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).
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.