Darold D. Brown Ferguson, Jr. (born October 20, 1988), better known by his ASAP Ferg (stylized A$AP Ferg), is an American rapper from 's neighborhood. Aside from his solo career, he is a member of the hip hop collective, from which he adopted his.
In January 2013, Ferg signed a solo with and, the same labels that helped launch A$AP Worldwide. Two years prior, Ferg's A$AP Mob cohorts and A$AP Yams, negotiated their own respective deal in 2011. His debut album was released on August 20, 2013, and was met with generally positive reviews. On April 22, 2016, Ferg released his second studio album,. On August 18, 2017, Ferg released his second mixtape,.
Darold D. Brown Ferguson, Jr. was born on October 20, 1988, in the neighborhood of. Ferg was raised in an area notoriously known as "Hungry Ham ()". His father, Darold Ferguson, owned a Harlem and printed shirts and logos for ; including and luminaries such as,,. Before starting his music career, Ferguson initially aspired to start his own clothing line. Inspired by his father, who died of kidney failure, Ferg launched clothing and jewelry lines at a young age and attended art school. In 2005, Ferg began launching the "Devoni Clothing", that he designed and distributed high-end belts, which have been worn by, and.
2009–12: Career beginnings with A$AP Mob
Eventually, he started doing music. "Trapping means hustling," he explained. "I went from painting to making clothes to rapping. I always put myself into everything I do one hundred percent. It doesn't matter what I'm working on. I want to perfect everything I do. Success is the only option. They call me ‘Trap Lord’ because my hustle game is impeccable." Friends since high school, recognized that Ferg had an "impeccable hustle game" and pushed Ferg to continue as much as possible. They later joined the hip hop collective A$AP Mob, from which they both adopted their respective. Since 2010, they collaborated on various songs such as "Get High," "Kissin' Pink" and "Ghetto Symphony", the latter being from Rocky's chart-topping debut, (2013).
2012–14: Trap LordFerg performing in December 2013.
Ferg's debut "Work", produced by Chinza and Fly, appeared on the A$AP Mob, released on August 28, 2012. The song's quickly earned over 2 million online views and was dubbed one of the "50 Best Songs of 2012" by. On January 10, 2013, he announced Trap Lord would be the title of his debut album. When speaking on his debut album Trap Lord, Ferg said: "I hope people take the good and the bad from what I've got to say, I've seen so much shit in my life. There were times I ducked bullets at a basketball game, and then I went to a fashion show. I've experienced depression. I've experienced triumph. I've experienced hate. I've experienced love. I learned how to be independent. I made it out of the hood, and now I want go to the top."
On January 10, 2013, it was announced that he signed a record deal with and. On May 14, 2013, the to "Work", featuring fellow American rappers A$AP Rocky,, and, was released to digital retailers. On June 2, 2013, while revealing would feature from hip hop groups and, Ferg announced that the album would be released on August 20, 2013. The album debuted at number 9 on the chart, with total album sales of 46,000 copies in the United States. On October 15, he was named "Rookie of the Year" at the 2013. However, he was not there to accept the award as he did not think he was going to win. In 2014, Ferg appeared as a featured artist on the track "Hands on Me" by, from her second album. The album was released on August 22, 2014.
2015–present: Always Strive And Prosper
On February 25, 2015, Ferg released the video for the single "Dope Walk", a track from his (2014) mixtape in which he coined a viral dance of the same name. Composed entirely of iPhone footage shot during New York Fashion Week, the video starred fashion model and featured cameos from a host of other celebrities, including,,,,,,,,,,, and. Ferg told, "With 'Dope Walk' I wanted to bring back kids dancing and having fun again. That's how it used to be in Harlem. I remember everybody Harlem-shaking and 'Chicken Noodle Soup'-ing. Those were some of the most fun and memorable times in my life."
In late 2015, Ferg directed the music video for rapper 's "Thought It Was a Drought". In an interview asap rocky clothing line with, Ferg stated that his "...new album is my best work yet. I put my all into it. I always tell people I really don’t know what I’m going to do after this album, because I’m bearing so much truth with this album." On April 22, 2016, Ferg released his second studio album, which is titled Always Strive And Prosper. The album's first single, "" featuring Future was certified gold by the on August 11, 2016. In 2016, he and Playboi Carti embarked on the "Turnt & Burnt" which had 23 stops. On June 9, 2017, released "" as a single featuring Ferg and singer.
In 2018 Ferg appeared in a video ad for with remixing.
In 2018 Ferg also narrated the World Cup advert 'Creativity is the Answer'.
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