A$AP Mob Founder, A$AP Yams, Dies At The Age Of 26

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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.

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While Yamborghini did enter a rehab treatment facility in July 2014 , the last thing he tweeted mentioned his drug of choice:

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:

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.

Our hearts go out to Steven’s family and loved ones, and the entire A$AP Mob during this tough time.

Jan 19, 2015 1:54pm PDT

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