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Action Bronson’s New Album Is Available For Full Stream. Listen Here (Audio)

Action Bronson's career, no matter the territory, has never been pigeonholed. Before Action turned rapping from a hobby into a monetarily viable option, the 34-year-old began life in the working world as a well-respected kitchen commander in New York City. Action even started his own cooking show on YouTube during... Read more

Tyler, The Creator & A$AP Rocky Remind The World They Are GREAT MCs (Video)

Two years ago, Tyler, the Creator released a loosie single/video titled "WHAT THE F*CK RIGHT NOW," in which the Odd Future co-founder rapped over Kanye West's "Freestyle 4," a beat taken from West's 2016 effort, The Life Of Pablo. Purely recorded for fun, the music video featured fellow rapper birthed... Read more

The 14 Best Hip-Hop Releases So Far In 2018 (Audio & Video)

Approaching 2018’s midpoint, the year has been absolutely incredible for Hip-Hop and Rap music. For many artists, the album is now shorter than it has ever been. Releases are more concentrated and digestible than they have been been in decades. Moreover, the MC/producer double-threat is winning, as is the chemistry... Read more

Pete Rock & Bootsy Collins Unleash A Storm Of Soul & Funk With Tyler, The Creator (Audio)

Pete Rock may be a Hip-Hop legend, but it certainly isn't the only realm in music he has the ability to reign supreme. The New York producer was tapped to create the remix to songstress Kali Uchis' "After The Storm," a standout track on her recently-released debut album Isolation. As... Read more

A$AP Rocky & Skepta Nod To DMX In An Ocean-Crossing Collabo (Video)

A$AP Rocky's new record Testing deserves recognition amidst almost two weeks worth of narratives driven by peers and their respective new and upcoming releases. Make no mistake that Lord Flacko packaged a few bangers into his latest solo effort. Rocky's hazy, sluggish team-up with Diddy on "Tony Tone" is one... Read more

A$AP Rocky’s Diddy Collabo Heats Up The Summer, Harlem Style (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive and well and, in many ways, is better than it’s ever been. Not only are we able to go back and listen... Read more

A$AP Rocky Collides With Moby On His Boldest Collab Yet (Video)

On his 2015 LP At.Long.Last.A$AP, A$AP Rocky collaborated with an unlikely but universally revered artist, Rod Stewart. As the album's second single, "Everyday" aligned the Harlem, New York rapper with a sector of music fans not always connected to the slick, streetwise Uptown Rap crowd. But it wasn't a surprise to... Read more

Busta Rhymes & Snoop Dogg Take A$AP Ferg’s Song To A New Level (Video)

A$AP Ferg is a student of the 1990s Rap scene. It's in his fashion, his cars, and his frequent choice of features—and more importantly, in his lyrics. Whereas A$AP Rocky was deeply influenced by UGK and Three 6 Mafia, Ferg has openly stated his influence from acts like Wu-Tang Clan,... Read more

Busta Rhymes Can Still Break Ya Neck With Raps In Only 41 Seconds… (Audio)

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So...let AFH fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive and well and, in many ways, is better than it's ever been. Not only are we able to go back... Read more

Twelvyy Steps To The Front Of A$AP Mob And Takes His Shot (Video)

UPDATE: A$AP Twelvyy has released the visual to "Strapped." The artful visual captures the New York MC in his element as he tells his story. Old A$AP Mob footage shows Ferg, the late Yams, and more as the crew's 2010 rise is documented. Twelvyy looks to stand apart, and his... Read more

Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, ScHoolboy Q & Jay Rock Bring Holiday Spirit To Watts (Videos)

In its third annual installment, the TDE Christmas concert and toy giveaway took place on Tuesday (December 20), this time at the Nickerson Gardens Projects in Watts, a neighborhood of South Central Los Angeles. Label-mates Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, SZA, and Lance Skiiiwalker all put on for... Read more

Chris Rock, Kevin Hart, Beyonce & More List 23 Ways You Could Be Killed If Black In America

In one of the most powerful clips in recent memory, Kevin Hart, Bono, Beyonce, Chris Rock, Common, Talib Kweli, Jennifer Hudson, Rihanna, A$AP Rocky, Chance The Rapper and several other entertainers have come together to recite 23 ways you could be killed if you are Black in America. With each... Read more

A$AP Mob Are In A New York State Of Mind & Look To Nas For Inspiration (Audio)

One of the critiques that A$AP Mob faced when they began to emerge in 2011 was that their music did not sound like "New York Hip-Hop." Rocky, in particular, unabashedly drew on Houston's chopped and screwed sound on his early single, "Goldie," and much of Ferg's music kept in step... Read more

Listen To The Best Hip-Hop of February (& January) 2016 In One Playlist (Audio)

The month of February brought many surprises in Hip-Hop. DJ Premier partnered with ambient songstress Yuna, for some boom bap vibe music. Blu rocked on a 45 King track reminiscent of "Hard Knock Life." Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube got funky with Funkadelic. The Game waxed poetic with nothing but... Read more

A$AP Rocky Releases A Mesmerizing Video & A Red Hot New Song With Pharrell (Video)

Today (January 27) has been a big day for A$AP Rocky. The MC named after Rakim has released a red hot new song with Pharrell, as well as a mesmerizing video for his song "JD," which seamlessly blends live action and animation. "Hear Me" features the same sample 9th Wonder... Read more

These Videos Made Us Feel Like We Could Fly In 2015 (Video)

2015 might very well be remembered as the year the video took over the song in Hip-Hop. While audio platforms like SoundCloud, Spotify and Apple Music are growing in strength, high profile mixtapes decreased in number, and an increasing amount of releases were presented as videos even before the audio-only... Read more

Here Are Ambrosia For Heads’ Picks For The Best Music Videos Of 2015

2015 might very well be remembered as the year the video took over the song in Hip-Hop. While audio platforms like SoundCloud, Spotify and Apple Music are growing in strength, high profile mixtapes decreased in number, and an increasing amount of releases were presented as videos even before the audio-only... Read more

A$AP Rocky Looks At The Ill Fate Of Fame & Extreme Decadence (Video)

A$AP Rocky's "Everyday" has been a major vehicle for At. Long. Last. A$AP. The RCA/Polo Grounds MC used a new sound than that of his first studio LP to examine that glamorous and thin-line lifestyle that influences so much of his music, art, and fashion. With none other than Rod... Read more

If A$AP Rocky Were A Super Hero, He’d Be Powerful & Pretty At Once (Video)

Hip-Hop's comic fascination continues, care of the illustrated Complex series. These vignettes ask artists what kind of super hero they would be, and creates the descriptions. After Raekwon's good-doing servant of the people, A$AP Rocky presents his own visions of heroism. Called "The Joker," Rocky's super-powers would not be unlike... Read more

A$AP Rocky’s Jukebox Joints Visual Shows The Timeless Response To Good Music (Video)

From A$AP Rocky's At. Long. Last. A$AP, "Jukebox Joints" is a standout. The Kanye West and Che Pope (a longtime Dr. Dre ensemble producer)-created track infuses Soul sampling with Rocky's brand of psychedelia. Moreover, A$AP masters the ceremony with command in the single's lyrics. For the video, Kanye (who also... Read more

A$AP Rocky & Rod Stewart Perform “Everyday” Together, In A Luxury SUV (Video)

One of the cooler new segments on TV is funnyman James Cordon's "Carpool Karaoke." Rather than the cliche on-stage performance, the British host for "The Late Late Show" drives around, and picks up celebrity musician guests for a little car-concert. Cordon's Range Rover picks up a fellow countryman in Rod... Read more

Follow the Leader: A$AP Rocky Got More Than a Name From Rakim (Video)

A$AP Rocky (born Rakim Meyers), shared his first album-buying experience, an experience younger generations of Heads may never have. For most, buying one's first C.D. or cassette tape was an almost religious experience; the ritual of getting to the store, hoping it hadn't sold out, unwrapping the plastic, removing the... Read more

A$AP Rocky Reveals Changing A Homeless Man’s Life In An Astonishing Way

In a just-published, sprawling feature for The Guardian, A$AP Rocky is portrayed as a master of his own universe, grabbing control of his artistic and personal expressions without much input beyond. The person from whom he gained the most guidance, A$AP Yams, tragically passed away in January, leaving the break-out star... Read more

The Roots Go Psychedelic, Performing Two Nuggets With A$AP Rocky (Video)

For the second time, A$AP Rocky has a #1 album. The Harlem, New York MC took leaps in the tone and feel of May's At. Long. Last. A$AP album. The A$AP Worldwide/RCA/Polo Grounds release is a wavy presentation that deals with fame, fortune, and fashion—but with a differing sound than... Read more

15 Amazing Hip-Hop Albums From 2015, So Far (Video)

2015 is not even at its halfway mark, and already has proven to arguably be even more exciting than last year. Seemingly, we are living in the era of surprise. Drake dropped If You're Reading This It's Too Late on a whim, Kendrick Lamar advanced the release of To Pimp... Read more

Listen to the Best Hip-Hop of May 2015 in One Playlist (Audio)

The month of May in Hip-Hop brought the return of some MCs who had been gone for a while and a return to form for some who sought renewed inspiration. There were a slew of 90s freestyles, as well as some previously unreleased tracks that leaked from the vaults. Whatever... Read more

A$AP Rocky’s New Album is Full of Surprises…Including Mos Def (Audio)

A$AP Rocky's new album, AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP, has been surprising on a number of levels. For starters, Rocky surprised fans with an early release of the LP, moving it from June 2 to May 26, after it was leaked. Beyond that, however, the project finds the A$AP Mob leader exploring several unexpected... Read more

A$AP Rocky & ScHoolboy Q Revive Their Chemistry With Danger Mouse’s Help (Audio)

A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q have been in cahoots since the days before either had major label backing. In 2015, both men are among Rap's elite, complete with plaques, national TV appearances, and out of genre feature work. From At.Long.Last.A$AP (June 2), the tandem reunites. "Electric Body" focuses on a... Read more

A$AP Rocky Joins the Growing List of MCs Singing…And He Sounds Amazing (Video)

From the beginning, A$AP Rocky has been an artist who is unafraid to go against the grain and be experimental. As an MC from Harlem, New York, Rocky deviated from the sounds of predecessors like Ma$e and Jim Jones, and favored a sound that was more chopped and screwed than... Read more

A$AP Rocky, Miguel, Mark Ronson & Rod Stewart on a Song Together? You Don’t Hear That Everyday (Audio)

A$AP Rocky's sophomore studio album, At.Long.Last.A$AP is less than a month away (June 2). Aiming to follow-up his platinum RCA/Polo Grounds debut from several years back, it's only the big guns for the Harlem, New Yorker. That's exactly what "Everyday" aims to be. Produced by the limitless Mark Ronson, the... Read more

Listen to the Best Hip-Hop of April 2015 in One Playlist (Audio)

The month of April 2015 in Hip-Hop brought some welcomed surprises. A slew of artists released high quality freestyles over classic 90s beats, including Fabolous, Jadakiss, Styles P and Lloyd Banks, to name a few. Raekwon laid the groundwork for his F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art) album, with releases featuring... Read more

Raekwon & A$AP Rocky Draw Parallels In Their Path To Stardom (Audio)

As 2015 continues to be a year of consistent Hip-Hop success, founding Wu-Tang member Raekwon has graced his fans with another release from his upcoming solo album Fly International Luxurious Art (F.I.L.A) (April 29) his first since his 2011 acclaimed LP, Shaolin Vs. Wu-Tang. In the song "I Got Money," Raekwon... Read more

A$AP Rocky is Going For M’$ On His Next Album (Audio)

A$AP Rocky is preparing to release his sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP (A.L.L.A.), later in 2015. He has released a new single off of the upcoming album called "M'$", a song about making money by the millions. It features Rocky spitting fiery raps over a hard-hitting beat. As Heads may know, Rocky... Read more

Rest In Peace To A$AP Yams, A$AP Mob Co-Founder

This morning (January 18), the Hip-Hop world has been rocked with confirmed news of another tragic death. Twenty-six year-old Steven "A$AP Yams" Rodriguez, a co-founder in the A$AP Mob, and critical force behind the breakthrough of A$AP Rocky has died. Members of the Harlem, New York collective have confirmed the... Read more

GOAT: Which One of These MCs Deserves a Shot at Advancing to Round 2?

As we continue the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time), we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups in a sequence not... Read more

A$AP Rocky Thrives On An Official Sam Smith Remix (Audio)

Sam Smith is killin' it in 2014. The 22 year-old British singer has dazzled fans of all kinds with his In The Lonely Hour debut. However, for the remix to "I'm Not The Only One," he looks to Harlem's resident star A$AP Rocky. Rocky, who's typically cool and hard to... Read more

The Final Installment Of A$AP Rocky’s SVDDXNLY Series (Video)

The previous four episodes of Noisey's SVDDXNLY Series gives the viewer an inside look into A$AP Rocky's introduction into Hip-Hop, the history behind the A$AP Mob, and his rise to stardom. In the final installment of the series, Rocky goes for a slice of pizza with his crew and chops... Read more

A$AP Rocky Is Surrounded By Hip-Hop & Fashion’s Elite In SVDDXNLY Part 4 (Video)

While following him during Rihanna's Diamonds Tour in 2013, Noisey and their SVDDXNLY series give another in depth look into the life of A$AP Rocky as he leaves his home in Los Angeles and follow him through the events in between his performance at Tao Nightclub in Las Vegas. Amidst... Read more

Unearth The Beginnings Of The A$AP Mob In SVDDXNLY: Part 3 (Video)

For A$AP Rocky and the A$AP Mob, it was their collective love of fashion, Texas Hip-Hop, purple drink, and the propensity for open mindedness that first linked the group formerly known as the Piff Crew together. In the latest episode of Noisey's SVDDXNLY series, the cameras follow Rocky through his... Read more

A$AP Rocky Reveals His Production Skills & Stories About His Late Brother & Father In SVDDXNLY: Part Two (Video)

Noisey continues their documentary following around A$AP Rocky and his cohorts on their rise to Hip-Hop's forefront in part two of their SVDDXNLY series. In this webisode, we get an inside look into how Rocky first met his assistant Lou way before the A$AP Mob was discovered, as well as... Read more

Here’s a Look Back at the Week’s Best Videos in Hip-Hop (8/10/14) (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought new music videos from Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Spesh & Kool G Rap, Dom Kennedy, Lil Boosie, Saigon, Jeezy, Mick Jenkins, Rick Ross and more, Souls of Mischief discussing their new album, a Dipset reunion with Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Hell Rell, as well... Read more

Follow A$AP Rocky’s Rise To Stardom In SVDDXNLY Pt. 1 (Video)

A$AP Rocky's ascension to the spotlight has been anything but sudden. Influenced by his older brother, Rocky has been rapping since he was 8 years old and it wasn't until 2007 that Lord Flacko, A$AP Yams and the introductory members of the A$AP Mob collective linked up for the first... Read more

This Week in Hip-Hop Brought a Righteous Verse from Lecrae, Videos from Common, Cormega, ONYX, YG & More (Video Playlist)

This week in Hip-Hop video brought some heavy hitters, including Lecrae conquering Sway's 5 Swingers of Death MC challenge with a righteous verse, 19-year old Kanye freestyling, new music videos from Cormega, Common, ONYX, YG, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper and more, Snoop interviewing Jimmy Kimmel, short clips on Apollo... Read more

Preview A$AP Rocky’s Rise To Fame In Upcoming Documentary SVDDXNLY (Video)

It's clear now why A$AP Rocky and the rest of the Mob decided on their acronym, "Always Strive and Prosper," as the young Harlem based artistic collective have done nothing but that since their entrance into the limelight a few short years ago. Unbeknownst to Rocky at the time, a... Read more

Ep. 3 of The Message Documentary Looks at the Complicated Relationship Between Women & Hip-Hop (Full Video)

Episode 3 of BET's Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, examines the treatment of women in Hip-Hop, as well as the rise of mega Hip-Hop entrepreneurs. Artists like Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown and Missy are discussed, as well as Jay Z, Puff Daddy, Wu-Tang Clan and more. Guests include Nas,... Read more

What’s the Biggest Way the Internet Has Changed Hip-Hop? (Video)

The final installment of BET's 4-part Hip-Hop documentary, The Message, discusses how the digital revolution transformed Hip-Hop. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill, Mac Miller and many of the Internet's biggest benefactors discuss its impact on their careers and the culture, generally. The episode also features Nas, Wyclef,... Read more

A$AP Mob Drop a Bomb with Flex. This Cypher WILL Get You Gassed!! (Video)

After a busy 2013, A$AP Mob has been keeping it low-key in the 2-0-1-4 thus far. However, the Harlem conglomerate hit Funkmaster Flex's HOT 97 show last night (June 5) for the time-tested tradition of crew-freestyles. A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Ant, A$AP Nast and A$AP Twelvyy kicked the seated... Read more

The Message: The Complete Story of the Evolution of Hip-Hop (Video)

Next week (6/4 at 10pm EST), BET is premiering part 1 of a 4 part documentary on the evolution of Hip-Hop. The film will cover all 40+ years of the Hip-Hop era and will examine how it spread across the country, region-by-region. Participants include Ice Cube, LL Cool J, Kendrick... Read more

Big Boi, A$AP Rocky & Phantogram Have An A-Ha Moment (Audio)

Big Boi's Monday mash-ups from Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors roll on strong. Daddy Fat Sax's standout, stunning collaboration with A$AP Rocky and his Phantogram homies "Lines" meets with early '80s hit "Take On Me" by A-Ha. The bar sing-along favorite is joined by some of Big's best rapping as... Read more

A$AP Rocky Goes Back to the EDM Well When In Distress (Audio)

A$AP Rocky loves to operate around the perimeters of Hip-Hop. Harlem's latest major label representative returns to the charged percussion EDM sound many heard on his Wild for the Night Skrillex-produced song on his new cut, "In Distress." Featuring Gesaffelstein, the song traces how to manage stress in the dog-eat-dog... Read more