It’s been a pivotal year for A$AP Rocky — personally and professionally. The young Harlem legend recently dropped his new single, “Shi**in’ Me,” which he describes as having an “industrial” sound. The track also serves as the lead single on the soundtrack for EA’s video game Need for Speed: Unbound.

As for his personal life, Rocky entered fatherhood earlier this year after welcoming a child with Rihanna. The “DMB” rapper sat down with Complex to dish on his fruitful 2022. “I made ‘Shittin’ Me’ a long time ago,” the 34-year old shared. “Probably around like 2019. The recording process was insane.”

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 26: (L-R) Rihanna and A$AP Rocky attend Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” premiere at Dolby Theatre on October 26, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/WireImage)
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On not receiving credit for his eclectic music videos, Rocky joked, “Give me my fu***ng flowers!”   He added, “From day one, I developed this reputation of being one of those visual artists, so this goes without saying that I had to kind of keep the tradition going with this one.”  Rocky gushed about fatherhood and raising a child with billionaire beauty Rihanna.

“It’s beautiful,” he shared. “Honestly, I think fatherhood gives me more time to do exactly what I want.  I don’t have time for anything that isn’t priorities. It helps you prioritize, honestly. I love it. Everything is just based around my newfound love for being a dad and a family man. It’s lit right now. I can’t even describe it. Yo, you see this smile! I’m all smiles right now, man.”

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At this point in his career, Rocky wants fans to know that he’s all about artistry these days. “I’m in a place where I want to give my all to all of this,” he shared. “All I have is my craft, my art, my family. That’s just my life. I just want to give motherfuckers some dope shit. They’re going to see. It’s going to be ill.”

See what else A$AP Rocky had to say about the current state of hip hop and more here.