A$AP Yams, 26, a founding member of the hip-hop group A$AP Mob, has died, according to social media posts by several members of A$AP Mob. No cause of death was provided.
Rapper A$AP Rocky shared an Instagram picture of A$AP Yams, whose name is Steven Rodriguez, with the caption “R.I.P YAMS, I LOVE YOU BROTHER.” A$AP Ferg also shared an Instagram post of Rodriguez with a heartfelt caption:
You were the brilliant mind ,you put us on Game , you changed our lives. You changed my life , you changed the world. R.i.P YAMZ there can never be another one after you . #asapworldwide #asapferg #yamborgini #yamz
Other celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences following the news of Rodriguez’s death, which came early Sunday morning.