After a three-day trial, rapper A$AP Rocky has been released from the custody of Sweden authorities and sent home to the United States.
The judge in Rocky’s assault case ruled that the rapper did not have to remain in Sweden has he awaited the results of the verdict. The verdict on the assault charges is scheduled for Wednesday, August 14.
Rocky was arrested last month after he was accused of assaulting alleged victim, Mustafa Jafari, during a Stockholm street brawl on June 30. Jafari accused Rocky of throwing a bottle at him, sustaining injuries.
Prosecutors in the case delivered their closing statements on Friday, August 2, and requested that Rocky be issued a 6-month jail sentence and consider him a flight risk, and stay in Sweden custody until the verdict. However, the judge disagreed.
Rocky’s defendants, Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers, who was also involved in the brawl, were free to return to the United States as well.
August Alsina Confirms Tory Lanez Reportedly Assaulted Him
After a few hours went by, August Alsina took to Instagram a picture of himself with a bloodied mouth, seemingly confirming that an altercation did occur. Though he did not address Tory Lanez by name, he referred to the artist as a Leprechaun and wrote the following caption: “As I’m exiting the building after the show last night, a 4’11 sized leprechaun ran down on me w/ 8 oversized security n*ggas.”
Alsina also confirmed GossipOfTheCity’s report that Lanez was mad he did not dap him up. “There was never a ‘fight!’ Simply an assault,” said Alsina.
Tory Lanez has denied that an altercation took place stating, “I don’t know what everybody talking about… But I’ve been in the studio… I’m not in anything negative… I’ve been working on my myself… and being a better person.”
Tory Lanez Announces New Album ‘Sorry 4 What’ And Release Date
Riding on the momentum of his performance at Rolling Loud: Toronto, Tory Lanez returns to announce his new album, Sorry 4 What.
Supported by the single, “It Doesn’t Matter,” Tory Lanez upcoming project is scheduled to drop on Friday, Sept. 30. Sorry 4 What will serve as a follow-up to his 2021 album, Alone At Prom. The news comes shortly after Lanez received a new court date in the Megan Thee Stallion felony assault case. “Trial start date continued to between Nov. 28 and Dec. 8 over objection of prosecutors bc Tory’s lawyer in an arbitration,” said Rolling Stone reporter, Nancy Dillon.
SORRY 4 WHAT ……. 18 SONGS ….. SEPT 30th ……….. Let’s Begin 🥷🔥🍾🔮🎭 pic.twitter.com/RfhJfGN74o— Tory Lanez (@torylanez) September 16, 2022
Philadelphia Rapper Pnb Rock Shot & Killed In Los Angeles
On Monday, Sept. 12, video surfaced of rapper Pnb Rock laid on the ground of a Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles establishment covered in blood. According to bystanders who posted the video footage, the “Selfish” rapper had reportedly been shot after a robbery gone bad at a Los Angeles’ Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles.
The video is too gruesome to share, but has been going viral on social media. However, it has been confirmed that the rapper was with his girlfriend, Stephanie Sibounheuang, at the time of the shooting.
“The victim was sitting at a table eating with a female witness when he was approached by the suspect,” said Los Angeles police Capt. Kelly Muniz. “The suspect then brandished a firearm and demanded his property. … The suspect then fired multiple rounds and then appears to remove some property, to what extent we don’t know at this time.”
As of 8:30 PM, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed that PnB Rock, born Rakim Allen, passed away just before 2 PM PT/5 PM ET.
He was 30 years-old.
Our prayers are with his family and friends.
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