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Today Is The Anniversary Of The Death Of A$AP Yams + Details On YAMS DAY 2021

On this day six years ago, the founder of the A$AP Mob died of an accidental overdose. 

Back in 2015, Yams, real name Steven Rodriguez was committed to giving up hard drugs like codeine but he relapsed and overdosed on a mixture of opiates and benzodiazepine. 

Ever since his tragic death, the A$AP Mob put together annual concerts to celebrate the legacy and influence of A$AP Yams. In 2020 it was canceled due to the pandemic but A$AP Rocky updated fans on the event for this year. 

Since we’re still in a pandemic, it’ll b held virtually. Rocky plans on giving out the mob’s version of the Grammys, called “Yammys.” The virtual event kicks off today (January 18). 

Via Hot 97

It’s beautiful seeing the A$AP Mob brothers in a better space. Last year, the group had some turmoil after founding members A$AP Illz and Bari announced A$AP Ferg was no longer with the group. At the time, Ferg said they could t kick him out something he was apart of starting, he even dropped “Big A$AP” to address the drama. A$AP Nast also said Ferg wasn’t kicked out. A few weeks ago, the group made fans excited when they all appeared reunited and teased that Cozy Tapes Vol. 3 is on the way. 

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