A$AP Rocky Captures Harlem's Spirit in New 'Tony Tone' Video: Watch

A$AP Rocky, "Tony Tone"
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A$AP Rocky, "Tony Tone"

A$AP Rocky has been dropping off trippy visuals from his Testing album at a frenetic pace to close 2018. The Harlem native makes it four since the start of November with the release of "Tony Tone" on Thursday (Dec. 13). Rocky takes viewers on a journey touring through the concrete jungle.

The HIDJI FILMS-directed video begins with the 30-year-old flashing back to a birthday party when he was just a kid surrounded by friends and family in his apartment. The scene shifts to Rocky biking around the Big Apple with Mob members TyY, Twelvyy, Illz and his protégé Smooky MarGielaa all by his side.

Flacko explained to Genius that the track was actually inspired by someone he grew up with. "Tone Wop. It just felt like Harlem. He’s a dude and he talk like, 'Yo, what’s goody good. You goin' to the storey store,'" he mimicked. "Tone Wop was responsible for a lot of shit like Rucker Park dances. Like Aunt Jackie, he was around Harlem Shakin' days, the Tone Wop dance."

On Saturday, the A$AP Mob frontman will host a pop-up shop and rave experience in Los Angeles, which will be free for those who make purchases.

Check out the "Tony Tone" video below.


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