A$AP Ferg is readying the release of his sophomore LP Always Strive and Prosper which is coming next month. In a recent interview he revealed some of the artists who make guest appearances on the LP noting Missy Elliott, Chris Brown, Future, Rick Ross, and Swizz Beatz had made the cut.

“It’s going to be very real this album. This album is a story of my life. It’s basically a documentary of my life and it’s very personal,” Ferg told Revolt. “Honestly, it’s my best work yet and I don’t even know what else I’ma do to top this in the future because it’s just my all right now.”

Back in September, he revealed that he was almost finished with the down-to-earth project. “It is a real open diary,” Ferg told the BBC. “It is my ‘rags to riches’ story, my climb to the top.”

This will be the follow up to his 2013 debut Trap Lord which was highlighted by the single "Work," "Shabba" and "Hood People." Earlier in the week he put out the video for the new single "New Level."

In addition to his album Ferg has other big plans. Along with A$AP Rocky, the Harlem rapper will be voicing characters for the upcoming HBO animated series Animals.

The show is created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, and executive produced by Mark and Jay Duplass. The animated series will depict a world where New York City is filled with anthropomorphic animals including rats, pigeon, cats and dogs.

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