Still Striving

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Still Striving
A man adjusting his durag on a red background.
Mixtape by
ReleasedAugust 18, 2017
Recorded2016–17
GenreHip hop
Length49:13
Label
Producer
ASAP Ferg chronology
Always Strive and Prosper
(2016)
Still Striving
(2017)
Singles from Still Striving
  1. "Plain Jane"
    Released: June 13, 2017
  2. "East Coast (Remix)"
    Released: August 4, 2017
  3. "Nasty (Who Dat)"
    Released: August 11, 2017
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic65/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Exclaim!4/10[2]
HipHopDX3.7/5[3]
Paste6.5/10[4]
Pitchfork6.1/10[5]
Pretty Much AmazingB-[6]
RapReviews.com7/10[7]

Still Striving is the second mixtape by American rapper ASAP Ferg. It was released on August 18, 2017, by ASAP Worldwide, Polo Grounds Music, and RCA Records.[8] Still Striving is Ferg's fourth solo commercial project. The mixtape features guest appearances from Meek Mill, Cam'ron, Dave East, Lil Yachty, Nav, Famous Dex, Playboi Carti, Migos, ASAP Rocky, MadeinTYO, Busta Rhymes, French Montana, Rick Ross, and Snoop Dogg.

Still Striving was supported by three singles: "Plain Jane", "East Coast (Remix)" and "Nasty (Who Dat)".

Background[edit]

On November 11, 2016, ASAP Ferg revealed the title of his next project.[9] On July 28, 2017, ASAP Ferg revealed the official release date for Still Striving.[10] The project's artwork was revealed on August 2, 2017.[11]

Track listing[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[12]

Still Striving[8]
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Trap and a Dream" (featuring Meek Mill)Frankie P3:09
2."Rubber Band Man" (featuring Cam'ron)
Frankie P3:25
3."Olympian" (featuring Dave East)
30 Roc3:31
4."Aww Yeah" (featuring Lil Yachty)
Maaly Raw3:14
5."What Do You Do" (featuring Nav)
  • Rex Kudo
  • Charlie Handsome
2:56
6."Coach Cartier" (featuring Famous Dex)
  • Brown
  • Parra
  • Dexter Gore, Jr.
Frankie P3:01
7."Mad Man" (featuring Playboi Carti)Honorable C.N.O.T.E.3:29
8."Plain Jane"
Kirk Knight2:53
9."Nasty (Who Dat)" (featuring Migos)
Skitzo3:29
10."Mattress (Remix)" (featuring ASAP Rocky, Rich the Kid, Playboi Carti and Famous Dex)
Digital Nas4:32
11."One Night Savage" (featuring MadeinTYO)
Frankie P2:32
12."East Coast (Remix)" (featuring Busta Rhymes, ASAP Rocky, Dave East, French Montana, Rick Ross and Snoop Dogg)
5:35
13."Nandos"
  • Brown
  • Labarrie
Kirk Knight2:55
14."Tango"
  • Brown
  • Parra
Frankie P4:32
Total length:49:13

Track notes

  • ^[a] signifies a co-producer
  • "Tango" contains additional vocals by King Kanobby

Sample credits

  • "Mad Man" contains a sample of "Tear Da Club Up", performed by Three 6 Mafia.
  • "Plain Jane" contains portions of "Slob On My Knob", performed by Three 6 Mafia; and "No Limit", performed by G-Eazy.
  • "Nasty (Who Dat)" contains interpolations of "Who Dat", performed by JT Money featuring Solé.

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from Tidal.[12]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[13] 35
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[14] 94
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[15] 144
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[16] 13
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[17] 64
French Albums (SNEP)[18] 114
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[19] 32
US Billboard 200[20] 12
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[21] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews and Tracks for Still Striving [Mixtape] by A$AP Ferg". Metacritic. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  2. ^ Harmony, A. "A$AP Ferg Still Striving". Exclaim!. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  3. ^ Glaysher, Scott. "Review: With "Still Striving" A$AP Ferg Becomes Most Consistent Mob Member". HipHopDX. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  4. ^ Voynovskaya, Nastia. "A$AP Ferg: Still Striving Review". Paste. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  5. ^ Ruiz, Matthew Ismael. "A$AP Ferg: Still Striving". Pitchfork. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  6. ^ Gu, Marshall. "Reviews: ASAP Ferg, Milo". Pretty Much Amazing. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  7. ^ Juon, Steve. "RapReview Of The Week - A$AP Ferg :: Still Striving". RapReviews.com. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Still Striving by A$AP Ferg on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "A$AP Ferg is Back in the Studio Working on His 'Still Striving' Project". Billboard. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  10. ^ "ASAP Ferg Reveals Release Date for 'Still Striving' Mixtape". XXL. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  11. ^ "A$AP Ferg Reveals "Still Striving" Cover Art". HotNewHipHop. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Still Striving / A$AP Ferg TIDAL". Tidal. Retrieved October 22, 2017.
  13. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. August 28, 2017. Retrieved August 26, 2017.
  14. ^ "Ultratop.be – A$AP Ferg – Still Striving" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  15. ^ "Ultratop.be – A$AP Ferg – Still Striving" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  16. ^ "On The Charts: August 27, 2017". FYIMusicNews. Retrieved August 28, 2017.
  17. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – A$AP Ferg – Still Striving" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  18. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums – SNEP (Week 34, 2017)". Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  19. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. August 28, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  20. ^ "A$AP Ferg Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  21. ^ "A$AP Ferg Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved August 29, 2017.