A$AP Rocky Talks Hip-Hop representation at Grammys, Says genre Has 'Transcended & Grown bigger Than Pop' Skip to main content

A$AP Rocky Talks Hip-Hop representation at Grammys, Says genre Has 'Transcended & Grown bigger Than Pop'

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A$AP Rocky spoke with Billboard's Tetris Kelly on the crimson carpet at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday (Feb. 9), chatting about fashion, hip-hop representation at this year's Grammys and what he needs his legacy as an artist to be.
asked how he decides what to wear for massive movements such because the Clive Davis party, A$AP tells Billboard that he sees vogue as a press release. "It has to give some thought to the way you think that day," he shares. "in case you think gloomy and sad, you could put on whatever rugged. if you suppose exceptional and there's a lot of sunshine in your existence, you might wear this [light pink suit]."
The rapper turned into also requested to weigh in on the representation of hip-hop at this year's Grammys, to which he responds that he has mixed emotions. "I'm glad that hip-hop is truly getting the credit it deserves and lots of the hip-hop artists are being nominated for lots of awards as a result of hip-hop has now transcended and grown greater than pop and now we're the pop style. We're larger than that. We sell more facts and every thing. We're greater frequent."
A$AP adds, despite the fact, that he's disenchanted that he has yet to win a Grammy for any of his video course, explaining, "I direct all my videos, and it's now not reasonable when my video clips are so eclectic, they are so futuristic, and most of the time conceptual to the element where it takes loads of intel and mind to kinda draw close what I mean. however most people get it. for those who do, i like you."
ultimately, A$AP is posed with the question of what he wants his legacy to be. "I simply want my legacy for me to remembered as an innovator and only for people to understand, I put my blood, sweat, and tears into the rest I do," he replies. "I take loads of delight in it."

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