ASAP Rocky‘s buzz is reaching a fever pitch. Off of the strength of his critically acclaimed mixtape Live Love A$AP, he’s about to embark on a nationwide tour, and he’s featured with Jeremy Scott on the cover of the most recent issue of Complex Magazine.
But for his featured spread in Interview Magazine, the ASAP captain goes high fashion; sporting pieces from Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Jeremy Scott and 3.1 Philip Lim in a photoshoot that’s very reminiscent of old N.W.A. or Wu Tang Clan. Rocky, born Rakim Mayers (after the hip hop pioneer of the same name,) has always had a vested interest in style:
I’VE BEEN INTO FASHION SINCE BIRTH. I GREW UP IN THE ’HOOD, AND EVERYBODY IN THE ’HOOD WANTS TO COMPENSATE FOR BEING IN POVERTY, SO THEY WANT TO LOOK GOOD
Check the full spread below:
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