ASAP Yams gave his fans a lot to remember. Unfortunately, in 2015 he passed away. But how did ASAP Yams die?
ASAP Yams and ASAP Rocky had worked on various projects together. The loss of his business partner and close friend rocked ASAP Rocky’s world. To this date, he remembers his friend as his fans celebrate ASAP Yams day every year. ASAP Rocky even took to Instagram to celebrate Yams day as he wrote, “HAPPY YAMS DAY 2021 Y’ALL!!!”
How did ASAP Yams die?
ASAP Yams passed away due to “mixed-drug intoxication, including opiates and benzodiazepine.” ASAP Yams had always struggled with drug abuse. In 2014 he had gone to rehab in the hope of turning his life around.
However, it had not been a successful trip. ASAP Rocky even spoke about ASAP Yams’ drug abuse in one of the interviews. “He always had a struggle with drugs,” Rocky said. “That was his thing.” He even recalled the time when he found out ASAP Yams was no more.
ASAP Rocky and ASAP Lou had been hanging out together. At around 3 am the pair checked on ASAP Yams. They found vomit on his bed and realized ASAP Yams was not responding. “I just look at his face. I look at Lou. You could just tell. We knew,” he recalled. “I was scared. I was wilding on everybody, like, ‘Who let him do drugs?’ even though you can’t blame nobody.”
A$AP Ferg also broke his silence on Instagram at that time following the news of ASAP Yams’ death. “You will be missed, bro. We done touched a lot of ground together, landed on a lot of different soil. You will always be loved, and your spirit will live on!” he wrote.
Twitter remember rapper on ASAP Yams Day:
People took to Twitter to remember him as one user wrote, “@ASAPYams thank you for being an inspiration to me man without you I’m not a rapper I’m not doing a single thing I’m doing right now frfr thank you.”
Another added, “Today is a very special day word can’t describe, how it still feels unreal The culture ain’t never been the same without you.” “RIP ASAP YAMS. Man was a mastermind,” wrote another.