Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988 in Harlem, New York NY, United States), better known by his stage name ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper, director, and member of the New York based Hip-Hop collective ASAP Mob
. ASAP Rocky gained recognition among the hip hop community in 2011 with his first mixtape LIVE.LOVE.A$AP
. He released his first album 'Long.Live.A$AP
' in 2013, and his second album 'AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
' was released on May 26, 2015. Both albums debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.