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A$AP Rocky Arrested In Sweden After He Allegedly Brutally Beat A Man During Street Brawl

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Jul. 3 2019, Updated 3:47 p.m. ET

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A$AP Rocky was arrested at 1 am in Sweden on July 2 after getting into a street brawl on June 30. The “Praise The Lord” rapper gave his own account of the incident on Instagram, professing his innocence.

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A$AP Rocky, 30, shared a video to his Instagram of two men following him and his entourage. One of the men alleged that the rapper’s bodyguard broke his headphones.

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“We don’t want to fight y’all, we not trying to go to jail,” A$AP tells the men in the video.

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He continued, “Just for the cameras, we don't want no problems with these boys, they keep following us.”

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The rapper’s video cuts out before they got into a fight. In a video obtained by TMZ, A$AP Rocky is taped hurling one of the men to the ground. He eventually starts punching and kicking the man with the help of his entourage.

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A$AP Rocky was arrested for suspicion of assault and three other members from his camp were also arrested.

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The “F**king Problems” artist posted an extended video from the moments leading up to the fight. “THEY TRYNNA ARREST ME OUT HERE NOW, SMH. IM INNOCENT,” he claimed.

A$AP Rocky was in Stockholm, Sweden for the Smash X Stadion festival. He was arrested after performing on July 2. "They had the intention to leave the country quite soon and if they leave the country there could be a risk that we would not be able to get them convicted if they had done this crime," Swedish prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson told The Independent.

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