Darold D. Brown Ferguson Jr. (born October 20, 1988), known by his stage name A$AP Ferg, is an American rapper and songwriter from Harlem, New York.
In January 2013, Ferg signed a solo record deal with Polo Grounds and RCA. His debut album Trap Lord was released on August 20, 2013. On November 28, 2014, he released his debut mixtape, Ferg Forever. On April 22, 2016, Ferg released his second studio album, Always Strive and Prosper. On August 18, 2017, Ferg released his second mixtape, Still Striving.