The Swedish Supreme Court says they found no reason to review the case of Harlem rapper ASAP Rocky in regards to the June 30 street fight in Stockholm. According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), Sweden’s Supreme Court rejected Rocky’s appeal for release from custody on July 8th.
The denial comes three days after a Swedish district court ordered that Rocky, born Rakim Mayers, be held in custody while prosecutors investigate the altercation. The court claimed Rocky was a flight risk, which ultimately resulted in the Supreme Court rejecting his appeal for bail.
Rocky’s lawyers argued that his incarceration would hinder his rap career and claimed the Star has already lost almost $1 million since being detained. More cancelations will “spell the end of his career,” his legal team said.
To make matters worse, sources say the rapper is being held in deplorable conditions. According to the publication, the facility is intolerable with human waste allegedly strewn about and inedible food and water for inmates. Rocky has reportedly only had one apple to eat per day.
In the wake of the unfortunate event, a few of ASAP Rocky’s fellow hip hop brethren have banded together to boycott the country of Sweden. Tyler, the Creator took to Twitter to announce that he won’t be returning to the Scandinavian country. “no more Sweden for me, ever,” he tweeted. Shortly after, Schoolboy Q also said that he would be boycotting the country…”I’m not goin nomo eitHer… #FLACKO “.
Are we all for the #BoycottSweden cause!?✊🏾