By Josiah HughesHarlem rapper A$AP Rocky has enjoyed a rising profile thanks to a few web singles and guest appearances, but things are about to blow up with the forthcoming arrival of his Live Love A$AP mixtape and the recent announcement that he's signed with Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records.
In a press release, A$AP discusses the agreement, saying, "I feel great about the new deal; I believe it was destined and with a label like Polo Grounds & RCA behind me I don't see anything stopping us... I expect to be in the same league as today's most relevant artists, and there are just some things you can't do on your own. The plan is to not only release great music, culture, and style for myself and A$AP worldwide, but to also be the next major artist/exec in the business and make great business men out of my brothers."
A$AP Rocky's major label debut will likely come out in 2012, but his Live Love A$AP mixtape should be just around the corner. After discussing the mixtape with the New York Times, Rocky wrote on his blog that the tape would be slightly delayed but would still be dropping soon.
"Once again we apologize for the unannounced delay on the project but we're trying to give you the best trillwave possible. The good news is that the tape is actually finished and almost ready to be released," he wrote.
For now, check out an A$AP Rocky/Clams Casino collaboration below.