Tag: ASAP ROCKY

ASAP Rocky Said He’s ‘Disappointed’ About The Verdict For His Assault Case In Sweden

Getty Image ASAP Rocky has spoken out for the first time since the verdict for his assault case in Sweden was announced Wednesday morning. Rocky and his associates Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers were found guilty of assault, according to reports from Stockholm. Rocky will not have to serve any additional time (he was held […]

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A$AP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault in Swedish Court

A$AP Rocky attends the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Clarence Avant on February 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Photo: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images for NARAS) A Swedish court has come to a decision: A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault, the Washington Post has confirmed. The 30-year-old rapper, born […]

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ASAP Rocky Found Guilty of Assault, but Will Serve No More Jail Time

STOCKHOLM — It looked like a small-time assault case, but, somehow, it swept up Kim Kardashian West, President Trump and the United States’ top hostage negotiator. And on Wednesday it reached its climax, when judges in Stockholm found the rapper ASAP Rocky guilty of assault. But he will not serve any more jail time, having […]

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ASAP Rocky Reportedly Isn’t Required To Be In Sweden For His Court Verdict Tomorrow

Getty Image According to Billboard, ASAP Rocky is not required to be present in Sweden for the verdict on his assault case. Rocky was detained in Sweden for nearly five weeks following an alleged assault incident. The rapper was released earlier this month. Ahead of the verdict’s publish date on Wednesday, August 14, Billboard spoke […]

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SoCal’s Inaugural Real Street Fest Gave Music Fans A Lot Of Bang For Their Buck

Philip Cosores / UPROXX Studios As the festival space gets more and more crowded — there are at least a half dozen major festivals remaining in 2019 just within a 5-hour drive of Los Angeles — music fans are faced with more and more vital decisions about which ones to spend their hard-earned money on. […]

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‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison

A$AP Rocky performing in Atlanta, Jan. 23, 2019 Photo: Robb Cohen (Invision/AP) A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF? “I’m so happy to be here right now. […]

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Wife of American Imprisoned in Iran Cites ASAP Rocky in Plea for Trump’s Help

WASHINGTON — The wife of an American held for three years in an Iranian prison appealed to President Trump on Thursday to help secure her husband’s release, invoking Mr. Trump’s recent assistance to another detainee navigating a foreign justice system: ASAP Rocky. The wife, Hua Qu, said she has seen no progress on the case […]

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Report: The U.S. Government Warned Sweden Of ‘Negative Consequences’ If ASAP Rocky Wasn’t Released From Prison

Getty Image A recent development in ASAP Rocky’s high profile case came Friday when a judge ruled the rapper was allowed to leave prison and travel while awaiting an official verdict. Rocky landed safely in LA Friday night. Many applauded the judge for forgoing prosecutors’ wishes, but a new report from the New York Times […]

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U.S. Told Sweden Keeping ASAP Rocky in Prison Could Cause ‘Negative Consequences’

The United States government sent a letter to Sweden warning of “negative consequences” in the relationship between the countries if Sweden did not release the rap artist ASAP Rocky from prison. The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, went on trial for assault this week along with two other men, David Rispers and Bladimir […]

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A$AP Rocky on Trial in Sweden Says He Begged Accuser to Leave Him Alone

Happier days: A$AP Rocky performing in Singapore in April 2019Photo: Christopher Jue (Getty Images for Marquee Singapore) A$AP Rocky testified Thursday during his trial in a Swedish courtroom that he begged the man he and his entourage are accused of assaulting to leave them alone prior to the altercation that has the rapper facing an assault […]

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Hostage Affairs Envoy Takes On an Unlikely Case: ASAP Rocky

It started with a cordial phone call to the Swedish prime minister. It escalated into a series of tweets that expressed disappointment, first with the prime minister, then with Sweden itself. Now President Trump’s bid to rescue a rap star, ASAP Rocky, who is being held in a Stockholm jail, has spiraled into a situation […]

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ASAP Rocky Testifies That He Was Terrified Of His Accuser: ‘His Eyes Were All Weird…He Looked Like He Was On Drugs’

Getty Image Today is the second day of ASAP Rocky’s assault trial in Sweden, and this morning, he has taken the stand, according to multiple reporters on the scene. ASAP Rocky in court, in drawing form, day two. He’s in green again. pic.twitter.com/J6fQ6dbpcR — Alex Marshall (@alexmarshall81) August 1, 2019 On the stand, Rocky reportedly […]

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ASAP Rocky Trial Begins in Sweden, With a Special Envoy From America

STOCKHOLM — To some cheers and an equal amount of mockery, President Trump has treated the ASAP Rocky assault case as something akin to an international hostage crisis. So when Rocky went on trial here on Tuesday along with two members of his entourage, few were very surprised when Robert C. O’Brien took a seat […]

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