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 A$AP Rocky’s Major Career Moments

His re-released mixtape dropped this weekend. Here’s a timeline of the Grammy-nominated rapper’s biggest moments.

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A$AP Rocky, born Rakim Mayers, started rapping at the young age of 9 in Harlem, New York.

Young A$AP

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His very first mixtape was released in 2011. Live. Love. A$AP was made in Brooklyn with a group of rappers, directors and producers known as the A$AP Mob.

Live. Love. A$AP Release

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Rocky made his network TV debut in August 2012.

Late Night with
Jimmy Fallon

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Rocky’s first studio album was a hit, topping the Billboard 200 charts and earning him his first double-platinum record.

Long. Live. A$AP

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While on tour, Rocky was involved in a physical altercation in Stockholm that landed him in prison. He was convicted of assault and released after a month.

Detained in Sweden

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The longtime friends teamed up to promote Rihanna’s brand, Fenty Skin, in August 2020. Their chemistry was off the charts.

Fenty Collab

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In November 2020, PEOPLE confirmed that the artist buds were (finally) an item! The couple was inseparable, walking red carpets and taking vacays together.

RiRi Romance

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So much better when you got 'the One.' She amounts to probably, like, a million of the other ones.

A$AP to GQ

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To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of his first mixtape, Rocky released Live. Love. A$AP on all streaming platforms. 

Live. Love. A$AP Re-release

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Looking for more A$AP and RiRi moments? We gathered some of their best looks together.

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