Music

SURVIVAL OF THE ILLEST

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“It’s lonely at the top,” confesses A$AP Ferg at one point on his debut album, Trap Lord. “All this shrimp, and nobody to share it with.” Tonight, the 25-year-old Harlem rapper will have to share some of his shellfish as he celebrates what’s turned out to be an eventful year for the A$AP Mob member. After months-long delays, he finally released darkly moody Trap Lord in August to mostly positive reviews — thanks in part to the single “Shabba,” featuring A$AP Rocky — and it reached the Top 10 on the Billboard chart. The album finds Ferg rapping about everything from “Jesus juice” to the relatively depressing refrain “All I know is pain/Surviving on my own.” But it must have come full circle now that Ferg is wrapping up his first headlining tour. So, who’s up for some shrimp? With 100s, A$AP Mob, Aston Matthews, Joey Fatts, and Overdoz.

Fri., Dec. 6, 7 p.m., 2013