A$AP Yams, a founding member of New York rap affiliation A$AP Mob, has died at the age of 26.
Further details of Yams’ (whose real name is Steven Rodriguez) death aren’t available at this time. A$AP Ferg made the heartbreaking announcement early this morning.
“All of us at RCA Records are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of A$AP Yams,” the record company wrote in a statement. “As one of the creative forces behind A$AP Worldwide, Yams’ vision, humor and dedication to the members of A$AP Mob will always be remembered. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”
We’ll keep you updated when more details surrounding Yams’ passing are available. RIP.