PICS: The First Annual YAMS Day in NYC

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016


As I’m sure you know, New York Hip-Hop fans celebrated the life and legacy of A$AP Mob co-founder Steven “YAMS” Rodriguez at Terminal 5 this past Monday night (January 18). Guest performers included Joey Bada$$, Bodega BAMZ, Action Bronson & Alchemist, Flatbush Zombies, RetcH and Da$H and pretty much every rapper you love from the Tri-State Area and beyond. By all accounts it was an evening marked by universal love for YAMS from fans and peers alike. The good folks over at Top Shelf Premium reached out to share some exclusive behind the scenes photos from the evening shot by photographer Mark Edward.

Check out the gallery below and go here to watch video from the show.

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Watch A$AP Mob & Friends Celebrate Yams Day

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Yesterday marked the one year passing of A$AP Mob co-founder and Hennessey connoisseur A$AP Yams, and his crew and many, many artists whose lives he touched got together at Terminal 5 in NYC to celebrate his legacy. The lineup included but was not limited to, Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era, Action Bronson and Alchemist, Flatbush Zombies, Da$H & RetcH, Bodega Bamz, A$ton Matthews, Lil Uzi Vert, French Montana and Joey Fatts. Of course the entire A$AP Mob was in the building as well. Watch an archived video of the full show above.

Previously: A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob – “Yamborghini High” & “Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)” | A$AP Rocky Talks A$AP Yams Day on Hot 97

A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob – “Yamborghini High” & “Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)”

Saturday, January 16th, 2016


OVO Sound Radio returned to the Beats 1 airwaves this weekend, and as it has been known to do, the show delivered a bunch of gems. Besides new music from Ty Dolla $ign, A$AP Lou and J. Scott (the Cozy Boys) stopped in to share some A$AP Mob exclusives. First up we have the Yams inspired “Yamborghini High,” which features A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg and A$AP Nast. Then there’s an official, unreleased remix of Drake’s “Wu-Tang Forever” featuring Rocky, plus a remix of “Damn It” from Flacko.

Listen below.

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Video: Joey Fatts – Stevie World

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Fatts drops a new visual for “Stevie World”, his heartfelt dedication to the late A$AP YAMS. The Ill Street Blues EP, is out  now.

Previously: Joey Fatts – Sunday (Video)

A$AP Rocky Talks New Album ALLA & A$AP YAMS at SXSW

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Following his headlining show at Samsung’s s Milk Music Lounge down at SXSW, an emotional Rocky spoke briefly to Mikey Fresh for VIBE about his new album ALLA and his late friend and A$AP Mob architect Yams.

Continue below for some footage from the performance.

UPDATED: I’ve added an additional clip below of Rocky speaking on how he cut himself off from the world to record the new album, his plans to hopefully drop it by the Summer and what fans should expect from it.

You should also check out Jon Caramanica’s new piece in the Times where Rocky describes the night Yams passed away.


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Video: A$AP TyY ft. A$AP YAMS – Chamber Lock

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

TyY drops off his new video for “Chamber Lock” featuring a message and some rare footage of the late A$AP boss YAMS.

Spotted: Complex

Previously: A$AP TyY ft. Young Money Yawn – Comme Des Fawk Down (Video)

A$AP TyY ft. A$AP YAMS – Chamber Lock

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015


A$AP TyY drops off a haunting new joint from his upcoming mixtape that features a message from the late A$AP YAMS on the intro.

Produced by Rodney Hazard.

Spotted: Complex

Previously: A$AP TyY ft. Young Money Yawn – Comme Des Fawk Down (Video)


Sunday, January 18th, 2015


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It’s being reported that A$AP Yams, co-founder and architect of the A$AP Mob movement has passed away. There are few details surrounding his untimely passing available as of now, but this is clearly a tragic loss for the A$AP family and Hip-Hop culture in general.

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Video: A$AP Yams Interview with Montreality

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The A$AP boss comes through for a sit down with Montreality. In addition to their standard Q&A rundown he also speaks on the industry trying to get in between him and Rocky, the Houston influence in A$AP’s music and the criticism they get for it, the crew’s pedigree as a New York crew and more.

Previously: A$AP Mob (A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast & A$AP Twelvyy) – Hella Hoes (Video)

A$AP Ant ft. Young Diego & Smoke DZA – Everyday

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

DZA and Young Diego make an appearance on A$AP Ant’s new mixtape which features his A$AP teammates Yams, Da$h, Twelvy and more.

Full mixtape stream and track list after the jump.

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