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01/18/2015 01:03 pm ET Updated Jan 18, 2015

Founding A$AP Mob Member A$AP Yams Dead At 26

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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."

R.I.P YAMS, I LOVE YOU BROTHER

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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:

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