ASAP Mob (stylized as A$AP Mob) is an American hip hop collective formed in 2006, in Harlem, New York, by members A$AP Yams, A$AP Bari and A$AP Illz. The Mob is a collective of rappers, producers, video directors and fashion designers who share similar interests in music, fashion, style and art. The collective consists of New York-based rappers, most of whom carry the "A$AP" moniker, such as A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, A$AP Nast and A$AP Ant. The collective's resident record producer A$AP Ty Beats, also carries the moniker and has produced several songs for his ASAP Mob cohorts, most notably Rocky's debut single "Peso".
On August 28, 2012 the group released their first full-length project together, a mixtape titled Lords Never Worry, which received mostly mixed to negative reviews by critics. In August 2013, it was announced A$AP Mob's upcoming debut album, would be released on October 15, 2013, however that would later be delayed. They subsequently released their debut single "Trillmatic", in December 2013. The song, performed by A$AP Nast, is an ode to 90's hip hop and features a guest verse from Method Man. Their debut album, titled L.O.R.D., was set to be released in 2014, however the album was shelved.
On January 18, 2015, A$AP Mob founder, Steven "A$AP Yams" Rodriguez, was found dead at the age of 26. The cause of death was ruled acute mixed drug intoxication.