An unwelcome return. ASAP Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles Intercontinental airport after returning from a trip with Rihanna, according to many stories.
The rapper, 33, was reportedly taken into custody on Wednesday, April 20, right after traveling house from Barbados, exactly where he and the pregnant singer, 34, were savoring a trip, per TMZ. Us Weekly has reached out to Rocky’s associates.
In a assertion shared by way of Twitter, The Los Angeles Law enforcement Office verified that they had built an arrest in relationship with a capturing that took spot previously in November 2021. “The suspect has been determined as 33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, greater acknowledged as tunes artist ASAP Rocky,” the statement go through. According to the LAPD, Rocky allegedly acquired into an argument with an “acquaintance” in Hollywood and when things escalated, he reportedly fired a handgun at the target, who “sustained a minimal injury.” He was arrested for assault with a lethal weapon.
The AWGE founder was previously charged with attempted murder when he was just 16 just after a bully attempted to intimidate him when he was a drug dealer in his hometown of Harlem, New York. “He tried to arrive at me in front of some girls. And I was very little. He was a small little bit older than me,” Rocky recalled all through an October 2019 overall look on Angie Martinez‘s sequence, The Untold Stories of Hip Hop. He confessed to capturing the other person in the course of a confrontation when he considered that his bully was reaching for a gun of his have. He served some time in jail before the costs were decreased.
In July 2019, the “Sundress” performer was arrested for assault in Stockholm, Sweden, just after he and his entourage obtained into an altercation with a male named Mustafa Jafari. He was convicted of assault in August of that 12 months and specified a suspended jail sentence and was necessary to spend a high-quality of $1,270 in damages.
Rocky’s most recent arrest is another controversy that he and Rihanna have weathered all through her being pregnant. Earlier this month, the musician was accused of dishonest on the “Work” singer with Fenty designer Amina Muaddi, who denied the allegations on Friday, April 15.
“I’ve constantly thought that an unfounded lie spread on social media doesn’t ought to have any response or clarification, specifically one particular that is so vile,” Muaddi wrote by means of her Instagram Story. “I initially assumed that this fake gossip — fabricated with these kinds of destructive intent — would not be taken significantly. Having said that, in the very last 24h I have been reminded that we dwell in a society that is so swift to communicate on topics regardless of factual basis and that absolutely nothing is off limits. Not even for the duration of what should really be just one of the most wonderful and celebrated times in one’s life.”
Us initial noted that Rihanna and Rocky had been “hooking up” in February 2020 and he verified the romance in May well of that year. “[It’s] so considerably far better when you received The A person. She quantities to most likely, like, a million of the other types,” Rocky advised GQ at the time, describing Rihanna as “the enjoy of my daily life.” The couple announced previously this 12 months that they are anticipating their 1st kid together.
“ASAP is obsessed with Rihanna and feels he has in no way liked her additional than when she’s expecting,” a supply solely explained to Us in January. “They’re both incredibly excited to be mom and dad. Rihanna has preferred to be a mother for many a long time now and she’s so thrilled it’s last but not least happening.”