ASAP Rocky Debuts New Song at Concert
A$AP Rocky kicked off his Injured Generation Tour in Minneapolis, Minn. on Tuesday night (Jan. 8), and during his performance, he surprised fans by debuting an unreleased track.
Though it's not completely easy to hear in the social media clips that were compiled into a YouTube video, the bouncing beat sounds like it could make for a radio favorite. The song is reportedly called "Babushka."
Rocky was the latest rapper to be turned into a meme a few months back when he donned a Gucci head scarf for the LACMA Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles. The look resembled the headwear often donned by older women in Russia, known as a babushka, and seemingly stood as the inspiration behind the new song. You know the saying — if you can't beat 'em, make a song about 'em and make money off of it.
"Babushka" isn't the only new track from the Harlem rapper since his 2018 album, Testing. In November, Rocky released the Tame Impala-sampled "Sundress," along with a visual for it. There's no word where these tracks will live, but it would appear that the rapper is gearing up for a new project at some point. In the meantime, he's still releasing visuals from Testing, most recently "Gunz N Butter" with Juicy J and "Tony Tone."
The Injured Generation Tour includes 18 dates, and will hit cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and more before concluding in Kent, Wa. on Feb. 6.
Watch A$AP Rocky premiere "Babushka" below.
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