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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.


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

Young A$AP


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


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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