A$AP Rocky assault trial: prosecutor calls for six-month sentence

US rapper has been in detention since 3 July over incident in Swedish capital A Swedish prosecutor has demanded that A$AP Rocky serve six months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm in a case that that has outraged the US rappers fans and inflamed transatlantic relations. The prosecutor, Daniel Suneson, told the court in Stockholm the musician, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, should serve a longer sentence than two members of his crew who are also accused of attacking the alleged victim, Mustafa Jafari, in a street brawl in the centre of the Swedish capital publicly demand Mayers release. The prosecution alleges that after a violent altercation over a pair of headphones, Mayers, 30, threw Jafari, 19, …

Trump again demands Sweden release rapper: ‘Give A$AP Rocky his freedom’

The Swedish prime minister had refused to get involved in the case despite previous advocacy from Trump Donald Trump once again advocated for the American rapper #FreeRocky Sweden everyone is equal before the law. The US president on Thursday said he was very disappointed Lfven was unable to act. Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Lfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly! July 25, 2019 A$AP Rocky, a Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, Kanye West about Mayers situation.

Sweden hits back at Donald Trump in row over A$AP Rocky detention

Ex-Swedish PM tells US president political interference in rule of law is off limits Sweden has hit back at Donald Trump after the US president press assault charges against the American rapper A$AP Rocky, insisting its independent judicial system must do its work. The rule of the law applies to everyone equally and is exercised by an independent judiciary, former prime ministeran announcement earlier on Thursday by the prosecutor, Daniel Suneson, that he had filed charges against the rapper and two members of his entourage, having come to the conclusion that the events in question constitute a crime and despite claims of self-defence and provocation. Rocky, 30, a platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers and who is …

Trump escalates call for A$AP Rocky’s release as Sweden declines to act

The rapper has been in police custody since 3 July after being charged over a fight in Stockholm Donald Trump once again advocated for the American rapper #FreeRocky Sweden everyone is equal before the law. The US president on Thursday said he was very disappointed Lfven was unable to act. Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Very disappointed in Prime Minister Stefan Lfven for being unable to act. Sweden has let our African American Community down in the United States. I watched the tapes of A$AP Rocky, and he was being followed and harassed by troublemakers. Treat Americans fairly! July 25, 2019 A$AP Rocky, a Grammy-nominated artist whose real name is Rakim Mayers, Kanye West about Mayers situation.