AS a result of his brother’s influence, ASAP embarked on his rap journey at an early age.
In 2007, he became a member of the Harlem-based collective ‘ASAP Mob,’ .
It was during this time that he adopted the stage name ‘ASAP.’ His career gained significant traction with the release of his debut track, “Purple Swag,” in July 2011.
In August 2011, his song “Peso” made its way onto the prestigious Hot 97 New York radio station after being leaked online.
This exposure drew the attention of numerous record labels, largely due to the success of his earlier song, “Purple Swag.”
Prior to signing a lucrative $3 million contract with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music, ASAP Rocky released the mixtape “Live. Love. A$AP.”
Simultaneously, he launched his own label, “A$AP Worldwide.”
July 2012 saw ASAP Rocky’s performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival, and later that year.
He made a guest appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards, where he rapped alongside Rihanna on her track “Cockiness (Love It).”
His solo album, “Long Live Asap,” hit the market in January 2013.
Selling 3 million copies in the United States and reaching the eighth spot on the Billboard 100 chart.
The album featured collaborations with renowned artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, 2 Chainz, Florence Welch, A$AP Ferg, and Santigold.
In the 2014 comedy-drama “Dope,” he made a brief cameo appearance.
The film premiered in theaters on June 12 and subsequently screened at the Sundance Film Festival the following year.
On the eve of his 26th birthday, ASAP Rocky released the concise album “Flacko Jodye Season.”
In 2016, Rocky collaborated with Guess to revive the GUE$$ clothing line from the 1990s, which he had worn as a child.
Later that year, he contributed to the song “Blended Family (What You Do for Love)” written by Alicia Keys for her album “Here.”
The following year, he made appearances on two tracks, “Summer Bummer” and “Groupie Love,” featured on Lana Del Rey’s album “Lust For Life.”