A$AP Yams, founding member of rap collective A$AP Mob, has died at age 26. Though no details have emerged surrounding the rapper's death, fellow A$AP Mob members have taken to social media to confirm the news.
Born Steven Rodriguez, A$AP Yams was a rapper and executive producer of A$AP Rocky's 2011 mixtape, "Live.Love.A$AP."
A$AP Rocky paid tribute to the late rapper on his Instagram account on Sunday, writing "R.I.P YAMS, I LOVE YOU BROTHER."
Fellow A$AP Mob member A$AP Ferg also posted an Instagram photo of Yams. "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," he wrote in the photo caption:
Ferg also posted a video on his Twitter account of an interview featuring the late rapper:
http://t.co/aTxPSqLwsn gonna miss you bro
— FERG (@ASAPferg) January 18, 2015