We recently sat down with one of the members of A$AP to see what he is all about. From what motivates him to his role in A$AP and what projects he has coming out soon
Who are you and what are you all about
-My name is A$AP Melo, I'm all about connecting trying to build my reputation, so that I can get to know more influential people. I'm focusing on building my skills, building my talents, and building my connections.
Where are you from?
Who motivates you?
-My mother mostly motivates me and my A$AP brothers.
Who do you look up too?
-To be honest I looked up to people when I was younger, as I gotten older I started to have a mind of my own so u can say I don't look up to anyone.
How did you get introduced to A$AP?
I got introduced to Bari from Illz, around 07-08 it was always those two fools together. From there on I met Rocky and everyone else that same year.
What kind of student were you?
-I was the student that did my work first and talked to everyone for the rest of the class period, I'll get in trouble a lot from my teachers. When lunch time come around I'll leave school early or cut school just to hang out and make money.
What’s your role in A$AP?
-My role is working with A$AP Relli on the TRVPGXD clothing that he has dropping soon, It's a new street wear that's coming out this fall.
What are some of your favorite food places to eat at?
-I like to eat at The Four Seasons restaurant, Cheesecake Factory, Gotham Bar & Grill, and Benihana.
What do you do on your free time?
-Spend time with my family as much as possible.
What are your everyday essentials?
I can't pin point out all my daily essentials.
Where do you feel music is going?
Today's music represents our generation in two separate outlooks.
How would you define your city's fashion?
-You can dress however your style is and nobody will judge you, New York fashion is diverse that's what I like about it because you'll see all different types of styles.
What is your favorite basketball team?
-Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant that dude.
What is the key to success?
-The key to success is hard work, you have to be focused keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
Who are your top 5 rappers?
-2Pac, Biggie, Jay Z, Nas, and Big L
What projects do you have coming out in the near future?
-I'm working on getting into modeling, that's something a lot of people such as my family and friends told me I should look into doing since I was a younger kid. Also my cousin Illz inspires me a lot to really get on my modeling shit.
Any last words for the people?
-The Mob album will be dropping this month go cop that in stores, also you can pre order it online and jus