A$AP Mob’s annual Yams Day live performance will happen nearly this 12 months, it has been introduced.
The occasion was launched again in 2015 in tribute to the hip hop group’s co-founder A$AP Yams (actual identify Steven Rodriguez), who handed away that 12 months aged 26.
Historically held on the anniversary of Rodriguez’ demise (January 18), Yams day will probably be broadcast on-line in 2021 as a result of ongoing coronavirus disaster.
YAM$ DAY 2021 pic.twitter.com/2Dj5u8oYyq
— A$AP MOB (@ASAPMOB) January 12, 2021
A$AP Mob introduced this 12 months’s occasion with a video on Twitter final evening (January 12), having beforehand shared a teaser picture with Yams’ mom, Tatianna Paulino.
In a separate tweet, A$AP Rocky revealed that the stream will embody the “Yammy Awards” ceremony, which is able to have a good time the “artist[s] this 12 months who we & the individuals really feel truthfully [earned] and deserve” recognition.
You may see that put up under.
IN CELEBRATION OF MY NIGGA A$AP YAMS AND HIS LEGACY WE DOIN YAMS DAY VIRTUALLY THIS YEAR . WE WELL BE GIVING OUT YAMMY AWARDS TO ARTIST THIS YEAR WHO WE & THE PEOPLE FEEL HONESTLY ERANED AND DESERVE it. pic.twitter.com/vVWHuXM4fs
— LORD FLACKO JODYE II (@asvpxrocky) January 12, 2021
The official line-up for Yams Day 2021 has not but been revealed. Final 12 months’s live performance, held at New York’s Barclays Heart, featured appearances from the likes of Younger M.A., Sheck Wes, Lil Yachty, Kenny Beats, Pi’erre Bourne and Nav.
Go to the official Yams Day website to maintain updated.
In the meantime, A$AP Rocky recently teamed up with Slowthai on the latter’s latest single ‘Mazza’. “Lighter flame, toss a Molotov/ Drop it off, then I’m mazel tov/ Pop an entire god rattling champagne cork”, Rocky raps on the collaborative reduce.
Reviewing the observe, NME wrote: “On the entire, the steely and centered ‘MAZZA’ is much less ‘new 12 months, new me’ and extra ‘new 12 months, outdated me’. And for anybody who’s ever made a crap resolution or overlooked themselves, that’s a strong factor.”