ASAP Yams has unfortunately passed away at the age of 26. Yams real name Steven Rodriguez formed A$AP Mob in 2007. No word on the cause of death yet.
RCA and Polo Grounds Music release statements on Yams’ death:
All of us at RCA Records are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of A$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
Polo Grounds Music:
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.