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Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber & More Call For Asap Rocky’s Release From Prison

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American rapper Asap Rocky was earlier arrested these month, 4th July 2019  by  police in Sweden on charges of Assault, as a result many fans and supporters have taken to social media to show their support for the rapper who is still in police custody.

Fellow artist such as Diddy and Justin Bieber have each posted the petition on their social media accounts, pleading with fans to sign. At the time of this publication, nearly 366k fans have signed and it only rapidly continues to rise. The goal is to get 500k signatures.

“Stand in support and request Rocky’s release from Swedish officials! Sign the petition and join the movement at change.org/JusticeForRocky – EVERYONE REPOST THIS NOW!!!!!!” Diddy demanded on Tuesday night.

Justin Bieber also shared his support, writing, “we’re with you bro @asaprocky go sign this petition!!”

Asap Rocky was arrested with three other for assaulting another group, a fight which Asap claimed started because the other group kept on following them, refusing to stop and reportedly hit his bodyguard with a pair of headphones.

Swedish authorities reportedly plan to keep Rocky in custody for two weeks according to Swedish law while prosecutors decide whether to charge him for aggravated assault stemming from a Stockholm street brawl, despite video showing the alleged victim harassing and attacking him.

A lot of celebrities including Nicki Minaj have also gone on social media to show support for the Harlem rapper.

Several artist have also vowed not to perform in any venue in Sweden again until Asap Rocky is free

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