Watch A$AP Rocky’s New Video, “Everyday,” f/ Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson

Rocky’s posse cut gets a video

A$AP Rocky‘s sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP., was released earlier this summer, instantly becoming his 2nd #1 album, and quite possibly his most mature effort to date. An example of that? One of the few pre-release singles, “Everyday,” featuring a who’s who of superstars from multiple genres, including rock (Rod Stewart), pop (Mark Ronson), and R&B (Miguel).

You can watch the video here, which debuted on Apple Music earlier today.

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Watch A$AP Rocky’s “Jukebox Joints” Video f/ Joe Fox & Kanye West

Rocky rocks out all by himself in new A.L.L.A. visual

A$AP Rocky‘s sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP., impacted earlier this summer, and thanks to superb production and a refined flow, A.L.L.A. will more than likely prove to be one of the year’s best releases.

Rocky’s 2nd major label release was highlighted by a bass-less collaboration with upstart guitarist Joe Fox and provocateur Kanye West, “Jukebox Joints.” Though Kanye doesn’t make an appearance in the newly released video, Rocky is joined by several members of his A$AP Mob collective as they–along with some gorgeous models–float to Rocky’s slick wordplay. Watch the clip above.

A$AP Rocky & Rod Stewart Carpools On The Late Late Show

The rock legend Rod Stewart stopped by on The Late Late Show for a carpooling, karaoke segment and when asked about his rock ‘n roll experience, the 70 year old said, “Drinking and a shagging. And a drinking and a shagging. That’s what we did. And smashing up hotel rooms”.

A$AP Rocky pulled up for a brief moment to sing his verse in “Everyday”. Check it out:

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A$AP Rocky Has A Few Words For His Haters On Instagram

A$AP Rocky unleashed 100+ pictures on the gram with the purpose to create a giant image as seen below. This had many of his followers upset and the rapper reportedly lost 100,000 followers. Rocky wasn’t feeling the reports and he set the record straight in an interview with The Guardian: 

I got them right back. Why don’t they tell that story? Why don’t they tell how I got more [followers] than I lost? Why don’t they tell how much I inspire people? Tell them people suck my d**k. Please be sure to put that in there. Quote me.

Read the interview in its entirety here.

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A$AP Rocky Graces The Cover of The Source’s 2015 Summer Issue (#266)

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A$AP Rocky, fresh off a #1 album and a critically-acclaimed film, takes over our Summer cover

A$AP Rocky is the cover star for The Source‘s 2015 Summer Issue, following a roller-coaster first 6 months of the year. The Harlem native’s sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, eclipsing his #1 debut album’s first-week sales mark to boot. Despite the absence of typical, radio-ready records like “F*ckin’ Problems” and “Wild For The Night,” Rocky’s all-encompassing approach to his 2nd LP brought out several new facets of the emcee that we’d never been treated to, on songs like “L$D” and “Holy Ghost.”

In 2015, it wasn’t just the music world Rocky excelled in. Rick Famuyiwa and Forest Whitaker‘s critically-acclaimed Hip-Hop film Dope, which claimed the hearts of thousands at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is the summer’s indie darling, and claimed a Top 5 spot at its opening weekend box office with over $6 million in domestic sales. Rocky, who grew up on classic Hip-Hop films like Juice and Menace II Society, jumped at the opportunity to be in the movie, and sent in his audition after meeting Famuyiwa in New York. Rocky plays Dom, a rugged, but charming drug dealer that entrusts a nerd he’s only known for a short time with his fate. It was almost tailor-made for A$AP. The “Jukebox Joints” rapper talks with us about life after Yams, how he ended up acting on Dope, and a slew of other topics. In celebration of this summer being a huge one for the intersection where Hip-Hop meets Hollywood, we talk to the major players of the forthcoming N.W.A. movie, Straight Outta Compton, about recapturing the magic, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and more brought us 27 years ago. Also, Mike Epps and Nick Cannon make their return to national television, and the nation’s favorite Hip-Hop drama, Empire, will try to best its record-breaking first season.

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In addition to Rocky, we’re joined by one of the biggest names in Hollywood, the incomparable Ava DuVernay, who was rumored to be directing Marvel’s Black Panther movie, talks how her life has changed after Selma, and what her vision is for the next few projects she plans to undertake. Today’s the NBA Draft, and there’s no telling what exactly will happen, but our sports writers try their best to determine which 5 prospects will make the biggest impacts. Not only that, but now that the fight’s over, how does Floyd Mayweather match-up with the greatest fighters of all-time? We also talk to Power star Naturi Naughton, Kelly Rowland and Faith Evans about how they’re dealing with such important moments in their careers, and chat with some of today’s hottest young talent in music, including Casey Veggies and Boogie.

Grab your Summer Issue, featuring cover star A$AP Rocky, on newsstands Tuesday.

*The cover and feature were photographed by Sam Norval (@nyfotosam) and styled by Kathryn Typaldos (@kattypaldos) and Stephanie Singer (@singerblinger)

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Watch A$AP Rocky and The Roots Perform “LSD” on ‘The Tonight Show’

 

A$AP Rocky brings the psychedelic euphoria of A.L.L.A to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  Backed by the Roots, Lord Flacko performed the trippy, yet smooth medley of “LSD” and “Jukebox Joints.” Check out the smoke filled clip above.

 

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A$AP Rocky Talks Mobbing With TDE For A WuTang Effect In The Future, “A.L.L.A “, And More!

After a two-year hiatus from Long.Live.A$AP., A$AP Rocky released his sophomore Album At.Long.Last.A$AP. last week. In promotion of that project he stopped by Shade 45 to chop it up with DJ Whoo Kid on The Whoolywood Shuffle. His last album was to prove is existence in mainstream, but Rocky explains his approach with A.L.L.A was strictly artistic and an expression of genuine emotion. Rocky commends Drake for being the only other artis that evokes emotion. During the interview he discusses the Rod Stewart collaboration on the “Everyday” record.

Mark Ronson was the genius behind that record,”

Rocky credited.

“There were a ton of edits on that song, I can’t even fully remember the feeling I had when the last edit was made.”

In the future A$AP Rocky hopes that the Mob can join forces with TDE, sort of giving Hip-Hop a renewed feel of The Wu-Tang Clan. The collaboration amongst the two teams would surely make for an overdue impact on Hip Hop and Rocky’s exact words are, “Why Not?”

The rapper goes on to discuss what happened when he lost Swizz Beatz’ ring, PacSun removing his merchandise from the shelves, having Mos Def change his name back from Yasiin Bey, and being challenged to a smoke-off by the herbal gawd himself, Wiz Khalifa.

Watch the full interview above!

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Listen to A$AP Rocky’s “Electric Body,” Featuring ScHoolboy Q

They aren’t brand new anymore, but they’re still scorching

Over the past 4 years, there’s probably been no surer bet than an A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q collaboration (Nicki Minaj and Beyonce may have something to say about that but, let’s not digress). Beginning in 2011 with Live.Love.A$AP‘s “Brand New Guy,” and continuing with popular songs like “Hands On The Wheel,” “PMW,” and “Californication,” it quickly became apparent that these bi-coastal bandits couldn’t be stopped. This new record, “Electric Body,” will do little to quell that sentiment.

Listen to their latest collaboration, which will appear on Rocky’s forthcomign At.Long.Last.A$AP album (June 2), below.