When A$AP Rocky originally broke onto the scene with "Purple Swag," fans frequently confused his name with Aesop Rock's. Although their rap names are strikingly similar, Rocky has claimed that he, nor his crew, were familiar with Aesop when creating the name.  At Rock The Bells this past weekend, Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg arranged the first meeting between the two. 
Video | September 16, 2013
A$AP Rocky Meets Aesop Rock (Video)

When A$AP Rocky originally broke onto the scene with "Purple Swag," fans frequently confused his name with Aesop Rock's. Although their rap names are strikingly similar, Rocky has claimed that he, nor his crew, were familiar with Aesop when creating the name. 

At Rock The Bells this past weekend, Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg arranged the first meeting between the two.