being Charged For Attempted Murder As A Teenager

Angie Martinez’ new series Untold Stories Of Hip-Hop has yielded some revealing conversations, like when Cardi B spoke about the time she was sexually assaulted by a photographer. A guest on one of the show’s recent episodes was ASAP Rocky, and during his chat with Martinez, he spoke about the time he was charged with […]

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‘I Was Always a Sex Addict’: A$AP Rocky Makes Shocking Revelation on Untold Stories of Hip-Hop

As the title suggests, Angie Martinez has promised to uncover the Untold Stories of Hip-Hop with her new We TV series, and if a preview clip from its next episode is any indication, The Voice of New York is about to over-deliver. In an exclusive preview clip provided to TMZ, Sweden’s least favorite rapper A$AP […]

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Rolling Loud Brings Melting Rap Songs and Moshing Crowds to New York

Playboi Carti — slender as a string bean, flexible as a yogi, his dreads dyed almost the same beige as his cropped jacket — bounded onto the main stage at the Rolling Loud festival Saturday night to rile up his faithful. Carti is an impressionist rapper, slurring together syllables and murmurs into cloudy chant-along mantras. […]

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ASAP Ferg Says ASAP Rocky Had An Emotional Moment At Kanye West’s Sunday Service After His Sweden Trial

Getty Image Very shortly after ASAP Rocky returned to the US following his legal trouble in Sweden, he was seen at Kanye West’s Sunday Service. While at the event, there was apparently at least one moment where the rapper got emotional in light of everything he had been through. In a new interview with Billboard, […]

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ASAP Rocky Said He’s ‘Disappointed’ About The Verdict For His Assault Case In Sweden

Getty Image ASAP Rocky has spoken out for the first time since the verdict for his assault case in Sweden was announced Wednesday morning. Rocky and his associates Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers were found guilty of assault, according to reports from Stockholm. Rocky will not have to serve any additional time (he was held […]

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ASAP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault, but Will Serve No More Jail Time

STOCKHOLM — It looked like a small-time assault case, but, somehow, it swept up Kim Kardashian West, President Trump and the United States’ top hostage negotiator. And on Wednesday it reached its climax, when judges in Stockholm found the rapper ASAP Rocky guilty of assault. But he will not serve any more jail time, having […]

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ASAP Rocky Reportedly Isn’t Required To Be In Sweden For His Court Verdict Tomorrow

Getty Image According to Billboard, ASAP Rocky is not required to be present in Sweden for the verdict on his assault case. Rocky was detained in Sweden for nearly five weeks following an alleged assault incident. The rapper was released earlier this month. Ahead of the verdict’s publish date on Wednesday, August 14, Billboard spoke […]

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SoCal’s Inaugural Real Street Fest Gave Music Fans A Lot Of Bang For Their Buck

Philip Cosores / UPROXX Studios As the festival space gets more and more crowded — there are at least a half dozen major festivals remaining in 2019 just within a 5-hour drive of Los Angeles — music fans are faced with more and more vital decisions about which ones to spend their hard-earned money on. […]

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‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison

A$AP Rocky performing in Atlanta, Jan. 23, 2019 Photo: Robb Cohen (Invision/AP) A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF? “I’m so happy to be here right now. […]

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Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help

WASHINGTON — The wife of an American held for three years in an Iranian prison appealed to President Trump on Thursday to help secure her husband’s release, invoking Mr. Trump’s recent assistance to another detainee navigating a foreign justice system: ASAP Rocky. The wife, Hua Qu, said she has seen no progress on the case […]

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