Harlem’s native A$AP Rocky is one of the most talked about new rappers in NYC. This 23-year-old rapper success came overnight and it couldn’t happen any quicker. His singles “Purple Swag” and “Peso,” which gathered millions of views online is already in heavy rotation on New York’s radio station Hot 97 and also helped him secured a $3 million dollar record deal with Pologrounds/RCA. In an interview with Good Fella Media, A$AP Rocky shared his opinion about today’s New York music scene.
“I just don’t like modern New York Hip Hop,” he said. “I liked Dipset, I liked G-Unit–I liked all that shit in [that] era. I’m just saying now, today, I don’t really f**k with a lot of New York rappers. There’s a few that I think is cool but that’s about it. Not to say I don’t f**k with it but I choose not to listen to it on my own time.”
“I f**k with everybody who’s doing they thing. I’m talking about new, up & coming artists. When you look at me you think of niggas like Kendrick ’cause we all young, we all comin’ up. You think of Odd Future and all that other shit because everybody’s growing up,” added A$AP Rocky.
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