ASAP Rocky

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ASAP Rocky
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Mayers at South by Southwest, 2019
Rakim Athelaston Mayers

(1988-10-03) October 3, 1988 (age 33)
New York City, U.S.
Other namesLord Flacko
EducationBayard Rustin Educational Complex
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
Years active2007–present
AgentWilliam Morris Endeavor
Partner(s)Rihanna (2020–present)[1]
AwardsFull list
Musical career
OriginHarlem, New York City, U.S.

Rakim Athelaston Mayers[2] (born October 3, 1988), known professionally as ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky; /ˈsæp/, AY-sap), is an American rapper and record producer. In August 2011, Rocky's single "Peso" was leaked online and made him popular. His mixtape Live. Love. A$AP was popular.

In May 2021, Rocky revealed during an interview with GQ that he was dating Barbadian singer Rihanna.[3] On January 31, 2022, People reported that the couple is expecting their first child.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sanchez, Chelsey; Park, Sabrina; Mackelden, Amy (January 31, 2022). "Everything We Know About Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's Relationship". Harper's Bazaar. Retrieved January 31, 2022.
  2. Anwar, André. "Es wird eng für den US-Rapper ASAP Rocky in Stockholm". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Archived from the original on July 25, 2019. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  3. "ASAP Rocky confirms what everyone knew: He and Rihanna are in love". Los Angeles Times. 2021-05-19. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. VanHoose, Benjamin; January 31, Georgia Slater. "Rihanna Is Pregnant! Singer and Fashion Icon Expecting First Baby with A$AP Rocky".