Ant first introduced his departure on Friday (January 11) by merely tweeting “Went solo.” After the Twitter publish didn’t achieve a lot traction, Ant made a extra definitive assertion on Saturday (January 12).
“Left the group and went solo,” he wrote.
Went solo .
— YG ADDIE A$AP ANT (@ygAddie) January 11, 2019
Left the group and went solo
— YG ADDIE A$AP ANT (@ygAddie) January 13, 2019
The timing of Ant’s departure is noteworthy since Yams Day 2019 is shortly approaching. The annual live performance honoring the late A$AP Yams is scheduled to happen this Thursday (January 17) on the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Like many members of the Mob, Ant’s work has typically been overshadowed by the careers of high-profile members resembling A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg. In 2018, Ant was lastly capable of launch his first solo venture, an EP titled The Prelude. It was the primary of three initiatives he ended up dropping over the course of the 12 months.
If Ant’s departure sticks, he’s already laid the groundwork for a brand new rap moniker. The Baltimore native has been billing himself as YG Addie along with A$AP Ant. He’s additionally been utilizing the YG Addie title as his deal with on Twitter and Instagram.