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Music HipHop: "LONG.LIVE.A $ AP" - Debut of the New York rapper A $ AP Rocky

04/03/2013 On tour with Rihanna
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With “LONG.LIVE.A $ AP” the New York rapper A $ AP Rocky released the most eagerly awaited hip-hop album of the entire 2012/2013 season on January 11, 2013.

Next to the track "Goldie", with which he caused a sensation in spring 2012, the long player also contains the single produced by Noah "40" Shebib "F ** kin’ Problems ", which featured genre big names like Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar and was able to place itself in the German single charts. The album also features pieces with ScHoolboy Q, Santigold, Joey Bada $$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson and Big K.R.I.T.

When some songs took over A $ AP Rocky the role of producer or co-producer, alongside Danger Mouse, Jim Jonsin, Rico Love, Clams Casino, Skrillex and Hit-Boy, among others. The standard version of the album contains twelve songs, the deluxe version has four more, including "I Come Apart" featuring Florence Welch and "Ghetto Symphony" featuring Gunplay & A $ AP Ferg.

After this A $ AP Rocky 2011 the mixtape "LIVE.LOVE.A $ AP" self-published, his Hit-Boy-produced debut single was released "Goldie" at the label Polo Ground Music / RCA Records. The publications brought the New Yorker, who saw the light of day on October 3, 1988 as Rakim Mayers in the New York borough of Harlem, not only worldwide attention and euphoric press feedback, but also nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards and the BET Hip Hop Awards.

After the end of its sold out "LONGLIVEA $ AP"-Tour he accompanies superstar Rihanna on her upcoming "Diamond" world tour.

Review:

Rolling Stone (German): http://www.rollingstone.de/reviews/alben/article390695/a-ap-rocky-long-live-a-ap.html

Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/jan/10/asap-rocky-long-live-review

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