Wired 25: The 25 Most Important People In Hip-Hop Under 25
New York City has been starving, and I mean STARVING, for a new artist to get behind. Like it or not, A$AP Rocky is the guy. Sure, he may have been heavily influenced by the Texas & Midwest rap culture but that hasn’t stopped the Harlemite from creating a movement with the A$AP Mob. He caught ears with “Peso,” and “Purple Swag,” last year, but his debut album is the what he’s banking on to shoot him into the next level. His new single “Goldie,” produced by Hit-Boy, is making the rounds on New York radio as well.