ASAP Rocky has been arrested in Sweden and accused of aggravated assault. According to prosecutors, the arrest has something to do with a fight on Sunday where he was performing at a festival called Smash.
A video published online appears to show ASAP punching another man in the street. However, the rapper put how own videos up on social media. He says the clips were from before the fight and they show the same man following him.
Sweden’s Prosecution Authority says ASAP Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, is one of four people who was arrested. In the videos on ASAP Rocky’s Instagram, the rapper and the people he’s with tell the men to stop following them repeatedly.
One of the men accused the rapper’s team of breaking his headphones. In the second clip, ASAP accuses the man of hitting his security guard “in the face with headphones”.
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Reports say that the authorities have until Saturday,the day before ASAP Rocky is set to headline the Wireless Festival in London, to decide whether to formally take action.