Harlem, New York emcee A$AP Rocky worked with the likes of Hit-Boy, Clams Casino and Dangermouse on his studio debut, Long.Live.A$AP. In a new interview however, Rocky revealed that he has plans to produce more music. The RCA/Polo Grounds Records sensation
“I am working on an instrumental album right now. I am doing all my own beats. It’s going to be interesting to see how people react [to] my production now,” A$AP Rocky told the Bay Area’s Neesa in a new video. “I am going to put it out—not even gonna announce it. Just drop it.”
With that promise, fans will not know a release date. Long.Live.A$AP is currently on the Top 200 of the charts.
Other emcees currently moving into production include Mac Miller and Tyler, The Creator.
UPDATE: Over two months later, A$AP Rocky has provided some additional information on his Instrumental album.
“I think people are gonna be intrigued by it, ’cause it’s actually good,” the Harlem emcee told MTV Rap Fix. “I wouldn’t do nothin’ that I didn’t feel confident or comfortable about. I think people are gonna like this shit.”
He described his productions as “druggy” and “ambient.” The RCA/Polo Grounds sensation further provided MTV with an album title: Beauty & The Beast: Slowed Down Sessions, Chapter 1.
He explained that the call back to the Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve fairy tale title. “Everything is real classic, beautiful music, and then like boom-bap, Wu-Tang [Clan-style music] mixed in.”
A video of the interview is below:
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