Trap Lord

  • Trap Lord
  • A$AP Ferg
  • A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds

This Harlem-bred MC is more an interior designer than a master carpenter, a rapper whose real gift isn't rapping but curating sound. No surprise coming from a member of the A$AP Mob crew, whose fashion choices get as much attention as their music. Slow, silky and menacing, with twists of eccentricity, his debut is a finely constructed mood piece – say it ties the room together.

From The Archives Issue 1191: September 12, 2013