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Rakim Athelaston Mayers (born October 3, 1988), known professionally as ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper. Born and raised in Harlem, he embarked on his musical career as a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker.

In August 2011, Mayers' single "Peso" was leaked online and within weeks, began receiving radio airplay. He signed with Polo Grounds Music, an imprint of RCA Records in October of that year, and shortly after, released his debut mixtape, Live. Love. A$AP (2011) to widespread critical acclaim.

Mayers' debut studio album, Long. Live. A$AP (2013) peaked the Billboard 200, received double platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and saw positive critical reception. The album was supported by his first Billboard Hot 100 entry as its lead single: "F*ckin' Problems" (featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar), which peaked at number eight on the chart and received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Song.

His second album, At. Long. Last. A$AP (2015) likewise debuted atop the chart and saw continued critical praise; its single, "L$D" earned his second Grammy Award nomination for Best Music Video at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. His third album, Testing (2018) peaked within the top five of the Billboard 200 and seven other countries, while his fourth album, Don't Be Dumb is scheduled for release in 2024.

Mayers has won a BET Award, two BET Hip Hop Awards, an MTV Video Music Award Japan and an MTVU Woodie Award, as well as being nominated for two Grammy Awards, six World Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards and two MTV Europe Music Awards. Furthermore, Mayers is also a music video director, and produces records for other artists under the pseudonym Lord Flacko.
Birth Name: Rakim Athelaston Mayers
Also Known As: Lord Flacko,Pretty Flacko, Jodye II
Born: October 3, 1988 (age 35)
Spouse(s): Rihanna (2020-present)
Genre(s): Hip hop, trap, psychedelic rap, experimental hip hop, cloud rap
Occupation(s): Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, entrepreneur
Active From: 2007-present
Associated Acts: ASAP Mob
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