A$AP Yams Cause Of Death Revealed Brandon Caldwell March 19, 2015 Music, News The death of Steven “A$AP Yams” Rodriguez in January not only sent shockwaves through the hip-hop community but through creatives all over. Now we have insight into what occurred that January night that led to A$AP Yams death. New York Times writer Jon Caramanica spoke with the chief medical examiner who ruled Yams’ death an “accident” and that an overdose of “acute mixed drug intoxication (incl. opiates & benzodiazepine)” were the cause of death. Yams was only 26 years old. Sad news: Chief Medical Examiner calls ASAP Yams's death accident caused by acute mixed drug intoxication (incl. opiates & benzodiazepine) — Jon Caramanica (@joncaramanica) March 19, 2015 Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.