A$AP Rocky has been receiving accolades in both music and fashion since the beginning of his career. Now his global influence in the latter category has been officially stamped and recognized. During yesterdays Style Icon Awards that took place in South Korea, the Harlemite was officially named Global Style Icon. Of course he wasn’t just there to accept an award, he also performed “Fashion Killa” and “Wild For The Night” for those in attendance. We kinda had a feeling this would happen when the most stylish photo on the Internet popped up.
Like fellow Harlem rapper Cam’ron who had the whole city wearing pink, Flackos’s influence can clearly be seen on the streets with the whole street goth movement. And he’s clearly made it okay for hip-hop fans to stray away from the baggy jeans and timbs look to adopt a whole dark and drapey aesthetic. If that isn’t some crazy influential shit right there, we don’t know what is.
On another note, fellow musician and tastemaker G-Dragon took home the Style Icon of the Year award.
[via Hollywood Reporter]