A$AP Rocky Opens Up On Jay-Z’s Website
A$AP Rocky, one of the most-hyped rappers in the game, is set to finally drop his debut album Tuesday. In the clip below, Rocky speaks with Jay-Z’s lifestyle website, Life + Times, and breaks down the lyrics to the title track, “Long.Live.A$AP.” Already a cult sensation and fashion trendsetter, Rocky seems poised for mainstream success. But he’s also a good rapper, raised on Southern and West Coast as well as East Coast rap. In this video, Rocky stresses the meanings behind his lyrics. Sidebar: where can I get that flannel?
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