Celebrity Drug Abuse

Alec Burcham

Entertainment Field

A$AP Yams was a Harlem-based rapper who died at the age of 26 due to a drug overdose.


A$AP Yams was famous for rapping with the A$AP Mob. His individual albums include L.O.R.D. and Lords Never Worry.

Drugs Abused


Xanax is a prescription drug, however, it is abused and used for it's unintended purposes.


Lean is a slang term for the combination of codeine and promethazine. It has a variety of effects, one of which leads to death.


As a result of mixing xanax and lean on many occasions, A$AP Yams died January 18th 2015 from an overdose.