A MEMBER of the New York-based rap collective that includes A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg has died.
RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music confirmed the death of A$AP Yams, whose real name is Steven Rodriguez.
Circumstances of Rodriguez’s death were unavailable.
RCA Records said Yams would be remembered for his “vision, humour and dedication” to the members of the A$AP Mob collective.
Polo Grounds Music said Yams was “a driving force” in the group and would be missed.
The A$AP Mob collective includes Rocky and Ferg, both Grammy-nominated performers.