A$AP Yams, Founding Member of A$AP Mob, Dies at 26

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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.

via Billboard:

“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.”


Screen Shot 2015-01-18 at 11.02.37 AM Screen Shot 2015-01-18 at 11.02.28 AMScreen Shot 2015-01-18 at 11.02.14 AMWe’ll keep you updated when more details surrounding Yams’ passing are available. RIP.


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