Layne weiss is a music journalist based in Los Angeles 

ALWAYS STRIVE AND PROSPER: A$AP YAMS' QUOTES TO LIVE BY

We look back at how A$AP Yams lived his life through quotes from the late manager, A&R and executive producer.

On Sunday January 18, 2015, the hip-hop community lost yet another young genius. Steven Rodriguez, better known as A$AP Yams, died suddenly at the age of 26.

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