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Happy Birthday, A$AP Rocky.

Rakim Mayers, better known as ASAP Rocky, was born on October 3, 1988, in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. Today, the rapper turns 29.


Emily Treadgold


Rakim Mayers, better known as ASAP Rocky, was born on October 3, 1988, in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

Rocky released his debut mixtape Live. Love. A$AP, in 2011 to critical acclaim and the success led to a record deal with Polo Grounds Music, RCA Records, and Sony Music Entertainment. His debut album Long. Live. A$AP debuted at number one in the Billboard 200.

He has confirmed rumors of his 4th studio album. Ive been in the studio, just that, nothing else. Dont even leave. Its in my room, he said. Pretty Flacko has been staying plenty busy on a number of things. [Ive been] recording my album, staying in my room. Writing video treatments, coming up with campaign plans and marketing plans for my companies, my entities.

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