Fact: A$AP Rocky took his late friend and rapper A$AP Yams' mum to the Grammy Awards on Monday night (15Feb16) as his date. Yams, founder of hip-hop collective A$AP Mob, died from acute mixed drug intoxication in January, 2015 at the age of 26.
Quote: "I'm not looking at it like 'You're upsetting me' because I don't actually give a s**t... I don't want people to think it's OK to speak about women like that. That's it. I don't care what you say about me. I don't give a flying f**k." Singer Rita Ora is adamant she was not hurt by rapper A$AP ROCKY after he described an alleged sexual encounter between the pair in a song.
Fact: Rapper A$AP ROCKY made a brief appearance on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN on Tuesday (14Jul15) for a segment titled Carpool Karaoke with unlikely collaborator Rod Stewart. The duo performed their song EVERYDAY, which samples the rocker's IN A BROKEN DREAM, while Stewart also belted out his hits DA YA THINK I'M SEXY, THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST and MAGGIE MAY while TV host Corden drove him around Los Angeles. Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber and Jennifer Hudson have also appeared in similar car-karaoke segments on the show.
Tweet: "Hey @asvpxrocky & @ActionBronson thx for the shout out on 1Train. Not sure what it means, but let's blaze one & talk about it some time." Veteran actress Susan Sarandon was so flattered to receive a mention on A$AP ROCKY and Action Bronson's 2013 rap song that she offered to get high with the rappers. On the track, Bronson spits, "You see us scrambling, selling Susan Sarandon/The cloud of smoke like the phantom".
Fact: Mary J. Blige, ASAP Rocky and Major Lazer are among the latest stars to be added to the line-up for Britain's Wireless Festival. Other acts confirmed to perform include Drake, Nicki Minaj and DAVID GUETTA The artists will take to the stage at the event in London's Finsbury Park on 3-5 March (15).