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After releasing his politically charged new single "Same Problems?" earlier this week, take a look back at 10 underrated tracks from A$AP Rocky.
"Hell" by A$AP Rocky, Santigold
An overlooked cut from ‘LONG.LIVE.A$AP’, “Hell” illustrates Rocky’s willingness to experiment with vocalists and tailor his sound to theirs.
"Trilla" by A$AP Rocky, A$AP NAST, A$AP Twelvyy
Navigating a garage rock-licked hip-hop beat, we witness the undeniable chemistry of the A$AP Mob on “Trilla”.
"Bad Company" by A$AP Rocky, BlocBoy JB
Tapping Rocky’s disjointed flow palette, “Bad Company” was released as a throwaway single before ‘TESTING’. BlocBoy JB features and adds his gruff cadence to the bouncy beat.
"Arya" By Nigo, A$AP Rocky
Created for Nigo’s ‘I Know NIGO!’ album, “Arya” sees Rocky cutting through a luxurious instrumental with his gleaming wordplay.
"Put That On My Set" by A$AP Mob, Skepta
The seeds for “Praise The Lord (Da Shine)” were sewn in "Put That On My Set", a prior A$AP Rocky and Skepta collaboration taken off 'Cozy Tapes Vol.1 Friends -'.
"D.M.B" by A$AP Rocky
A ghetto love tale, “D.M.B” ended A$AP’s hiatus and visually announced his undivided love for girlfriend Rihanna.
"New Choppa" by Playboi Carti, A$AP Rocky
The first and best collaboration between A$AP Rocky and Playboi Carti, “New Choppa” is two minutes of trap genius.
"LONDON TONIGHT FREESTYLE" by Dean Blunt, A$AP Rocky, Skepta, Novelist
Dean Blunt and A$AP Rocky always deliver, and their latest, leaked collaboration features fellow creative heavyweights Skepta and Novelist.
"Perry Aye" by A$AP Mob
Taken from 'Cozy Tapes Vol.2: Too Cozy', “Perry Aye” and its tranquillising trap beat sets the tone for A$AP Mob's second, deeply narcotic mixtape.
"Back Home" by A$AP Rocky, Mos Def, Acyde, Yams
Sampling the Jaggerz “Gotta Find My Way Back Home”, this deep Rocky cut closes out 'AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP' and features fellow New York rap royalty, Mos Def.