Rakim Athelaston Mayers turns 34 years old today. Here are five facts about the rapper. 1. A$AP Rocky started rapping when he was just 8 years old. 2. The rapper is a huge Harry Potter fan. 3. He likes listening to classical music in the car. 4. He is a member of the A$AP Mob. 5. He was named after rap legend Rakim. Happy Birthday, A$AP Rocky!