Harlem has a new swag, wave and steez and its name is ASAP Rocky. The hardened youngster doesn’t sport the traditional delivery or melodies old heads will be accustomed to coming from Uptown yet that’s just part of the appeal of Lenox Ave’s latest gangsta practitioner in Hip-Hop. While he falls in the long line of kids comfortable about championing their vices (“Rolling blunts, rolling doobies up, smoking sectionnn”), including the endless sea of malt liquor guzzled in his “Peso” video, Rocky has plenty of cocksure experience in his voice, evidence of him taking the music pretty serious than most.
Keep an eye out as he continues on the path trailblazed for him by thirsty media, desperate to lay claim to the next big thing.
While you’re here, check the second jointed titled “Purple Swag,” an ode to the H-Town culture of “pourin’ up.” Also look out for the LiveLoveA$AP mixtape in the ensuing weeks. It just may be the gateway to turning his pesos into more dinero.
ASAP Rocky – “Purple Swag” Video