ASAP Yams has sadly died at the age of 26, this was reported over on A$AP MOB Twitter account with the tweet, “RIP @ASAPYAMS” Sunday 18 January 2015.
A$AP Mob founder Steven Rodriguez cause of death is being questioned over on Twitter and Facebook, as of yet know cause of death has been released.
Twitter is still mourning his death with many saying RIP, but others are questioning if ASAP YAMS died because of a drugs overdose, but people are replying saying this was not the case. AllHipHop reports his death has nothing to do with a drugs overdose.
Many social media tributes are coming in over on Twitter, Azealia Banks said ASAP YAMS should be remembered as a leader, an innovator and most importantly as an important part of NYC youth culture.
Drake and Macklemore both tweeted RIP messages to show their respects. A$AP Rocky over on Instagram added a photo with the caption, “R.I.P YAMS, I LOVE YOU BROTHER.” There is another asapferg Instagram picture saying, “We Lost a Rare one R.i.p #yams.” And just 4 hours ago last time we looked is a New Year 2015 video where asapferg says he didn’t know it would be the last time seeing his brother. He also added the hashtags #asapmob #asapworldwide.
You can read all the tweets on YAMS here, OSM would like to send our condolences to ASAP YAMS family and friends, RIP sir.