Fresh off announcing his sophomore album, Always Strive and Prosper, A$AP Ferg stopped by 106KMEL for a lengthy interview with Shay Diddy.

During their chat, the Harlem rapper discussed the upcoming project and his side ventures, as well as his thoughts on A$AP Rocky getting jumped recently while overseas.

Ferg says a video for his next single, “Let It Bang” featuring ScHoolboy Q, is complete and on the way; and getting features from Missy Elliott and Chris Brown, and wanting to get Taylor Swift, but came up short.

He also tells the story of being in the studio with Madonna, using the analogy that it was like “cougar sex”.

Always Strive and Prosper is due out April 22.