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The knock on most entertainers (and especially rappers) is that they don’t do enough to give back to the communities that have made them famous. New York rapper A$AP Ferg is doing his part to make sure that he is not among that group of selfish entertainers. The “Hood Pope” rapper recently held his first annual…

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Sad news in the world of hip-hop as word comes that A$AP Yams of the A$AP Mob has died at the age of 26. Steven Rogriguez, aka Yams, founded the Mob, A$AP Worldwide, with fellow New Yorkers A$AP Bari and A$AP Illz in 2007. The announcement came over social media early Sunday morning and already…

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In a recent interview with The Vine, the A$AP Mob’s second-most famous member spoke about his crew and his hometown. A$AP Ferg was asked to share his thoughts on the current climate within the New York City hip-hop scene, and he didn’t mince words. When asked if it was important for New York rappers to put on a great live show, Ferg was frank in his response.

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A$AP Rocky and veteran hip-hop star Snoop Lion took part in Noisey’s “Back & Forth” series, and in the first installment, the two stars discussed the pressures of fame and dealing with success. Snoop reflected on his early days as a hip-hop star in the early 1990s; and he revealed to Rocky just how treacherous newfound fame can be.

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