Rakim Mayers (born October 3, 1988), better known by his stage name, ASAP Rocky (stylized as A$AP Rocky), is an American rapper. He was born and raised in the New York City's Harlem neighborhood, he is a member of the hip hop collective ASAP Mob, from which he adopted his moniker.
Rocky released his debut mixtape Live. Love. ASAP in 2011 to critical acclaim. His debut album Long. Live. ASAP was released on January 15, 2013, and was also well received by critics and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200.
Relationship with Iggy Azalea Edit
Starting late 2011 ASAP Rocky begun dating female rapper Iggy Azalea who he met through Chase N. Cashe. She confirmed that they were dating in an interview on January 15, 2012 with Vibe Magazine. It was around this time that she got the title of Rocky's breakout mixtape, "Love.Live.A$AP" tattooed on her fingers. However in July 2012, Rocky said they were no longer dating. They seemed to be on and off before officially breaking it off. In March 2013, Azalea revealed she had crossed out the "A$AP" part of the tattoo, stating she had crossed it out months ago. She had also claimed she is not the only one with tattoos dedicated to the relationship