January 18, 2015
A$AP Mob Co-Founder A$AP Yams Has Passed Away at the Age of 26
Steven Rodriguez, better known to the music world as A$AP Yams, has passed away this morning. As the co-founder of A$AP Mob and co-owner of A$AP Worldwide, Yams is directly responsible for the rise of A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg's careers.
While the cause of Yams' death is currently unknown, both RCA Records and Polo Grounds have issued statments.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend A$AP Yams. A true visionary, Yams was a driving force in A$AP Mob. Our condolences go out to his family. He will be truly missed.” -Polo Grounds Music
“All of us at RCA Records are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of A$AP Yams. As one of the creative forces behind A$AP Worldwide, Yams’ vision, humor and dedication to the members of A$AP Mob will always be remembered. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.” -RCA Records
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Yams' family and the entire A$AP Mob.