ASAP Founder ASAP YAMS Reportedly Died Early This Morning

600_1402681057_jlo_billboard_04_83Steven Rodriquez a.k.a. “ASAPYams,” has reportedly passed away.

Although there are no details about the tragedy made public as yet, several members of ASAPYams’ Mob members have confirmed his death via social media.ASAPYams

The 26 year-old ASAP Mob founder [and Def Jam’s Rick Rubin look-a-like] has had ASAP tattooed on his forearm since the age of 17.

tumblr_m7bxv2Osty1qd0qsjo1_500In conjunction with ASAP Bari Illz in 2007, he formed the Mob and met Rocky (ASAPRocky) in 2008. 

Dreams in ink eventually became dreams brought to fruition, and by 2011 they inking major label deals.

The young mogul told the New York Times in 2013 “Rocky’s like Luke Skywalker and I’m Yoda.”

YamsThe ambitious, young mogul expressed “We wanted to become big but we didn’t want to do it by hopping on somebody else’s wave. We wanted to come in the game with our own wave.”

Yams tweeted the following in 2012:

…and his last tweet was just yesterday:


Sadly, rapper ASAPRocky tweeted this…about an

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