Heavy news for fans of hip hop collective A$AP Mob, founding member A$AP Yams has passed away at the age of 26. The news has been announced by fellow members of the rap collective, A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg, via Instagram. The cause of death has yet to be released.
The posts on Instagram read “R.I.P YAMS, I LOVE YOU BROTHER,” posted by Rocky alongside a picture of Rodriguez. “R.i.P Bro see you in paradise,” wrote Ferg. Yams was instrumental in the formation of A$AP Mob in 2007 and the group went on to release the 2012 mixtape Lords Never Worry. He will be greatly missed by fans everywhere. R.I.P A$AP Yams.