Born in Harlem, New York, US
Rakim Mayers, better known by his stage name, ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper. He is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker. Rocky released his debut mixtape Live. Love. ASAP in 2011 to critical acclaim. His debut album Long. Live. ASAP was later released on January 15, 2013, and was also well received by critics.