[Pictured l-r] Tom Corson, President/COO, RCA Records; Geno Sims, A$AP Ferg’s manager; A$AP Ferg; A$AP Rocky; Chace Johnson, A$AP Rocky’s manager; Bryan Leach, President, Polo Grounds Music; Peter Edge, Chairman/CEO, RCA Records.
[New York, NY – August 3, 2017] With the launch of AGWEST, a month of new music and more from A$AP Mob during August, Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records present A$AP Ferg and A$AP Rocky with plaques to commemorate the worldwide success of their previous releases.
A$AP Rocky’s debut album Long.Live.A$AP and sophomore effort At.Long.Last.A$AP – both of which entered at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart – are RIAA-certified Platinum and Gold, respectively. Singles “Fuckin’ Problems” and “Wild for the Night” are RIAA-certified 3x Platinum and Platinum, respectively; “LSD” and “Everyday” both reached Gold status. In addition, Rocky has earned multiple Platinum and Gold certifications around the globe for various singles. A$AP Ferg received Platinum RIAA certification for his hit single “Work Remix,” while “New Level” and “Shabba” both earned Gold certifications. Combined, Ferg’s tracks have amassed nearly 300 million streams worldwide.
Since their emergence in 2011, A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg have built their ascension to the top in music, fashion, the arts and philanthropy, proving that they are forces to be reckoned with. Now in its eleventh year, Bryan Leach’s Polo Grounds Music is the longest hip-hop/urban music joint venture in RCA’s history.