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A$ap Yams Obituary

A$ap Yams (Photo by John Ricard/BET/Getty Images for BET)
A$ap Yams (Photo by John Ricard/BET/Getty Images for BET)
NEW YORK (AP) — A member of the New York-based rap collective that includes A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg has died.

RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music confirmed the death of A$AP Yams, whose real name is Steven Rodriguez. Circumstances of his death were unavailable.

RCA Records said Yams would be remembered for his "vision, humor and dedication" to the members of the A$AP Mob collective. Polo Grounds Music said Yams was "a driving force" in the group and would be missed.

The A$AP Mob collective includes Rocky and Ferg, both Grammy-nominated performers.




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Published online on January 23, 2015 courtesy of Dignity Memorial.

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