This is so very, very sad.
Steven Rodriguez aka A$AP Yams, the founder of A$AP Mob, has passed away at the age of 26.
While the cause of death is still unknown, Yams had previously struggled with a drug addiction in most recent years, specifically to Xanax and Codeine.
While Yamborghini did enter a rehab treatment facility in July 2014 , the last thing he tweeted mentioned his drug of choice:
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ …… (@ASAPYams) January 17, 2015
Here’s what RCA records had to say about the untimely death of A$AP Yams:
“All of us at RCA Records are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of A$AP Yams. As one of the creative forces behind A$AP Worldwide, Yams’ vision, humor and dedication to the members of A$AP Mob will always be remembered. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”
A$AP Rocky posted his own condolences on Instagram:
Une photo publi├â┬⌐e par PRETTY FLACKO (@asvpxrocky) le Janv. 18, 2015 at 1:33 PST
A$AP Ferg shared his own thoughts on the loss of his friend on Tumblr:
“You will be missed Bro . We done touched a lot of ground together , landed on a lot of different soil!!! You will always be loved & your spirit will live on!!! #asapmob #asapferg #asapworldwide #yams”
What a tragic loss.