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A$AP Rocky rocks the boat for GQ magazine photoshoot | Style

April 26th, 2013 | by Nura Abdela
A$AP Rocky rocks the boat for GQ magazine photoshoot | Style


No stranger to high-end men’s fashion magazines, that pretty mother fucker A$AP Rocky gets photoshoot fresh for GQ magazine once again – this time taking him out of his element and onto a yacht for a nautical themed shoot for their May issue.

Joined by a few female models on the shoot, the rapper jumped into his role of being the captain of the ship as they set out to sea with clear blue skies on the horizon for a scenic backdrop. The behind-the-scenes footage shows A$AP relishing in working with such beautiful co-stars as he plays around with the models and is seen riding off with one of them on a jet ski for a few shots.

“It was fun shooting with GQ,” the fashionable artist says. “The clothes were amazing. I got to ride on a jet ski for the first time for a little bit… until the cops came.”

Taking inspiration from the ocean setting, A$AP’s style gets reinvented as he showcases himself as the captain of the ship (or yacht in this case) going for a Hamptons-at-sea look with the classic red, white and blue colour palette and flashes of bright yellow incorporated for a twist. The rapper gets accustomed with bright white, tailored deck shorts, striped sweaters and polo shirts, as well as the obligatory double breasted naval jacket with a jaunty hat to match.

Even at sea, GQ and A$AP keep things designer led with an abundance of Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger being used, as well as Dior Homme, Louis Vuitton and a hint of GAP.

Watch the behind-the-scenes footage and check out the full spread below.