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Here's the Background Story on A$AP Rocky's "Purple Swag"

The countdown is on. We’re less than a month out from A$AP Rocky’s sophomore album and in the

The countdown is on. We’re less than a month out from A$AP Rocky’s sophomore album and in the latest episode of Complex’s Magnum Opus series, we get a little background and reflection on Rocky’s debut single, “Purple Swag.” We learn how Purple Swag’s producer A$AP Ty Beats met Rocky and together, created a track that the not only launched Rocky’s career but the entire A$AP Mob movement in New York as A$AP Ferg, A$AP Nast, A$AP Bari, Chace Infinite others look back on milestones of the come up. With the arrival of the long awaited, At. Long. Last. A$AP coming, this episode is a great look back at the growth of A$AP Rocky and the A$AP Mob and the path of their influence.

Written by Rae Witte

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