A$AP Rocky

A$AP Rocky

Rakim Mayers was born on October 3rd, 1988. He was named after American rapper Rakim, one half of the Eric B. & Rakim duo. Rakim's brother, Deion Mayers, better known as "Deion Noir" is another aspiring artist who's been attracting alot of attention as his brother's mixtape has been a sucess.[ When he was 12 years old, his father went to jail in connection with selling drugs.[2] A year later an older brother was killed near his apartment, which inspired him to take rapping seriously. Mayers had started rapping at age 8,[5] grew up admiring Harlem-based... more