After a trip to Barbados with Rihanna, A$AP Rocky was arrested at LAX Airport.
A$AP According to NBC News, Rocky was arrested at LAX airport on April 20 after returning from a trip with his pregnant girlfriend Rihanna. See below for further information on the artist’s detention.
A$AP Rocky could be in for yet another legal snafu.
The 33-year-old rapper was detained after exiting the couple’s private plane at LAX airport on April 20. He had just returned from a Caribbean vacation with his pregnant girlfriend Rihanna.
According to NBC News, the rapper was held in connection with a 2021 shooting by the Los Angeles Police Department with the help of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations team.
A$AP Ferg, real name Rakim Mayers, had been “under investigation” after an incident in California in November, according to the outlet. According to police reports acquired by NBC News, the shooting victim told officers that Mayers approached him with a handgun on the street while accompanied by two other persons, and that “Mayers shot at him three to four times and believed one of the bullets grazed his left hand.”
Prior to his arrest, the shooting had not been made public.
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A$AP Ferg’s arrest follows his days-long vacation with Rihanna in Barbados, her home nation. The vocalist of “Love on the Brain” is currently expecting their first child together.
This isn’t the first time A$AP has been in problems with the law. In 2019, while in Sweden, the “F—kin’ Problems” singer was charged with assault causing visible bodily harm. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was imprisoned for over a month before being found guilty of assault. He received a suspended prison sentence as a result of his conviction (and did not serve any additional prison time). He was also sentenced to pay the victim $1,270 in damages.