A$AP Rocky was arrested at 1 am in Sweden on July 2 after getting into a street brawl on June 30. The “Praise The Lord” rapper gave his own account of the incident on Instagram, professing his innocence.
A$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.
“We don’t want to fight y’all, we not trying to go to jail,” A$AP tells the men in the video.
He continued, “Just for the cameras, we don't want no problems with these boys, they keep following us.”
The rapper’s video cuts out before they got into a fight. In a video obtained by TMZ, A$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.
A$AP Rocky was arrested for suspicion of assault and three other members from his camp were also arrested.
The “F**king Problems” artist posted an extended video from the moments leading up to the fight. “THEY TRYNNA ARREST ME OUT HERE NOW, SMH. IM INNOCENT,” he claimed.
A$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.