American rapper ASAP Rocky along side four other men were arrested on Tuesday night on the streets of Stockholm, Sweden for assaulting a man. BBC has confirmed the development after talking to Swedish officials.
A video which went viral was posted, the video showed Asap Rocky and three other men kicking a man on the streets, the group of men also said Rocky and his crew broke their headphones. Asap Rocky however posted a video on instagram where he showed what really happened claiming his innocence.
The video shows Rocky and his crew repeatedly asking the two young men to stop following them. “So a few drug addicts are not my fans,” he said on his Instagram. “We don’t know these guys and we didn’t want trouble, they followed us for 4 blocks, and they were slapping girls butts who passed, give me a break.” A female who is not seen in the video, can be heard telling the rapper that one of the other young men, “slapped my ass and my girlfriend’s ass.”
Swedish authorities have till saturday to decide whether to press charges or not according to Swedish law which states that suspects can only be help for three days before appearing before a Judge.
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