A$AP Rocky is a man who has always walked to the beat of his own drum. Long before dubbing herself “Fashion Killa” on her 2013 song, the New York rap star carried herself with a certain swagger that only becomes more evident with age. Recently, the father-of-one sat down with his friend, comedian Jerrod Carmichael, for a chat with magazine interview on everything from masculinity to fatherhood and fear.
Since Rocky is so involved in the fashion world, it was only natural that the subject would come up. “My daughter could wear all my clothes and get away with it,” he said of the double standard that exists when men wear dresses, skirts and other “feminine” pieces.
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“When I shop, I go to the women’s department to find good pieces,” the 33-year-old revealed. “Because I know no other guy will have them. Gucci North Face coats, bubble jackets, all of that was for women. That’s why you never saw other guys walking around with them. .”
Also addressing his love for kilts (which he even wore on his last QG cover), Rocky shared, “I feel tougher when I’m in a kilt. I feel tougher, if that makes sense. I feel like you should wear whatever you want. is punk.”
While the style discussion was certainly interesting, another standout moment came when the Test The hitmaker recalled the time he and A$AP Lou found A$AP Yams’ unresponsive body in his Brooklyn apartment on Jan. 18, 2015.
“Yo, no bullshit. The day Yams died, me and Lou found him and he didn’t react,” Rocky shared when he and Carmichael were discussing how to find humor in moments. the darkest parts of life. “We ran to the kitchen to get water, ice, stuff like that.”
The entertainer said he got to the kitchen first and could see the hallway from where he was standing. “I’m at the sink pouring water, and I look down the hall and see Lou running to help me get some ice cream to wake Yams up. It was like a cartoon – my man tripped and slipped down the hall on a carpet like Aladdin, my brother He came out of the living room and slipped to the kitchen I’m literally dying of crying, but I’m crying from laughter, and I’m crying because Yams is dead.
Although there was a brief moment of comic relief, Rocky has already opened up about how traumatic the moment was. “I just look at his face. I look at Lou. You can tell. We knew,” he said. The New York Times in 2015. “I was scared. Even if you can’t blame anyone.”
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