ASAP Rocky, also known as Rakim Athelasten Mayers, is an American rapper, singer, and producer.
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On the 20th of April 2022, Wednesday, he was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport in connection with a shooting in Barbados in November 2021.
He was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon arising from an unknown fatal shooting in Los Angeles in 2021,” police said in a statement.
Rapper Rakim and his pregnant girlfriend Rihanna arrived in Los Angeles on a private jet from Barbados. As a result of paparazzi and celebrity media, the trip had been heavily covered.
According to the Los Angeles Police Department’s news release, on November 6, 2021, at around 10.15 p.m., a shooting happened in the Hollywood area. When two acquaintances got into an altercation.
“The argument escalated and the suspect fired a revolver at the victim,” according to police.
After the victim was treated for minor injuries, the police department declined to comment further publicly on the incident. Immediately after the gunshot, the suspect and two other individuals fled the scene on foot.
“This turmoil is the last thing Rihanna needs right now,” a source tells ET. When she has her baby on the way, she wants to be calm, comfortable and focused solely on that moment. As the source puts it, ‘This arrest was not something that they had anticipated.
Sources tell us that regional detective work was done in order to investigate and share providing information that helped identify the suspects.
ASAP Rocky’s lawyer, Alan Jackson, confirmed to the media that his client had been arrested but provided no further information about his whereabouts or condition.
He was detained for assault with a deadly weapon with a gun, according to eyewitness accounts at the airport, when he was received by cops and brought away in handcuffs after arriving from Barbados on a private plane. Rocky was processed at around 2 p.m. and released after posting a $550,000 bond.
According to the police, this information has been provided. To identify Rocky, Rocking collaborated with the alleged victim and sought to verify the information she had given them about the Alistair event.
This difficult time in Rihanna and Rocky’s lives began as a result of a rumor that circulated on Twitter that Rihanna had been cheated on by Rocky’s boyfriend A$AP. The couple’s vacation photos indicate that things are going well between them.
Rihanna and Rocky have yet to make any public statements regarding the arrest.
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The rapper’s court date has been set on August 17th, according to a few reliable sources. After his arrest, a search of the rapper’s Los Angeles home was conducted, according to a statement from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office obtained by ET online.