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Why A$AP Rocky is life goals right now

Long Live A$AP!

words by: Kai Acevedo
Aug 10, 2021

For obvious reasons, A$AP Rocky’s relationship is getting lots of attention. That doesn’t mean his recent boss moves should be overlooked. The platinum rap star behind bangers like “Fuckin’ Problems” with Drake, Kendrick Lamar and 2 Chainz and critically acclaimed projects like At. Long. Last. ASAP hasn’t dropped an album since 2018’s Testing. However, that hasn’t stopped the A$AP Mob leader from keeping busy as of late. The self-proclaimed prettiest man alive is also looking like one of the luckiest men in the world. Here are a few reasons why A$AP Rocky is life goals right now.


He’s Pacsun’s new guest artistic director

“This partnership is special to me because it’s a collaboration that combines my roots, A$AP Worldwide and some of the most respected heritage brands that have roots in both the sportswear and lifestyle worlds,” said A$AP Rocky when discussing his Pacsun partnership. Rocky’s first capsule collection for Pacsun as the outlet’s guest artistic director features cozy gear including sneakers, T-shirts and sweats crafted by Vans and Russell Athletics.


He’s headlining hella festivals

Making up for lost time, A$AP Rocky is scheduled to perform at several major festivals over the next few months. Expect to see the Harlem native take the stage at Rolling Loud Miami, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash 2021, Governors Ball and other events.


There’s his Stockholm Syndrome documentary

In 2019, A$AP Rocky made headlines all around the world after an altercation in Stockholm got him locked up. Everyone from former President Donald Trump to self-proclaimed future president Kanye West called for his release. Featuring commentary from Kim Kardashian and Rick Rubin, Stockholm Syndrome chronicles Rocky’s journey to freedom.


He’s dating Rihanna

This is just the icing on the cake. Rumored for a while now, Rocky and Rihanna’s relationship is now public. The “Fashion Killas” have been spotted on dates, turning up and shooting a video. #RelationshipGoals


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