A founding member of Harlems , A$AP Ferg was initially the groups main clothing designer, but after teaming with member , he became one of the crews breakout rappers. His approach to rap was innovative and risky from the beginning, with interesting production choices and unusual vocal delivery defining his solo releases. Ferg channeled his uniqueness into success, hitting the Top Ten charts with proper studio albums Trap Lord (2013) and Always Strive and Prosper (2016), and making a decent chart showing with mixtapes like 2020s Floor Seats II.
A$AP Ferg and originally planned to be the crews -like duo, but they found more success as solo artists, beginning with and his series of 2012 mixtapes. Fergs big break came that same year when his track "Work" landed as the key cut on s Lords Never Worry mixtape.
The announcement that A$AP Ferg had signed with came in early 2013 and was followed by an all-star remix of "Work," with , , and added to the cut. Fergs "Persian Wine" single landed that same year, along with his solo album Trap Lord. His Ferg Forever mixtape appeared in 2014 and spawned the 2015 hit "Dope Walk." A year later, his track "New Level" featuring , arrived along with his sophomore album, Always Strive and Prosper, which included guest shots from , , , and . In 2017, Ferg teamed up with for the hard-hitting single "East Coast." This was followed by the release of his second mixtape, Still Striving, later that summer. The effort included a remix of "East Coast," which featured , , and , and the single "Plain Jane," his highest-charting solo track to date. Fergs summer remained busy with the arrival of s Cozy Tapes, Vol. 2, which landed at number six on the Billboard 200.
In 2018, Ferg issued a series of collaborative singles that included "Kristi" with , , and , and "Moon River" with actress . A single, "Pups," featuring , arrived in 2019. The latter track appeared on the EP Floor Seats, which also featured guests , , , and more. Upon release, the set debuted at number 50 on the Billboard 200. 2020 first brought a handful of singles including "Value" and the and collaboration "Move Ya Hips." In September, these tracks and more were collected on the mixtape Floor Seats II. The project also included guest features from , , , and , and spent time in the lower reaches of the Billboard 200. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi.
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