Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper and music video director. Born and raised in the New York City neighborhood Harlem, he is a member of the hip hop collective A$AP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker.
Rocky released his debut mixtape Live.Love.A$AP in 2011 to critical acclaim. He will release his debut album Long.Live.ASAP on January 15, 2013.
His 2nd studio album was released in 2015 to critical acclaim.