“I feel like I’m one of the best artists out right now,” ASAP Rocky declared in his May 2018 Complex cover story. It’s a bold claim, but after stepping back and looking at his accomplishments, it’s hard to argue against the Harlem rapper and de facto leader of ASAP Mob.
Rocky’s been putting in work since the beginning of this decade, starting with his 2011 breakout mixtape Live.Love.A$AP. Since then, he’s released three solo albums, been a go-to feature for his rap peers (Tyler, the Creator, Schoolboy Q) and pop stars alike (Selena Gomez, Lana Del Rey), and played a major role in piecing together the Mob’s Cozy Tapes series, not to mention keeping the legacy of the late ASAP Yams going.
Rocky’s expanded his reach and influence through fashion, film, and directing, among other ventures, but the music is what propels his compelling narrative forward. He’s got an impressive catalog to back up his status as one of the brightest stars of this generation. On the heels of his latest release Testing, these are ASAP Rocky’s best songs