A$AP Rocky’s Song, Co-Produced by Pharrell
Recently, A$AP Rocky dropped a fresh track, “Riot (Rowdy Pipe’n),” marking his second single as the main artist of 2023. The new song, a collaboration with Pharrell Williams, shows Rocky’s unique style and musical prowess. The song is a reference to pro wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Earlier this year, Rocky teamed up with Tyler, The Creator, on “Wharf Talk,” a track from Tyler’s album Call Me If You Get Lost: The Estate Sale.
Listen to “Riot (Rowdy Pipe’n)” below:
A$AP Rocky’s Personal Life
In his personal life, Rocky has been making headlines as well. In May 2022, he welcomed his first child with pop icon Rihanna, a son named RZA Athelston Mayers. The couple is expecting their second child, adding another chapter to their love story, beginning in 2013 during Rihanna’s Diamonds World Tour.
A$AP Rocky’s Road to Success
A$AP Rocky, born Rakim Athelaston Mayers, has been in hip-hop since his career took off in 2007. Born and raised in Harlem, Rocky started rapping at the tender age of nine, inspired by the tragic death of his older brother. His journey to stardom wasn’t easy, with his father going to jail when he was just 12 and his family moving around homeless shelters. Despite these hardships, Rocky’s passion for music never waned, and he eventually became a member of the hip-hop collective A$AP Mob. Listen to “Peso,” Rocky’s breakout song, below:
A$AP Rocky’s Legacy
A$AP Rocky’s influence extends beyond his music. He’s also made a name for himself in fashion, collaborating with high-profile designer Raf Simons and launching his merchandise brand. Despite his success, Rocky remains grounded, maintaining a close relationship with his faith and advocating for a vegetarian lifestyle.
A$AP Rocky’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and passion. From his humble beginnings to his current status as a hip-hop icon, Rocky continues to push boundaries and redefine the genre. With his latest track, “Riot (Rowdy Pipe’n),” he once again proves that he’s not just a rapper but a true artist.