Celebrity Interviews

A$AP Ferg on his Marketing Mentality, Opening the Door to Up-and-Coming Artists + Raps Live

A$AP Ferg stops by Sway in the Morning to talk his new mixtape, ‘Still Striving’, which will be released Friday, August 18th.

Previously working on music that reflected his personal life, A$AP Ferg gives details about his new mixtape which consisted of working with a plethora of artists such as Cam’Ron and Snoop Dogg. Ferg also mentions artists that he aspires to work with; some on his list included Dr. Dre, JayZ, and Quincy Jones.

A$AP Ferg also took some time to take a trip to Liberia and participated in some great service work for the youth by giving students school uniforms. After that experience, Ferg explains that he realized how detrimental it is to have a materialistic mentality and to be humble for all that life brings you.


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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